Under Current Rules, Golf’s Most Memorable U.S. Open Playoffs Wouldn’t Have Happened

The U.S.G.A. in 2018 quietly changed the Open’s playoff format from a full round to a two-hole aggregate score. Under it, Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan and others would have lost their dramatic finales.

Under Current Rules, Golf’s Most Memorable U.S. Open Playoffs Wouldn’t Have Happened
The U.S.G.A. in 2018 quietly changed the Open’s playoff format from a full round to a two-hole aggregate score. Under it, Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan and others would have lost their dramatic finales.