1901 U.S. Open Tournament Results

The 1901 U.S. Open was the seventh time the tournament was played. It ended with an 18-hole playoff.

Winner: Willie Anderson, 331

Where it was played: Myopia Hunt Club in South Hamilton, Massachussetts

Tournament dates: July 13-16, 1901

Leader after first round: Laurie Auchterlonie, 81

Leader after second round: Alex Smith, 164

Leader after third round: Willie Anderson, 250

Notable Notes: At the highest-scoring U.S. Open ever, no golfer broke 80 and 331 was the winning total. Willie Anderson and Alex Smith both posted that total, requiring an 18-hole playoff. Anderson won the playoff — and the first of his four U.S. Open titles — 85 to 86.

Final Scores

Willie Anderson 84-83-83-81—331
Alex Smith 82-82-87-80—331
Willie Smith 84-86-82-81—333
Stewart Gardner 86-82-81-85—334
Laurie Auchterlonie 81-85-86-83—335
Bernard Nicholls 84-85-83-83—335
David Brown 86-83-83-84—336
Alex Campbell 84-91-82-82—339
George Low 82-89-85-85—341
Jack Park 87-84-85-85—341
James Foulis 88-85-85-89—347
John Jones 87-84-87-80—338
Val Fitzjohn 86-86-89-87—348
Gilbert Nicholls 87-87-88-87—349
Robert Simpson 88-87-87-87—349
Isaac Mackie 87-88-85-90—350
Arthur Fenn 87-90-87-87—351
a-Arthur Lockwood 82-89-89-91—351
Horace Rawlins 90-84-88-89—351
Joe Lloyd 90-87-86-89—352
Donald Ross 94-86-91-84—355
Walter Clark 88-90-92-87—357
Alex Taylor 94-84-92-87—357
Harry Turpie 92-87-88-90—357
David Hunter 91-92-89-87—359
R.S. Patrick 90-91-87-91—359
Willie Davis 88-91-92-89—360
John Dingwall 89-96-89-87—361
Ed Fitzjohn 90-86-92-93—361
John Harland 92-92-93-84—361
Willie Hunter 88-96-91-86—361
Launcelot Servos 94-83-91-93—361
Joe Mitchell 94-94-92-83—363
William Kirk 99-86-93-88—366
Jack Hobens 90-90-88-90—358
John Harrison 92-93-93-90—368
Alex Patrick 90-90-94-95—369
John Anson 100-94-95-90—379
C.D. Cronin 99-93-92-100—384

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