US Open Records: Oldest, Youngest

Hale Irwin, oldest to win a US Open.
Hale Irwin, oldest to win a US Open.

Here are the US Open records for Oldest Champion, Youngest Champion, Youngest To Make The Cut, Oldest To Make the Cut and Youngest Competitor.

All records are current heading into the 2018 US Open at Shinnecock


Oldest US Open Champion (years/months/days)

  • 45/0/15 Hale Irwin, 1990
  • 43/9/11 Raymond Floyd, 1986
  • 43/4/16 Ted Ray, 1920

Youngest US Open Champion

  • 19/10/14 John J. McDermott, 1911

Youngest To Make Cut At The US Open (since World War II)

  • 17/3/0 Beau Hossler, 2012, T29
  • 18/1/25 Bobby Clampett, 1978,T30
  • 18/4/25 Jack Nicklaus, 1958, T41

Oldest to Make Cut At The US Open

  • 61 Sam Snead, 1973, T29
  • 60 Tom Watson, 2010, T29
  • 58 Jack Nicklaus, 1998, T43

Youngest US Open Competitor

  • 14/6/0 Andy Zhang, 2012
  • 15/5/7 Tadd Fujikawa, 2006
  • 15/9/21 Cole Hammer, 2015
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