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Top tournament results: St Andrews (Old Course)

The main tournaments played at St Andrews (Old Course) are shown in the table below, which also includes relevant information on the winners, their scores and prize money.

2024
Majors
Aug 2024
tba
AIG

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Score

Aug 2024

Prize money

tba

Title sponsor

AIG

The AIG Women's Open (48th). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

2023
Team Events
Sep 2-3
n/a
R&A / USGA

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

Score

Sep 2-3

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A / USGA

The Walker Cup (49th) (Sept 2-3). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

2022
Majors
Jul 14-17
tba
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Score

Jul 14-17

Prize money

tba

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (150th) (July 14-17). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

2020
Europe
(Perez, Victor)
Cancelled
n/a
Alfred Dunhill

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

(Perez, Victor)

Score

Cancelled

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

Alfred Dunhill

Played as the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship (Oct 1-4; pro-am event; CANCELLED due to world coronavirus pandemic). [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds also at: Carnoustie GC and Kingsbarns GC].

2019
Europe
Perez, Victor
266 (-22)
US$800,000
Alfred Dunhill

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Perez, Victor

Score

266 (-22)

Prize money

US$800,000

Title sponsor

Alfred Dunhill

Played as the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship (Sep 26-29; pro-am event). Second-placed Matthew Southgate (Eng), also looking for a first European Tour win, finished 1 shot behind 27-year-old rookie Perez (Fra), who recorded his maiden European Tour victory in his 29th start on the tour. [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds also at: Carnoustie GC and Kingsbarns GC].

2018
Europe
Bjerregaard, Lucas
273 (-15)
US$800,000
Alfred Dunhill

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Bjerregaard, Lucas

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

US$800,000

Title sponsor

Alfred Dunhill

Played as the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship (Oct 4-7; pro-am event). Second-placed Tommy Fleetwood (Eng) and defending champion Tyrrell Hatton (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Bjerregaard (Den), who recorded his second European Tour win. [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds also at: Carnoustie GC and Kingsbarns GC].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Jimenez, Miguel Angel

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

€268,814

Title sponsor

Rolex

The Senior Open presented by Rolex (32nd) (July 26-29). Second-placed and defending champion Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 1 shot behind Jiménez (Esp), who recorded his second major championship win. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

2017
Europe
264 (-24)
€676,133
Alfred Dunhill

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Hatton, Tyrrell

Score

264 (-24)

Prize money

€676,133

Title sponsor

Alfred Dunhill

Played as the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship (Oct 5-8; pro-am event). Second-placed Ross Fisher (Eng) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Hatton (Eng), who recorded his second European Tour win. [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds also at: Carnoustie GC and Kingsbarns GC].

2016
Europe
265 (-23)
€711,073
Alfred Dunhill

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Hatton, Tyrrell

Score

265 (-23)

Prize money

€711,073

Title sponsor

Alfred Dunhill

Played as the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship (Oct 6-9). Second-placed Ross Fisher (Eng) and Richard Sterne (RSA) finished 4 shots behind first-time European Tour winner Hatton (Eng). [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds of this pro-am event also played at Carnoustie and Kingsbarns].

2015
Majors
273 (-15)
£1,150,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Johnson, Zach

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

£1,150,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (144th) (July 16-20). Johnson (USA) beat Louis Oosthuizen (RSA) and Marc Leishman (Aus) in a 4-hole playoff, to record his second major championship win. Playoff scores: Johnson 15 (-1); Oosthuizen 16 (E); Leishman 18 (+2). A Monday finish required for only the second time in the Championship's history after torrential rain and high winds on the Friday and Saturday. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

2015
Europe
270 (-18)
€708,171
Alfred Dunhill

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Olesen, Thorbjorn

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

€708,171

Title sponsor

Alfred Dunhill

Played as the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship (Oct 1-4). Second-placed Brooks Koepka (USA) and Chris Stroud (USA) finished 2 shots behind Olesen (Den), who recorded his third European Tour win. [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds of this pro-am event also played at Carnoustie and Kingsbarns].

2014
Europe
Wilson, Oliver
271 (-17)
€625,787
Alfred Dunhill

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Wilson, Oliver

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

€625,787

Title sponsor

Alfred Dunhill

Played as the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship (Oct 2-5). Second-placed Rory McIlroy (N.Ire), Tommy Fleetwood (Eng) and Richie Ramsay (Scot) finished 1 shot behind first-time European Tour winner Wilson (Eng). Wilson, 792nd in the world rankings, previously had nine runner-up finishes on the Tour. [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds of this pro-am event also played at Carnoustie and Kingsbarns].

2013
Europe
265 (-23)
€589,562
Alfred Dunhill

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Howell, David

Score

265 (-23)

Prize money

€589,562

Title sponsor

Alfred Dunhill

Played as the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship (Sept 26-29). Howell (Eng) beat Peter Uihlein (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole, to claim his first European Tour win in seven years. [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds of this pro-am event also played at Carnoustie and Kingsbarns].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Lewis, Stacy

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

$402,583

Title sponsor

Ricoh

The Ricoh Women's British Open (37th) (Aug 1-4). Second-placed Hee Young Park (S Kor) and Na Yeon Choi (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind Lewis (USA). On the final day Lewis clinched victory with a birdie-birdie finish on the Old Course's famous 17th and 18th holes. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

2012
Europe
266 (-22)
€617,284
Alfred Dunhill

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Grace, Branden

Score

266 (-22)

Prize money

€617,284

Title sponsor

Alfred Dunhill

Played as the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship (Oct 4-7). Second-placed Thorbjørn Olesen (Den) finished 2 shots behind Grace (RSA), who recorded his fourth European Tour win of 2012. Grace became the only golfer to win his first four European Tour titles in the same year. [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds of this pro-am event also played at Carnoustie and Kingsbarns].

2011
Europe
Hoey, Michael
266 (-22)
€588,149
Alfred Dunhill

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Hoey, Michael

Score

266 (-22)

Prize money

€588,149

Title sponsor

Alfred Dunhill

Played as the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship (Sep 29-Oct 2). Second-placed Rory McIlroy (N.Ire) finished 2 shots behind Hoey (N.Ire). Graeme McDowell, also from Northern ireland, was a further shot back. [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds of this pro-am event also played at Carnoustie and Kingsbarns].

2010
Majors
272 (-16)
£850,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Oosthuizen, Louis

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

£850,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (139th) (July 15-18). Second-placed Lee Westwood (Eng) finished 7 shots behind first-time major championship winner Oosthuizen (RSA). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

2010
Europe
271 (-17)
€580,046
Alfred Dunhill

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Kaymer, Martin

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

€580,046

Title sponsor

Alfred Dunhill

Played as the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship (Oct 7-10). Second-placed Danny Willett (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Kaymer (Ger), who claimed his third European Tour win in 2010. [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds of this pro-am event also played at Carnoustie and Kingsbarns].

2009
Europe
268 (-20)
€540,440
Alfred Dunhill

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Dyson, Simon

Score

268 (-20)

Prize money

€540,440

Title sponsor

Alfred Dunhill

Played as the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship (Oct 1-4). Second-placed Oliver Wilson (Eng) and Rory McIlroy (N.Ire) finished 3 shots behind Dyson (Eng). Monday finish required following cancellation of Saturday's play due to high winds. [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds of this pro-am event also played at Carnoustie and Kingsbarns].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Karlsson, Robert

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

€545,812

Title sponsor

Dunhill

Played as the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship (Oct 2-5). Karlsson (Swe) beat Martin Kaymer (Ger) and Ross Fisher (Eng) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds of this pro-am event also played at Carnoustie and Kingsbarns].

2008
Team Events
USA
13 - 7
LGU / USGA

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

USA

Score

13 - 7

Prize money

Title sponsor

LGU / USGA

The Curtis Cup (35th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Eight top women amateurs per team competing in 2x three foursomes, 2x three fourballs and eight singles. Result: USA 13, GB&I 7. Non-playing captains: Carol Semple Thompson (USA); Mary McKenna (Ire/GB&I). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
SUNDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Breanne Loucks (Wales) lost to Kimberly Kim 3&1; Jodi Ewart (Eng) lost to Amanda Blumenherst 2&1; Elizabeth "Liz" Bennett (Eng) lost to Stacy Lewis 3&2; Carly Booth (Scot) lost to Tiffany Joh 6&5; Michele Thomson (Scot) halved with Jennie Lee; Florentyna Parker (Eng) bt Meghan Bolger 6&4; Krystle Caithness (Scot) bt Mina Harigae 2&1; Sally Watson (Scot) lost to Alison Walshe 1 hole.
NOTE: A new three-day format rather than two-day, introduced fourball play for the first time. This gave Stacy Lewis the opportunity to become the first player to win five matches in the same Curtis Cup match.

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Dougherty, Nick

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

€562,625

Title sponsor

Dunhill

Played as the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship (Oct 4-7). Second-placed Justin Rose (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Dougherty (Eng). [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds of this pro-am event also played at Carnoustie and Kingsbarns].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Ochoa, Lorena

Score

287 (-5)

Prize money

$320,512

Title sponsor

Ricoh

The Ricoh Women's British Open (31st) (Aug 2-5). Second-placed Maria Hjorth (Swe) and Jee Young Lee (S Kor) finished 4 shots behind first-time major championship winner Ochoa (Mex). The first professional event for women to be played at the home of golf. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Harrington, Padraig

Score

271 (-16)

Prize money

€630,566

Title sponsor

Dunhill

Played as the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship (Oct 5-8). Second-placed Anthony Wall (Eng), Edward Loar (USA) and Bradley Dredge (Wales) finished 5 shots behind Harrington (Ire). [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds of this pro-am event also played at Carnoustie and Kingsbarns].

2005
Majors
274 (-14)
£720,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Woods, Tiger

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

£720,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (134th) (July 14-17). Second-placed Colin Montgomerie (Scot) finished 5 shots behind Woods (USA). The last significant professional tournament played by 65-year-old Jack Nicklaus, and the tenth major championship title for Woods. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Montgomerie, Colin

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

€662,415

Title sponsor

Dunhill

Played as the Dunhill Links Championship (Sep 29-Oct 2). Second-placed Kenneth Ferrie (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Montgomerie (Scot). [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds of this pro-am event also played at Carnoustie and Kingsbarns].

2004
Amateur
Wilson, Stuart
4 & 3
n/a
R&A

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Wilson, Stuart

Score

4 & 3

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A

The Amateur Championship (109th). Wilson (Scot) beat Lee Corfield (Eng) 4 and 3 in the final. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Early rounds also played on the neighbouring Jubilee course].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Gallacher, Stephen

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

€645,162

Title sponsor

Dunhill

Played as the Dunhill Links Championship (Oct 7-10). First-time European Tour winner Gallacher (Scot) beat Graeme McDowell (N.Ire) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds of this pro-am event also played at Carnoustie and Kingsbarns].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Westwood, Lee

Score

267 (-21)

Prize money

€705,094

Title sponsor

Dunhill

Played as the Dunhill Links Championship (Sept 25-28). Second-placed Ernie Els (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Westwood (Eng). [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds of this pro-am event also played at Carnoustie and Kingsbarns].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Harrington, Padraig

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

€818,662

Title sponsor

Dunhill

Played as the Dunhill Links Championship (Oct 3-6). Harrington (Ire) beat Eduardo Romero (Arg) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds of this pro-am event also played at Carnoustie and Kingsbarns].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Lawrie, Paul

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

€881,251

Title sponsor

Dunhill

Played as the inaugural Dunhill Links Championship (Oct 18-21). Second-placed Ernie Els (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Lawrie (Scot). [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds of this pro-am event also played at Carnoustie and Kingsbarns].

2000
Majors
269 (-19)
£500,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Woods, Tiger

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

£500,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (129th) (July 20-23). Second-placed Ernie Els (RSA) and Thomas Bjørn (Den) finished 8 shots behind Woods (USA). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

2000
Team Events
Spain
2 - 1
$300,000
Alfred Dunhill

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

Spain

Score

2 - 1

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Alfred Dunhill

Played as the Alfred Dunhill Cup (Oct 12-15; three-man team event for a team prize of $300,000). Defending champions Spain beat South Africa 2-1 in the final: Miguel Ángel Jiménez 70 bt Retief Goosen 72; Miguel Ángel Martín 74 bt David Frost 74 at the first playoff hole; José María Olazábal 70 lost to Ernie Els 68. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1999
Team Events
Spain
2 - 1
$300,000
Alfred Dunhill

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

Spain

Score

2 - 1

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Alfred Dunhill

Played as the Alfred Dunhill Cup (Oct 7-10; three-man team event for a team prize of $300,000). Spain beat Australia 2-1 in the final: José María Olazábal 72 bt Stephen Leaney 78; Miguel Ángel Jiménez 73 bt Peter O'Malley 75; Sergio García 69 lost to Craig Parry 69 at the first playoff hole. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1998
Team Events
South Africa
3 - 0
$300,000
Alfred Dunhill

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

South Africa

Score

3 - 0

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Alfred Dunhill

Played as the Alfred Dunhill Cup (Oct 8-11; three-man team event for a team prize of $300,000). Defending champions South Africa beat Spain 3-0 in the final: Retief Goosen 72 bt Santiago Luna 73; Ernie Els 75 bt José María Olazábal 77; David Frost 76 bt Miguel Ángel Jiménez 78. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1997
Team Events
South Africa
2 - 1
$300,000
Dunhill

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

South Africa

Score

2 - 1

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Dunhill

Played as the Dunhill Cup (three-man team event for a team prize of $300,000). South Africa beat Sweden 2-1 in the final: Ernie Els 69 bt Joakim Haeggman 72; Retief Goosen 70 bt Jesper Parnevik 74; David Frost 74 lost to Per-Ulrik Johansson 71. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1996
Team Events
USA
2 - 1
$300,000
Dunhill

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

USA

Score

2 - 1

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Dunhill

Played as the Dunhill Cup (three-man team event for a team prize of $300,000). USA beat New Zealand 2-1 in the final: Phil Mickelson 69 bt Greg Turner 72; Steve Stricker 67 bt Grant Waite 73; Mark O'Meara 72 lost to Frank Nobilo 69. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1995
Majors
282 (-6)
£125,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Daly, John

Score

282 (-6)

Prize money

£125,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (124th) (July 20-23). Daly (USA) beat Costantino Rocca (Italy) in a four-hole playoff: Daly 15 (-1), Rocca 19 (+3). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1995
Team Events
Scotland
2 - 1
$300,000
Dunhill

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

Scotland

Score

2 - 1

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Dunhill

Played as the Dunhill Cup (three-man team event for a team prize of $300,000). Scotland beat Zimbabwe 2-1 in the final: Andrew Coltart 67 bt Tony Johnstone 71; Sam Torrance 68 bt Mark McNulty 70; Colin Montgomerie lost to Nick Price 68. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1994
Team Events
Canada
2 - 1
$300,000
Dunhill

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

Canada

Score

2 - 1

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Dunhill

Played as the Dunhill Cup (three-man team event for a team prize of $300,000). Canada beat defending champions USA 2-1 in the final: Dave Barr 70 bt Tom Kite 71; Ray Stewart 71 bt Fred Couples 72; Rick Gibson 74 lost to Curtis Strange 67. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1993
Team Events
USA
2 - 1
$300,000
Dunhill

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

USA

Score

2 - 1

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Dunhill

Played as the Dunhill Cup (three-man team event for a team prize of $300,000). USA beat defending champions England 2-1 in the final: Fred Couples 68 bt Nick Faldo 69; John Daly 70 bt Peter Baker 73; Payne Stewart 74 lost to Mark James 70. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1992
Team Events
England
2.5 - 0.5
$300,000
Dunhill

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

England

Score

2.5 - 0.5

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Dunhill

Played as the Dunhill Cup (three-man team event for a team prize of $300,000). England beat Scotland 2.5-0.5 in the final: Jamie Spence 69 halved with Colin Montgomerie; Steven Richardson 71 bt Gordon Brand Jr 73; David Gilford 71 bt Sandy Lyle 74. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1991
Team Events
Sweden
2 - 1
$300,000
Dunhill

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

Sweden

Score

2 - 1

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Dunhill

Played as the Dunhill Cup (three-man team event for a team prize of $300,000). Sweden beat South Africa 2-1 in the final: Anders Forsbrand 68 bt John Bland 69; Per-Ulrik Johansson 74 lost to David Frost 68; Mats Lanner 74 beat Gary Player 74 at the first playoff hole to win the Cup. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1990
Majors
270 (-18)
£85,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Faldo, Nick

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

£85,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (119th) (July 19-22). Second-placed Payne Sewart (USA) and Mark McNulty (Zim) finished 5 shots behind Faldo (Eng). This was Faldo's second major championship win in 1990, and second Open Championship title. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1990
Team Events
Ireland
3.5 - 2.5
$300,000
Dunhill

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

Ireland

Score

3.5 - 2.5

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Dunhill

Played as the Dunhill Cup (three-man team event for a team prize of $300,000). Second of two years where the final was played as two sets of 18-hole matches rather than one. Ireland beat England 3.5-2.5 in the final. Ist round of final: Ronan Rafferty 71 bt Richard Boxall 73; Philip Walton 72 halved with Mark James; David Feherty 74 lost to Howard Clark 73. 2nd round of final: Rafferty 71 bt Boxall 77; Walton 77 lost to James 76; Feherty 75 bt Clark 75 at the third playoff hole to win the very closely fought Cup. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1989
Team Events
USA
3.5 - 2.5
$300,000
Dunhill

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

USA

Score

3.5 - 2.5

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Dunhill

Played as the Dunhill Cup (three-man team event for a team prize of $300,000). First of two years where the final was played as two sets of 18-hole matches rather than one. USA beat Japan 3.5-2.5 in the final. Ist round of final: Mark Calcavecchia 67 bt Hajime Meshiai 68; Tom Kite 68 halved with Naomichi "Joe" Ozaki; Curtis Strange 72 bt Koichi Suzuki 75. 2nd round of final: Calcavecchia 66 bt Meshiai 73; Kite 74 lost to Suzuki 71; Strange 71 lost to Ozaki 69. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1988
Team Events
Ireland
2 - 1
$300,000
Dunhill

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

Ireland

Score

2 - 1

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Dunhill

Played as the Dunhill Cup (three-man team event for a team prize of $300,000). Ireland beat Australia 2-1 in the final: Ronan Rafferty 69 bt David Graham 74; Des Smyth 71 bt Rodger Davis 73; Eamonn Darcy 71 lost to Greg Norman 63. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1987
Team Events
England
2 - 1
$300,000
Dunhill

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

England

Score

2 - 1

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Dunhill

Played as the Dunhill Cup (three-man team event for a team prize of $300,000). England beat Scotland 2-1 in the final: Gordon J. Brand 64 bt Sam Torrance 69; Nick Faldo 66 bt Sandy Lyle 69; Howard Clark 73 lost to Gordon Brand Jr 68. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1986
Team Events
Australia
3 - 0
$300,000
Dunhill

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

Australia

Score

3 - 0

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Dunhill

Played as the Dunhill Cup (three-man team event for a team prize of $300,000). Defending champions Australia beat Japan 3-0 in the final: Greg Norman 73 bt Tsuneyuki "Tommy" Nakajima 76; Rodger Davis 76 bt Tateo "Jet" Ozaki 81; David Graham 81 bt Naomichi "Joe" Ozaki 82. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1985
Team Events
Australia
3 - 0
$300,000
Dunhill

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

Australia

Score

3 - 0

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Dunhill

Played as the inaugural Dunhill Cup (three-man team event for a team prize of $300,000). Australia beat USA 3-0 in the final: Greg Norman 65 bt Mark O'Meara 71; David Graham 69 bt Curtis Strange 72; Graham Marsh 71 bt Raymond Floyd 74. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1984
Majors
276 (-12)
£55,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Ballesteros, Seve

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

£55,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (113th) (July 19-22). Second-placed Bernhard Langer (Ger) and defending champion Tom Watson (USA) finished 2 shots behind Ballesteros (Esp), whose successful 12-foot birdie putt at the last was followed by a wonderfully exuberant fist pump celebration. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1981
Amateur
Ploujoux, Philippe
4 & 2
n/a
R&A

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Ploujoux, Philippe

Score

4 & 2

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A

The Amateur Championship (86th). Ploujoux (Fra) beat Joel Hirsch (USA) 4 and 2 in the final. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Score

288 (E)

Prize money

£10,000

Title sponsor

Colgate

Played as the Colgate PGA Championship (May 17-20). Second-placed Gary Player (RSA) and Balovino Dassù (Italy) finished 1 shot behind Fernández (Arg), who recorded his second European Tour win. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1978
Majors
281 (-7)
£12,500
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

£12,500

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (107th) (July 12-15). Second-placed Simon Owen (NZ), Tom Kite (USA), Raymond Floyd (USA) and Ben Crenshaw (USA) finished 2 shots behind Nicklaus (USA). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1976
Amateur
Siderowf, Dick
37th hole
n/a
R&A

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Siderowf, Dick

Score

37th hole

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A

The Amateur Championship (81st). Siderowf (USA) beat John Davies (Eng) at the 37th hole in the final. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1975
Amateur
Syms, Nancy
3 & 2
n/a
LGU

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Syms, Nancy

Score

3 & 2

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

LGU

The Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship (72nd). Syms (USA, née Roth) beat Suzanne Cadden (Scot) 3 and 2 in the final. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1975
Team Events
USA
15.5 - 8.5
R&A / USGA

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

USA

Score

15.5 - 8.5

Prize money

Title sponsor

R&A / USGA

The Walker Cup (25th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: USA 15.5, GB&I 8.5. Non-playing captains: Ed Updegraff (USA); David Marsh (Eng/GB&I). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
WEDNESDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Mark James (Eng) bt Jerry Pate 2&1; John Davies (Eng) halved with Curtis Strange; Paddy Mulcare (Ire) bt Dick Siderowf 1 hole; Hugh Stuart (Scot) lost to Gary Koch 3&2; Martin Poxon (Eng) lost to John Grace 3&1; Ian Hutcheon (Scot) halved with William C. "Bill" Campbell; Richard Eyles (Eng) lost to Jay Haas 2&1; George Macgregor (Scot) lost to Vinny Giles III 5&4.
THURSDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): Hutcheon bt Pate 3&2; Mulcare lost to Strange 4&3; James lost to Koch 5&4; Davies bt George Burns 2&1; Charlie Green (Scot) lost to Craig Stadler 3&2; Eyles lost to Campbell 2&1; Peter Hedges (Eng) halved with Giles.
NOTE: This marked the last of Bill Campbell's eight Walker Cup appearances for the USA, during which time he was the team's non-playing captain in 1955. In a total of 18 foursomes and singles matches played, he won 11, lost 4 and halved 3.

1973
Europe
286 (-2)
£2,437
Sunbeam Electric

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Marsh, Graham

Score

286 (-2)

Prize money

£2,437

Title sponsor

Sunbeam Electric

Played as the Sunbeam Electric Scottish Open (June 27-30). Second-placed Peter Oosterhuis (Eng) finished 6 shots behind Marsh (Aus). [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1971
Team Events
GB&I
13 - 11
R&A / USGA

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

GB&I

Score

13 - 11

Prize money

Title sponsor

R&A / USGA

The Walker Cup (23rd). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: GB&I 13, USA 11; for the first time each team got o.5 pts for a halved match. Non-playing captain: John M. Winters (USA); playing captain: Michael Bonallack (Eng/GB&I). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
FIRST DAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Charlie Green (Scot) lost to Lanny Wadkins 1 hole; Michael Bonallack (Eng) lost to Vinny Giles III 1 hole; Geoff Marks (Eng) lost to Allen Miller III 1 hole; Scott Macdonald (Scot) lost to Steve Melnyk 3&2; Roddy Carr (Ire) halved with Bill Hyndman III; Warren Humphreys (Eng) lost to Jim Gabrielsen 1 hole; Hugh Stuart (Scot) bt John Farquhar 3&2; Rodney Foster (Eng) lost to Tom Kite 3&2.
SECOND DAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): Bonallack lost to Wadkins 3&1; Stuart bt Giles 2&1; Humphreys bt Melnyk 2&1; Green bt Miller 1 hole; Carr bt Jim Simons 2 holes; George Macgregor (Scot) bt Gabrielsen 1 hole; David Marsh (Eng) bt Hyndman 1 hole; Marks lost to Kite 3&2.
William C. "Bill" Campbell (USA) was not involved in the singles.

1970
Majors
283 (-5)
£5,250
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

£5,250

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (99th) (July 8-11). Nicklaus (USA) beat Doug Sanders (USA) in an 18-hole playoff: Nicklaus 72 (E), Sanders 73 (+1). This was the first time an 18-hole versus 36-hole playoff had decided the Open. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Brewer, Gay

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

£19,754

Title sponsor

Alcan

Played as the inaugural Alcan Golfer of the Year Championship (Oct 5-9). Brewer (USA) beat Billy Casper (USA) in an 18-hole playoff (Brewer 68, Casper 72). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Thomson, Peter

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

£2,500

Title sponsor

Alcan

Played as the inaugural Alcan International (Oct 5-8; played alongside the Alcan Golfer of the Year Championship). Second-placed Tony Grubb (Eng) finished 5 shots behind Thomson (Aus). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1965
Amateur
Varangot, Brigitte
4 & 3
n/a
LGU

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Varangot, Brigitte

Score

4 & 3

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

LGU

The Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship (62nd). Varangot (Fra) beat Belle Robertson (Scot, born Isabella McCorkindale) 4 and 3 in the final. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1964
Majors
279 (-9)
£1,500
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Lema, Tony

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

£1,500

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (93rd) (July 8-10). Second-placed Jack Nicklaus (USA) finished 5 shots behind Lema (USA). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1963
Amateur
Lunt, Michael
2 & 1
n/a
R&A

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Lunt, Michael

Score

2 & 1

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A

The Amateur Championship (68th). Lunt (Eng) beat John Blackwell (Eng) 2 and 1 in the final. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Thomson, Peter

Score

275

Prize money

£1,000

Title sponsor

Martini

Played as the £6000 Martini International (May 3-5). Second-placed Eric Brown (Scot) finished 4 shots behind Thomson (Aus). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1960
Majors
278 (-10)
£1,250
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Nagle, Kel

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

£1,250

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (89th) (July 6-8). Second-placed Arnold Palmer (USA) finished 1 shot behind Nagle (Aus). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Carr, Joe

Score

3 & 2

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A

The Amateur Championship (63rd). Carr (Ire) beat Alan Thirlwell (Eng) 3 and 2 in the final. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1957
Majors
279 (-9)
£1,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Locke, Bobby

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

£1,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (86th) (July 3-5). Second-placed Peter Thomson (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Locke (RSA). This was the last of Locke's four Open Championship wins. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1955
Majors
281 (-7)
£1,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Thomson, Peter

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

£1,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (84th) (July 6-8). Second-placed John Fallon (Scot) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Thomson (Aus). This was the second of Thomson's five Open Championship wins. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1955
Team Events
USA
10 - 2
R&A / USGA

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

USA

Score

10 - 2

Prize money

Title sponsor

R&A / USGA

The Walker Cup (15th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: USA 10, GB&I 2. Non-playing captains: William C. "Bill" Campbell (USA); G. Alex Hill (Eng/GB&I). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): Ronnie White (Eng) lost to E. Harvie Ward 6&5; Philip Scrutton (Eng) lost to Billy Joe Patton 2&1; Ian Caldwell (Eng) bt Dale Morey 1 hole; Joe Carr (Ire) lost to Don Cherry 5&4; David Blair (Scot) bt Joseph Conrad 1 hole; Bunny Millward (Eng) lost to Bruce Cudd 2 holes; Cecil Ewing (Ire) lost to James Jackson 6&4; John Morgan (Wales) lost to Dick Yost 8&7.
Gerald Micklem (Eng) and Robin Cater (Scot) were not involved in the singles. Bill Campbell (USA capt, eligible to play) did not select himself for any of the matches. The USA sent a nine-man team, which included their captain.

1954
Europe
38th hole
£750
News of the World

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Thomson, Peter

Score

38th hole

Prize money

£750

Title sponsor

News of the World

Played as the News of the World Match Play (Sept 30-Oct 2). Thomson (Aus) beat Johnny Fallon (Eng) at the 38th hole in the final. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1950
Amateur
Stranahan, Frank
8 & 6
n/a
R&A

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Stranahan, Frank

Score

8 & 6

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A

The Amateur Championship (55th). Stranahan (USA) beat Richard "Dick" Chapman (USA) 8 and 6 in the final. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Ward, Charlie

Score

290

Prize money

£300

Title sponsor

Dunlop

Played as the Dunlop Masters (Oct 4-7). Ward (Eng) beat John Burton (Eng) by 1 shot in a 36-hole playoff (Ward 143, Burton 144). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Von Nida, Norman

Score

289

Prize money

£300

Title sponsor

Spalding

Played as the Spalding £1,250 Tournament (June 2-4). Second-placed Fred Bullock (Eng) and Reg Whitcombe (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Norman Von Nida (Aus). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Cotton, Henry

Score

288

Prize money

£300

Title sponsor

Spalding

Played as the Spalding £1,250 Tournament (June 4-6). Second-placed and defending champion Dai Rees (Wales) finished 5 shots behind Henry Cotton (Eng). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1947
Team Events
USA
8 - 4
R&A / USGA

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

USA

Score

8 - 4

Prize money

Title sponsor

R&A / USGA

The Walker Cup (11th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: USA 8, GB&I 4. Non-playing captains: Francis Ouimet (USA); John Beck (Eng/GB&I). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife]. Played for the first time since 1938 due to WWII.
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): Leonard Crawley (Eng) lost to Marvin H. "Bud" Ward 5&3; Joe Carr (Ire) bt Ted Bishop 5&3; Gerald Micklem (Eng) lost to Robert "Skee" Riegel 6&5; Cecil Ewing (Ire) lost to Willie Turnesa 6&5; Charles Stowe (Eng) lost to Frank Stranahan 2&1; Ronnie White (Eng) bt A. Frederick Kammer Jr 4&3; Jimmy Wilson (Scot) lost to Smiley Quick 8&6; Percy "Laddie" Lucas (Eng) lost to Dick Chapman 4&3.
Alex Kyle (Scot) was not involved in the singles. John Beck (GB capt, eligible to play) did not select himself for any of the matches. The USA sent an eight-man rather than ten-man team.
NOTE: This was the first of Joe Carr's eleven consecutive appearances in the Walker Cup.

1946
Majors
290 (+2)
£150
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Snead, Sam

Score

290 (+2)

Prize money

£150

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (75th) (July 3-5). Second-placed Bobby Locke (RSA) and Johnny Bulla (USA) finished 4 shots behind Snead (USA). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Rees, Dai

Score

300

Prize money

£315

Title sponsor

Spalding

Played as the inaugural Spalding £1,500 Tournament (June 5-7). Second-placed Reg Whitcombe (Eng) and Henry Cotton (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Dai Rees (Wales). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Ward, Charlie

Score

298

Prize money

£200

Title sponsor

Daily Mail

Played as the Daily Mail Tournament (for the first time since 1940, due to WW2). Second-placed Max Faulkner (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Ward (Eng). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Burton, Dick

Score

290 (+2)

Prize money

£100

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (74th) (July 5-7). Second-placed Johnny Bulla (USA) finished 2 shots behind Burton (Eng), who became the player to hold the famous Claret Jug for the longest period of time - seven years. Due to World War II, The Open was not played again until 1946. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1938
Team Events
GB&I
7 - 4
R&A / USGA

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

GB&I

Score

7 - 4

Prize money

Title sponsor

R&A / USGA

The Walker Cup (10th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: GB&I 7, USA 4; no points awarded for the one halved match. Non-playing captains: John Beck (Eng/GB&I); Francis Ouimet (USA). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife]. Played for the last time until 1947 due to WWII.
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): Jimmy Bruen (Ire) lost to Charlie Yates 2&1; Hector Thomson (Scot) bt Johnny Goodman 6&4; Leonard Crawley (Eng) lost to Johnny Fischer 3&2; Charles Stowe (Eng) bt Chuck Kocsis 2&1; Frank Pennink (Eng) lost to Marvin H. "Bud" Ward 12&11; Cecil Ewing (Ire) bt Raymond Billows 1 hole; Gordon Peters (Scot) bt Reynolds Smith 9&8; Alex Kyle (Scot) bt Freddie Haas Jr 5&4.
Harry Bentley (Eng) was not involved in the singles. John Beck (GB capt, eligible to play) did not select himself for any of the matches. The USA sent an eight-man rather than ten-man team.
NOTE: An unexpected win for GB, coming after some fearful hammerings in the previous five Walker Cups. Young Irish sensation Jimmy Bruen helped inspire the team.

1936
Amateur
Thomson, Hector
2 holes
n/a
R&A

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Thomson, Hector

Score

2 holes

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A

The Amateur Championship (47th). Thomson (Scot) beat Jim Ferrier (USA) by 2 holes in the final. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1934
Team Events
USA
9 - 2
R&A / USGA

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

USA

Score

9 - 2

Prize money

Title sponsor

R&A / USGA

The Walker Cup (8th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: USA 9, GB&I 2; no points awarded for the one halved match. Playing captains: Francis Ouimet (USA); The Hon. Michael Scott (Eng/GB&I). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): Michael Scott (Eng) lost to Johnny Goodman 7&6; Cyril Tolley (Eng) lost to W. Lawson Little Jr 6&5; Leonard Crawley (Eng) lost to Francis Ouimet 5&4; Jack McLean (Scot) lost to George Dunlap Jr 4&3; Eric Fiddian (Eng) lost to Johnny Fischer 5&4; Samuel McKinlay (Scot) lost to Gus Moreland 3&1; Eric McRuvie (Scot) halved with Jack Westland; Tony Torrance (Scot) bt Max Marston 4&3.
Harry Bentley (Eng), Roger Wethered (Eng) and Chandler Egan (USA) were not involved in the singles. Including their respective playing captains, the American team comprised nine players, and GB&I ten.
NOTE: This was the last of Francis Ouimet's eight consecutive playing appearances in the Walker Cup; he also made four more consecutive appearances as the USA's non-playing captain. His association with the Walker Cup spanned the very first official event in 1922 through to the 12th in 1949. In a total of 16 matches played, he won 9, lost 5 and halved 2. Ouimet also played (and won handsomely) in the unofficial USA vs GB match in 1921, the unofficial precursor to the Walker Cup.

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Shute, Denny

Score

292

Prize money

£100

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (68th) (July 5-7). Densmore "Denny" Shute (USA) beat Craig Wood (USA) in a 36-hole playoff: Shute 149, Wood 154. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Jones, Bobby

Score

7 & 6

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A

The Amateur Championship (41st). Jones (USA) beat Roger Wethered (Eng) 7 and 6 in the final. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Wethered, Joyce

Score

3 & 1

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

LGU

The Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship (32nd). Wethered (Eng) beat Glenna Vare (USA, née Collett) 3 and 1 in the 36-hole final. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Jones, Bobby

Score

285

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (62nd) (July 13-15). Second-placed Aubrey Boomer (Eng) and Fred Robson (Eng) finished 6 shots behind defending champion Robert Tyre "Bobby" Jones Jr (USA, amateur). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1926
Europe
Boomer, Aubrey
297
£300
Daily Mail

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Boomer, Aubrey

Score

297

Prize money

£300

Title sponsor

Daily Mail

Played as the Daily Mail £1200 Tournament. Second-placed Abe Mitchell (Eng) and George Duncan (Scot) finished 3 shots behind Boomer (Jersey). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1926
Team Events
USA
6 - 5
R&A / USGA

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

USA

Score

6 - 5

Prize money

Title sponsor

R&A / USGA

The Walker Cup (4th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: USA 6, GB&I 5; no points awarded for the one halved match. Playing captains: Robert A. Gardner (USA); Robert Harris (Scot/GB&I). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
THURSDAY SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): Cyril Tolley (Eng) lost to Bobby Jones 12&11; Ernest Holderness (Eng) lost to Jess Sweetser 4&3; Roger Wethered (Eng) bt Francis Ouimet 5&4; Major Charles Hezlet (N.Ire) halved with George Von Elm; Robert Harris (Scot) bt Jesse Guilford 2&1; Hon William Brownlow (N.Ire; 4th Baron Lurgan) lost to Watts Gunn 9&8; Eustace Storey (Eng) bt Roland MacKenzie 2&1; Andrew Jamieson Jr (Scot) bt Robert A. Gardner 5&4.
William Murray (Scot) and Alexander F. Simpson (Scot) did not play in any of the matches. The American team comprised only eight players, which included their captain.

1924
Amateur
Holderness, Ernest
3 & 2
n/a
R&A

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Holderness, Ernest

Score

3 & 2

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A

The Amateur Championship (35th). Holderness (Eng) beat E.F. Storey (Eng) 3 and 2 in the final. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1923
Team Events
USA
6 - 5
R&A / USGA

Category

Team Events

Winner (holder)

USA

Score

6 - 5

Prize money

Title sponsor

R&A / USGA

The Walker Cup (2nd). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: USA 6, GB&I 5; no points awarded for the one halved match. Playing captains: Robert A. Gardner (USA); Robert Harris (Scot/GB&I). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): Roger Wethered (Eng) halved with Francis Oiumet; Cyril Tolley (Eng) bt Jess Sweetser 4&3; Robert Harris (Scot) lost to Robert A. Gardner 1 hole; Willis Mackenzie (Scot) lost to George V. Rotan 5&4; William Hope (Scot) lost to Max Marston 6&5; Ernest Holderness (Eng) lost to Frederick J. Wright 1 hole; John Wilson (Scot) bt S. Davidson Herron 1 hole; William Murray (Scot) lost to Oscar F. Willing 2&1. Not involved in the singles: Harris R. Johnston (USA), J.F. "Jack" Neville (USA), John Caven (Scot) and Chubby Hooman (Eng).
NOTE: The USA team included Jack Neville, who was on the losing side in his foursomes match, and didn't play in the singles. Neville's name is writ large in golfing lore, as the co-designer with Douglas Grant of Pebble Beach Golf Links.

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Duncan, George

Score

300

Prize money

£300

Title sponsor

Daily Mail

Played as the Daily Mail £1000 Tournament. Second-placed and defending champion Ted Ray (Jersey) finished 4 shots behind Duncan (Scot). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Hutchison, Jock

Score

296

Prize money

£75

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (56th) (June 23-25). Hutchison (USA) beat Roger Wethered (Eng) in a 36-hole playoff: Hutchison 150, Wethered 159. Hutchison, a native Scot, had taken US citizenship in 1920. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Duncan, George

Score

312

Prize money

£87 10s

Title sponsor

Daily Mail

Played as the St Andrews Tournament. George Duncan (Scot) and Abe Mitchell (Eng) finished in a tie for first place. They split the first place (£100) and second place (£75) prize money, receiving £87 10 shillings each. Harry Vardon was a shot further back in third place. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1919
Europe
Mitchell, Abe
312
£87 10s
Daily Mail

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Mitchell, Abe

Score

312

Prize money

£87 10s

Title sponsor

Daily Mail

Played as the St Andrews Tournament. George Duncan (Scot) and Abe Mitchell (Eng) finished in a tie for first place. They split the first place (£100) and second place (£75) prize money, receiving £87 10 shillings each. Harry Vardon was a shot further back in third place. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Hilton, Harold

Score

6 & 5

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A

The Amateur Championship (29th). Hilton (Eng) beat Robert Harris (Scot) 6 and 5 in the final. This was the last of Hilton's four Amateur Championship wins. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Braid, James

Score

299

Prize money

£50

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (50th) (June 22-24). Second-placed Alex "Sandy" Herd (Scot) finished 4 shots behind Braid (Scot). This was the last of Braid's five Open Championship wins. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1908
Amateur
Titterton, Maud
19th hole
n/a
LGU

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Titterton, Maud

Score

19th hole

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

LGU

The Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship (16th). Titterton (Scot) beat Dorothy Campbell (Scot) at the 19th hole. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Ball Jr, John

Score

6 & 4

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A

The Amateur Championship (23rd). Ball (Eng) beat C.A. Palmer (Eng) 6 and 4 in the final. This was the sixth of Ball's eight Amateur Championship titles. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Braid, James

Score

318

Prize money

£30

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (45th) (June 7-9). Second-placed Rowland Jones (Eng) and J.H. Taylor (Eng) finished 5 shots behind Braid (Scot). This was the second of Braid's five Open Championship wins. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Hilton, Harold

Score

1 hole

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A

The Amateur Championship (17th). Hilton (Eng) beat John Low (Scot) by 1 hole in the final to win this title for the second straight year. This was the second of Hilton's four Amateur Championship wins. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Taylor, J.H.

Score

309

Prize money

£30

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (40th) (June 6/7). Second-placed Harry Vardon (Jersey) finished 8 shots behind J.H. Taylor (Eng). This was the third of Taylor's five Open Championship wins. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Taylor, J.H.

Score

322

Prize money

£30

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (35th) (June 12/13). Second-placed Alex Herd (Scot) finished 4 shots behind defending champion John H. Taylor (Eng). This was the second of Taylor's five Open Championship wins. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1895
Amateur
Balfour-Melville, Leslie
19th hole
n/a
R&A

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Balfour-Melville, Leslie

Score

19th hole

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A

The Amateur Championship (11th). Balfour-Melville (Scot) beat John Ball Jr (Eng) at the 19th hole in the final. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Kirkaldy, Hugh

Score

166

Prize money

£10

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The Open Championship (31st) (Oct 6). Second-placed Andrew Kirkaldy (Scot) and Willie Fernie (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Hugh Kirkaldy (Scot). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1891
Amateur
Laidlay, John
20th hole
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Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Laidlay, John

Score

20th hole

Prize money

n/a

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The Amateur Championship (7th). Laidlay (Scot) beat Harold Hilton (Eng) at the 20th hole in the final. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1889
Amateur
Laidlay, John
2 & 1
n/a
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Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Laidlay, John

Score

2 & 1

Prize money

n/a

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The Amateur Championship (5th). Laidlay (Scot) beat Leslie Balfour-Melville (Scot) 2 and 1 in the final. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Burns, Jack

Score

171

Prize money

£8

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The Open Championship (28th) (Oct 6). Second-placed David "Davie" Anderson Jr (Scot) and Bernard "Ben" Sayers (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Burns (Scot). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1886
Amateur
Hutchinson, Horace
7 & 6
n/a
R&A

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Hutchinson, Horace

Score

7 & 6

Prize money

n/a

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The Amateur Championship (2nd). Hutchinson (Eng) beat Henry Lamb (Eng) 7 and 6 in the final. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Martin, Bob

Score

171

Prize money

£10

Title sponsor

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The Open Championship (25th) (Oct 3). Second-placed Archie Simpson (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Bob Martin (Scot). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Ferguson, Bob

Score

171

Prize money

£12

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (22nd) (Sept 30). Second-placed Willie Fernie (Scot) finished 3 shots behind Robert "Bob" Ferguson (Scot), who won this title for the third straight year. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Anderson, Jamie

Score

169

Prize money

£10

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (19th) (Sept 27). Second-placed Jamie Allan (Scot) and Andrew Kirkaldy (Scot) finished 3 shots behind Anderson (Scot), who won this title for the third straight year. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Martin, Bob

Score

176

Prize money

£10

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (16th) (Sept 30). The Claret Jug was awarded to Bob Martin (Scot) when David Strath (Scot) refused a playoff after they tied on 176 strokes apiece. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Kidd, Tom

Score

179

Prize money

£11

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (13th) (Oct 4). Second-placed Jamie Anderson (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Tom Kidd (Scot). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

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