Francis Ouimet's official 
1913 United States Open Playoff Scorecard

As you can see from this photo of Francis Ouimet's official playoff scoreboard for 1913 US Open The Country Club had not yet adapted the United States Golf Association's 1912 system of par. Bogey value was given to a hole and course and the bogey value at The Country Club in Brookline was 80. It is fun to note the signature of Bernard Darwin and the use of " l " marks to count the strokes. Legend has it that he was the only marker of the three on the course to use them. Take special note of the three slashes on the 10th and 17th holes and the steadiness of the four slashes on the 18th and final hole.

To put the scoring into a more modern prospective the card below was created to show how the 1912 USGA par system would have looked during the  1913 US Open, and gives the modern golfer a clearer picture of the great playoff scoring. Note the names are listed in the order of 1st tee honors, the fact that is also the order of finish is coincidental. 

Birdie  Par Bogey  Other 

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 in TOTAL
Yards 430 300 435 300 420 275 185 380 520 3245 140 390 415 320 470 370 125 360 410 3000 6245
Par 5 4 5 4 4 4 3 4 5 38 3 4 4 4 5 4 3 4 4 35 73
Ouimet 5 4 4 4 5 4 4 3 5 38 3 4 4 4 5 4 3 3 4 34 72
Vardon 5 4 4 4 5 3 4 4 5 38 4 4 5 3 5 4 3 5 6 39 77
Ray 5 4 5 4 5 4 3 3 5 38 4 4 5 4 5 6 5 4 3 40 78


1913 US Open

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