Senior British Open
Senior British Open
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Preivew of this years tournament
News and report from the 1st round
Scores from the 1st round
News and report from the 2nd round
Scores from the 2nd round
News and report from the 3rd round
Scores from the 3rd round
News and report from the 4th round
Scores from the 4th round
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 Dates: Thursday, July 24th through Sunday, July 27th
 Site: Westin Turnberry Resort (Ailsa Course), Turnberry, Scotland
 Course Architect: P. Ross MacKenzie (1906)
 Par: 70
 Yardage: 6,715
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 358 Yds   10 - Par 4 415 Yds
               2 - Par 4 381 Yds   11 - Par 3 174 Yds
               3 - Par 4 409 Yds   12 - Par 4 414 Yds
               4 - Par 3 165 Yds   13 - Par 4 412 Yds
               5 - Par 4 416 Yds   14 - Par 4 441 Yds
               6 - Par 3 221 Yds   15 - Par 3 209 Yds
               7 - Par 5 475 Yds   16 - Par 4 409 Yds
               8 - Par 4 431 Yds   17 - Par 5 497 Yds
               9 - Par 4 454 Yds   18 - Par 4 434 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    35 3,310 Yds         35 3,405 Yds
 
 Annual: 17th
 Defending Champion: Noboru Sugai
 Runner-Up: John Irwin
 Tournament Record: 269 (Bob Charles, 1989)
 36-Hole Record: 131 (Gary Player, 1988)
 Total Purse: $1,589,550
 Shares: 1st Place - $250,832; 2nd Place - 167,299; 3rd Place - 94,180
 
                             2002 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Noboru Sugai           281              Seiji Ebihara           289
 John Irwin             283              Barry Vivian            289
 Christy O'Connor Jr    286              Nick Job                290
 John Chillas           287              John McTear             290
 Kazunari Takahashi     289              John Bland              291
 
                        Past Senior British Open Winners
                        --------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2002  Noboru Sugai (281) -- John Irwin
       (Royal County Down Golf Club)
 2001  *Ian Stanley (278) -- Bob Charles
       (Royal County Down Golf Club)
 2000  Christy O'Connor, Jr. (275) -- John Bland
       (Royal County Down Golf Club)
 1999  Christy O'Connor, Jr. (282) -- John Bland
       (Royal Portrush)
 1998  *Brian Huggett (283) -- Eddie Polland
       (Royal Portrush)
 1997  *Gary Player (278) -- John Bland
       (Royal Portrush)
 1996  Brian Barnes (277) -- Bob Charles, David Oakley
       (Royal Portrush)
 1995  *Brian Barnes (281) -- Bob Murphy
       (Royal Portrush)
 1994  Tom Wargo (280) -- Bob Charles, Doug Dalziel
       (Royal Lytham & St. Annes)
 1993  Bob Charles (291) -- Gary Player, Tommy Horton
       (Royal Lytham & St. Annes)
 1992  John Fourie (282) -- Bob Charles, Neil Coles
       (Royal Lytham & St. Annes)
 1991  Bobby Verwey (285) -- Bob Charles, Tommy Horton
       (Royal Lytham & St. Annes)
 1990  Gary Player (280) -- Deane Beman, Brian Waites
       (Turnberry Hotel)
 1989  Bob Charles (269) -- Billy Casper
       (Turnberry Hotel)
 1988  Gary Player (272) -- Billy Casper
       (Turnberry Hotel)
 1987  Neil Coles (279) -- Bob Charles
       (Turnberry Hotel)
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 
 Note: Formerly called Volvo Senior British Open (1988-90).
 

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