1951 U.S. Open Winner and Scores

The 1951 U.S. Open was the 51st time the tournament was played.

Winner: Ben Hogan, 287

Where it was played: Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Township, Michigan

Tournament dates: June 14-16, 1951

Leader after first round: Sam Snead, 71

Leader after second round: Bobby Locke, 144

Leader after third round: Bobby Locke and Jimmy Demaret, 218

Notable Notes: Ben Hogan shot the best round of the tournament, a 67, in the final round, including a birdie on the last hole. He won by two strokes over Clayton Heafner, whose own closing 69 combined with Hogan's 67 as the only two sub-70 rounds of the tournament. Third-round co-leader Bobby Locke slide to third, while the other Round 3 co-leader, Jimmy Demaret, struggled with a final-round 78.

Final Scores

Ben Hogan 76-73-71-67—287
Clayton Heafner 72-75-73-69—289
Bobby Locke 73-71-74-73—291
Julius Boros 74-74-71-74—293
Lloyd Mangrum 75-74-74-70—293
Al Besselink 72-77-72-73—294
Dave Douglas 75-70-75-74—294
Fred Hawkins 76-72-75-71—294
Paul Runyan 73-74-72-75—294
Al Brosch 73-74-76-72—295
Smiley Quick 73-76-74-72—295
Skee Riegel 75-76-71-73—295
Sam Snead 71-78-72-74—295
Jimmy Demaret 74-74-70-78—296
Lew Worsham 76-71-76-73—296
a-Charles Kocsis 75-74-76-72—297
Henry Ransom 74-74-76-73—297
Buck White 76-75-74-72—297
Raymond Gafford 76-74-74-74—298
Johnny Revolta 78-72-72-76—298
Charles Bassler 79-71-74-75—299
Joe Kirkwood Jr. 74-78-73-74—299
Marty Furgol 78-72-74-76—300
Cary Middlecoff 76-73-79-73—301
Ed "Porky" Oliver 81-71-77-72—301
Johnny Palmer 73-78-76-74—301
Henry Picard 78-73-78-72—301
Earl Stewart Jr. 74-74-78-75—301
Tommy Bolt 77-72-75-78—302
Roberto De Vicenzo 75-76-74-77—302
Fred Haas 77-75-77-73—302
George Kinsman 75-73-75-79—302
a-Sam Urzetta 78-71-78-75—302
a-Bo Wininger 75-71-77-79—302
Clarence Doser 74-76-77-76—303
Charles Klein 73-74-81-75—303
Gene Sarazen 74-76-76-77—303
Al Watrous 77-75-77-74—303
Sam Bernardi 73-76-77-78—304
a-Harvie Ward 74-76-78-76—304
Doug Ford 76-76-78-75—305
Bob Hamilton 74-77-79-76—306
Jack Harden 75-75-80-76—306
Gene Kunes 77-75-77-77—306
a-Dale Morey 76-75-75-80—306
a-Frank Stranahan 74-77-78-77—306
Dutch Harrison 73-78-78-78—307
Craig Wood 76-72-82-77—307
Sam Byrd 73-79-76-80—308
Bill Nary 77-75-77-79—308
Gene Webb 76-74-76-82—308
Johnny Bulla 80-70-82-77—309
a-James Funston 76-75-84-75—310
John Barnum 79-73-79-80—311
Claude Harmon 74-75-79-83—311

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