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Long Island’s history of hosting golf majors

Lucas Glover won the U.S. Open at Bethpage

Lucas Glover won the U.S. Open at Bethpage Black on June 22, 2009. Credit: Kathy Kmonicek

Long Island has hosted 22 major golf championships, beginning with the U.S. Open and U.S. Amateur championships at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in 1896:

U.S. OPEN — MEN

2009 Bethpage Black

Winner: Lucas Glover, 276

Runner-up: Phil Mickelson, Ricky Barnes, David Duval, 278

2004 Shinnecock Hills G.C.

Winner: Retief Goosen, 276

Runner-up: Phil Mickelson, 278

2002 Bethpage Black

Winner: Tiger Woods, 277

Runner-up: Phil Mickelson, 280

1995 Shinnecock Hills G.C.

Winner: Corey Pavin, 280

Runner-up: Greg Norman, 282

1986 Shinnecock Hills G.C.

Winner: Raymond Floyd, 279

Runners-up: Lanny Wadkins and Chip Beck, 281

1932 Fresh Meadows C.C.

Winner: Gene Sarazen, 286

Runners-up: Bobby Cruickshank and T. Philip Perkins, 289

1923 Inwood C.C.

Winner: a-Bobby Jones, 296

Runner-up: Bobby Cruickshank, 296 (Jones won in a playoff, shooting 76. Cruickshank shot 78.)

1902 Garden City G.C.

Winner: Laurie Auchterlonie, 307

Runners-up: Stewart Gardner and a-Walter J. Travis, 313

1896 Shinnecock Hills G.C.

Winner: James Foulis, 152

Runner-up: Horace Rawlins 155

a-Amateur

U.S. OPEN — WOMEN

2013 Sebonack GC

Winner: Inbee Park

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP

1939 Pomonok CC

Winner: Henry Picard

1930 Fresh Meadows CC

Winner: Tommy Armour

1926 Salisbury Golf Links

Winner: Walter Hagen

1921 Inwood CC

Winner: Walter Hagen

1919 Engineers CC

Winner: Jim Barnes

U.S. AMATEUR

1936 Garden City GC

Winner: Johnny Fischer

1920 Engineers CC

Winner: Charles Evans Jr.

1913 Garden City GC

Winner: Jerome Travers

1908 Garden City GC

Winner: Jerome Travers

1903 Nassau CC

Winner: Walter Travis

1900 Garden City GC

Winner: Walter Travis

1896 Shinnecock Hills GC

Winner: H.J. Whigman

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