Open Championship Golf 2016

British Open Championship

Dates: Thursday July 14 - Sunday July 17, 2016

Course: Royal Troon Golf Club, Organized by The R&A

Par: 71

Length: 7,175 yd (6,561 m)

Location: Ayrshire, Scotland

Tours: European Tour, PGA Tour, Japan Golf Tour

Field: 156 players

2016 British Open Championship Prize Money

Purse: $9,300,000

FedExCup Points: 600

2015 Prize Money

  • Purse : $9,200,000
  • FedExCup Points: 600

2014 Prize Money

  • Prize Fund : £5,400,000
  • Winner's Share : £975,000

2013 Prize Money

  • Purse: $6.8 million
  • Winner's Share: $1,442,826

Course Layout

Hole Name Yards Par Hole Name Yards Par
1 Seal 370 4 10 Sandhills 438 4
2 Black Rock 391 4 11 The Railway 490 4
3 Gyaws 379 4 12 The Fox 431 4
4 Dunure 560 5 13 Burmah 472 4
5 Greenan 210 3 14 Alton 178 3
6 Turnberry 601 5 15 Crosbie 483 4
7 Tel-el-Kebir 405 4 16 Well 542 5
8 Postage Stamp 123 3 17 Rabbit 222 3
9 The Monk 423 4 18 Craigend 457 4
Out 3,462 36 In 3,713 35
  Total 7,175 71

2016 Leaderboard

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British Open Championship Golf 2015

Thursday July 16 - Monday July 20, 2015

Place:St Andrews,Scotland

2015 Leaderboard

    Round          
Pos Name 1 2 3 4 Playoff Today Total Strokes Purse
1 x-Zach Johnson 66 71 70 66 15 - -15 273 $1,794,690
T2 Marc Leishman 70 73 64 66 18 - -15 273 $837,262
T2 Louis Oosthuizen 67 70 67 69 16 - -15 273 $837,262
T4 Jason Day 66 71 67 70 - -2 -14 274 $460,377
T4 Jordan Spieth 67 72 66 69 - -3 -14 274 $460,377
T6 Sergio Garcia 70 69 68 70 - -2 -11 277 $305,878
T6 Jordan Niebrugge 67 73 67 70 - -2 -11 277 -
T6 Justin Rose 71 68 68 70 - -2 -11 277 $305,878
T6 Danny Willett 66 69 72 70 - -2 -11 277 $305,878
T10 Brooks Koepka 71 70 69 68 - -4 -10 278 $216,143
T10 Adam Scott 70 67 70 71 - -1 -10 278 $162,107
T12 Ashley Chesters 71 72 67 69 - -3 -9 279 -
T12 Luke Donald 68 70 73 68 - -4 -9 279 $162,107
T12 Martin Kaymer 71 70 70 68 - -4 -9 279 $162,107
T12 Ollie Schniederjans 70 72 70 67 - -5 -9 279 -
T12 Brendon Todd 71 73 69 66 - -6 -9 279 $162,107
T12 Anthony Wall 70 71 68 70 - -2 -9 279 $162,107
T18 Hideki Matsuyama 72 66 71 71 - -1 -8 280 $129,140
T18 Robert Streb 66 71 70 73 - 1 -8 280 $129,140
T20 Stewart Cink 70 71 68 72 - E -7 281 $95,938
T20 Marcus Fraser 74 69 68 70 - -2 -7 281 $95,938
T20 Retief Goosen 66 72 69 74 - 2 -7 281 $95,938
T20 Branden Grace 69 72 73 67 - -5 -7 281 $95,938
T20 Padraig Harrington 72 69 65 75 - 3 -7 281 $95,938
T20 Russell Henley 74 66 72 69 - -3 -7 281 $95,938
T20 Phil Mickelson 70 72 70 69 - -3 -7 281 $95,938
T20 James Morrison 71 71 70 69 - -3 -7 281 $95,938
T20 Greg Owen 68 73 71 69 - -3 -7 281 $95,938
T20 Patrick Reed 72 70 67 72 - E -7 281 $95,938
T30 Steven Bowditch 70 69 69 74 - 2 -6 282 $63,075
T30 Paul Dunne 69 69 66 78 - 6 -6 282 -
T30 Rickie Fowler 72 71 66 73 - 1 -6 282 $63,075
T30 Jim Furyk 73 71 66 72 - E -6 282 $63,075
T30 Billy Horschel 73 71 71 67 - -5 -6 282 $63,075
T30 Matt Jones 68 73 69 72 - E -6 282 $63,075
T30 Anirban Lahiri 69 70 71 72 - E -6 282 $63,075
T30 Ryan Palmer 71 71 67 73 - 1 -6 282 $63,075
T30 Andy Sullivan 72 71 68 71 - -1 -6 282 $63,075
T30 Jimmy Walker 72 68 71 71 - -1 -6 282 $63,075
T40 Scott Arnold 71 73 73 66 - -6 -5 283 $43,480
T40 Rafael Cabrera-Bello 71 73 68 71 - -1 -5 283 $43,480
T40 Paul Lawrie 66 70 74 73 - 1 -5 283 $43,480
T40 Francesco Molinari 72 71 73 67 - -5 -5 283 $43,480
T40 Geoff Ogilvy 71 68 72 72 - E -5 283 $43,480
T40 John Senden 72 72 68 71 - -1 -5 283 $43,480
T40 Webb Simpson 70 70 71 72 - E -5 283 $43,480
T40 Henrik Stenson 73 70 71 69 - -3 -5 283 $43,480
T40 Marc Warren 68 69 72 74 - 2 -5 283 $43,480
T49 Jamie Donaldson 72 71 71 70 - -2 -4 284 $29,227
T49 David Duval 72 72 67 73 - 1 -4 284 $29,227
T49 Ryan Fox 72 69 76 67 - -5 -4 284 $29,227
T49 David Howell 68 73 73 70 - -2 -4 284 $29,227
T49 Dustin Johnson 65 69 75 75 - 3 -4 284 $29,227
T49 Hunter Mahan 72 72 67 73 - 1 -4 284 $29,227
T49 Graeme McDowell 72 72 70 70 - -2 -4 284 $29,227
T49 Eddie Pepperell 72 70 66 76 - 4 -4 284 $29,227
T49 Lee Westwood 71 73 69 71 - -1 -4 284 $29,227
T58 Greg Chalmers 70 71 69 75 - 3 -3 285 $24,824
T58 Jason Dufner 73 71 67 74 - 2 -3 285 $24,824
T58 Matt Kuchar 71 73 70 71 - -1 -3 285 $24,824
T58 David Lipsky 73 69 70 73 - 1 -3 285 $24,824
T58 Kevin Na 67 75 70 73 - 1 -3 285 $24,824
T58 Cameron Tringale 71 71 73 70 - -2 -3 285 $24,824
T58 Gary Woodland 72 70 71 72 - E -3 285 $24,824
T65 Ernie Els 71 73 69 73 - 1 -2 286 $23,955
T65 Thongchai Jaidee 72 71 70 73 - 1 -2 286 $23,955
T65 Romain Langasque 69 72 71 74 - 2 -2 286 -
T68 Graham DeLaet 71 73 68 75 - 3 -1 287 $23,331
T68 Harris English 71 72 69 75 - 3 -1 287 $23,331
T68 Ross Fisher 71 73 72 71 - -1 -1 287 $23,331
T68 Richie Ramsay 72 71 70 74 - 2 -1 287 $23,331
T68 Charl Schwartzel 67 72 69 79 - 7 -1 287 $23,331
T68 Bernd Wiesberger 72 72 71 72 - E -1 287 $23,331
T74 Paul Casey 70 71 75 72 - E E 288 $22,551
T74 David Lingmerth 69 72 70 77 - 5 E 288 $22,551
T74 Ben Martin 74 70 67 77 - 5 E 288 $22,551
T74 Brett Rumford 71 71 71 75 - 3 E 288 $22,551
T78 Bernhard Langer 74 70 73 72 - E 1 289 $22,082
T78 Mark O'Meara 72 72 71 74 - 2 1 289 $22,082
80 Thomas Aiken 75 69 72 74 - 2 2 290 $21,848

Records

  • Oldest winner: Old Tom Morris (46 years, 99 days), 1867.
  • Youngest winner: Young Tom Morris (17 years, 181 days), 1868.
  • Most victories: 6, Harry Vardon (1896, 1898, 1899, 1903, 1911, 1914).
  • Lowest absolute 72-hole score: 267, Greg Norman (66-68-69-64), 1993.
  • Lowest 72-hole score in relation to par: –19, Tiger Woods (67-66-67-69, 269), 2000.
  • Greatest victory margin: 13 strokes, Old Tom Morris, 1862.
  • Lowest 18-hole score: 63 – Mark Hayes.

Multiple and Consecutive Champions

Country Golfer Total Years
ENG Harry Vardon 6 1896, 1898, 1899, 1903, 1911, 1914
SCO James Braid 5 1901, 1905, 1906, 1908, 1910
ENG John Henry Taylor 5 1894, 1895, 1900, 1909, 1913
AUS Peter Thomson 5 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1965
USA Tom Watson 5 1975, 1977, 1980, 1982, 1983
SCO Tom Morris, Sr. 4 1861, 1862, 1864, 1867
SCO Tom Morris, Jr. 4 1868, 1869, 1870, 1872
SCO Willie Park, Sr. 4 1860, 1863, 1866, 1875
USA Walter Hagen 4 1922, 1924, 1928, 1929
ZAF Bobby Locke 4 1949, 1950, 1952, 1957
SCO Jamie Anderson 3 1877, 1878, 1879
SCO Bob Ferguson 3 1880, 1881, 1882
USA Bobby Jones 3 1926, 1927, 1930
ENG Henry Cotton 3 1934, 1937, 1948
ZAF Gary Player 3 1959, 1968, 1974
USA Jack Nicklaus 3 1966, 1970, 1978
ESP Seve Ballesteros 3 1979, 1984, 1988
ENG Nick Faldo 3 1987, 1990, 1992
USA Tiger Woods 3 2000, 2005, 2006
SCO Bob Martin 2 1876, 1885
SCO Willie Park, Jr. 2 1887, 1889
ENG Harold Hilton (a) 2 1892, 1897
USA Arnold Palmer 2 1961, 1962
USA Lee Trevino 2 1971, 1972
AUS Greg Norman 2 1986, 1993
IRL Pádraig Harrington 2 2007, 2008

National Summary

Rank Nation Wins Winners
T1 Scotland 42 22
United States 42 27
3 England 27 14
4 Australia 9 4
5 South Africa 8 3
6 Spain 3 1
7 Ireland 2 1
T8 Argentina 1 1
France 1 1
New Zealand 1 1
Northern Ireland 1 1
Zimbabwe 1 1

 

Claret Jug
British Open Championship Golf Course
Open Championship Trophy
The Open Championship Golf Hole