1995 U.S. Open Golf Tournament Winner and Scores

The 1995 U.S. Open was the 95th edition of the tournament. The champ earned his only major championship victory here, helped in part by a 4-wood approach shot that stopped feet from the cup on the final hole.

Winner: Corey Pavin, 280

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

Tournament dates: June 15-18, 1995

Leader after first round: Nick Price, 66

Leader after second round: Greg Norman, 135

Leader after third round: Tom Lehman and Greg Norman, 209

What Happened at the 1995 U.S. Open

Corey Pavin won his only major championship trophy here, capping off his victory with a precise 4-wood approach onto the final green that is remembered as one of the great, clutch long approaches in majors. The shot would be even more famous had Pavin then made the birdie putt. He didn't, but he made par on the closing hole to put himself in position for the victory.

Greg Norman was the halfway leader, and was six strokes in front of Pavin after 36 holes. But Norman shot 74 in the third round. He still led after 54 holes, tied with Tom Lehman, three strokes ahead of Pavin. But Pavin wound up beating runner-up Norman by two on the strength of a 68. Norman shot 73. Lehman closed with 74 and was third.

Norman and Lehman were still tied for the lead after nine holes of the final round, but Lehman bogeyed Nos. 10 and 11 and double-bogeyed the 16th; Norman bogeyed the 12th and 13th holes, birdied the 15th but bogeyed No. 17. Pavin, meanwhile, made birdies on Nos. 9, 12 and 15, with no bogeys on his back nine. The birdie at the 15th put Pavin in the lead.

Phil Mickelson, tied for third place at the start of the final round, shot 74 and dropped to fourth place. One of the golfers tied with Mickelson in fourth was Neal Lancaster. On the back nine of his final round, Lancaster shot a tournament-record 29, becoming the first golfer in U.S. Open history to break 30 over the front nine or back nine.

Tiger Woods, age 19 and the reigning U.S. Amateur champion, played in his first U.S. Open here. Woods shot 74 in the first round, but had to withdraw with a wrist injury during Round 2.

1995 U.S. Open Final Scores

Corey Pavin 72-69-71-68—280
Greg Norman 68-67-74-73—282
Tom Lehman 70-72-67-74—283
Bill Glasson 69-70-76-69—284
Jay Haas 70-73-72-69—284
Neal Lancaster 70-72-77-65—284
Davis Love III 72-68-73-71—284
Jeff Maggert 69-72-77-66—284
Phil Mickelson 68-70-72-74—284
Frank Nobilo 72-72-70-71—285
Vijay Singh 70-71-72-72—285
Bob Tway 69-69-72-75—285
Brad Bryant 71-75-70-70—286
Lee Janzen 70-72-72-72—286
Mark McCumber 70-71-77-68—286
Nick Price 66-73-73-74—286
Mark Roe 71-69-74-72—286
Jeff Sluman 72-69-74-71—286
Steve Stricker 71-70-71-74—286
Duffy Waldorf 72-70-75-69—286
Billy Andrade 72-69-74-72—287
Pete Jordan 74-71-71-71—287
Brett Ogle 71-75-72-69—287
Payne Stewart 74-71-73-69—287
Scott Verplank 72-69-71-75—287
Ian Woosnam 72-71-69-75—287
Fuzzy Zoeller 69-74-76-68—287
David Duval 70-73-73-72—288
Gary Hallberg 70-76-69-73—288
Mike Hulbert 74-72-72-70—288
Miguel Angel Jimenez 72-72-75-69—288
Colin Montgomerie 71-74-75-68—288
Jose Maria Olazabal 73-70-72-73—288
Jumbo Ozaki 69-68-80-71—288
Scott Simpson 67-75-74-72—288
Guy Boros 73-71-74-71—289
Curt Byrum 70-70-76-73—289
Steve Elkington 72-73-73-71—289
Raymond Floyd 74-72-76-67—289
Bernhard Langer 74-67-74-74—289
Bill Porter 73-70-79-67—289
Curtis Strange 70-72-76-71—289
Hal Sutton 71-74-76-68—289
Barry Lane 74-72-71-73—290
John Daly 71-75-74-71—291
Nick Faldo 72-68-79-72—291
Bradley Hughes 72-71-75-73—291
Jim McGovern 73-69-81-68—291
Christian Pena 74-71-76-70—291
Omar Uresti 71-74-75-71—291
Bob Burns 73-72-75-72—292
Matt Gogel 73-70-73-76—292
Peter Jacobsen 72-72-74-74—292
Eduardo Romero 73-71-75-73—292
Ted Tryba 71-75-73-73—292
Greg Bruckner 70-72-73-78—293
Brad Faxon 71-73-77-72—293
Scott Hoch 74-72-70-77—293
Steve Lowery 69-72-75-77—293
Chris Perry 70-74-75-74—293
Tom Watson 70-73-77-73—293
John Cook 70-75-76-73—294
David Edwards 72-74-72-76—294
Jim Gallagher Jr. 71-75-77-71—294
Paul Goydos 73-73-70-78—294
Brandt Jobe 71-72-76-75—294
Tommy Armour III 77-69-74-75—295
Mike Brisky 71-72-77-75—295
Tom Kite 70-72-82-71—295
John Connelly 75-71-74-76—296
Ben Crenshaw 72-71-79-75—297
John Maginnes 75-71-74-77—297
Joey Gullion 70-74-81-76—301

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