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FOCUS ON GOLF: British Open

Winners

July 16, 1998

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Year Winner Score 1860 Willie Park 174 1861 Old Tom Morris 163 1862 Old Tom Morris 163 1863 Willie Park 168 1864 Old Tom Morris 160 1865 Andrew Strath 162 1866 Willie Park 169 1867 Old Tom Morris 170 1868 Young Tom Morris 154 1869 Young Tom Morris 157 1870 Young Tom Morris 149 1871 No tournament 1872 Young Tom Morris 166 1873 Tom Kidd 179 1874 Mungo Park 159 1875 Willie Park 166 1876 Bob Martin 176 1877 Jamie Anderson 160 1878 Jamie Anderson 157 1879 Jamie Anderson 169 1880 Robert Ferguson 162 1881 Robert Ferguson 170 1882 Robert Ferguson 171 1883 Willie Fernie* 159 1884 Jack Simpson 160 1885 Bob Martin 171 1886 David Brown 157 1887 Willie Park Jr. 161 1888 Jack Burns 171 1889 Willie Park Jr.* 155 1890 John Ball 164 1891 Hugh Kirkaldy 166 1892 Harold Hilton 305** 1893 William Auchterlonie 322 1894 J.H. Taylor 326 1895 J.H. Taylor 322 1896 Harry Vardon* 316 1897 Harold Hilton 314 1898 Harry Vardon 307 1899 Harry Vardon 310 1900 J.H. Taylor 309 1901 James Braid 309 1902 Alexander Herd 307 1903 Harry Vardon 300 1904 Jack White 296 1905 James Braid 318 1906 James Braid 300 1907 Arnaud Massy 312 1908 James Braid 291 1909 J.H. Taylor 295 1910 James Braid 299 1911 Harry Vardon 303 1912 Ted Ray 295 1913 J.H. Taylor 304 1914 Harry Vardon 306 1915-19 No tournament 1920 George Duncan 303 1921 Jock Hutchison* 296 1922 Walter Hagen 300 1923 Arthur G. Havers 295 1924 Walter Hagen 301 1925 Jim Barnes 300 1926 Bobby Jones 291 1927 Bobby Jones 285 1928 Walter Hagen 292 1929 Walter Hagen 292 1930 Bobby Jones 291 1931 Tommy Armour 296 1932 Gene Sarazen 283 1933 Denny Shute* 292 1934 Henry Cotton 283 1935 Alfred Perry 283 1936 Alfred Padgham 287 1937 Henry Cotton 290 1938 Reginald A. Whitcombe 295 1939 Richard Burton 290 1940-45 No tournament 1946 Sam Snead 290 1947 Fred Daly 293 1948 Henry Cotton 294 1949 Bobby Locke* 283 1950 Bobby Locke 279 1951 Max Faulkner 285 1952 Bobby Locke 287 1953 Ben Hogan 282 1954 Peter Thomson 283 1955 Peter Thomson 281 1956 Peter Thomson 286 1957 Bobby Locke 279 1958 Peter Thomson* 278 1959 Gary Player 284 1960 Kel Nagle 278 1961 Arnold Palmer 284 1962 Arnold Palmer 276 1963 Bob Charles* 277 1964 Tony Lema 279 1965 Peter Thomson 285 1966 Jack Nicklaus 282 1967 Robert DeVicenzo 278 1968 Gary Player 289 1969 Tony Jacklin 280 1970 Jack Nicklaus* 283 1971 Lee Trevino 278 1972 Lee Trevino 278 1973 Tom Weiskopf 276 1974 Gary Player 282 1975 Tom Watson* 279 1976 Johnny Miller 279 1977 Tom Watson 268 1978 Jack Nicklaus 281 1979 Seve Ballesteros 283 1980 Tom Watson 271 1981 Bill Rogers 276 1982 Tom Watson 284 1983 Tom Watson 275 1984 Seve Ballesteros 276 1985 Sandy Lyle 282 1986 Greg Norman 280 1987 Nick Faldo 279 1988 Seve Ballesteros 273 1989 Mark Calcavecchia* 275 1990 Nick Faldo 270 1991 Ian Baker-Finch 272 1992 Nick Faldo 272 1993 Greg Norman 267 1994 Nick Price 268 1995 John Daly* 282 1996 Tom Lehman 271 1997 Justin Leonard 272

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* Winner in playoff

** Championship extended to 72 holes

THE COURSES

Number of times courses have been used in the British Open (last year used in parentheses):

25 St. Andrews, Scotland (1995)

24 Prestwick, Scotland (1925)

14 Muirfield, Scotland (1992)

12 Royal St. George's, Scotland (1993)

10 Hoylake, England (1967)

9 Royal Lytham & St. Anne's, England (1996)

8 Royal Birkdale, England (1998)

7 Royal Troon, Scotland (1997)

6 Musselburgh, Scotland (1889)

5 Carnoustie, Scotland (1975)

3 Turnberry, Scotland (1994)

2 Deal, England (1920)

1 Prince's, England (1932)

1 Portrush, Ireland (1951)

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