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SENIOR BRITISH OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP RELATED STORIES





DATES:  Thursday, July 26th - Sunday, July 29th
SITE:  Muirfield, Gullane, East Lothian, Scotland
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Tom Morris, Sr. (1891)
PAR:  71
YARDAGE:  7,034
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 448 Yds 10 - Par 4 475 Yds
  2 - Par 4 351 Yds 11 - Par 4 389 Yds
  3 - Par 4 378 Yds 12 - Par 4 381 Yds
  4 - Par 3 213 Yds 13 - Par 3 191 Yds
  5 - Par 5 560 Yds 14 - Par 4 448 Yds
  6 - Par 4 468 Yds 15 - Par 4 415 Yds
  7 - Par 3 185 Yds 16 - Par 3 186 Yds
  8 - Par 4 443 Yds 17 - Par 5 546 Yds
  9 - Par 5 508 Yds 18 - Par 4 449 Yds
  ------------- -------------
  36 3,554 Yds 35 3,480 Yds
Annual: 21st
Defending Champion: Loren Roberts
Runner-Up: Eduardo Romero
Tournament Record: 263 (Tom Watson, Carl Mason, 2003)
54-Hole Record: 196 (Carl Mason, 2003)
36-Hole Record: 130 (Loren Roberts, 2006)
18-Hole Record: 62 (Jim Colbert, 2003 - Westin Turnberry Resort - Ailsa
Course)
Total Purse: $2,000,000
Shares: 1st Place - $300,000; 2nd Place - $176,000; 3rd Place - $144,000
2006 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Loren Roberts * 274 Jay Haas 281
Eduardo Romero 274 D.A. Weibring 281
Dick Mast 275 David Edwards 283
Craig Stadler 278 Gil Morgan 283
Tim Simpson 279 Three players at 284
* - Won in Playoff
Past Senior British Open Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2006 *Loren Roberts (274) -- Eduardo Romero
(Turnberry Resort - Ailsa Course)
2005 *Tom Watson (280) -- Des Smyth
(Royal Aberdeen Golf Club - Balgownie Links)
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
Note: Formerly called Volvo Senior British Open (1988-90).



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