• The Rise, Canada
  • Pronghorn (Fazio)
  • Marco Simone GC (Italy); host of the Ryder Cup 2023
  • Terras da Comporta, Dunas
  • Pebble Beach host of the US Open; US Women's Open; Pebble Beach Pro-Am
  • Prince's GC, England
  • Torrey Pines - South course, host of the Farmers Insurance Open
  • Torrey Pines - South course, host of the Farmers Insurance Open

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.
1878
Majors
157
£8
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Anderson, Jamie

Score

157

Prize money

£8

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (18th) (Oct 4). Second-placed Bob Kirk (Scot) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Anderson (Scot). [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].

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)

Anderson, Jamie

Score

160

Prize money

£8

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (17th) (April 6). Second-placed Robert "Bob" Pringle (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Anderson (Scot). This was the first of Anderson's three consecutive Open Championship wins. [The Old Course, Musselburgh Links, nr Edinburgh].

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)

Auchterlonie, Willie

Score

322

Prize money

£30

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (33rd) (Aug 31/Sep 1). Second-placed John Laidlay (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Aucterlonie (Scot). [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].

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].

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].

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].

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].

1890
Majors
164
amateur
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Ball, John Jr

Score

164

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (30th) (Sept 11). Second-placed Willie Fernie (Scot) and Archie Simpson (Scot) finished 3 shots behind John Ball Jr (Eng, amateur). Ball was the first player from outside Scotland to win The Open, and the first amateur winner. [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].

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)

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].

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)

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].

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].

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)

Brown, David

Score

157

Prize money

£8

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (26th) (Nov 5). Second-placed Willie Campbell (Scot) finished 2 shots behind David "Davie" Brown (Scot). [The Old Course, Musselburgh Links, nr Edinburgh].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Burns, Jack

Score

171

Prize money

£8

Title sponsor

R&A

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Ferguson, Bob

Score

162

Prize money

£8

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (20th) (April 9). Second-placed Peter Paxton (Scot) finished 5 shots behind Ferguson (Scot). This was the first of Ferguson's three consecutive Open wins. [The Old Course, Musselburgh Links, nr Edinburgh].

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].

1881
Majors
170
£8
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Ferguson, Bob

Score

170

Prize money

£8

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (21st) (Oct 14). Second-placed Jamie Anderson (Scot) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Ferguson (Scot). [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Fernie, Willie

Score

159

Prize money

£8

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (23rd) (Nov 16/17). Fernie (Scot) beat Robert "Bob" Ferguson (Scot) in a 36-hole playoff (four rounds of the 9-hole Links): Fernie 158, Ferguson 159. [The Old Course, Musselburgh Links, nr Edinburgh].

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].

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)

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].

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].

2024
Majors
(Harman, Brian)
Jul 18-21
tba
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(Harman, Brian)

Score

Jul 18-21

Prize money

tba

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (152nd) (July 18-21). [Old Course, Royal Troon GC, Troon, Ayrshire].

2023
Majors
271 (-13)
$3,000,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Harman, Brian

Score

271 (-13)

Prize money

$3,000,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (151st) (July 20-23). Second-placed Jon Rahm (Esp), Sepp Straka (Aut), Jason Day (Aus) and Tom Kim (S Kor) finished 6 shots behind 36-year-old Brian Harman, who secured his first major championship title. Harman's previous (and second) PGA Tour win came in 2017. [Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside].

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].

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].

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].

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].

1892
Majors
305
amateur
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Hilton, Harold

Score

305

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (32nd) (Sept 22/23; first time over 72 holes rather than 36). Second-placed John Ball Jr (Eng), Hugh Kirkaldy (Scot) and Alex Herd (Scot) finished 3 shots behind Harold Hilton (Eng, amateur). First time Open Championship was held at Muirfield, the course only being a year old at the time. [Muirfield - The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, East Lothian].

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)

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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)

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].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Kirkaldy, Hugh

Score

166

Prize money

£10

Title sponsor

R&A

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

2020
Majors
(Lowry, Shane)
Cancelled
x
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(Lowry, Shane)

Score

Cancelled

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship not played in 2020 (scheduled for July 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].

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].

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)

Martin, Bob

Score

171

Prize money

£10

Title sponsor

R&A

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)

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].

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].

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].

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].

2021
Majors
265 (-15)
$2,070,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Morikawa, Collin

Score

265 (-15)

Prize money

$2,070,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (149th) (July 15-18). Second-placed Jordan Spieth (USA) finished 2 shots behind 24-year-old Collin Morikawa (USA), who became the first player since Bobby Jones (USA) in 1926 to win his first two majors after just eight starts in the majors. This was Morikawa's debut appearance in The Open; his first major title came in his first appearance in the US PGA Championship in 2020. [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Morris, Old Tom

Score

163

Prize money

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (3rd) (Sept 11). Second-placed Willie Park Sr (Scot) finished 13 shots behind defending champion Morris (Scot). This was the second of Old Tom Morris's four Open Championship wins. [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].

1867
Majors
170
£7
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Morris, Old Tom

Score

170

Prize money

£7

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (8th) (Sept 26). Second-placed Willie Park (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Morris (Scot). This was the last of Old Tom Morris's four Open Championship wins. [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].

1864
Majors
167
£6
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Morris, Old Tom

Score

167

Prize money

£6

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (5th) (Sept 16). Second-placed Andrew Strath (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Morris (Scot). This was the third of Old Tom Morris's four Open Championship wins. [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Morris, Old Tom

Score

163

Prize money

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (2nd) (Sept 26). Second-placed and defending champion Willie Park Sr (Scot) finished 4 shots behind Morris (Scot). This was the first of Old Tom Morris's four Open Championship wins. Amateurs were allowed to enter The Open from this year onward. [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Morris, Young Tom

Score

166

Prize money

£8

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (12th) (Sept 13). Second-placed David Strath (Scot) finished 3 shots behind 21-year-old Morris Jr (Scot), who won this title for the fourth straight time. This was the last of Young Tom Morris's four Open Championship wins, and the first year the famous Claret Jug was presented to the winner. [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Morris, Young Tom

Score

149

Prize money

£6

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (11th) (Sept 15). Second-placed Bob Kirk (Scot) and David Strath (Scot) finished 12 shots behind Morris Jr (Scot), who won this title for the third straight year. Having won three times, Morris was allowed to keep the red Moroccan leather belt, presented each year to the winner. In 1871 the Championship was not played. The famous Claret Jug was introduced when the Championship re-started in 1872. [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Morris, Young Tom

Score

154

Prize money

£6

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (10th) (Sept 16). Second-placed Old Tom Morris (Scot) finished 3 shots behind his son and defending champion Young Tom Morris (Scot). This second of Young Tom Morris's four Open Championship wins. [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Morris, Young Tom

Score

157

Prize money

£6

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (9th) (Sept 23). Second-placed Robert Andrew (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Morris Jr (Scot), who was aged only 17. This was the first of Young Tom Morris's four Open Championship wins. [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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