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U.S. Open Special Exemptions
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YearPlayerFinish (Score)
1977 Sam Snead MC (74-78)
Tommy Bolt MC (75-78)
Julius Boros MC (77-76)
1978 Arnold Palmer MC (76-75)
Billy Casper T-30 (71-76-73-77=297)
Seve Ballesteros T-16 (75-69-71-77=292)
1980 Arnold Palmer 63 (73-73-77-78=301)
Gene Littler T-38 (72-68-75-75=290)
Jay Sigel (a) MC (76-71)
1981 Arnold Palmer MC (77-78)
Gary Player T-26 (72-72-71-71=286)
Lou Graham MC (76-74)
1982 None Awarded
1983 Arnold Palmer T-60 (74-75-78-76=303)
Gary Player T-20 (73-74-76-71=294)
Lee Trevino WD
1984 Isao Aoki T-16 (72-70-72-74=288)
Lee Trevino T-9 (71-72-69-74=286)
1985 None Awarded
1986 Scott Verplank T-15 (75-72-67-74=288)
1987 None Awarded
1988 David Ishii T-36 (73-73-75-68=289)
1989 None Awarded
1990 Hale Irwin WON (69-70-74-67=280)
1991 Jack Nicklaus T-46 (70-76-77-74=297)
1992 None Awarded
1993 Jack Nicklaus T-72 (70-72-76-71=289)
Tom Watson T-5 (70-66-73-69=278)
1994 Arnold Palmer MC (77-81)
Johnny Miller MC (81-76)
Larry Nelson MC (75-73)
Ben Crenshaw T-33 (71-74-70-78=293)
Seve Ballesteros T-18 (72-72-70-73=287)
1995 Jack Nicklaus MC (71-81)
1996 Jack Nicklaus T-27 (72-74-69-72=287)
Tom Watson T-13 (70-71-71-72=284)
1997 Jack Nicklaus T-52 (73-71-75-74=293)
1998 Jack Nicklaus T-43 (73-74-73-75=279)
Scott Simpson 58 (72-71-78-79=300)
1999 Jack Nicklaus MC (78-75)
2000 Aaron Baddeley (a) MC (79-75)
Michael Campbell T-12 (71-77-71-73=292)
Jack Nicklaus MC (73-82)
Greg Norman MC (77-82)
Curtis Strange MC (81-81)
Tom Watson T-27 (71-74-78-73=296)
2001 None Awarded
2002 Hale Irwin MC (82-81)
Nick Faldo T-5 (70-76-66-73=285)
2003 Hale Irwin WD
Tom Kite MC (72-76)
Tom Watson T-28 (65-72-75-72=284)
2004 Ray Floyd MC (75-75)
2005 Nick Price T-9 (72-71-72-72=287)
2006 None Awarded
2007 None Awarded
2008 None Awarded
2009 None Awarded
2010 Vijay Singh T-40 (74-72-75-76=297)
Tom Watson T-29 (78-71-70-76=295)
2011 None Awarded
2012 None Awarded
2013 None Awarded