1968 U.S. Open: Trevino's First

The 1968 U.S. Open was the 68th time the tournament was played, and it was the site of Lee Trevino's first major championship victory.

Winner: Lee Trevino, 275

Where it was played: Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York

Tournament dates: June 13-16, 1968

Leader after first round: Bert Yancey, 67

Leader after second round: Bert Yancey, 140

Leader after third round: Bert Yancey, 205

Notable Notes: Bert Yancey led the first three rounds, and set a then-tournament record of 205 for three rounds. Only problem: Lee Trevino was still only a stroke behind. In the final round, Trevino held his nerve with a 69, while Yancey lost his with a 76. Trevino's first win in a major championship was by four strokes.

Final Scores

Lee Trevino 69-68-69-69—275
Jack Nicklaus 72-70-70-67—279
Bert Yancey 67-68-70-76—281
Bobby Nichols 74-71-68-69—282
Don Bies 70-70-75-69—284
Steve Spray 73-75-71-65—284
Bob Charles 73-69-72-71—285
Jerry Pittman 73-67-74-71—285
Gay Brewer 71-71-75-69—286
Billy Casper 75-68-71-72—286
Bruce Devlin 71-69-75-71—286
Al Geiberger 72-74-68-72—286
Sam Snead 73-71-74-68—286
Dave Stockton 72-73-69-72—286
Dan Sikes 71-71-73-72—287
George Archer 74-72-73-69—288
Julius Boros 71-71-71-75—288
Charles Coody 69-71-72-76—288
Rod Funseth 74-72-69-73—288
Dave Hill 74-68-74-72—288
Gary Player 76-69-70-73—288
Mac McLendon 72-76-70-71—289
Hugh Royer Jr. 75-72-73-69—289
Miller Barber 74-68-78-70—290
Roberto De Vicenzo 72-76-72-70—290
Bob Erickson 75-68-72-75—290
Don January 71-75-71-73—290
Bob Lunn 74-73-73-70—290
Pat Schwab 76-70-75-69—290
Tom Weiskopf 75-72-70-73—290
Larry Ziegler 71-71-74-74—290
Bill Collins 71-72-76-72—291
Terry Dill 74-71-73-73—291
Dave Marr 70-72-74-75—291
Bob Murphy 76-71-70-74—291
Charles Sifford 75-69-75-72—291
Harold Henning 75-68-76-73—292
Doug Sanders 73-72-73-74—292
Billy Farrell 70-72-74-77—293
Gibby Gilbert 73-72-76-72—293
Bob Goalby 76-71-73-73—293
Mac Hunter 75-73-74-71—293
Al Balding 70-76-71-77—294
Dave Eichelberger 74-73-76-71—294
Labron Harris Jr. 70-72-77-75—294
Bruce Crampton 75-72-75-73—295
Bob Dickson 76-70-75-74—295
Ronnie Reif 72-74-74-76—296
Robert Stone 75-72-75-74—296
Monty Kaser 73-72-75-77—297
Art Wall 74-74-75-74—297
Frank Beard 76-72-73-77—298
Homero Blancas 72-75-74-77—298
Billy Maxwell 72-74-78-74—298
Kel Nagle 72-75-76-75—298
Gene Borek 73-74-76-76—299
Paul Harney 74-73-78-75—300
a-Dick Siderowf 71-76-76-77—300
Arnold Palmer 73-74-79-75—301
Al Chandler 74-72-78-78—302
a-Jack Lewis 73-75-80-74—302
Johnny Pott 76-72-76-79—303
a-Jim Simons 75-73-81-81—310

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