2017 The Open Championship

Results

The * after a year means it was won in a play off

Year Venue Champion Countey Score
Finish 1st Prize
 
2017 Royal Birkdale Jordan Spieth United States 268 -12 $1,845,000
2016 Royal Troon
Henrik Stenson Sweeden 264 -20 £1,150,000
2015* St. Andrews Zach Johnson United States 273 -15 £1,150,000
2014 Royal Liverpool Rory McIlory Ireland 271 -17 £975,000
2013 Muirfield Phil Mickelson United States 281
-3 £945,000
2012 Royal Lytham & St. Anne's Ernie Els South Africa 273
-7 £900,000
2011 Royal St. George's Darren Clarke Ireland 275
-5 £900,000
2010 St. Andrews Louis Oosthuizen South Africa 272
-16 £850,000
2009* Turnberry Stewart Cink United States 278
-2 £750,000
2008 Royal Birkdale Padraig Harrington Ireland 283
+3 £750,000
2007* Carnoustie Padraig Harrington Ireland 277
-6 £750,000
2006 Royal Liverpool Tiger Woods United States 270
-18 £720,000
2005 St. Andrews Tiger Woods United States 274
-14 £720,000
2004* Royal Troon Todd Hammilton United States 274
-10 £720,000
2003 Royal St. George's Ben Curtis United States 283
-1 £700,000
2002* Muirfield Ernie Els South Africa 278
-6 £700,000
2001 Royal Lytham & St. Annes David Duval United States 274
-10 £600,000
2000 St. Andrews Tiger Woods United States 269
-19 £500,000
1999* Carnoustie Paul Lawrie Scotland 290 +6 £350,000
1998* Royal Birkdale Mark O'Meara United States 280 E £300,000
1997 Royal Troon Justin Leonard United States 272 -12 £250,000
1996 Royal Lytham & St. Anne's Tom Lehman United States 271 -13 £200,000
1995* St. Andrews John Daly United States 282 -6 £125,000
1994 Turnberry Nick Price Zimbabwe 268 -12 £110,000
1993 Sandwich Greg Norman Australia 267 -13 £100,000
1992 Muirfield Nick Faldo England 272 -12 £95,000
1991 Royal Birkdale Ian Baker-Finch Australia 272 -8 £90,000
1990 St. Andrews Nick Faldo England 270 -18 £85,000
1989* Royal Troon Mark Calcavecchia United States 275 -13 £80,000
1988 Royal Lytham & St. Anne's Seve Ballesteros Spain 273 -11 £80,000
1987 Muirfield Nick Faldo England 279 -5 £75,000
1986 Turnberry Greg Norman Australia 280 E £70,000
1985 Sandwich Sandy Lyle Scotland 282 +2 £65,000
1984 St. Andrews Seve Ballesteros Spain 276 -12 £55,000
1983 Royal Birkdale Tom Watson United States 275 -9 £40,000
1982 Royal Troon Tom Watson United States 284 -4 £32,000
1981 Sandwich Bill Rogers United States 276 -4 £25,000
1980 Muirfield Tom Watson United States 271 -13 £25,000
1979 Royal Lytham & St. Anne's Seve Ballesteros Spain 283 -1 £15,000
1978 St. Andrews Jack Nicklaus United States 281 -7 £12,500
1977 Turnberry Tom Watson United States 268 -12 £10,000
1976 Royal Birkdale Johnny Miller United States 279 -9 £7,500
1975* Carnoustie Tom Watson United States 279 -5 £7,500
1974 Royal Lytham & St. Anne's Gary Player South Africa 282 -2 £5,500
1973 Royal Troon Tom Weiskopf United States 276 -12 £5,500
1972 Muirfield Lee Trevino United States 278 -6 £5,500
1971 Royal Birkdale Lee Trevino United States 278 -10 £5,500
1970* St. Andrews Jack Nicklaus United States 283 -5 £5,250
1969 Royal Lytham & St. Anne's Tony Jacklin England 280 -4 £4,250
1968 Carnoustie Gary Player South Africa 289 +1 £3,000
1967 Hoylake Roberto De Vincenzo Argentina 278 -10 £2,100
1966 Muirfield Jack Nicklaus United States 282 -2 £2,100
1965 Royal Birkdale Peter Thomson Australia 285 -3 £1,750
1964 St. Andrews Tony Lema United States 279 -9 £1,500
1963* Royal Lytham & St. Anne's Bob Charles New Zealand 277 -7 £1,500
1962 Royal Troon Arnold Palmer United States 276 -12 £1,500
1961 Royal Birkdale Arnold Palmer United States 284 -4 £1,500
1960 St. Andrews Ken Nagle Australia 278 -10 £1,250
1959 Muirfield Gary Player South Africa 284 E £1,000
1958 Royal Lytham & St. Anne's Peter Thomson Australia 278 -10 £1,000
1957 St. Andrews Bobby Locke South Africa 279 -9 £1,000
1956 Hoylake Peter Thomson Australia 286 -2 £1,000
1955 St. Andrews Peter Thomson Australia 281 -7 £1,000
1954 Royal Birkdale Peter Thomson Australia 283 -5 £750
1953 Carnoustie Ben Hogan United States 282 -6 £500
1952 Royal Lytham & St. Anne's Bobby Locke South Africa 287 -1 £300
1951 Royal Portrush Max Faulkner England 285 -3 £300
1950 Royal Troon Bobby Locke South Africa 279 -9 £300
1949* Sandwich Bobby Locke South Africa 283 -5 £300
1948 Muirfield Henry Cotter England 284 E £150
1947 Hoylake Fred Daly Ireland 293 +5 £150
1946 St. Andrews Sam Snead United States 290 +2 £150
 
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No Matches from 1940-1945

Year Venue Champion Country Score Finish 1st Prize
 
1939 St. Andrews Richard Burton England 290 +2 £100

1938

Sandwich Reg Whitcombe England 295 +7 £100
1937 Carnoustie Henry Cotton England 290   £100
1936 Hoylake Alf Padgham England 287   £100
1935 Muirfield Alf Perry England 283   £100
1934 Sandwich Henry Cotton England 283   £100
1933* St. Andrews Deny Shute United States 292   £100
1932 Sandwich Gean Sarazen United States 283   £100
1931 Carnoustie Tommy Armour Scotland 296   £100
1930 Hoylake Bobby Jones (A) United States 291   Am-£100
1929 Muirfield Walter Hagen United States 292   £75
1928 Sandwich Walter Hagen United States 292   £75
1927 St. Andrews Bobby Jones (A) United States 285   Am-£75
1926 Royal Lytham & St. Anne's Bobby Jones (A) United States 291   Am-£75
1925 Prestwick Jim Barnes England 300   £75
1924 Hoylake Walter Hagen United States 301   £75
1923 Royal Troon Arthur Havers England 295   £75
1922 Sandwich Walter Hagen United States 300   £75
1921 St. Andrews Jock Hutchison Scotland 296   £75
1920 Deal George Duncan Scotland 303   £75
 
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No Matches 1915-1919

Year Venue Champion Country Score 1st Prize
 
1914 Prestwick Harry Vardon Jersey 306 £50
1913 Hoylake J. H. Taylor England 304 £50
1912 Muirfield Ted Ray Jersey 295 £50
1911* Sandwich Harry Vardon Jersey 303 £50
1910 St. Andrews James Braid Scotland 299 £50
1909 Deal J. H. Taylor England 295 £50
1908 Prestwick James Braid Scotland 291 £50
1907 Hoylake Arnaud Massy France 312 £50
1906 Muirfield James Braid Scotland 300 £50
1905 St. Andrews James Braid Scotland 318 £50
1904 Sandwich Jack White Scotland 296 £50
1903 Prestwick Harry Vardon Jersey 300 £50
1902 Hoylake Sandy Herd Scotland 307 £50
1901 Muirfield James Braid Scotland 309 £50
1900 St. Andrews J. H. Taylor England 309 £50
1899 Sandwich Harry Vardon Jersey 310 £30
1898 Prestwick Harry Vardon Jersey 300 £30
1897 Hoylake Harold Hilton (A) England 314 Am-£30
1896* Muirfield Harry Vardon Jersey 316 £30
1895 St. Andrews J. H. Taylor England 322 £30
1894 Sandwich J. H. Taylor England 326 £30
1893 Prestwick William Auchterlonie Scotland 322 £30
1892 Muirfield Harold Hilton (A) England 305 Am-£35
 
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Before 1892 The Open Championship was played over 36-holes

Year Venue   Champion Country Score 1st Prize
 
1891 St. Andrews Hugh Kirkaldy Scotland 166 £10
1890 Prestwick John Ball (A) England 164 Am-£13
1889 Musselburgh Willy Park Jnr. Scotland 155 £8
1888 St. Andrews Jack Burns Scotland 171 £8
1887 Prestwick Willy Park Jr. Scotland 161 £8
1886 Musselburgh David Brown Scotland 157 £8
1885 St. Andrews Bob Martin Scotland 171 £10
1884 Prestwick Jack Simpson Scotland 160 £8
1883* Musselburgh Willie Fernnie Scotland 159 £8
1882 St. Andrews Bob Ferguson Scotland 170 £12
1881 Prestwick Bob Ferguson Scotland 171 £8
1880 Musselburgh Bob Ferguson Scotland 162 £8
1879 St. Andrews Jamie Anderson Scotland 169 £10
1878 Prestwick Jamie Anderson Scotland 157 £8
1877 Musselburgh Jamie Anderson Scotland 160 £8
1876 St. Andrews Bob Martin Scotland 176 £10
1875 Prestwick Willy Park Scotland 166 £8
1874 Musselburgh Mungo Park Scotland 159 £8
1873 St. Andrews Tom Kidd Scotland 179 £11
1872 Prestwick Tom Morris Jnr. Scotland 166 £8
 
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No Open Championship 1871

Year Venue Champion Country Score 1st Prize
 
1870 Prestwick Tom Morris Jnr. Scotland 149 £6
1869 Prestwick Tom Morris Jnr. Scotland 154 £6
1868 Prestwick Tom Morris Jnr. Scotland 157 £6
1867 Prestwick Tom Morris Snr. Scotland 170 £7
1866 Prestwick Willy Park Scotland 169 £6
1865 Prestwick Andrew Strath Scotland 162 £8
1864 Prestwick Tom Morris Snr. Scotland 167 £6
1863 Prestwick Willy Park Scotland 168  
1862 Prestwick Tom Morris Snr. Scotland 163  
1861 Prestwick Tom Morris Snr. Scotland 163  
1860 Prestwick Willy Park Scotland 174  
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