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Senior British Open Championship 2013

 

DATES:  Thursday, July 25th through Sunday, July 28th
SITE:  Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southpoint, Merseyside, England
COURSE ARCHITECT:  J.H. Taylor, F.Hawtree, M.Hawtree (1889)
PAR:  70
YARDAGE:  7,082
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 450 Yds 10 - Par 4 408 Yds
2 - Par 4 421 Yds 11 - Par 4 417 Yds
3 - Par 4 451 Yds 12 - Par 3 184 Yds
4 - Par 3 201 Yds 13 - Par 4 499 Yds
5 - Par 4 346 Yds 14 - Par 3 191 Yds
6 - Par 4 480 Yds 15 - Par 5 544 Yds
7 - Par 3 178 Yds 16 - Par 4 396 Yds
8 - Par 4 457 Yds 17 - Par 5 572 Yds
9 - Par 4 414 Yds 18 - Par 4 473 Yds
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34 3,398 Yds 36 3,684 Yds
Annual: 27th
Defending Champion: Fred Couples
Runner-Up: Gary Hallberg
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
Shares: 1st Place - $315,600; 2nd Place - $210,500; 3rd Place - $118,000
2012 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Fred Couples 271 John Cook 278
Gary Hallberg 273 Peter Fowler 278
Barry Lane 276 Bernhard Langer 278
Carl Mason 276 Mark Wiebe 278
Dick Mast 276 Five players at 279
Past Senior British Open Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2012 Fred Couples (271) -- Gary Hallberg
(Turnberry Resort - Ailsa Course)
2011 Russ Cochran (276) -- Mark Calcavecchia
(Walton Heath Golf Club)
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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