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Tournament results: Senior Open Championship

Results for the Senior Open Championship are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
2023
Majors
(TBA)
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R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Venue

(TBA)

Score

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Prize money

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Title sponsor

R&A

The Senior Open Championship (36th).

2022
Majors
(TBA)
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tba
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Venue

(TBA)

Score

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Prize money

tba

Title sponsor

R&A

The Senior Open Championship (35th).

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Score

tba

Prize money

tba

Title sponsor

R&A

The Senior Open Championship (34th). [Old course, Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].

2020
Majors
(Langer, Bernhard)
Cancelled
$314,330
Rolex

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(Langer, Bernhard)

Score

Cancelled

Prize money

$314,330

Title sponsor

Rolex

The Senior Open Championship presented by Rolex (July 23-26; CANCELLED due to world coronavirus pandemic). [Old course, Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Langer, Bernhard

Score

274 (-6)

Prize money

$314,330

Title sponsor

Rolex

The Senior Open Championship presented by Rolex (33rd). Second-placed Paul Broadhurst (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Langer (Ger), who recorded a record fourth win in this event. [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].

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].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Langer, Bernhard

Score

280 (-4)

Prize money

€266,923

Title sponsor

R&A

The Senior Open Championship (31st) (July 27-30). Second-placed Corey Pavin (USA) finished 3 shots behind Langer (Ger), who won his third Senior Open title, and second at Royal Porthcawl. Langer also extended to 10 his own record of most senior major championship wins. Nicklaus is next highest with eight, while Gary Player's nine titles include three Snr British Opens that were won when the event didn't have "major" status (pre-2003). [Royal Porthcawl GC, Mid Glamorgan, South Wales].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Broadhurst, Paul

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

€251,485

Title sponsor

Rolex

The Senior Open Championship presented by Rolex (30th) (July 21-24). Second-placed Scott McCarron (USA) finished 2 shots behind 50-year-old Broadhurst (Eng), who claimed his first win in a major championship. [Championship Course, Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus].

2015
Majors
Dawson, Marco
264 (-16)
€295,395
Rolex

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Dawson, Marco

Score

264 (-16)

Prize money

€295,395

Title sponsor

Rolex

The Senior Open Championship presented by Rolex (29th) (July 23-26). Second-placed and defending champion Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 1 shot behind Dawson (USA), who recorded his first senior major championship. Dawson's only other main tour win also came in 2015. [Old course, Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Langer, Bernhard

Score

266 (-18)

Prize money

€248,535

Title sponsor

R&A

The Senior Open Championship (28th) (July 24-27). Second-placed Colin Montgomerie (Scot) finished 13 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Langer (Ger). Langer's winning margin was the biggest in Senior Open Championship history, and on the Champions Tour. It was the second biggest in any major championship, two short of Tiger Woods' 15-shot winning margin in the 2000 US Open. [Royal Porthcawl GC, Mid Glamorgan, Wales].

2013
Majors
Wiebe, Mark
271 (-9)
€240,000
Rolex

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Wiebe, Mark

Score

271 (-9)

Prize money

€240,000

Title sponsor

Rolex

The Senior Open Championship presented by Rolex (27th) (July 25-28). Wiebe (USA) beat Bernhard Langer (Ger) with a par at the fifth playoff hole to claim his first major championship title. The final two playoff holes were completed on Monday morning, after rain interuptions and bad light on Sunday. [Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Couples, Fred

Score

271 (-9)

Prize money

€256,059

Title sponsor

Rolex

The Senior Open Championship presented by Rolex (26th) (July 26-29). Second-placed Gary Hallberg (USA) finished 2 shots behind Couples (USA), who claimed his second senior major title. [Ailsa course, Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire].

2011
Majors
Cochran, Russ
276 (-12)
€220,962
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Cochran, Russ

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

€220,962

Title sponsor

R&A

The Senior Open Championship (25th) (July 21-24). Second-placed Mark Calcavecchia (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time major championship winner Cochran (USA). [Old course, Walton Heath GC, Walton on the Hill, Surrey].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Langer, Bernhard

Score

279 (-5)

Prize money

€242,639

Title sponsor

MasterCard

The Senior Open Championship presented by MasterCard (24th) (July 22-25). Second-placed Corey Pavin (USA) finished 1 shot behind Langer (Ger), who won his first senior major title. [Championship Course, Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus].

2009
Majors
268 (-12)
€222,777
MasterCard

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Roberts, Loren

Score

268 (-12)

Prize money

€222,777

Title sponsor

MasterCard

The Senior Open Championship presented by MasterCard (23rd) (July 23-26). Roberts (USA) beat Mark McNulty (Ire) with a par at the third playoff hole; Fred Funk (USA) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. [Old course, Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].

2008
Majors
Vaughan, Bruce
278 (-6)
€199,000
Mastercard

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Vaughan, Bruce

Score

278 (-6)

Prize money

€199,000

Title sponsor

Mastercard

The Senior Open Championship presented by MasterCard (22nd) (July 24-27). Vaughan (USA) beat John Cook (USA) at the first playoff hole. This was Vaughan's first win in a major championship, and first in a European or PGA Tour event. [Old Course, Royal Troon GC, Troon, Ayrshire].

2007
Majors
284 (E)
€234,640
Aberdeen Asset Mgt

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Watson, Tom

Score

284 (E)

Prize money

€234,640

Title sponsor

Aberdeen Asset Mgt

The Senior Open Championship presented by Aberdeen Asset Management (21st) (July 26-29). Second-placed Mark O'Meara (USA) and Stewart Ginn (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Watson (USA), who claimed his third British Senior Open win in 5 years and his 13th major championship title. [Muirfield - The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, East Lothian].

2006
Majors
274 (-6)
€231,225
Aberdeen Asset Mgt

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Roberts, Loren

Score

274 (-6)

Prize money

€231,225

Title sponsor

Aberdeen Asset Mgt

The Senior British Open Championship presented by Aberdeen Asset Management (20th) (July 27-30). Roberts (USA) beat Eduardo Romero (Arg) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Ailsa course, Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire].

2005
Majors
280 (-4)
€229,850
Aberdeen Asset Mgt

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Watson, Tom

Score

280 (-4)

Prize money

€229,850

Title sponsor

Aberdeen Asset Mgt

The Senior British Open Championship presented by Aberdeen Asset Management (19th) (July 21-24). Watson (USA) beat Des Smyth (Ire) at the third playoff hole, to claim his second Senior British Open title. [Royal Aberdeen GC, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen].

2004
Majors
284 (-4)
€237,365
Mastercard

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Oakley, Pete

Score

284 (-4)

Prize money

€237,365

Title sponsor

Mastercard

The Senior British Open Championship presented by MasterCard (18th) (July 22-25; second year as a senior major). Second-placed Tom Kite (USA) and Eduardo Romero (Arg) finished 1 shot behind Oakley (USA), the first golfer to come through a qualifying event to win this championship. [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

2003
Majors
263 (-17)
€222,779
Mastercard

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Watson, Tom

Score

263 (-17)

Prize money

€222,779

Title sponsor

Mastercard

The Senior British Open presented by MasterCard (17th) (July 24-27; recognised for the first time as a senior major championship). Watson (USA) beat Carl Mason (Eng) at the second playoff hole. [Ailsa course, Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire].

2002
Europe
Sugai, Noboru
281 (-3)
€122,786
MasterCard

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Sugai, Noboru

Score

281 (-3)

Prize money

€122,786

Title sponsor

MasterCard

Played as the Senior British Open presented by MasterCard (16th) (July 25-28). Second-placed John Irwin (Can) finished 2 shots behind Sugai (Jpn), who recorded his only win on the European Snr Tour. [Royal County Down GC, Newcastle, Co. Down, N. Ireland].

2001
Europe
278 (-6)
€129,566
MasterCard

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Stanley, Ian

Score

278 (-6)

Prize money

€129,566

Title sponsor

MasterCard

Played as the Senior British Open presented by MasterCard (15th) (July 26-29). Stanley (Aus) beat Bob Charles (NZ) with a par at the first playoff hole to clinch the biggest win of his career. [Royal County Down GC, Newcastle, Co. Down, N. Ireland].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

O'Connor Jr, Christy

Score

275 (-9)

Prize money

€102,758

Title sponsor

MasterCard

Played as the Senior British Open presented by MasterCard (14th) (July 27-30). Second-placed John Bland (RSA) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Christy O'Connor Jr (Ire), who recorded the second of his two wins on the European Snr Tour. [Royal County Down GC, Newcastle, Co. Down, N. Ireland].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

O'Connor Jr, Christy

Score

282 (-6)

Prize money

€88,620

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Senior British Open (13th) (July 22-25). Second-placed John Bland (RSA) finished 3 shots behind first-time European Snr Tour winner Christy O'Connor Jr (Ire). [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Huggett, Brian

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

£60,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Senior British Open (12th) (Aug 6-9). Huggett (Wales) beat Eddie Polland (N. Ire) with a par at the first playoff hole (par-4 18th), to claim back-to-back wins on the European Snr Tour. [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Player, Gary

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

£58,330

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Senior British Open (11th) (July 24-27). Player (RSA) beat John Bland (RSA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Barnes, Brian

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

£58,330

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Senior British Open (10th) (July 25-28). Second-placed Bob Charles (NZ) and David Oakley (USA) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Barnes (Scot). [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Barnes, Brian

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

£58,330

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Senior British Open (9th) (July 27-30). Barnes (Scot) beat Bob Murphy (USA) at the third playoff hole. [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

1994
Europe
Wargo, Tom
280 (-8)
£36,650
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Wargo, Tom

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

£36,650

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Senior British Open (8th). Second-placed Bob Charles (NZ) and Doug Dalziel (USA) finished 2 shots behind Wargo (USA). [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Charles, Bob

Score

291 (+7)

Prize money

£36,650

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Senior British Open (7th). Second-placed Tommy Horton (Eng) and Gary Player (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Charles (NZ). [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].

1992
Europe
Fourie, John
282 (-2)
£33,330
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Fourie, John

Score

282 (-2)

Prize money

£33,330

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Senior British Open (6th). Second-placed Bob Charles (NZ) and Neil Coles (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Fourie (RSA). [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].

1991
Europe
Verwey, Bobby
285 (-1)
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Verwey, Bobby

Score

285 (-1)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Senior British Open (5th). Won by Verwey (RSA). [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Player, Gary

Score

280 (E)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Senior British Open (4th). Won by Player (RSA) for the second time in three years. [Ailsa course, Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Charles, Bob

Score

269 (-11)

Prize money

£25,000

Title sponsor

Volvo

Played as the Volvo Seniors British Open (3rd). Second-placed Billy Casper (USA) finished 7 shots behind Charles (NZ), who secured the first of his two British Snr Opens. [Ailsa course, Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Player, Gary

Score

272 (-8)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Senior British Open (2nd). Won by Player (RSA). [Ailsa course, Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Coles, Neil

Score

279 (-1)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

The inaugural Senior British Open (recognised as a senior major championship from 2003). Won by Neil Coles (Eng). [Ailsa course, Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire].

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