1989 U.S. Open: Two In a Row

The 1989 U.S. Open was the 89th time the tournament was played, and the winner made it back-to-back championships.

Winner: Curtis Strange, 278

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

Tournament dates: June 15-18, 1989

Leader after first round: Payne Stewart, Bernhard Langer and Jay Don Blake, 66

Leader after second round: Curtis Strange, 135

Leader after third round: Tom Kite, 205

Notable Notes: Curtis Strange made it two in a row, successfully defending his 1988 win with another U.S. Open title. Strange entered Round 4 trailing by three, but after shooting 70 emerged with a 1-stroke victory. Third-round leader Tom Kite struggled to a 78.

Final Scores

Curtis Strange 71-64-73-70—278
Chip Beck 71-69-71-68—279
Mark McCumber 70-68-72-69—279
Ian Woosnam 70-68-73-68—279
Brian Claar 71-72-68-69—280
Jumbo Ozaki 70-71-68-72—281
Scott Simpson 67-70-69-75—281
Peter Jacobsen 71-70-71-70—282
Jose Maria Olazabal 69-72-70-72—283
Paul Azinger 71-72-70-70—283
Hubert Green 69-72-74-68—283
Tom Kite 67-69-69-78—283
Scott Hoch 70-72-70-72—284
Mark Lye 71-69-72-72—284
Payne Stewart 66-75-72-71—284
Tom Pernice Jr. 67-75-68-74—284
Larry Nelson 68-73-68-75—284
Nick Faldo 68-72-73-72—285
David Frost 73-72-70-70—285
Jay Don Blake 66-71-72-76—285
Bill Glasson 73-70-70-73—286
D.A. Weibring 70-74-73-69—286
Fred Couples 74-71-67-74—286
Nolan Henke 75-69-72-70—286
Steve Elkington 70-70-78-68—286
Raymond Floyd 68-74-74-71—287
Don Pooley 74-69-71-73—287
Robert Wrenn 74-71-73-69—287
Emlyn Aubrey 69-73-73-73—288
Dan Pohl 71-71-73-73—288
Hal Sutton 69-75-72-72—288
Scott Taylor 69-71-76-72—288
Davis Love III 71-74-73-71—289
Larry Mize 72-72-71-74—289
Isao Aoki 70-70-75-74—289
Brad Faxon 73-70-75-71—289
Eddie Kirby 70-70-73-76—289
Dan Forsman 70-70-76-73—289
Greg Norman 72-68-73-76—289
Billy Mayfair 72-69-76-72—289
Joey Sindelar 67-77-74-71—289
Mark Wiebe 69-71-72-77—289
Clark Dennis 72-72-72-74—290
Jack Nicklaus 67-74-74-75—290
Seve Ballesteros 75-70-76-69—290
Ken Green 73-72-71-75—291
Richard Zokol 71-69-76-75—291
Tom Watson 76-69-73-73—291
Steve Jones 69-75-77-70—291
John Mahaffey 77-68-74-72—291
Jodie Mudd 73-71-74-74—292
Tom Sieckmann 73-71-74-74—292
Steve Pate 74-69-73-76—292
David Ogrin 73-72-73-75—293
Ronnie Black 71-74-76-72—293
Webb Heintzelman 72-70-75-76—293
Chris Perry 76-67-72-78—293
Hale Irwin 74-70-79-70—293
Clarence Rose 70-75-73-76—294
Bernhard Langer 66-78-77-73—294
David Graham 73-72-77-73—295
Mark Calcavecchia 74-70-74-77—295
a-Greg Lesher 70-72-76-78—296
Dan Halldorson 72-70-76-78—296
Tony Sills 72-72-71-81—296
Bobby Wadkins 73-72-75-77—297
Ed Humenik 73-72-76-77—298
Dillard Pruitt 68-74-81-75—298
Doug Weaver 72-73-80-75—300
John Daly 74-67-80-79—300
Kurt Beck 68-73-83-77—301

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