US Open Records: Most Wins, Consecutive Wins, Multiple Champions

Willie Anderson at the 1909 Western Open.
Willie Anderson at the 1909 Western Open.

Willie Anderson not only won four US Opens — placing him in a tie with Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan and Jack Nicklaus — but also won three in a row (1903 – 1905).  In all, 21 players have multiple US Open titles.

Most US Open Victories

  • 4 Willie Anderson (1901, 1903, 1904, 1905)
  • 4 a-Robert T. Jones Jr. (1923, 1926, 1929, 1930)
  • 4 Ben Hogan (1948, 1950, 1951, 1953)
  • 4 Jack Nicklaus (1962, 1967, 1972, 1980)
  • 3 Hale Irwin (1974, 1979, 1990)
  • 3 Tiger Woods (2000, 2002, 2008)

Consecutive US Open Victories

  • 3 Willie Anderson (1903, 1904, 1905)
  • 2 John J. McDermott (1911, 1912)
  • 2 a-Robert T. Jones Jr. (1929, 1930)
  • 2 Ralph Guldahl (1937, 1938)
  • 2 Ben Hogan (1950, 1951)
  • 2 Curtis Strange (1988, 1989)

Other Multiple US Open Champions

  • 2 Alex Smith (1906, 1910)
  • 2 Walter Hagen (1914, 1919)
  • 2 Gene Sarazen (1922, 1932)
  • 2 Cary Middlecoff (1949, 1956)
  • 2 Julius Boros (1952, 1963)
  • 2 Billy Casper (1959, 1966)
  • 2 Lee Trevino (1968, 1971)
  • 2 Andy North (1978, 1985)
  • 2 Payne Stewart (1991, 1999)
  • 2 Ernie Els (1994, 1997)
  • 2 Lee Janzen (1993, 1998)
  • 2 Retief Goosen (2001, 2004)

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