Jackie Cupit's late-round miscue was but one of many in U.S. Open history. Here are some of the most memorable. --Sal Johnson
Leo Diegel needed a back-nine 38 to tie Ted Ray. Diegel bogeyed 15 and 16 to lose by a shot.
Roland Hancock needed to finish with two 5s to beat Bobby Jones and Johnny Farrell. He made two 6s.
Sam Snead had to play the final two holes in one over to win, but went bogey, triple bogey.
Jack Nicklaus shot an incoming 39 to finish two strokes behind the winner, Arnold Palmer.
Palmer, blowing a seven-shot lead, bogeyed 15, 16 and 17, and was tied by Billy Casper.
Tom Watson held a three-shot lead, but bogeyed 10 and 12, and lost by a shot to Larry Nelson.
Scott Simpson was up by two with three holes to go, but finished bogey, par, bogey to tie Payne Stewart.
THREE B/W PHOTOS
BETTMANN/CORBIS (DIEGEL, HANCOCK, SNEAD)
JOHN G. ZIMMERMAN (NICKLAUS)
ART RICKERBY (PALMER)
JOHN IACONO (WATSON)
JOHN BIEVER (SIMPSON)