History of U.S. Open at The Olympic Club

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The Olympic Club first held the U.S. Open in 1955. Ben Hogan, left, congratulates champion Jack Fleck.
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Fleck beat Hogan by three strokes in an 18-hole playoff.
3 of 11 Walter Iooss Jr. / SI
The U.S. Open returned to the Olympic Club again in 1966.
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Arnold Palmer and Billy Casper were tied after regulation play and went head-to-head in a playoff where Casper defeated Palmer.
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Casper became the 11th player to win two U.S. Opens. He previously won in 1959.
6 of 11 Mickey Pfleger / SI
The U.S. Open didn't return to the Olympic Club again until 1987 when Scott Simpson took the title.
7 of 11 Mickey Pfleger / SI
Simpson birdied the 14th, 15th and 16th holes to beat Tom Watson by one stroke.
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The Olympic Club hosted the U.S. Open again in 1998. Payne Stewart led for more than 60 holes.
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Lee Janzen came from seven strokes back to win his second Open in six years.
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The Olympic Club is set to host the 2012 U.S. Open.
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Who will win this year?