Senior British Open
Senior British Open
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Preivew of this years tournament
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News and report from the 2nd round
News and report from the 3rd round
News and report from the 4th round
Scores from the 4th round
Golf Today report of last years event

 Dates: Thursday, July 22nd through Sunday, July 25th
 Site: Royal Portrush Golf Club (Dunluce Links), Portrush, Northern Ireland
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 6,822
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 392 Yds   10 - Par 5 478 Yds
               2 - Par 5 505 Yds   11 - Par 3 170 Yds
               3 - Par 3 155 Yds   12 - Par 4 392 Yds
               4 - Par 4 457 Yds   13 - Par 4 340 Yds
               5 - Par 4 411 Yds   14 - Par 3 210 Yds
               6 - Par 3 189 Yds   15 - Par 4 365 Yds
               7 - Par 4 431 Yds   16 - Par 4 442 Yds
               8 - Par 4 393 Yds   17 - Par 5 548 Yds
               9 - Par 5 475 Yds   18 - Par 4 459 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,408 Yds         36 3,414 Yds
 
 Annual: 18th

 Defending Champion: Tom Watson
 Runner-Up: Carl Mason
 Tournament Record: 263 (Tom Watson, Carl Mason, 2003)
 54-Hole Record: 196 (Carl Mason, 2003)
 36-Hole Record: 131 (Gary Player, 1988; Carl Mason, 2003)
 18-Hole Record: 63 (D.A. Weibring, 2003)
 Total Purse: $1,868,130
 Shares: 1st Place - $294,800; 2nd Place - 196,627; 3rd Place - 110,690
 
                             2003 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Tom Watson *           263              Brian Jones             271
 Carl Mason             263              Mark McCumber           271
 Bruce Summerhays       264              Denis Durnian           272
 Tom Kite               266              David Eger              272
 D.A. Weibring          270              Three players at        273
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 
                        Past Senior British Open Winners
                        --------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2003  *Tom Watson (263) -- Carl Mason
       (Turnberry Resort - Ailsa Course)
 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 Golf Club)
 1998  *Brian Huggett (283) -- Eddie Polland
       (Royal Portrush Golf Club)
 1997  *Gary Player (278) -- John Bland
       (Royal Portrush Golf Club)
 1996  Brian Barnes (277) -- Bob Charles, David Oakley
       (Royal Portrush Golf Club)
 1995  *Brian Barnes (281) -- Bob Murphy
       (Royal Portrush Golf Club)
 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 Resort - Ailsa Course)
 1989  Bob Charles (269) -- Billy Casper
       (Turnberry Resort - Ailsa Course)
 1988  Gary Player (272) -- Billy Casper
       (Turnberry Resort - Ailsa Course)
 1987  Neil Coles (279) -- Bob Charles
       (Turnberry Resort - Ailsa Course)
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 
 

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