British Open Past Champions

Defending Champion – Henrik Stenson

YearPlayerCourseScoreTo par
British Open Championship
2017Royal Birkdale
2016Henrik StensonRoyal Troon GC264-20
2015Zach JohnsonSt Andrews273-15
2014Rory McIlroyRoyal Liverpool Golf Club271-17
2013Phil MickelsonMuirfield281-3
2012Ernie ElsRoyal Lytham & St Annes273-7
2011Darren ClarkeRoyal St George's GC275-5
2010Louis OosthuizenSt Andrews272-16
2009Stewart CinkTurnberry278-2
2008Padraig HarringtonRoyal Birkdale GC283+3
2007Pádraig HarringtonCarnoustie277-7
2006Tiger WoodsRoyal Liverpool GC270-18
2005Tiger WoodsSt Andrews274-14
2004Todd HamiltonRoyal Troon GC274-10
2003Ben CurtisRoyal St George's GC283-1
2002Ernie ElsMuirfield278-6
2001David DuvalRoyal Lytham & St Annes274-10
2000Tiger WoodsSt Andrews269-19
1999Paul LawrieCarnoustie2906
1998Mark O'MearaRoyal Birkdale GC280E
1997Justin LeonardRoyal Troon GC272-12
1996Tom LehmanRoyal Lytham & St Annes271-13
1995John DalySt Andrews282-6
1994Nick PriceTurnberry268-12
1993Greg NormanRoyal St George's GC267-13
1992Nick FaldoMuirfield272-12
1991Ian Baker-FinchRoyal Birkdale GC272-8
1990Nick FaldoSt Andrews270-18
1989Mark CalcavecchiaRoyal Troon GC275-13
1988Seve BallesterosRoyal Lytham & St Annes273-11
1987Nick FaldoMuirfield279-5
1986Greg NormanTurnberry280E
1985Sandy LyleRoyal St George's GC282+2
1984Seve BallesterosSt Andrews276-12
1983Tom WatsonRoyal Birkdale GC275-9
1982Tom WatsonRoyal Troon GC284-4
1981Bill RogersRoyal St George's GC276-4
1980Tom WatsonMuirfield271-13
1979Seve BallesterosRoyal Lytham & St Annes283-1
1978Jack NicklausSt Andrews281-7
1977Tom WatsonTurnberry268-12
1976Johnny MillerRoyal Birkdale GC279-9
1975Tom WatsonCarnoustie279-5
1974Gary PlayerRoyal Lytham & St Annes282-2
1973Tom WeiskopfTroon GC276-12
1972Lee TrevinoMuirfield278-16
1971Lee TrevinoRoyal Birkdale GC278-10
1970Jack NicklausSt Andrews283-5
1969Tony JacklinRoyal Lytham & St Annes280-4
1968Gary PlayerCarnoustie289+1
1967Roberto De VicenzoRoyal Liverpool GC278-10
1966Jack NicklausMuirfield282-2
1965Peter ThomsonRoyal Birkdale GC285-3
1964Tony LemaSt Andrews279-9
1963Bob CharlesRoyal Lytham & St Annes277-7
1962Arnold PalmerTroon GC276-12
1961Arnold PalmerRoyal Birkdale GC284-4
1960Kel NagleSt Andrews278-10