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1907 U.S. Open
Recap and Scores for the 1907 U.S. Open Golf Tournament

Alex Ross - brother of famed golf course architect Donald Ross - won the 1907 U.S. Open by two strokes over Gilbert Nicholls.

Donald Ross himself was still playing tournament golf at this point, and finished 10th, 10 strokes behind his brother.

Alex Ross had a 1-stroke lead over Jack Hobens at the midway point, and Hobens accomplished something in the second round that had never been done before in a U.S. Open: He made a hole-in-one.

After three rounds, Hobens lead Ross by two strokes, but Hobens soared to an 85 in Round 4 and fell back to fourth place. Ross shot 76 and also passed up Gilbert Nicholls (79), the eventual runner-up, to claim the trophy.

1907 U.S. Open Golf Tournament Scores
Results from the 1907 U.S. Open golf tournament played at Philadelphia Cricket Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (a-amateur):

Alex Ross 76-74-76-76--302 $300
Gilbert Nicholls 80-73-72-79--304 $150
Alex Campbell 78-74-78-75--305 $100
Jack Hobens 76-75-73-85--309 $80
George Low 78-76-79-77--310 $60
Fred McLeod 79-77-79-75--310 $60
Peter Robertson 81-77-78-74--310 $60
David Brown 75-80-78-78--311 $35
Bernard Nicholls 76-76-81-78--311 $35
Donald Ross 78-80-76-78--312 $20
Laurie Auchterlonie 77-77-83-76--313  
Fred Brand 78-80-73-82--313  
David Robertson 80-78-75-81--314  
Tom McNamara 82-79-78-76--315  
Willie Anderson 81-77-81-77--316  
Mike Brady 76-77-84-80--317  
David Hunter 77-75-85-80--317  
Martin O'Loughlin 81-81-77-78--317  
Jack Campbell 78-79-82-80--319  
George Bouse 78-78-86-78--320  
Stewart Gardner 81-79-78-83--321  
James Campbell 76-85-81-80--322  
Isaac Mackie 82-83-79-78--322  
Walter Clark 88-81-79-84--332  
Jack Jolly 78-86-81-78--323  
David Ogilvie 82-81-81-80--324  
Horace Rawlins 82-76-83-83--324  
William Robinson 82-84-80-78--324  
a-Jerome Travers 81-84-80-79--324  
William Gaudin 80-86-82-77--325  
William Ogilvie 80-83-82-80--325  
James Thomson 80-82-84-81--327  
George Thomson 83-86-82-76--327  
a-George Smith 78-82-83-85--328  
David Honeyman 82-79-85-83--329  
Robert Peebles 85-78-82-85--330  
William C. Sherwood 82-84-85-79--330  
Herbert Strong 82-85-84-80--331  
Alex Cunningham 82-82-83-85--332  
David Foulis 82-82-83-85--332  
Walter Fovargue 80-84-86-82--332  
a-Simon Carr 82-87-80-85--334  
J.S. Pearson 79-83-85-87--334  
William Byrne 85-84-81-85--335  
a-William West 87-79-90-79--335  
William Hoare 86-80-86-85--337  
a-Hm Forrest 82-82-87-87--338  
George Pearson 81-86-90-84--341  
John Burke 80-86-89-89--344  
a-Warren Cochran 82-80-93-91--346  

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