Open Winners

Year, Venue, Winner, Score.

1860, Prestwick, W Park, 174 .
1861, Prestwick, T Morris Snr, 163.
1862, Prestwick, T Morris Snr, 163.
1863, Prestwick, W Park, 168.
1864, Prestwick, T Morris Snr, 167.
1865, Prestwick, A Strath, 162.
1866, Prestwick, W Park, 169.
1867, Prestwick, T Morris Snr, 170.
1868, Prestwick, T Morris Jnr, 157.
1869, Prestwick, T Morris Jnr, 154.
1870, Prestwick, T Morris Jnr, 149

The Claret Jug was awarded for the first time in 1872. The Belt, contested from 1860-70, was won three times by 'Young' Tom Morris and became his property. There was no competition in 1871.

1872, Prestwick, T Morris Jnr, 166.
1873, St Andrews, T Kidd, 179.
1874, Musselburgh, M Park, 159.
1875, Prestwick, W Park, 166.
1876, St Andrews, B Martin, 176.
1877, Musselburgh, J Anderson, 160.
1878, Prestwick, J Anderson, 157.
1879, St Andrews, J Anderson, 169.
1880, Musselburgh, B Ferguson, 162.
1881, Prestwick, B Ferguson, 170.
1882, St Andrews, B Ferguson, 171.
1883, Musselburgh, W Fernie*, 159.
1884, Prestwick, J Simpson, 160.
1885, St Andrews, B Martin, 171.
1886, Musselburgh, D Brown, 157.
1887, Prestwick, W Park Jnr, 161.
1888, St Andrews, J Burns, 171.
1889, Musselburgh, W Park Jnr*, 155.
1890, Prestwick, J Ball (amateur), 164.
1891, St Andrews, H Kirkaldy, 166

After 1891, competition extended to 72 holes

1892, Muirfield, H Hilton (amateur), 305.
1893, Prestwick, W Auchterlonie, 322.
1894, Royal St George's, J H Taylor, 326.
1895, St Andrews, J H Taylor, 322 .
1896, Muirfield, H Vardon*, 316.
1897, Royal Liverpool, H Hilton (amateur), 314.
1898, Prestwick, H Vardon, 307.
1899, Royal St George's, H Vardon, 310.
1900, St Andrews, J H Taylor, 309.
1901, Muirfield, J Braid, 309.
1902, Royal Liverpool, A Herd, 307.
1903, Prestwick, H Vardon, 300.
1904, Royal St George's, J White, 296.
1905, St Andrews, J Braid, 318.
1906, Muirfield, J Braid, 300.
1907, Royal Liverpool, A Massy, 312.
1908, Prestwick, J Braid, 291.
1909, Royal Cinque Ports, J H Taylor, 295.
1910, St Andrews, J Braid, 299.
1911, Royal St George's, H Vardon*, 303.
1912, Muirfield, E Ray, 295.
1913, Royal Liverpool, J H Taylor, 304.
1914, Prestwick, H Vardon, 306

1915-19 NO CHAMPIONSHIP (First World War)

1920, Royal Cinque Ports, G Duncan, 303.
1921, St Andrews, J Hutchison (US)*, 296.
1922, Royal St George's, W Hagen (US), 300.
1923, Troon, A Havers, 29.
1924, Royal Liverpool, W Hagen (US), 301.
1925, Prestwick, J Barnes (US), 300.
1926, Royal Lytham, R Jones (US) (amateur), 291.
1927, St Andrews, R Jones (US) (amateur), 285.
1928, Royal St George's, W Hagen (US), 292.
1929, Muirfield, W Hagen (US), 292.
1930, Royal Liverpool, R Jones (US) (amateur), 291.
1931, Carnoustie, B Armour (US), 296.
1932, Prince's, Sandwich, G Sarazen (US), 283.
1933, St Andrews, D Shute (US)*, 292.
1934, Royal St George's, H Cotton, 283.
1935, Muirfield, A Perry, 283.
1936, Hoylake, A Padgham, 287.
1937, Carnoustie, H Cotton, 290.
1938, Royal St George's, R Whitcombe, 295.
1939, St Andrews, R Burton, 290

1940-45 NO CHAMPIONSHIP (Second World War)

1946, St Andrews, S Snead (US), 290.
1947, Royal Liverpool, F Daly, 293.
1948, Muirfield, H Cotton, 284.
1949, Royal St George's, B Locke (SA)*, 283.
1950, Troon, B Locke (SA), 279.
1951, Royal Portrush, M Faulkner, 285.
1952, Royal Lytham, A Locke (SA), 287.
1953, Carnoustie, B Hogan (US), 282.
1954, Birkdale, P Thomson (Aus), 283.
1955, St Andrews, P Thomson (Aus), 281.
1956, Royal Liverpool, P Thomson (Aus), 286.
1957, St Andrews , B Locke (SA), 279.
1958, Royal Lytham, P Thomson (Aus)*, 278.
1959, Muirfield, G Player (SA), 284.
1960, St Andrews, K Nagle (Aus), 278.
1961, Birkdale, A Palmer (US), 284.
1962, Troon, A Palmer (US), 276.
1963, Royal Lytham, R Charles (NZ)*, 277.
1964, St Andrews, T Lema (US), 279.
1965, Royal Birkdale, P Thomson (Aus), 285.
1966, Muirfield, J Nicklaus (US), 282.
1967, Royal Liverpool, R de Vicenzo (Arg), 278.
1968, Carnoustie, G Player (SA), 289.
1969, Royal Lytham, A Jacklin , 280.
1970, St Andrews, J Nicklaus (US)*, 283.
1971, Royal Birkdale, L Trevino (US), 278.
1972, Muirfield, L Trevino (US), 278.
1973, Troon, T Weiskopf (US), 276.
1974, Royal Lytham, G Player (SA), 282.
1975, Carnoustie, T Watson (US)*, 279.
1976, Royal Birkdale, J Miller (US), 279.
1977, Turnberry, T Watson (US), 268.
1978, St Andrews, J Nicklaus (US), 281.
1979, Royal Lytham, S Ballesteros (SP), 283.
1980, Muirfield, T Watson (US), 271.
1981, Royal St George's, W Rogers (US), 276.
1982, Royal Troon, T Watson (US), 284.
1983, Royal Birkdale, T Watson (US), 275.
1984, St Andrews, S Ballesteros (Sp), 276.
1985, Royal St George's, A Lyle, 282.
1986, Turnberry, G Norman (Aus), 280.
1987, Muirfield, N Faldo , 279.
1988, Royal Lytham, S Ballesteros (Sp), 273.
1989, Royal Troon, M Calcavecchia (US)*, 275.
1990, St Andrews, N Faldo, 270.
1991, Royal Birkdale, I Baker-Finch (Aus), 272.
1992, Muirfield, N Faldo, 272.
1993, Royal St George's, G Norman (Aus), 267.
1994, Turnberry, N Price (Zim), 268.
1995, St Andrews, J Daly (US)*, 282.
1996, Royal Lytham, T Lehman (US), 271.
1997, Royal Troon, J Leonard (US), 272.
1998, Royal Birkdale, M O'Meara (US)*, 280.
1999, Carnoustie, P Lawrie*, 290 .
2000, St Andrews, T Woods (US), 269.
2001, Royal Lytham, D Duval (US), 274.
2002, Muirfield, E Els* (SA), 278
2003, Royal St George's, B Curtis (US), 283

GB or Irl unless stated; *after a play-off

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