1976 U.S. Open Golf Tournament Results

The 1976 U.S. Open was the 76th time the tournament was played.

Winner: Jerry Pate, 277

Where it was played: Atlanta Athletics Club in Duluth, Georgia

Tournament dates: June 17-20, 1976

Leader after first round: Mike Reid, 67

Leader after second round: John Mahaffey, 138

Leader after third round: John Mahaffey, 207

Notable Notes: Jerry Pate's first win as a pro was a big one: this U.S. Open. He earned it by coming from two strokes off the lead entering the final round. John Mahaffey was the second- and third-round leader, but Mahaffey shot 73 in the final round while Pate carded a 68 to surge to the title.

Final Scores

Jerry Pate 71-69-69-68—277
Al Geiberger 70-69-71-69—279
Tom Weiskopf 73-70-68-68—279
Butch Baird 71-71-71-67—280
John Mahaffey 70-68-69-73—280
Hubert Green 72-70-71-69—282
Tom Watson 74-72-68-70—284
Lyn Lott 71-71-70-73—285
Ben Crenshaw 72-68-72-73—285
Johnny Miller 74-72-69-71—286
Rod Funseth 70-70-72-75—287
Jack Nicklaus 74-70-75-68—287
Raymond Floyd 70-75-71-72—288
Andy North 74-72-69-74—289
Mark Hayes 74-74-70-71—289
Don January 71-74-69-75—289
J.C. Snead 73-69-71-76—289
Mike Morley 71-71-70-77—289
Danny Edwards 73-75-70-72—290
Randy Glover 72-74-76-68—290
Dave Eichelberger 73-70-74-74—291
Larry Nelson 75-74-70-72—291
Joe Inman 75-73-74-70—292
Calvin Peete 76-69-74-73—292
Gary Player 72-77-73-70—292
Tom Jenkins 72-74-75-72—293
Hale Irwin 75-72-75-71—293
Wayne Levi 74-73-74-73—294
Bob E. Smith 72-75-74-73—294
Lou Graham 75-74-72-73—294
Barry Jaeckel 74-77-69-74—294
Grier Jones 76-69-71-78—294
Terry Diehl 71-72-76-76—295
Rik Massengale 70-78-70-77—295
Victor Regalado 75-76-71-74—296
Bobby Wadkins 76-72-72-76—296
Lee Elder 72-75-78-71—296
Charles Coody 75-76-70-76—297
Fuzzy Zoeller 72-75-73-77—297
John Gentile 77-74-73-73—297
Lon Hinkle 75-74-70-78—297
Miller Barber 76-72-79-70—297
Mike Shea 72-73-72-80—297
Kermit Zarley 75-73-75-75—298
Tom Purtzer 73-75-73-77—298
Tim Collins 73-76-72-77—298
Tommy Aaron 75-73-76-75—299
Bruce Lietzke 76-73-77-73—299
Eddie Pearce 80-71-76-72—299
Arnold Palmer 75-75-75-75—300
Carlton White 75-75-75-75—300
Gene Littler 76-75-71-78—300
a-John Fought 79-72-72-77—300
a-Mike Reid 67-81-80-72—300
Joey Dills 77-73-74-77—301
Jim Colbert 74-76-73-78—301
Peter Oosterhuis 73-75-74-79—301
Bob Gilder 75-74-75-78—302
John Jacobs 75-75-74-78—302
George Cadle 79-71-77-76—303
Bruce Devlin 75-73-81-74—303
a-Martin West 73-73-80-79—305
a-Bruce Douglass 73-76-75-81—305
Bobby Stroble 77-70-82-76—305
Gene Borek 74-74-76-83—307
Jim Ferree 76-73-80-82—311

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