U.S. Open winners going back 20 years

The 2013 U.S. Open kicks off this weekend at Merion. This historic event has a long history dating back to the late 1800’s. We are taking a blast into the past and exploring the champions of the U.S. Open dating back 20 years. How many times has Tiger Woods held the U.S. Open trophy? How many champions can you remember?


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1993 Lee Janzen

1994 Ernie Els

OAKMONT - 20 JUNE: Ernie Els of South Africa lifts the trophy after victory in the US Open at Oakmont Country Club in Pennsylvania, USA on June 20, 1994. (photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

1995 Corey Pavin

SHINNECOCK HILLS - 18 JUNE: Corey Pavin of the USA acknowledges the crowd after victory in the US Open at Shinnecock Hills in Southampton, New York on June 18, 1995. (photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

1996 Steve Jones

1997 Ernie Els

1998 Lee Janzen

1999 Payne Stewart

2000 Tiger Woods

PEBBLE BEACH, CA - JUNE 18: Tiger Woods holds the trophy as he poses with his mother Kultida Woods after winning the 100th US Open at the Pebble Beach Golf Links on June 18, 2000 in Pebble Beach, California. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

2001 Retief Goosen

2002 Tiger Woods

2003 Jim Furyk

2004 Retief Goosen

2005 Michael Campbell

2006 Geoff Ogilvy

2007 Angel Cabrera

OAKMONT, PA - JUNE 17: Angel Cabrera of Argentina hugs the trophy as he celebrates his one-stroke victory at the 107th U.S. Open Championship at Oakmont Country Club on June 17, 2007 in Oakmont, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Angel Cabrera

2008 Tiger Wood

SAN DIEGO - JUNE 15: Tiger Woods reacts to his birdie putt on the 18th green to force a playoff with Rocco Mediate during the final round of the 108th U.S. Open at the Torrey Pines Golf Course (South Course) on June 15, 2008 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

2009 Lucas Glover

FARMINGDALE, NY - JUNE 22: Lucas Glover celebrates with the winner's trophy after his two-stroke victory at the 109th U.S. Open on the Black Course at Bethpage State Park on June 22, 2009 in Farmingdale, New York. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Lucas Glover

2010 Graeme McDowell

2011 Rory McIlroy

2012 Webb Simpson