Golf The Open Championship (British Open)

Year Venue Champion Country Winning Score 1st Prize
2015 St Andrews Zach Johnson St Andrews, Scotland 273 (-15) $1,794,690
2014 Royal Liverpool Golf Club Rory McIlroy Northern Ireland 271 (−17) £ 975 000
2013 Muirfield Phil Mickelson United States 281 (−3) £ 945 000
2012 Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club Ernie Els (2) South Africa 273 (−7) £ 900 000
2011 Royal St George's Golf Club Darren Clarke Northern Ireland 275 (−5) £ 900 000
2010 St Andrews Louis Oosthuizen South Africa 272 (−16) £ 850 000
2009 Turnberry Stewart Cink USA 278 (-2)PO £ 750 000
2008 Royal Birkdale Golf Club Pádraig Harrington  Ireland 283 (+3) £ 750 000
2007 Carnoustie Golf Links Pádraig Harrington  Ireland 277 (-7)PO £ 750 000
2006 Royal Liverpool Golf Club Tiger Woods  United States 270 (-18) £ 720 000
2005 St Andrews Tiger Woods  United States 274 (-14) £ 720 000
2004 Royal Troon Golf Club Todd Hamilton  United States 274 (-10)PO £ 720 000
2003 Royal St George's Golf Club Ben Curtis  United States 283 (-1) £ 700 000
2002 Muirfield Ernie Els  South Africa 278 (-6)PO £ 700 000
2001 Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club David Duval  United States 274 (-10) £ 600 000
2000 St Andrews Tiger Woods  United States 269 (-19) £ 500 000
1999 Carnoustie Golf Links Paul Lawrie  Scotland 290 (+6)PO £ 350 000
1998 Royal Birkdale Golf Club Mark O'Meara  United States 280 (E)PO £ 300 000
1997 Royal Troon Golf Club Justin Leonard  United States 272 (-12) £ 250 000
1996 Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club Tom Lehman  United States 271 (-13) £ 200 000
1995 St Andrews John Daly  United States 282 (-6)PO £ 125 000
1994 Turnberry Nick Price  Zimbabwe 268 (-12) £ 110 000
1993 Royal St George's Golf Club Greg Norman (2)  Australia 267 (-13) £ 100 000
1992 Muirfield Nick Faldo (3)  England 272 (-12) £ 95 000
1991 Royal Birkdale Golf Club Ian Baker-Finch  Australia 272 (-8) £ 90 000
1990 St Andrews Nick Faldo (2)  England 270 (-18) £ 85 000
1989 Royal Troon Golf Club Mark Calcavecchia  United States 275 (-13)PO £ 80 000
1988 Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club Seve Ballesteros (3)  Spain 273 (-11) £ 80 000
1987 Muirfield Nick Faldo  England 279 (-5) £ 75 000
1986 Turnberry Greg Norman  Australia 280 (E) £ 70 000
1985 Royal St George's Golf Club Sandy Lyle  Scotland 282 (+2) £ 65 000
1984 St Andrews Seve Ballesteros (2)  Spain 276 (-12) £ 55 000
1983 Royal Birkdale Golf Club Tom Watson (5)  United States 275 (-9) £ 40 000
1982 Royal Troon Golf Club Tom Watson (4)  United States 284 (-4) £ 32 000
1981 Royal St George's Golf Club Bill Rogers  United States 276 (-4) £ 25 000
1980 Muirfield Tom Watson (3)  United States 271 (-13) £ 25 000
1979 Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club Seve Ballesteros  Spain 283 (-1) £ 15 000
1978 St Andrews Jack Nicklaus (3)  United States 281 (-7) £ 12 500
1977 Turnberry Tom Watson (2)  United States 268 (-12) £ 10 000
1976 Royal Birkdale Golf Club Johnny Miller  United States 279 (-9) £ 7 500
1975 Carnoustie Golf Links Tom Watson  United States 279 (-5)PO £ 7 500
1974 Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club Gary Player (3)  South Africa 282 (-2) £ 5 500
1973 Royal Troon Golf Club Tom Weiskopf  United States 276 (-12) £ 5 500
1972 Muirfield Lee Trevino (2)  United States 278 (-6) £ 5 500
1971 Royal Birkdale Golf Club Lee Trevino  United States 278 (-10) £ 5 500
1970 St Andrews Jack Nicklaus (2)  United States 283 (-5)PO £ 5 250
1969 Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club Tony Jacklin  England 280 (-4) £ 4 250
1968 Carnoustie Golf Links Gary Player (2)  South Africa 289 (+1) £ 3 000
1967 Royal Liverpool Golf Club Roberto DeVicenzo  Argentina 278 (-10) £ 2 100
1966 Muirfield Jack Nicklaus  United States 282 (+2) £ 2 100
1965 Royal Birkdale Golf Club Peter Thomson (5)  Australia 285 (-3) £ 1 750
1964 St Andrews Tony Lema  United States 279 (-9) £ 1 500
1963 Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club Bob Charles  New Zealand 277PO £ 1 500
1962 Royal Troon Golf Club Arnold Palmer (2)  United States 276 £ 1 400
1961 Royal Birkdale Golf Club Arnold Palmer  United States 284 £ 1 400
1960 St Andrews Kel Nagle  Australia 278 £ 1 250
1959 Muirfield Gary Player  South Africa 284 £ 1 000
1958 Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club Peter Thomson (4)  Australia 274PO £ 1 000
1957 St Andrews Bobby Locke (4)  South Africa 279 £ 1 000
1956 Royal Liverpool Golf Club Peter Thomson (3)  Australia 286 £ 1 000
1955 St Andrews Peter Thomson (2)  Australia 281 £ 1 000
1954 Royal Birkdale Golf Club Peter Thomson  Australia 283 £750
1953 Carnoustie Golf Links Ben Hogan  United States 282 £500
1952 Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club Bobby Locke (3)  South Africa 287 £300
1951 Royal Portrush Golf Club Max Faulkner  England 285 £300
1950 Royal Troon Golf Club Bobby Locke (2)  South Africa 279 £300
1949 Royal St George's Golf Club Bobby Locke  South Africa 283 £300
1948 Muirfield Henry Cotton (3)  England 284 £150
1947 Royal Liverpool Golf Club Fred Daly  Northern Ireland 293 £150
1946 St Andrews Sam Snead  United States 290 £150
1940-1945: No Championships due to World War II
1939 St Andrews Richard Burton  England 290 £100
1938 Royal St George's Golf Club Reg Whitcombe  England 295 £100
1937 Carnoustie Golf Links Henry Cotton (2)  England 290 £100
1936 Royal Liverpool Golf Club Alf Padgham  England 287 £100
1935 Muirfield Alf Perry  England 283 £100
1934 Royal St George's Golf Club Henry Cotton  England 283 £100
1933 St Andrews Denny Shute  United States 292PO £100
1932 Prince's Golf Club Gene Sarazen  United States 283 £100
1931 Carnoustie Golf Links Tommy Armour  United States (nat) 296 £100
1930 Royal Liverpool Golf Club Bobby Jones (Am) (3)  United States 291 Am - £100
1929 Muirfield Walter Hagen (4)  United States 292 £100
1928 Royal St George's Golf Club Walter Hagen (3)  United States 292 £100
1927 St Andrews Bobby Jones (Am) (2)  United States 285 Am - £100
1926 Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club Bobby Jones (Am)  United States 291 Am - £75
1925 Prestwick Golf Club Jim Barnes  United States (nat) 300 £75
1924 Royal Liverpool Golf Club Walter Hagen (2)  United States 301 £75
1923 Royal Troon Golf Club Arthur Havers  England 295 £75
1922 Royal St George's Golf Club Walter Hagen  United States 300 £75
1921 St Andrews Jock Hutchison  United States (nat) 296PO £75
1920 Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club George Duncan  Scotland 303 £75
1915-1919: No Championships due to World War I
1914 Prestwick Golf Club Harry Vardon (6)  England 306 £50
1913 Royal Liverpool Golf Club John Henry Taylor (5)  England 304 £50
1912 Muirfield Ted Ray  England 295 £50
1911 Royal St George's Golf Club Harry Vardon (5)  England 303PO £50
1910 St Andrews James Braid (5)  Scotland 299 £50
1909 Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club John Henry Taylor (4)  England 291 £30
1908 Prestwick Golf Club James Braid (4)  Scotland 291 £30
1907 Royal Liverpool Golf Club Arnaud Massy  France 312 £30
1906 Muirfield James Braid (3)  Scotland 300 £30
1905 St Andrews James Braid (2)  Scotland 318 £30
1904 Royal St George's Golf Club Jack White  Scotland 296 £30
1903 Prestwick Golf Club Harry Vardon (4)  England 300 £30
1902 Royal Liverpool Golf Club Sandy Herd  Scotland 307 £30
1901 Muirfield James Braid  Scotland 309 £30
1900 St. Andrews John Henry Taylor (3)  England 309 £30
1899 Royal St George's Golf Club Harry Vardon (3)  England 310 £30
1898 Prestwick Golf Club Harry Vardon (2)  England 307 £30
1897 Royal Liverpool Golf Club Harold Hilton (Am) (2)  England 314 Am - £30
1896 Muirfield Harry Vardon  England 316 £30
1895 St Andrews John Henry Taylor (2)  England 332 £30
1894 Royal St George's Golf Club John Henry Taylor  England 326 £30
1893 Prestwick Golf Club William Auchterlonie  Scotland 322 £30
1892 Muirfield Harold Hilton (Am)  England 305 (Am)
1891 St Andrews Hugh Kirkaldy  Scotland 166 £10
1890 Prestwick Golf Club John Ball (Am)  England 164 Am - £8
1889 Musselburgh Links Willie Park, Jnr (2)  Scotland 155PO £8
1888 St Andrews Jack Burns  Scotland 171 £10
1887 Prestwick Golf Club Willie Park, Jnr  Scotland 161 £10
1886 Musselburgh Links David Brown  Scotland 157 £10
1885 St Andrews Bob Martin (2)  Scotland 171 £10
1884 Prestwick Golf Club Jack Simpson  Scotland 160 £10
1883 Musselburgh Links Willie Fernie  Scotland 159PO £10
1882 St Andrews Bob Ferguson (3)  Scotland 171 £10
1881 Prestwick Golf Club Bob Ferguson (2)  Scotland 170 £10
1880 Musselburgh Links Bob Ferguson  Scotland 162 £10
1879 St Andrews Jamie Anderson (3)  Scotland 169 £10
1878 Prestwick Golf Club Jamie Anderson (2)  Scotland 157 £10
1877 Musselburgh Links Jamie Anderson  Scotland 160 £10
1876 St Andrews Bob Martin  Scotland 176 £10
1875 Prestwick Golf Club Willie Park, Snr (4)  Scotland 166 £6
1874 Musselburgh Links Mungo Park  Scotland 159 £6
1873 St Andrews Tom Kidd  Scotland 179 £6
1872 Prestwick Golf Club Tom Morris, Jnr (4)  Scotland 166 £6
1871 No Championship
1870 Prestwick Golf Club Tom Morris, Jnr (3)  Scotland 149 £6
1869 Prestwick Golf Club Tom Morris, Jnr (2)  Scotland 154 £6
1868 Prestwick Golf Club Tom Morris, Jnr  Scotland 157 £6
1867 Prestwick Golf Club Tom Morris, Snr (4)  Scotland 170 £6
1866 Prestwick Golf Club Willie Park, Snr (3)  Scotland 169 £6
1865 Prestwick Golf Club Andrew Strath  Scotland 162 £6
1864 Prestwick Golf Club Tom Morris, Snr (3)  Scotland 167 £6
1863 Prestwick Golf Club Willie Park, Snr (2)  Scotland 168 -
1862 Prestwick Golf Club Tom Morris, Snr (2)  Scotland 163 -
1861 Prestwick Golf Club Tom Morris, Snr  Scotland 163 -
1860 Prestwick Golf Club Willie Park, Snr  Scotland 174 -

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The Open Championship (British Open) Multiple and Consecutive Champions

Country Golfer Total Years
JEY  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, v, 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
RSA  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
RSA  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  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
RSA  Ernie Els  2 2002, 2012

The Open Championship (British Open) National Summary

Rank Nation Wins Winners
T1  Scotland 41 22
 United States 41 26
3  England 22 13
T4  Australia 9 4
 South Africa 9 4
6  Jersey 7 2
7  Spain 3 1
T8  Ireland 2 1
 Northern Ireland 2 2
T10  Argentina 1 1
 France 1 1
 New Zealand 1 1
 Zimbabwe 1 1