The 2008 Open Golf Championship was won by Padraig Harrington (Irl)
The first American born winner of the US Open golf tournament was John J. McDermott in 1911. He also won in 1912.
Horace Rawlins won the first US Open in 1895.
Michael Campbell (from New Zealand) won Golf's 2005 U.S. Open at the Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, NC with a score of 280.
Horace Rawlins he won $150.00 back in 1895 at Newport Rhode Island Golf and Country Club