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1976 Recap

Dates: May 27-30, 1976

Purse: $200,000

Par: 36-36=72

Yardage: 7,027 yards

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Leaders:

First Round : Don Bies birdied the final two holes for a four-under par 68 and held a one-stroke lead over Hubert Green who bogeyed the 18th. Gibby Gilbert double-bogeyed l7 for a 70. Second Round : Hubert Green, with an even par 72, took the lead at three-under par l41 with Roger Maltbie at 71- 71=142. Rod Funseth birdied five of the first six holes on the back side for a 31 and a 67 to tie with Bies at 143. Third Round : Maltbie added a two-under par 70 for a four-under par 212 and a two-stroke lead over Bies and three over Funseth.

Cut Notes: 72 players from a field of 92 at 13-over-par 157.

Missed Cut: Tom Aaron(81-WD), Buddy Allin (83-WD), Butch Baird (80-84-MC), George Burns (81-WD), George Cadle (78-83-MC), Bob Dickson (80-81-MC), Dale Douglass (82-86-MC), Marty Fleckman (80-81-MC), Larry Hinson (81-78-MC), Don Iverson (74-79-80-DQ), Jim Masserio (81-78-MC), Gary McCord (78-82- MC), Mike McCullough (78-80-MC), Mac McLendon (80-79-MC), Steve Melnyk (78-85-MC), Dave Newquist (82-77-MC), Ed Pearce (75-83-MC), Dean Refram (81-78-MC), Fred Ridley (79-84-MC), Sam Snead (76-83-MC), Art Wall (80-WD), Tommy Aaron (81-WD), Bud Allin (83-WD), George Burns (81-WD), Don Iverson (74-79-DQ).

Weather: Clear and sunny Thursday, cloudy and breezy Friday. Partly cloudy Saturday and Sunday.

1976 Final Leaderboard

Name R1 R2 R3 R4 Tot Purse
1 Roger Maltbie 71 71 70 76 288 $40,000
2 Hale Irwin 71 74 74 69 288 $22,800
3 Don Bies 68 75 71 75 289 $14,200
4 Jerry Pate 74 73 70 73 290 $8,800
  Jerry McGee 71 73 72 74 290 $8,800
6 Tom Kite 74 74 70 73 291 $6,880
  Lou Graham 72 74 73 72 291 $6,880
8 Jack Nicklaus 71 75 73 73 292 $5,650
  Rod Funseth 76 67 72 77 292 $5,650
10 Ed Sneed 73 71 73 76 293 $4,800
  Tom Weiskopf 77 74 70 72 293 $4,800
12 Bruce Lietzke 76 78 68 72 294 $3,867
  Gibby Gilbert 70 75 72 77 294 $3,867
14 Alan Tapie 74 71 71 78 294 $3,867
15 Bill Rogers 74 76 72 73 295 $3,200
  Lee Trevino 79 74 70 72 295 $3,200
  Hubert Green 69 72 79 75 295 $3,200
18 Howard Twitty 72 84 72 68 296 $2,400
  Johnny Miller 72 74 79 71 296 $2,400
  Grier Jones 76 76 74 70 296 $2,400
  Fred Marti 75 73 74 74 296 $2,400
  Charles Coody 73 77 72 74 296 $2,400
23 Larry Nelson 73 75 77 72 297 $1,880
24 Andy North 77 77 75 69 298 $1,710
  Ron Cerrudo 76 74 73 75 298 $1,710
26 Joe Inman 73 73 81 72 299 $1,450
  Takashi Murakami 76 75 76 72 299 $1,450
  Homero Blancas 77 73 76 73 299 $1,450
  Dave Stockton 77 77 72 73 299 $1,450
  Bob Murphy 76 76 70 77 299 $1,450
  Bob Wynn 73 72 75 79 299 $1,450
32 David Graham 78 72 79 71 300 $1,183
33 Ben Crenshaw 74 74 73 79 300 $1,183
  Gil Morgan 76 71 74 79 300 $1,183
35 Gary Groh 78 74 76 73 301 $1,030
  Bob E. Smith 75 75 76 75 301 $1,030
  Bruce Crampton 77 72 75 77 301 $1,030
38 Wally Armstrong 79 77 76 70 302 $780
  Victor Regalado 77 77 75 73 302 $780
  John Schroeder 74 77 77 74 302 $780
  Mike Hill 79 72 75 76 302 $780
  Dennis Meyer 75 76 75 76 302 $780
  Bob Shearer 76 77 72 77 302 $780
  Al Geiberger 75 74 76 77 302 $780
  Gay Brewer,Jr. 74 73 76 79 302 $780
  John Schlee 73 80 72 77 302 $780
47 Pat Fitzsimons 78 76 79 70 303 $535
  Julius Boros 73 78 78 74 303 $535
  Bob Gilder 78 74 76 75 303 $535
  Kermit Zarley 80 77 70 76 303 $535
51 Tom Shaw 74 74 81 75 304 $490
52 Bobby Nichols 76 76 78 75 305 $470
  Bruce Devlin 76 79 75 75 305 $470
  Bob Menne 72 80 76 77 305 $470
55 Barry Jaeckel 76 80 75 75 306 $430
  Mike Morley 76 78 76 76 306 $430
  Mark Hayes 75 82 72 77 306 $430
  Terry Diehl 75 81 72 78 306 $430
  Allen Miller 73 76 78 79 306 $430
60 Tom Jenkins 79 74 78 76 307 $395
  Lyn Lott 74 76 79 78 307 $395
62 Forrest Fezler 79 77 77 75 308 $370
  Lanny Wadkins 77 79 74 78 308 $370
  Bobby Cole 80 70 78 80 308 $370
65 Bobby Walzel 78 79 78 74 309 $345
  Miller Barber 75 77 75 82 309 $345
67 Jim Simons 78 79 77 78 312 $330
68 Ed Dougherty 80 76 79 78 313 $320
69 Bobby Mitchell 77 79 79 80 315 $310
70 Gary Koch 79 75 85 77 316 $300
0 83 0 $
71 Leonard Thompson 77 77 83 83 320 $

1976 Recap

Dates: May 27-30, 1976

Purse: $200,000

Par: 36-36=72

Yardage: 7,027 yards

Recap: click to view

Leaders:

First Round : Don Bies birdied the final two holes for a four-under par 68 and held a one-stroke lead over Hubert Green who bogeyed the 18th. Gibby Gilbert double-bogeyed l7 for a 70. Second Round : Hubert Green, with an even par 72, took the lead at three-under par l41 with Roger Maltbie at 71- 71=142. Rod Funseth birdied five of the first six holes on the back side for a 31 and a 67 to tie with Bies at 143. Third Round : Maltbie added a two-under par 70 for a four-under par 212 and a two-stroke lead over Bies and three over Funseth.

Cut Notes: 72 players from a field of 92 at 13-over-par 157.

Missed Cut: Tom Aaron(81-WD), Buddy Allin (83-WD), Butch Baird (80-84-MC), George Burns (81-WD), George Cadle (78-83-MC), Bob Dickson (80-81-MC), Dale Douglass (82-86-MC), Marty Fleckman (80-81-MC), Larry Hinson (81-78-MC), Don Iverson (74-79-80-DQ), Jim Masserio (81-78-MC), Gary McCord (78-82- MC), Mike McCullough (78-80-MC), Mac McLendon (80-79-MC), Steve Melnyk (78-85-MC), Dave Newquist (82-77-MC), Ed Pearce (75-83-MC), Dean Refram (81-78-MC), Fred Ridley (79-84-MC), Sam Snead (76-83-MC), Art Wall (80-WD), Tommy Aaron (81-WD), Bud Allin (83-WD), George Burns (81-WD), Don Iverson (74-79-DQ).

Weather: Clear and sunny Thursday, cloudy and breezy Friday. Partly cloudy Saturday and Sunday.