1938 U.S. Open Winner and Scores

The 1938 U.S. Open was the 42nd time the tournament was played.

Winner: Ralph Guldahl, 284

Where it was played: Cherry Hills Country Club in Cherry Hills Village, Colorado

Tournament dates: June 9-11, 1938

Leader after first round: Henry Picard and Jimmy Hines, 70

Leader after second round: Henry Picard, 140

Leader after third round: Dick Metz, 211

Notable Notes: Ralph Guldahl won his second consecutive U.S. Open title, beating Dick Metz by six shots. Metz was the third-round leader by four over Guldahl, but Guldahl shot 69 in the final round while Metz struggled to a 79. This U.S. Open is also notable as the one were a golfer named Ray Ainsley scored a 19 on one hole, the tournament record for highest one-hole score.

Final Scores

Ralph Guldahl 74-70-71-69—284
Dick Metz 73-68-70-79—290
Harry Cooper 76-69-76-71—292
Toney Penna 78-72-74-68—292
Byron Nelson 77-71-74-72—294
Emery Zimmerman 72-71-73-78—294
Frank Moore 79-73-72-71—295
Henry Picard 70-70-77-78—295
Paul Runyan 78-71-72-74—295
Gene Sarazen 74-74-75-73—296
Vic Ghezzi 79-71-75-72—297
Jimmy Hines 70-75-69-83—297
Denny Shute 77-71-72-77—297
George Von Elm 78-72-71-76—297
Willie Hunter Jr. 73-72-78-75—298
Olin Dutra 74-71-77-77—299
Jug McSpaden 76-67-74-82—299
Johnny Revolta 74-72-77-76—299
Jim Foulis 74-74-75-77—300
Horton Smith 80-73-73-74—300
Al Zimmerman 76-77-75-72—300
Charles Lacey 77-75-75-75—302
Tommy Armour 78-70-75-80—303
Al Huske 76-79-76-73—304
Johnny Rogers 71-76-73-84—304
Charles Sheppard 79-73-74-79—305
Joe Belfore 75-73-80-78—306
Stanley Kertes 77-72-82-75—306
Alvin Krueger 79-69-79-79—306
Ray Mangrum 77-77-73-79—306
Mike Turnesa 75-79-75-78—307
Vernon Allen 81-74-75-78—308
Art Bell 78-77-78-75—308
Neil Christian 75-80-79-74—308
Willie Macfarlane 79-73-78-78—308
Jimmy Thomson 82-70-77-79—308
Frank Walsh 75-77-80-76—308
Lawson Little 78-77-78-76—309
Levi Lynch 74-74-81-80—309
Sam Snead 77-76-76-80—309
Al Brosch 76-77-77-80—310
a-Art Doering 75-77-80-78—310
Willie Goggin 79-75-78-78—310
Bob Stupple 78-74-81-77—310
a-Wilford Wehrle 74-76-81-80—311
Bobby Cruickshank 83-71-73-85—312
Alex Follmer 74-76-81-81—312
Tony Manero 74-80-81-78—313
Mortie Dutra 78-74-85-77—314
a-Dick Chapman 74-77-83-81—315
Ed Dudley 77-77-78-83—315
Mike Murra 81-71-78-85—315
Herb Bowers 77-74-80-87—318
a-Ted Adams 74-80-86-81—321
a-Bob Babbish 78-75-86-83—322

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