1932 U.S. Open: Sarazen Surges

The 1932 U.S. Open was the 36th time the tournament was played. A Sarazen surge produced another trophy for the golfer nicknamed "The Squire."

Winner: Gene Sarazen, 286

Where it was played: Fresh Meadow Country Club in Flushing, New York

Tournament dates: June 23-25, 1932

Leader after first round: Olin Dutra, 69

Leader after second round: Philip Perkins, 145

Leader after third round: Philip Perkins, 219

Notable Notes: Gene Sarazen trailed by one entering the final round, but shot the best round of the tournament — in fact, set the then-tournament scoring record — with a 66 in Round 4. That pushed him to a 3-shot win, and his second major of the year after he earlier won the 1932 British Open.

Final Scores

Gene Sarazen 74-76-70-66—286
Bobby Cruickshank 78-74-69-68—289
Philip Perkins 76-69-74-70—289
Leo Diegel 73-74-73-74—294
Wiffy Cox 80-73-70-72—295
Jose Jurado 74-71-75-76—296
Billy Burke 75-77-74-71—297
Harry Cooper 77-73-73-74—297
Olin Dutra 69-77-75-76—297
Walter Hagen 75-73-79-71—298
Clarence Clark 79-72-74-75—300
Vincent Eldred 78-73-77-73—301
Paul Runyan 79-77-69-76—301
Henry Ciuci 77-74-77-74—302
Ed Dudley 80-74-71-77—302
a-Johnny Goodman 79-78-77-68—302
Fred Morrison 77-80-69-76—302
Denny Shute 78-76-76-72—302
Macdonald Smith 80-76-74-72—302
Craig Wood 79-71-79-73—302
Tommy Armour 82-73-77-71—303
George Smith 81-76-72-74—303
Mortie Dutra 77-77-75-75—304
Joe Kirkwood Sr. 76-77-75-76—304
Charles Lacey 77-76-78-73—304
Jack Patroni 79-77-77-71—304
a-John Fischer 81-78-74-73—306
Bob MacDonald 82-77-74-73—306
George Von Elm 79-73-77-77—306
Al Zimmerman 79-77-73-77—306
Herman Barron 78-76-79-74—307
Tom Creavy 83-71-77-76—307
Francis Gallett 77-81-70-79—307
Charles Guest 77-77-72-81—307
Johnny Golden 79-81-73-75—308
John Kinder 79-77-75-77—308
Willie Klein 79-72-79-78—308
Bill Mehlhorn 81-76-78-73—308
Al Watrous 85-73-74-76—308
Abe Espinosa 83-77-81-68—309
Lloyd Gullickson 75-82-82-70—309
Al Houghton 82-77-74-76—309
Walter Kozak 76-78-77-78—309
Jug McSpaden 80-74-79-76—309
Vic Ghezzi 80-74-78-78—310
Jock Hutchison 81-78-74-77—310
Tony Manero 81-78-75-76—310
Joe Turnesa 79-81-80-70—310
Mike Brady 82-78-78-73—311
Pat Circelli 78-82-80-71—311
Pat O'Hara 83-76-75-77—311
Wilfred Reid 81-79-77-74—311
H.J. Sanderson 77-74-82-78—311
Francis Scheider 79-79-77-77—312
James Barnes 84-76-78-75—313
Dave Hackney 76-75-79-83—313
Horton Smith 80-80-74-79—313
Wilson Crain 85-75-80-74—314
Leo Fraser 82-75-76-81—314
Ralph Guldahl 80-79-79-76—314
Jack Curley 78-77-82-78—315
George McLean 83-77-75-80—315
Phil Turnesa 79-81-76-79—315
Leonard Schmutte 82-76-79-79—316
Ed Kirby 77-80-79-81—317
Ted Luther 78-82-75-83—318
a-Sam Parks Jr. 81-78-79-80—318
Frank Moore 78-77-76-89—320
Mike Turnesa 79-75-82-84—320
Kully Schlicht 80-80-78-83—321
William Green 80-78-84-80—322
Dan Goss 80-79-81-83—323

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