Merion Golf Club East Course, Ardmore, Pa.
Score: 281 (+1)THE TAKEAWAY: "This is a childhood dream come true. I've worked my whole life for this and holed the winning putt hundreds of thousands of times. And it is especially nice to win at a club so steeped in history."— Justin Rose
2012: WEBB SIMPSON
The Olympic Club, San Francisco, Calif.
Score: 281 (+1)THE TAKEAWAY: "If I was honest with you I believed in myself I could win a major, but maybe not so soon. The level of pressure is so much greater than a regular event."— Webb Simpson
2011: RORY MCILROY
Congressional Country Club, Bethesda, Md.
Score: 268 (-16)THE TAKEAWAY: At 22 years, 1 month and 15 days, McIlroy became the youngest U.S. Open champion since Bob Jones (21 years, 3 months, 28 days) 88 years earlier.Video: View Rory McIlroy's swing
2010: GRAEME MCDOWELL
Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pebble Beach, Calif.
Score: 284 (E)THE TAKEAWAY: "I just can't believe I'm standing here with this thing right now. It's an absolute dream come true. I've dreamed of this all my life, two putts to win the U.S. Open. — Graeme McDowellView his swing frame-by-frame
Winged Foot Golf Club, Mamaroneck, N.Y.
Score: 285 (+5)THE TAKEAWAY: "Obviously, you dream about winning major championships, but to actually have it happen—it's pretty special. It's a pretty nice feeling."— Geoff Ogilvy
2005: MICHAEL CAMPBELL
Pinehurst Resort No. 2, Pinehurst, N.C.
Score: 280 (E)THE TAKEAWAY: "Today, I thought about Bob Charles winning the British Open back in '63, the last time a New Zealander won a major championship."—Michael Campbell
2004: RETIEF GOOSEN
Shinnecock Hills G.C., Southampton, N.Y.
Score: 276 (-4)THE TAKEAWAY: "Today I showed myself something.I didn't look at it like it would be the end of the world if I didn't win, but I did win, and that's a great feeling."— Retief GoosenView his swing frame-by-frame
2003: JIM FURYK
Olympia Fields C.C., Olympia Fields, Ill. | Score: 272 (-8)THE TAKEAWAY: "It's a proud day. It's beyond some dreams. My name will be on that trophy with some unbelievable names in golf and you can't take that away from me."— Jim FurykView his swing frame-by-frame