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Tournament results: The Open

Results for the The Open 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
Jul 20-23
tba
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Score

Jul 20-23

Prize money

tba

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (151st). [Old Course, Royal Troon GC, Troon, Ayrshire].

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].

2021
Majors
(Lowry, Shane)
Jul 15-18
tba
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(Lowry, Shane)

Score

Jul 15-18

Prize money

tba

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (149th) (July 15-18). [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].

2020
Majors
(Lowry, Shane)
Cancelled
n/a
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(Lowry, Shane)

Score

Cancelled

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (Jul 16-19; CANCELLED due to world coronavirus pandemic). [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].

2019
Majors
269 (-15)
$1,935,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Lowry, Shane

Score

269 (-15)

Prize money

$1,935,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (148th) (July 18-21). Second-placed Tommy Fleetwood (Eng) finished 6 shots behind 32-year-old Lowry (Ire), whose course record 63 in the third round set-up his first major championship win. Lowry became the fifth Irishman to take home the Claret Jug, and the first to achieve his victory on Irish soil. [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Molinari, Francesco

Score

276 (-18)

Prize money

$1,890,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (147th) (July 19-22). Second-placed Justin Rose (Eng), Rory McIlroy (N.Ire), Kevin Kisner (USA) and Xander Schauffele (USA) finished 2 shots behind 35-year-old Molinari (Italy), who recorded his first major championship win. [Championship Course, Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus].

2017
Majors
268 (-12)
US$1,845,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Spieth, Jordan

Score

268 (-12)

Prize money

US$1,845,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (146th) (July 20-23) (first time prize money awarded in US dollars). Second-placed Matt Kuchar (USA) finished 3 shots behind Spieth (USA), who at age 23 yrs 11 mths 26 days became the second youngest player to win three different men's major championship titles (Jack Nicklaus achieved this feat aged 23 yrs 6 mths). In the third round Branden Grace (RSA) recorded the first ever score of 62 for a single round in a men's major championship. [Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].

2016
Majors
264 (-20)
£1,175,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Stenson, Henrik

Score

264 (-20)

Prize money

£1,175,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (145th) (July 14-17). Second-placed Phil Mickelson (USA) (63, 69, 70, 65) finished 3 shots behind first-time major championship winner Stenson (Swe) (68, 65, 68, 63), who recorded the lowest ever gross score in a men's major. J.B.Holmes (USA) finished third, a further 11 shots behind Mickelson. Stenson became the first Swede ever to win a men's major championship. [Old Course, Royal Troon GC, Troon, Ayrshire].

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].

2014
Majors
271 (-17)
£975,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

McIlroy, Rory

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

£975,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (143rd) (July 17-20). Second-placed Sergio Garcia (Esp) and Rickie Fowler (USA) finished 2 shots behind McIlroy (N.Ire). McIlroy (25 yrs and 77 days) became the third youngest golfer to achieve the third leg of the modern Grand Slam (i.e. wins in three of the four major championships). Jack Nicklaus achieved this feat aged 23 yrs and 181 days, while Tiger Woods did it aged 24 yrs and 171 days. [Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside].

2013
Majors
281 (-3)
£945,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Mickelson, Phil

Score

281 (-3)

Prize money

£945,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (142nd) (July 18-21). Second-placed Henrik Stenson (Swe) finished 3 shots behind Mickelson (USA), whose 5-under-par 66 in the final round ensured he was the only player to finish the championship below par. This was Mickelson's fifth major championship victory. Having won the Scottish Open a week earlier it also gave him back-to-back wins. [Muirfield - The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, East Lothian].

2012
Majors
273 (-7)
£900,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Els, Ernie

Score

273 (-7)

Prize money

£900,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (141st) (July 19-22). A second Open Championship title for Els (RSA), whose final day back-nine 32 helped him eclipse Adam Scott (Aus) by 1 shot. The Australian, chasing his first Major, held a four shot lead with four to play, but had to settle for second place after bogeying each of the last four holes. [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].

2011
Majors
275 (-5)
£900,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Clarke, Darren

Score

275 (-5)

Prize money

£900,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (140th) (July 14-17). Second-placed Phil Mickelson (USA) and Dustin Johnson (USA) finished 3 shots behind Clarke (N.Ire). This was the first win in a major championship for the popular 42-year-old Irishman. [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].

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].

2009
Majors
278 (-2)
£750,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Cink, Stewart

Score

278 (-2)

Prize money

£750,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (138th) (July 16-19). First-time major championship winner Cink (USA) beat Tom Watson (USA) in a 4-hole playoff: Cink 14 (-2), Watson 20 (+4). Watson's bogey at the 72nd hole cost him the chance to become the oldest Open Champion and Major winner at 59-years old. [Ailsa course, Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire].

2008
Majors
283 (+3)
£750,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Harrington, Padraig

Score

283 (+3)

Prize money

£750,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (137th) (July 17-20). Second-placed Ian Poulter (Eng) finished 4 shots behind defending champion Harrington (Ire). [Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Harrington, Padraig

Score

277 (-7)

Prize money

£750,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (136th) (July 19-22). Harrington (Ire) beat Sergio García (Esp) in a four-hole playoff: Harrington 15 (E), Garcia 16 (+1). Harrington became the first Irish player in 60 yrs to win the Claret Jug. [Championship Course, Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus].

2006
Majors
270 (-18)
£720,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Woods, Tiger

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

£720,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (135th) (July 20-23). Second-placed Chris Dimarco (USA) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Woods (USA), who recorded his third win in this event and 11th major championship title. Woods tied Walter Hagen as the second most prolific winner of golf's Majors. [Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside].

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].

2004
Majors
274 (-10)
£720,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Hamilton, Todd

Score

274 (-10)

Prize money

£720,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (133rd) (July 15-18). Hamilton (USA) beat Ernie Els (RSA) in a 4-hole playoff: Hamilton 15 (E), Els 16 (+1). [Old Course, Royal Troon GC, Troon, Ayrshire].

2003
Majors
283 (-1)
£700,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Curtis, Ben

Score

283 (-1)

Prize money

£700,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (132nd) (July 17-20). Second-placed Thomas Bjørn (Den) and Vijay Singh (Fiji) finished 1 shot behind 26-year-old Curtis (USA). PGA Tour rookie Curtis was making his first appearance in a major championship. The last debut winner of a major championship was Francis Ouimet (1913, US Open). The last debut winner of The Open Championship was Tom Watson (1975). [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].

2002
Majors
278 (-6)
£700,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Els, Ernie

Score

278 (-6)

Prize money

£700,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (131st) (July 18-21). Els (RSA) beat Thomas Levet (Fra) with a par at the first sudden-death playoff hole. Steve Elkington (Aus) and Stuart Appleby (Aus) were eliminated in the earlier four-hole playoff: Els and Levet 16 (E), Appleby and Elkington 17 (+1). [Muirfield - The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, East Lothian].

2001
Majors
274 (-10)
£600,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Score

274 (-10)

Prize money

£600,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (130th) (July 19-22). Second-placed Niclas Fasth (Swe) finished 3 shots behind Duval (USA). [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].

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].

1999
Majors
290 (+6)
£350,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Lawrie, Paul

Score

290 (+6)

Prize money

£350,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (128th) (July 15-18). Lawrie (Scot) beat Justin Leonard (USA) and Jean Van de Velde (Fra) in a 4-hole playoff: Lawrie 15 (E), Leonard and Van de Velde 18 (+3). With a three shot lead at the 72nd hole, Van de Velde needed no worse than a double-bogey 6 to win the championship. He took seven. At one stage on this disastrous final hole, while standing bare-foot in the Barry Burn, he contemplated playing out of the Burn, but eventually took a drop instead. [Championship Course, Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus].

1998
Majors
280 (E)
£300,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

O'Meara, Mark

Score

280 (E)

Prize money

£300,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (127th) (July 16-19). O'Meara (USA) beat Brian Watts (Can/USA) in a four-hole playoff: O'Meara 17 (-1), Watts 19 (+1). O'Meara's second major championship win of the season. [Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].

1997
Majors
272 (-12)
£250,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Leonard, Justin

Score

272 (-12)

Prize money

£250,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (126th) (July 17-20). Second-placed Darren Clarke (N. Ire) and Jesper Parnevik (Swe) finished 3 shots behind first-time major championship winner Leonard (USA). [Old Course, Royal Troon GC, Troon, Ayrshire].

1996
Majors
271 (-13)
£200,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Lehman, Tom

Score

271 (-13)

Prize money

£200,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (125th) (July 18-21). Second-placed Mark McCumber (USA) and Ernie Els (RSA) finished 2 shots behind first-time major championship winner Lehman (USA). [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].

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].

1994
Majors
268 (-12)
£110,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Price, Nick

Score

268 (-12)

Prize money

£110,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (123rd) (July 14-17). Second-placed Jesper Parnevik (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Price (Zim), who recorded his second major championship win. [Ailsa course, Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire].

1993
Majors
267 (-13)
£100,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Norman, Greg

Score

267 (-13)

Prize money

£100,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (122nd) (July 15-18). Second-placed Nick Faldo (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Norman (Aus), who recorded his second Open Championship win. [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].

1992
Majors
272 (-12)
£95,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Faldo, Nick

Score

272 (-12)

Prize money

£95,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (121st) (July 16-19). Second-placed John Cook (USA) finished 1 shot behind Faldo (Eng), who recorded his third Open Championship win. [Muirfield - The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, East Lothian].

1991
Majors
272 (-8)
£90,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Baker-Finch, Ian

Score

272 (-8)

Prize money

£90,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (120th) (July 18-21). Second-placed Mike Harwood (Aus) finished 2 shots behind first-time major championship winner Baker-Finch (Aus). [Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].

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].

1989
Majors
275 (-13)
£80,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Calcavecchia, Mark

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

£80,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (118th) (July 20-23). First-time major championship winner Calcavecchia (USA) beat Greg Norman (Aus) and Wayne Grady (Aus) in a four-hole playoff: Calcavecchia 13 (-2), Grady 16 (+1), Norman (did not finish). This was the first Open to be decided by a playoff conducted over four holes. [Old Course, Royal Troon GC, Troon, Ayrshire].

1988
Majors
273 (-11)
£80,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Ballesteros, Seve

Score

273 (-11)

Prize money

£80,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (117th) (July 14-18). Second-placed Nick Price (Zim) finished 2 shots behind Ballesteros (Esp), who recorded his third Open Championship title. [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].

1987
Majors
279 (-5)
£75,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Faldo, Nick

Score

279 (-5)

Prize money

£75,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (116th) (July 16-19). Second-placed Paul Azinger (USA) and Rodger Davis (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Faldo (Eng), who claimed his first major championship win. [Muirfield - The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, East Lothian].

1986
Majors
280 (E)
£70,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Norman, Greg

Score

280 (E)

Prize money

£70,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (115th) (July 17-20). Second-placed Gordon J. Brand (Eng) finished 5 shots behind Norman (Aus), who recorded the first of his two Open Championship wins. [Ailsa course, Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire].

1985
Majors
282 (+2)
£65,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Lyle, Sandy

Score

282 (+2)

Prize money

£65,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (114th) (July 18-21). Second-placed Payne Stewart (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time major championship winner Lyle (Scot). [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].

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].

1983
Majors
275 (-9)
£40,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Watson, Tom

Score

275 (-9)

Prize money

£40,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (112th) (July 14-17). Second-placed Hale Irwin (USA) and Andy Bean (USA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Watson (USA). This was the last of Watson's five Open Championship wins. [Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].

1982
Majors
284 (-4)
£32,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Watson, Tom

Score

284 (-4)

Prize money

£32,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (111th) (July 15-18). Second-placed Peter Oosterhuis (Eng) and Nick Price (Zim) finished 1 shot behind Watson (USA), who recorded back-to-back major championship wins, and the fourth of his five wins in The Open. [Old Course, Royal Troon GC, Troon, Ayrshire].

1981
Majors
276 (-4)
£25,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Rogers, Bill

Score

276 (-4)

Prize money

£25,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (110th) (July 16-19). Second-placed Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 4 shots behind Rogers (USA), who recorded his first and only major championship win. [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].

1980
Majors
271 (-13)
£25,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Watson, Tom

Score

271 (-13)

Prize money

£25,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (109th) (July 17-20). Second-placed Lee Trevino (USA) finished 4 shots behind Watson (USA), who recorded the third of his five Open Championship wins. [Muirfield - The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, East Lothian].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Ballesteros, Seve

Score

283 (-1)

Prize money

£15,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (108th) (July 18-21). Second-placed Ben Crenshaw (USA) and Jack Nicklaus (USA) finished 3 shots behind Ballesteros (Esp). [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].

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].

1977
Majors
268 (-12)
£10,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Watson, Tom

Score

268 (-12)

Prize money

£10,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (106th) (July 6-9). Second-placed Jack Nicklaus (USA) finished 1 shot behind Watson (USA). The Ailsa Course provided the setting for Watson's famous "duel in the sun" with Nicklaus. This was the second of Watson's five Open Championship wins. [Ailsa course, Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire].

1976
Majors
279 (-9)
£7,500
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Miller, Johnny

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

£7,500

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (105th) (July 7-10). Second-placed Seve Ballesteros (Esp) and Jack Nicklaus (USA) finished 6 shots behind Miller (USA). [Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].

1975
Majors
279 (-5)
£7,500
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Watson, Tom

Score

279 (-5)

Prize money

£7,500

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (104th) (July 9-12). Making his Open Championship debut, 25-year old Watson (USA) beat Jack Newton (Aus) in an 18-hole playoff: Watson 71 (-1), Newton 72 (E). This was the first of Watson's five Open Championship wins. [Championship Course, Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus].

1974
Majors
282 (-2)
£5,500
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Player, Gary

Score

282 (-2)

Prize money

£5,500

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (103rd) (July 10-13). Second-placed Peter Oosterhuis (Eng) finished 4 shots behind Player (RSA). [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].

1973
Majors
276 (-12)
£5,500
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Weiskopf, Tom

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

£5,500

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (102nd) (July 11-14). Second-placed Johnny Miller (USA) and Neil Coles (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Weiskopf (USA). [Old Course, Royal Troon GC, Troon, Ayrshire].

1972
Majors
278 (-6)
£5,500
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Trevino, Lee

Score

278 (-6)

Prize money

£5,500

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (101st) (July 12-15). Second-placed Jack Nicklaus (USA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Trevino (USA). [Muirfield - The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, East Lothian].

1971
Majors
278 (-10)
£5,500
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Trevino, Lee

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

£5,500

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (100th) (July 7-10). Second-placed Liang Huan Lu "Mr Lu" (Taiw) finished 1 shot behind Trevino (USA). [Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].

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].

1969
Majors
280 (-4)
£4,250
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Jacklin, Tony

Score

280 (-4)

Prize money

£4,250

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (98th) (July 9-12). Second-placed Bob Charles (NZ) finished 2 shots behind Tony Jacklin (Eng). [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].

1968
Majors
289 (+1)
£3,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Player, Gary

Score

289 (+1)

Prize money

£3,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (97th) (July 10-13). Second-placed Jack Nicklaus (USA) and Bob Charles (NZ) finished 2 shots behind Player (RSA). Player's three-wood approach to the par-5 14th (the Spectacles) set-up an eagle three; to this day it is still referred to as "the shot" in Carnoustie legend. [Championship Course, Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus].

1967
Majors
278 (-10)
£2,100
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

De Vicenzo, Roberto

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

£2,100

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (96th) (July 12-15). Second-placed Jack Nicklaus (USA) finished 2 shots behind De Vicenzo (Arg). De Vicenzo became the first South American to win The Open. [Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside].

1966
Majors
282 (-2)
£2,100
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Score

282 (-2)

Prize money

£2,100

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (95th) (July 6-9). Second-placed Dave Thomas (Wales) and Doug Sanders (USA) finished 1 shot behind Nicklaus (USA). [Muirfield - The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, East Lothian].

1965
Majors
285 (-3)
£1,750
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Thomson, Peter

Score

285 (-3)

Prize money

£1,750

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (94th) (July 7-9). Second-placed Brian Huggett (Wales) and Christy O'Connor (Ire) finished 2 shots behind Thomson (Aus). This was the last of Thomson's five Open Championship wins. [Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].

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
Majors
277 (-7)
£1,500
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Charles, Bob

Score

277 (-7)

Prize money

£1,500

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (92nd) (July 10-12). Bob Charles (NZ) beat Phil Rodgers (USA) in a 36-hole playoff: Charles 140 (E), Rodgers 148 (+8). Charles became the first left-hander to win a major championship. [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].

1962
Majors
276 (-12)
£1,400
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Palmer, Arnold

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

£1,400

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (91st) (July 11-13). Second-placed Kel Nagle (Aus) finished 6 shots behind defending champion Palmer (USA). [Old Course, Royal Troon GC, Troon, Ayrshire].

1961
Majors
284 (-4)
£1,400
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Palmer, Arnold

Score

284 (-4)

Prize money

£1,400

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (90th) (July 12-14). Second-placed Dai Rees (Wales) finished 1 shot behind Palmer (USA). [Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].

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].

1959
Majors
284 (E)
£1,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Player, Gary

Score

284 (E)

Prize money

£1,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (88th) (July 1-3). Second-placed Flory Van Donck (Belg) and Fred Bullock (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Player (S Africa). [Muirfield - The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, East Lothian].

1958
Majors
278 (-10)
£1,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Thomson, Peter

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

£1,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (87th) (July 2-5). Thomson (Aus) beat Dave Thomas (Wales) in a 36-hole playoff: Thomson 139 (-3), Thomas 143 (+1). This was the fourth of Thomson's five Open Championship wins. [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].

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].

1956
Majors
286 (-2)
£1,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Thomson, Peter

Score

286 (-2)

Prize money

£1,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (85th) (July 4-6). Second-placed Flory Van Donck (Belg) finished 3 shots behind Thomson (Aus), who won this title for the third straight year. This was the third of Thomson's five Open Championship wins. [Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside].

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].

1954
Majors
283 (-5)
£750
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Thomson, Peter

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

£750

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (83rd) (July 7-9). Second-placed Sydney S. Scott (Eng), Bobby Locke (RSA) and Dai Rees (Wales) finished 1 shot behind Thomson (Aus). This was the first of Thomson's five Open Championship wins. [Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Hogan, Ben

Score

282 (-6)

Prize money

£500

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (82nd) (July 8-10). Second-placed Frank Stranahan (USA), Antonio Cerda (Arg), Peter Thomson (Aus) and Dai Rees (Wales) finished 4 shots behind Hogan (USA). This was the only Open Championship which Hogan entered. [Championship Course, Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Locke, Bobby

Score

287 (-1)

Prize money

£300

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (81st) (July 9-11). Second-placed Peter Thomson (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Locke (RSA). This was the third of Locke's four Open Championship wins. [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Faulkner, Max

Score

285 (-3)

Prize money

£300

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (80th) (July 4-6). Second-placed Antonio Cerda (Arg) finished 2 shots behind Faulkner (Eng). [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

1950
Majors
279 (-9)
£300
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Locke, Bobby

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

£300

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (79th) (July 5-7). Second-placed Roberto De Vicenzo (Arg) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Locke (RSA). This was the second of Locke's four Open Championship wins. [Old Course, Royal Troon GC, Troon, Ayrshire].

1949
Majors
283 (-5)
£300
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Locke, Bobby

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

£300

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (78th) (July 6-8). Bobby Locke (RSA) beat Harry Bradshaw (Ire) in a 36-hole playoff: Locke 135 (-9), Bradshaw 147 (+3). This was the first of Locke's four Open Championship wins. [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].

1948
Majors
284 (E)
£150
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Cotton, Henry

Score

284 (E)

Prize money

£150

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (77th) (Jun 30-Jul 2). Second-placed Fred Daly (N.Ire) finished 5 shots behind Cotton (Eng). [Muirfield - The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, East Lothian].

1947
Majors
293 (+5)
£150
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Daly, Fred

Score

293 (+5)

Prize money

£150

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (76th) (July 2-4). Second-placed Reginald W "Reg" Horne (Eng) and Frank Stranahan (USA) finished 1 shot behind Daly (N.Ire). Daly became the first Irishman to lift the Claret Jug. [Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside].

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].

1945
Majors
(not played)
x
x
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

R&A

Championship not played due to WW2.

1944
Majors
(not played)
x
x
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

R&A

Championship not played due to WW2.

1943
Majors
(not played)
x
x
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

R&A

Championship not played due to WW2.

1942
Majors
(not played)
x
x
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

R&A

Championship not played due to WW2.

1941
Majors
(not played)
x
x
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

R&A

Championship not played due to WW2.

1940
Majors
(not played)
x
x
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

R&A

Championship not played due to WW2.

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
Majors
295 (+7)
£100
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Whitcombe, Reg

Score

295 (+7)

Prize money

£100

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (73rd) (July 6-8). Second-placed James "Jimmy" Adams (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Whitcombe (Eng). [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Cotton, Henry

Score

290

Prize money

£100

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (72nd) (July 7-9). Second-placed Reg Whitcombe (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Cotton (Eng). [Championship Course, Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus].

1936
Majors
287
£100
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Padgham, Alf

Score

287

Prize money

£100

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (71st) (June 25-27). Second-placed James "Jimmy" Adams (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Padgham (Eng). [Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside].

1935
Majors
283
£100
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Perry, Alf

Score

283

Prize money

£100

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (70th) (June 26-28). Second-placed Alf Padgham (Eng) finished 4 shots behind Perry (Eng). [Muirfield - The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, East Lothian].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Cotton, Henry

Score

283

Prize money

£100

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (69th) (June 27-29). Second-placed Sydney "Sid" Brews (RSA) finished 5 shots behind Cotton (Eng), despite Cotton's closing round of 79. [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].

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].

1932
Majors
283
£100
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Sarazen, Gene

Score

283

Prize money

£100

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (67th) (June 8-10). Second-placed Macdonald "Mac" Smith (Scot) finished 5 shots behind Sarazen (USA), in the only Open Championship played at Prince's. [Prince's GC, Sandwich, Kent].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Armour, Tommy

Score

296

Prize money

£100

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (66th) (June 3-5). Second-placed José Jurado (Arg) finished 1 shot behind Armour (USA). [Championship Course, Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Jones, Bobby

Score

291

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (65th) (June 18-20). Second-placed Macdonald Smith (Scot) and Leo Diegel (USA) finished 2 shots behind Robert Tyre "Bobby" Jones Jr (USA, amateur). [Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside].

1929
Majors
292
£75
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Hagen, Walter

Score

292

Prize money

£75

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (64th) (May 8-10). Second-placed Johnny Farrell (USA) finished 6 shots behind defending champion Hagen (USA). This was the last of Hagen's four Open Championship wins. [Muirfield - The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, East Lothian].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Hagen, Walter

Score

292

Prize money

£75

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (63rd) (May 9-11). Second-placed Gene Sarazen (USA) finished 2 shots behind Hagen (USA). This was the third of Hagen's four Open Championship wins. [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].

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].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Jones, Bobby

Score

291

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (61st) (June 23-25). Second-placed Al Watrous (USA) finished 2 shots behind Robert Tyre "Bobby" Jones, Jr (USA, amateur). In trouble in a fairway bunker at the long par-4 17th in the final round, Jones played an unbelievable shot from the bunker onto the green. A plaque beside the bunker now celebrates this extraordinary shot. [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].

1925
Majors
300
£75
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Barnes, Jim

Score

300

Prize money

£75

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (60th) (June 25-26). Second-placed Ted Ray (Jersey) and Archie Comptson (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Jim Barnes (Eng). This was the last of the 24 Opens played at Prestwick, the original home of the world's most famous Championship. [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Hagen, Walter

Score

301

Prize money

£75

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (59th) (June 26-27). Second-placed Ernest Whitcombe (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Hagen (USA). This was the second of Hagen's four Open Championship wins. [Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Havers, Arthur

Score

295

Prize money

£75

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (58th) (June 14-15). Second-placed Walter Hagen (USA) finished 1 shot behind Havers (Eng). [Old Course, Royal Troon GC, Troon, Ayrshire].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Hagen, Walter

Score

300

Prize money

£75

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (57th) (June 22-23). Second-placed Jim Barnes (USA) and George Duncan (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Hagen (USA). This was the first of Hagen's four Open Championship wins. [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].

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

Majors

Winner (holder)

Duncan, George

Score

303

Prize money

£50

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (55th) (Jun 30-Jul 1). Second-placed Alex "Sandy" Herd (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Duncan (Scot). [Royal Cinque Ports GC, Deal, Kent].

1919
Majors
(not played)
x
x
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

R&A

Championship not played due to First World War.

1918
Majors
(not played)
x
x
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

R&A

Championship not played due to First World War.

1917
Majors
(not played)
x
x
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

R&A

Championship not played due to First World War.

1916
Majors
(not played)
x
x
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

R&A

Championship not played due to First World War.

1915
Majors
(not played)
x
x
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

R&A

Championship not played due to First World War.

1914
Majors
306
£50
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Vardon, Harry

Score

306

Prize money

£50

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (54th) (June 18/19). Second-placed J.H. Taylor (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Vardon (Jersey). This was the last of Vardon's six Open Championship wins. [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Taylor, J.H.

Score

304

Prize money

£50

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (53rd) (June 23/24). Second-placed Ted Ray (Jersey) finished 8 shots behind Taylor (Eng). This was the last of Taylor's five Open Championship wins. [Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside].

1912
Majors
295
£50
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Ray, Ted

Score

295

Prize money

£50

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (52nd) (June 24/25). Second-placed Harry Vardon (Jersey) finished 4 shots behind Ray (Jersey). [Muirfield - The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, East Lothian].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Vardon, Harry

Score

303

Prize money

£50

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (51st) (June 26-29). Vardon (Eng) won a 36-hole stroke play playoff against Arnaud Massy (Fra). Massy, 5 shots behind at the time, conceded at the 35th hole. This was the fifth of Vardon's six Open Championship wins. [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].

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].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Taylor, J.H.

Score

295

Prize money

£30

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (49th) (June 10/11). Second-placed James Braid (Scot) and Tom Ball (Eng) finished 6 shots behind Taylor (Eng). This was the fourth of Taylor's five Open Championship wins. [Royal Cinque Ports GC, Deal, Kent].

1908
Majors
291
£30
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Braid, James

Score

291

Prize money

£30

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (48th) (June 18/19). Second-placed Tom Ball (Eng) finished 8 shots behind Braid (Scot). This was the fourth of Braid's five Open Championship wins. [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Massy, Arnaud

Score

312

Prize money

£30

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (47th) (June 20/21). Second-placed J.H. Taylor (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Massy (Fra), the first player from outside Great Britain to win the Open Championship. [Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside].

1906
Majors
300
£30
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Braid, James

Score

300

Prize money

£30

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (46th) (June 13-15). Second-placed J.H. Taylor (Eng) finished 4 shots behind defending champion Braid (Scot). This was the third of Braid's five Open Championship wins. [Muirfield - The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, East Lothian].

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

Majors

Winner (holder)

White, Jack

Score

296

Prize money

£30

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (44th) (June 8-10). Second-placed J.H. Taylor (Eng) and James Braid (Scot) finished 1 shot behind White (Scot). [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].

1903
Majors
300
£30
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Vardon, Harry

Score

300

Prize money

£30

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (43rd) (June 10/11). Second-placed Tom Vardon (Jersey) finished 6 shots behind his brother Harry Vardon (Jersey). This was the fourth of Vardon's six Open Championship wins. [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].

1902
Majors
307
£30
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Herd, Alex

Score

307

Prize money

£30

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (42nd) (June 4/5). Second-placed Harry Vardon (Jersey) and James Braid (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Alex (Sandy) Herd (Scot). [Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside].

1901
Majors
309
£30
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Braid, James

Score

309

Prize money

£30

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (41st) (June 5/6). Second-placed Harry Vardon (Jersey) finished 4 shots behind Braid (Scot). This was the first of Braid's five Open Championship wins. [Muirfield - The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, East Lothian].

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)

Vardon, Harry

Score

310

Prize money

£30

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R&A

The Open Championship (39th) (June 7/8). Second-placed Jack White (Scot) finished 5 shots behind defending champion Vardon (Jersey). This was the third of Vardon's six Open Championship wins. [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].

1898
Majors
307
£30
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Vardon, Harry

Score

307

Prize money

£30

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (38th) (June 8/9). Second-placed Willie Park Jr (Scot) finished 1-shot behind Vardon (Jersey). This was the second of Vardon's six Open Championship wins. [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].

1897
Majors
314
amateur
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Hilton, Harold

Score

314

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (37th) (May 19/20). Second-placed James Braid (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Hilton (Eng, amateur). First time for The Open at Royal Liverpool, and a second win in this Championship for the Club's own Harold Hilton. [Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside].