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 21st through Sunday, July 24th
 Site: Royal Aberdeen Golf Club (Balgownie Links), Aberdeen, Scotland
 Course Architect: Robert Simpson (1780), James Braid (1925, re-design),
                   Donald Steel & Company (re-design)
 Par: 71
 Yardage: 6,836
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 409 Yds   10 - Par 4 360 Yds
               2 - Par 5 554 Yds   11 - Par 3 175 Yds
               3 - Par 3 223 Yds   12 - Par 5 534 Yds
               4 - Par 4 450 Yds   13 - Par 4 435 Yds
               5 - Par 4 347 Yds   14 - Par 4 421 Yds
               6 - Par 5 499 Yds   15 - Par 4 370 Yds
               7 - Par 4 409 Yds   16 - Par 4 411 Yds
               8 - Par 3 147 Yds   17 - Par 3 187 Yds
               9 - Par 4 465 Yds   18 - Par 4 440 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,503 Yds         35 3,333 Yds
 
 Annual: 19th
 Defending Champion: Pete Oakley
 Runners-Up: Tom Kite, Eduardo Romero
 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: $1,738,201
 Shares: 1st Place - $294,800; 2nd Place - $196,627; 3rd Place - $110,690
 
                             2004 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Pete Oakley            284              Don Pooley              287
 Tom Kite               285              Bill Longmuir           290
 Eduardo Romero         285              Carl Mason              291
 Mark James             286              Four players at         292
 Mark McNulty           287
 
                        Past Senior British Open Winners
                        --------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2004  Pete Oakley (284) -- Tom Kite, Eduardo Romero
       (Royal Portrush Golf Club - Dunluce Links)
 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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