US Open Records

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Ever wondered which golfers hold the record at golf's toughest major?

The US Open is the second oldest major, first played in 1895, and in more recent years has been labelled as the ‘toughest test in golf’, so the majority of the US Open records have been well earned and will take a lot to beat them.

Let’s take a look at some of them.

US Open Records

Most Wins

4 – Willie Anderson, Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus

Oldest Winners

45 years, 15 days – Hale Irwin, 1990 US Open
43 years, 9 months, 11 days – Raymond Floyd, 1986 US Open
43years, 4 months, 16 days – Ted Ray, 1920 US Open

Youngest Winner 

19 years, 10 months, 14 days – John J. McDermott, 1911 US Open

Most consecutive victories

3 – Willie Anderson (1903, 1904, 1905)

Most times venue has hosted

9 – Oakmont Country Club (1927, 1935, 1953, 1962, 1973, 1983, 1994, 2007, 2016)

Lowest winning total

268Rory McIlroy, 2011 US Open (65-66-68-69)

Lowest total (in relation to par)

-16Rory McIlroy, 2011 US Open
-16Brooks Koepka, 2017 US Open

Lowest score in a single round

63 – Johnny Miller, Round 4, 1973 US Open
63 – Jack Nicklaus, Round 1, 1980 US Open
63 – Tom Weiskopf Round 1, 1980 US Open
63 – Vijay Singh, Round 2, 2003 US Open
63Justin Thomas, Round 3, 2017 US Open
63Tommy Fleetwood, Round 4, 2018 US Open

Lowest nine hole score

29 – Neil Lancaster, 1995 US Open
29 – Neil Lancanster, 1996 US Open
29 – Vijay Singh, 2003 US Open
29 – Louis Oosthhuizen, 2015 US Open

Longest course played

7,800 yardsErin Hills, 2017 US Open

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