Ernie Els was 1st at 4 under in the 1997 U.S. Open Championship. He won $465,000.

who won the u.s. open in 1996-97
POSPLAYERTOTALTHRUROUNDR1R2R3R4STROKESMONEYFEDEXCUP POINTS
1Ernie ElsErnie Els-4F-171676969276$465,000
2Colin MontgomerieColin Montgomerie-3F-165766769277$275,000
3Tom LehmanTom Lehman-2F367706873278$172,828
4Jeff MaggertJeff Maggert1F473666874281$120,454
T5Olin BrowneOlin Browne2F171716971282$79,875
T5Jim FurykJim Furyk2F174686971282$79,875
T5Jay HaasJay Haas2F273696872282$79,875
T5Bob TwayBob Tway2FE71717070282$79,875
T5Tommy TollesTommy Tolles2F274676972282$79,875
T10Scott McCarronScott McCarron3FE73716970283$56,949
T10David OgrinDavid Ogrin3F370697173283$56,949
T10Scott HochScott Hoch3F271687272283$56,949
T13Stewart CinkStewart Cink4F271677472284$47,349
T13Loren RobertsLoren Roberts4F172697271284$47,349
T13Billy AndradeBilly Andrade4F375676973284$47,349
T16Davis Love IIIDavis Love III5F175706971285$40,087
T16Jose Maria OlazabalJose Maria Olazabal5F171717271285$40,087
T16Bradley HughesBradley Hughes5F-175707169285$40,087
T19Tiger WoodsTiger Woods6F274677372286$31,916
T19Lee WestwoodLee Westwood6F171717371286$31,916
T19Paul StankowskiPaul Stankowski6F375706873286$31,916
T19Hal SuttonHal Sutton6F466737374286$31,916
T19Nick PriceNick Price6FE71747170286$31,916
T24Len MattiaceLen Mattiace7F-271757368287$24,174
T24Scott DunlapScott Dunlap7F175667571287$24,174
T24Steve ElkingtonSteve Elkington7F275687272287$24,174
T24Edward FryattEdward Fryatt7F-172737369287$24,174
T28Paul GoydosPaul Goydos8F-173727469288$17,443
T28Jeff SlumanJeff Sluman8F569727275288$17,443
T28Paul AzingerPaul Azinger8FE72727470288$17,443
T28Kelly GibsonKelly Gibson8F572697275288$17,443
T28Fuzzy ZoellerFuzzy Zoeller8F472736974288$17,443
T28Mark McNultyMark McNulty8F367737573288$17,443
T28Payne StewartPayne Stewart8F171737371288$17,443
T28Hideki KaseHideki Kase8F468737374288$17,443
T36Stuart ApplebyStuart Appleby9F371757073289$13,483
T36Steve StrickerSteve Stricker9F266767572289$13,483
T36Justin LeonardJustin Leonard9FE69727870289$13,483
T36John CookJohn Cook9F572717175289$13,483
T36Grant WaiteGrant Waite9F172747271289$13,483
T36Frank NobiloFrank Nobilo9F471747074289$13,483
T36Mark O'MearaMark O'Meara9F273737172289$13,483
T43Phil MickelsonPhil Mickelson10F475687374290$10,491
T43Darren ClarkeDarren Clarke10FE73747370290$10,491
T43Fred FunkFred Funk10F573707275290$10,491
T43Chris PerryChris Perry10F670737176290$10,491
T43Craig ParryCraig Parry10F770746977290$10,491
T48David DuvalDavid Duval11F474737074291$8,497
T48Jesper ParnevikJesper Parnevik11F172757371291$8,497
T48Nick FaldoNick Faldo11F672746976291$8,497
51David WhiteDavid White12F770727377292$7,786
T52Fred CouplesFred Couples13F475727274293$7,139
T52Lee JanzenLee Janzen13F372737573293$7,139
T52Jack NicklausJack Nicklaus13F473717574293$7,139
T52Paul BroadhurstPaul Broadhurst13F577697275293$7,139
T52Hale IrwinHale Irwin13F470737674293$7,139
T52Peter TeravainenPeter Teravainen13F571737475293$7,139
T58Larry MizeLarry Mize14F470747674294$6,530
T58Clarence RoseClarence Rose14F872717378294$6,530
T60Chris SmithChris Smith15F577697475295$6,271
T60Duffy WaldorfDuffy Waldorf15F673737376295$6,271
T60Steve JonesSteve Jones15F972756979295$6,271
T60Rodney ButcherRodney Butcher15F873747078295$6,271
64Tom WatsonTom Watson16F872747278296$6,120
T65Brad FaxonBrad Faxon17F572747675297$6,000
T65Ben CrenshawBen Crenshaw17F473747674297$6,000
T65Dave SchreyerDave Schreyer17F468738274297$6,000
T68Thomas BjornThomas Bjorn18F971757379298$5,743
T68Mike HulbertMike Hulbert18F573737775298$5,743
T68Tom KiteTom Kite18F275698272298$5,743
T68Stephen AmesStephen Ames18F773737577298$5,743
T68John MorseJohn Morse18F771747677298$5,743
T68Greg KraftGreg Kraft18F677697676298$5,743
74Jimmy GreenJimmy Green19F375727973299$5,550
T75Randy WylieRandy Wylie20F671767776300$5,468
T75Andrew ColtartAndrew Coltart20F974717679300$5,468
T77Vijay SinghVijay Singh21F771767777301$5,275
T77Dick MastDick Mast21F673698376301$5,275
T77Donnie HammondDonnie Hammond21F975717679301$5,275
T77Perry ParkerPerry Parker21F875717778301$5,275
T77Greg TowneGreg Towne21F471738374301$5,275
82Jack FerenzJack Ferenz23F672758076303$5,110
83Marco DawsonMarco Dawson24F875718078304$5,055
84Slade AdamsSlade Adams26F1371747883306$5,000
CUTMark CalcavecchiaMark Calcavecchia9F67376149
CUTKenny PerryKenny Perry9F37673149
CUTIan WoosnamIan Woosnam10F47674150
CUTKent JonesKent Jones12F47874152
CUTJay Don BlakeJay Don Blake12F37973152
CUTGary NicklausGary Nicklaus10F77377150
CUTSpike McRoySpike McRoy10F77377150
CUTFrank Lickliter IIFrank Lickliter II13F127182153
CUTBernhard LangerBernhard Langer8F57375148
WDDavid TomsDavid Toms8F87878
CUTPadraig HarringtonPadraig Harrington12F77577152
CUTScott SimpsonScott Simpson9F37673149
CUTRobert AllenbyRobert Allenby10F57575150
WDJohn DalyJohn Daly7F77777
CUTMichael BradleyMichael Bradley11F47774151
CUTDan ForsmanDan Forsman11F47774151
CUTLarry NelsonLarry Nelson9F57475149
CUTMark BrooksMark Brooks9F87178149
CUTRuss CochranRuss Cochran11F87378151
CUTJim McGovernJim McGovern12F107280152
CUTCurtis StrangeCurtis Strange10F17971150
CUTKen GreenKen Green9F47574149
CUTRonnie BlackRonnie Black8F27672148
CUTCorey PavinCorey Pavin8F47474148
CUTTed TrybaTed Tryba19F98079159
CUTMike ReidMike Reid9F77277149
CUTGreg NormanGreg Norman14F97579154
CUTBob GilderBob Gilder13F38073153
CUTMichael ClarkMichael Clark8F17771148
CUTLarry RinkerLarry Rinker8F27672148
CUTMark WiebeMark Wiebe11F107180151
CUTMatt GogelMatt Gogel11F18071151
CUTPaul McGinleyPaul McGinley8F37573148
CUTMasashi Jumbo OzakiMasashi Jumbo Ozaki12F37973152
CUTDave StocktonDave Stockton14F87678154
CUTJohn MazzaJohn Mazza9F67376149
CUTDennis TrixlerDennis Trixler11F77477151
CUTSteve HartSteve Hart12F87478152
CUTRick CramerRick Cramer13F117281153
CUTRoy HunterRoy Hunter14F87678154
CUTLee RinkerLee Rinker8F57375148
CUTPeter MitchellPeter Mitchell13F87578153
CUTMarty SchieneMarty Schiene19F88178159
CUTAndy MorseAndy Morse24F78777164
CUTRoger GunnRoger Gunn16F68076156
CUTEd HumenikEd Humenik17F87978157
CUTKen SchallKen Schall11F77477151
CUTLarry SilveiraLarry Silveira9F27772149
CUTMike SwartzMike Swartz9F27772149
CUTGary RobisonGary Robison12F47874152
CUTMike BriskyMike Brisky12F127082152
CUTBill PorterBill Porter10F67476150
CUTSean MurphySean Murphy9F47574149
CUTMike SposaMike Sposa11F47774151
CUTDennis ZinkonDennis Zinkon10F47674150
CUTKevin AltenhofKevin Altenhof10F27872150
CUTJim EstesJim Estes9F57475149
CUTP.J. CowanP.J. Cowan9F67376149
CUTChris WollmannChris Wollmann9F47574149
CUTRaymond RussellRaymond Russell20F117981160
CUTEric BritoEric Brito9F57475149
CUTJoel KribelJoel Kribel8F87078148
CUTBrett WaymentBrett Wayment15F77877155
CUTTony AguilarTony Aguilar11F47774151
CUTRob BradleyRob Bradley15F87778155
CUTBob KearneyBob Kearney17F117681157
CUTMike MartinMike Martin20F38773160
CUTTerry NoeTerry Noe11F67576151
CUTJohn PillarJohn Pillar12F67676152
CUTJason SemelsbergerJason Semelsberger14F67876154
CUTGreg SweattGreg Sweatt27F197889167
CUTBrian TennysonBrian Tennyson19F107980159