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DATES:  Thursday, July 21st through Sunday, July 24th
SITE:  Walton Heath Golf Club (Old Course), Surrey, England
COURSE ARCHITECT:  William Herbert Fowler (1904)
PAR:  72
YARDAGE:  7,394
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 435 Yds 10 - Par 4 396 Yds
2 - Par 5 519 Yds 11 - Par 5 529 Yds
3 - Par 4 437 Yds 12 - Par 4 451 Yds
4 - Par 4 427 Yds 13 - Par 4 465 Yds
5 - Par 3 183 Yds 14 - Par 4 470 Yds
6 - Par 5 558 Yds 15 - Par 4 408 Yds
7 - Par 4 400 Yds 16 - Par 4 475 Yds
8 - Par 4 442 Yds 17 - Par 3 206 Yds
9 - Par 3 189 Yds 18 - Par 4 404 Yds
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36 3,590 Yds 36 3,804 Yds
Annual: 25th
Defending Champion: Bernhard Langer
Runner-Up: Corey Pavin
Tournament Record: 263 (Tom Watson, Carl Mason, 2003)
54-Hole Record: 196 (Carl Mason, 2003)
36-Hole Record: 129 (Fred Funk, 2009)
18-Hole Record: 62 (Jim Colbert, 2003 - Turnberry)
Total Purse: $2,000,000 (1,419,850 euros)
Shares: 1st Place - $315,600; 2nd Place - $210,500; 3rd Place - $118,000
2010 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Bernhard Langer 279 Peter Senior 283
Corey Pavin 280 Trevor Dodds 284
Jay Don Blake 283 Tommy Armour III 285
Russ Cochran 283 Jay Haas 285
Fred Funk 283 Ian Woosnam 285
Past Senior British Open Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2010 Bernhard Langer (279) -- Corey Pavin
(Carnoustie Golf Links)
2009 *Loren Roberts (268) -- Fred Funk, Mark McNulty
(Sunningdale Golf Club)
2008 *Bruce Vaughan (278) -- John Cook
(Royal Troon Golf Club)
2007 Tom Watson (284) -- Mark O'Meara, Stewart Ginn
(Muirfield Golf Club)
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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