1986 U.S. Open: One for the Old(ish) Guys

The 1986 U.S. Open was the 86th time the tournament was played and the winner established a new age record.

Winner: Raymond Floyd, 279

Where it was played: Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Shinnecock Hills, New York

Tournament dates: June 12-15, 1986

Leader after first round: Bob Tway, 70

Leader after second round: Greg Norman, 139

Leader after third round: Greg Norman, 210

Notable Notes: Raymond Floyd trailed by three strokes entering the final round, then shot a 66 to overtake the lead and win the championship. It was Floyd's first U.S. Open win and the last of his four wins in majors. Third-round leader Greg Norman finished with a 75 to fall out of the Top 10. Floyd, age 43, was the tournament's oldest winner in its history to this point.

Final Scores

Raymond Floyd 75-68-70-66—279
Lanny Wadkins 74-70-72-65—281
Chip Beck 75-73-68-65—281
Lee Trevino 74-68-69-71—282
Hal Sutton 75-70-66-71—282
Payne Stewart 76-68-69-70—283
Ben Crenshaw 76-69-69-69—283
Bob Tway 70-73-69-72—284
Mark McCumber 74-71-68-71—284
Bernhard Langer 74-70-70-70—284
Jack Nicklaus 77-72-67-68—284
Denis Watson 72-70-71-72—285
Greg Norman 71-68-71-75—285
Mark Calcavecchia 75-75-72-65—287
Gary Koch 73-73-71-71—288
Craig Stadler 74-71-74-69—288
Jodie Mudd 73-75-69-71—288
Scott Verplank 75-72-67-74—288
Bobby Wadkins 75-69-72-72—288
Fuzzy Zoeller 75-74-71-68—288
David Graham 76-71-69-72—288
David Frost 72-72-77-67—288
Joey Sindelar 81-66-70-71—288
Tom Watson 72-71-71-75—289
Lennie Clements 75-72-67-75—289
Seve Ballesteros 75-73-68-73—289
Larry Mize 75-71-73-70—289
Don Pooley 75-71-74-69—289
Mike Reid 74-73-66-76—289
Andy Bean 76-72-73-68—289
Larry Rinker 77-71-70-71—289
Calvin Peete 77-73-70-69—289
Dave Eichelberger 80-70-72-67—289
Paul Azinger 78-72-70-70—290
Tom Kite 74-74-73-70—291
Tom Cook 75-73-70-73—291
Larry Nelson 75-73-70-73—291
Phil Blackmar 75-75-70-71—291
Mark McNulty 75-72-68-76—291
a-Sam Randolph 79-71-68-73—291
Doug Tewell 74-73-71-74—292
Roger Maltbie 76-70-73-73—292
Bruce Fleisher 76-73-71-72—292
Mark O'Meara 76-73-71-72—292
Dave Barr 75-73-73-72—293
Kenny Knox 72-76-74-71—293
Johnny Miller 76-72-71-74—293
Sandy Lyle 78-71-72-72—293
Mark Lye 80-70-70-73—293
Barry Jaeckel 75-74-71-74—294
David Hobby 76-74-71-73—294
Mac O'Grady 75-69-73-77—294
Bill Glasson 76-74-69-76—295
Tommy Nakajima 72-72-78-73—295
Hubert Green 75-75-75-71—296
Wayne Levi 77-70-74-75—296
David Israelson 79-71-72-74—296
Greg Powers 80-70-72-74—296
Peter Jacobsen 76-72-73-76—297
T.C. Chen 76-72-75-74—297
Frank Conner 75-73-77-72—297
Jeff Sluman 75-74-75-74—298
David Ogrin 76-73-74-75—298
Rick Fehr 72-77-75-74—298
Dick Mast 76-74-76-74—300
Howard Twitty 79-71-75-76—301
Andy North 79-71-77-75—302
Mike Malaska 74-74-80-75—303
Peter Oosterhuis 78-70-78-78—304
Brad Greer 78-72-79-76—305

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