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The 2020 U.S. Open is set to tee off Thursday at the Winged Foot West course in Mamaroneck, N.Y. The competition is typically scheduled for mid-June, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, the United States Golf Association had to push it back to mid-September.

As of 2019, the U.S. Open awards a $12.5 million purse, which is the largest of all four major championships and is tied for the largest of all PGA Tour events (The Players Championship also has a $12.

5 million purse).

Gary Woodland is the reigning U.S. Open champion, having won his first and only major title last year at Pebble Beach. He is currently ranked 26th in the world and is at 60-1 odds to reclaim his crown. World No. 1 and FedEx Cup champion Dustin Johnson enters Thursday's play at 17-2 in the latest 2020 U.S. Open odds.

Tiger Woods has won the event three times, in 2008, 2002 and 2000.

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Here are the last five winners of the U.S. Open tournament.

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LAST FIVE WINNERS

2019: GARY WOODLAND

Gary Woodland poses with the trophy after winning the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament June 16, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (Associated Press)

Gary Woodland won the 2019 U.S. Open by three strokes over world number one Brooks Koepka. Woodland had a 72-hole winning score, which was 13-under-par 271, and it was the lowest score relative to par since 2011 and it included an impressive stretch of 34 straight holes without a bogey.

2018: BROOKS KOEPKA

Brooks Koepka lines up a putt on the 13th hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park, Aug. 8, 2020, in San Francisco. (Associated Press)

At Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Shinnecock Hills, N.Y., defending champion Brooks Koepka shot a final round 68 for 281 (+1) to win his second straight U.S. Open, one stroke ahead of runner-up Tommy Fleetwood. Koepka was only the third golfer to defend his title since World War II, following Ben Hogan in 1951 and Curtis Strange in 1989.

2017: BROOKS KOEPKA

Brooks Koepka poses with the winning trophy after the U.S. Open golf tournament, June 18, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. (Associated Press)

Brooks Koepka won his first major title at the 2017 U.S. Open. He shot a 16-under-par 272, which was four strokes ahead of runners-up Brian Harman and Hideki Matsuyama. Koepka's score was tied for the lowest ever at the championship, which was set in 2011 by Rory McIlroy.

2016: DUSTIN JOHNSON

Dustin Johnson lines his putt on the first green during the final round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at the Olympia Fields Country Club in Olympia Fields, Ill., Aug. 30, 2020. (Associated Press)

Dustin Johnson claimed his first major in 2016 at the U.S. Open at the Oakmont Country Club in Pennsylvania. Johnson shot a 69, which was three shots ahead of three runners-up.

2015: JORDAN SPIETH

Jordan Spieth putts on the 10th green during the first round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament, June 18, 2020, in Hilton Head Island, S.C. (Associated Press)

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At Chambers Bay in Washington, Jordan Spieth won his first U.S. Open and consecutive major titles (he won the Masters earlier that year), one stroke ahead of runners-up Dustin Johnson and Louis Oosthuizen. At 21 years old, Spieth became the youngest U.S. Open champion since Bobby Jones won it in 1923.

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Hart Trophy Winners

Winners of the National Hockey League’s Hart Trophy, awarded annually to the player most valuable to his team:

2020 — Leon Draisaitl, Edmonton

2019 — Nikita Kucherov, Tampa Bay

2018 — Taylor Hall, New Jersey

2017 — Connor McDavid, Columbus

2016 — Patrick Kane, Chicago

2015 — Carey Price, Montreal

2014 — Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh

2013 — Alex Ovechkin, Washington

2012 — Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh

2011 — Corey Perry, Anaheim

2010 — Henrik Sedin, Vancouver

2009 — Alexander Ovechkin, Washington

2008 — Alexander Ovechkin, Washington

2007 — Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh

2006 — Joe Thornton, San Jose

2005 — Lockout

2004 — Martin St. Louis, Tampa Bay

2003 — Peter Forsberg, Colorado

2002 — Jose Theodore, Montreal

2001 — Joe Sakic, Colorado

2000 — Chris Pronger, St. Louis

1999 — Jaromir Jagr, Pittsburgh

1998 — Dominik Hasek, Buffalo

1997 — Dominik Hasek, Buffalo

1996 — Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh

1995 — Eric Lindros, Philadelphia

1994 — Sergei Fedorov, Detroit

1993 — Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh

1992 — Mark Messier, N.Y. Rangers

1991 — Brett Hull, St. Louis

1990 — Mark Messier, Edmonton

1989 — Wayne Gretzky, Los Angeles

1988 — Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh

1987 — Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton

1986 — Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton

1985 — Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton

1984 — Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton

1983 — Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton

1982 — Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton

1981 — Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton

1980 — Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton

1979 — Bryan Trottier, N.Y. Islanders

1978 — Guy Lafleur, Montreal

1977 — Guy Lafleur, Montreal

1976 — Bobby Clarke, Philadelphia

1975 — Bobby Clarke, Philadelphia

1974 — Phil Esposito, Boston

1973 — Bobby Clarke, Philadelphia

1972 — Bobby Orr, Boston

1971 — Bobby Orr, Boston

1970 — Bobby Orr, Boston

1969 — Phil Esposito, Boston

1968 — Stan Mikita, Chicago

1967 — Stan Mikita, Chicago

1966 — Bobby Hull, Chicago

1965 — Bobby Hull, Chicago

1964 — Jean Beliveau, Montreal

1963 — Gordie Howe, Detroit

1962 — Jacques Plante, Montreal

1961 — Bernie Geoffrion, Montreal

1960 — Gordie Howe, Detroit

1959 — Andy Bathgate, N.Y. Rangers

1958 — Gordie Howe, Detroit

1957 — Gordie Howe, Detroit

1956 — Jean Beliveau, Montreal

1955 — Ted Kennedy, Toronto

1954 — Al Rollins, Chicago

1953 — Gordie Howe, Detroit

1952 — Gordie Howe, Detroit

1951 — Milt Schmidt, Boston

1950 — Charlie Rayner, N.Y. Rangers

1949 — Sid Abel, Detroit

1948 — Buddy O’Connor, N.Y. Rangers

1947 — Maurice Richard, Montreal

1946 — Max Bentley, Chicago

1945 — Elmer Lach, Montreal

1944 — Babe Pratt, Toronto

1943 — Bill Cowley, Boston

1942 — Tom Anderson, N.Y. Americans

1941 — Bill Cowley, Boston

1940 — Ebbie Goodfellow, Detroit

1939 — Toe Blake, Montreal

1938 — Eddie Shore, Boston

1937 — Babe Siebert, Montreal

1936 — Eddie Shore, Boston

1935 — Eddie Shore, Boston

1934 — Aurel Joliat, Montreal

1933 — Eddie Shore, Boston

1932 — Howie Morenz, Montreal

1931 — Howie Morenz, Montreal

1930 — Nels Stewart, Mtl. Maroons

1929 — Roy Worters, N.Y. Americans

1928 — Howie Morenz, Montreal

1927 — Herb Gardiner, Montreal

1926 — Nels Stewart, Mtl. Maroons

1925 — Billy Burch, Hamilton

1924 — Frank Nighbor, Ottawa

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