1907 U.S. Open (golf)

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1907 U.S. Open
Tournament information
Dates June 20–21, 1907
Location Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania
Course(s) Philadelphia Cricket Club
Field 73, 51 after cut
Cut 169
Winner's share $300
Scotland Alex Ross

The 1907 U.S. Open was the 13th U.S. Open. The golf tournament was held June 20–21, 1907, at Philadelphia Cricket Club in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania. Alex Ross posted four sub-80 rounds to win his first U.S. Open title by two-strokes over Gilbert Nicholls.

Alex Ross owned an 1-shot lead over Jack Hobens, who recorded the first hole-in-one in U.S. Open history in the second round, after 36-holes. Hobens led Gilbert Nicholls by one going into the final round, but then his game collapsed. He finished with an 85 to finish in 4th place. Ross began the round two behind Hobens and shot a 76 to prevail by two over Nicholls, who shot 79. Ross' brother Donald, the famed golf course architect, finished in 10th.

Final leaderboard[edit]

# Player Country Score Winnings ($)
1 Alex Ross  Scotland 76-74-76-76=302 300
2 Gilbert Nicholls  England 80-73-72-79=304 150
3 Alex Campbell  Scotland 78-74-78-75=305 100
4 Jack Hobens  Scotland 76-75-73-85=309 80
T5 George Low  Scotland 78-76-79-77=310 60
Fred McLeod  Scotland 79-77-79-75=310
Peter Robertson  Scotland 81-77-78-74=310
T8 David Brown  Scotland 75-80-78-78=311 35
Bernard Nicholls  England 76-76-81-78=311
10 Donald Ross  Scotland 78-80-76-78=312 20

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Coordinates: 40°03′52″N 75°12′31″W / 40.06444°N 75.20861°W / 40.06444; -75.20861