Question: What is the Largest Margin of Victory in a U.S. Open?
The largest margin of victory in any U.S. Open
golf tournament is 15 strokes. Who beat the field by that much?
Tiger Woods blew away the field at Pebble Beach in 2000, setting a then-record for most strokes under par (12-under) and tying the scoring record (later broken) for total strokes (272).
And he finished 15 strokes ahead of the second-place golfers. In fact, this is the largest margin of victory in any major, not just in the U.S. Open.
Trivia question: Which golfers finished second to Tiger that year? The runners-up were Ernie Els and Miguel Angel Jimenez.
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