1980 British Open Golf Tournament Results

The 1980 British Open was the 109th time the tournament was played.

Winner: Tom Watson, 271

Where it was played: Muirfield in Gullane, Scotland

Tournament dates: July 17-20, 1980

Leader after first round: Lee Trevino and Tom Watson, 68

Leader after second round: Lee Trevino, 135

Leader after third round: Tom Watson, 202

Notable Notes: Lee Trevino opened with rounds of 68 and 67 to hold the midway lead, but the weekend belonged to Tom Watson. Watson surged in front with a 64 in the third round, and won by four strokes. It was Watson's third British Open victory.

Final Scores

Tom Watson 68-70-64-69—271
Lee Trevino 68-67-71-69—275
Ben Crenshaw 70-70-68-69—277
Carl Mason 72-69-70-69—280
Jack Nicklaus 73-67-71-69—280
Andy Bean 71-69-70-72—282
Craig Stadler 72-70-69-71—282
Ken Brown 70-68-68-76—282
Hubert Green 77-69-64-72—282
Gil Morgan 70-70-71-72—283
Jack Newton 69-71-73-70—283
Larry Nelson 72-70-71-71—284
Sandy Lyle 70-71-70-73—284
Nick Faldo 69-74-71-70—284
Isao Aoki 74-74-63-73—284
Tom Weiskopf 72-72-71-70—285
John Bland 73-70-70-72—285
Jerry Pate 71-67-74-73—285
Seve Ballesteros 72-68-72-74—286
Norio Suzuki 74-68-72-72—286
Bruce Lietzke 74-69-73-70—286
Bill Rogers 76-73-68-69—286
Mark McNulty 71-73-72-71—287
Garry Cullen 72-72-69-74—287
Peter Oosterhuis 72-71-75-69—287
Bill McColl 75-73-68-71—287
Tom Kite 72-72-74-70—288
Nick Price 72-71-71-74—288
Neil Coles 75-69-69-76—289
David Graham 73-71-68-77—289
Hugh Baiocchi 76-67-69-77—289
Tony Jacklin 72-74-71-73—290
Brian Waites 75-72-69-74—290
Mark Hayes 70-73-76-71—290
Tommy Horton 76-71-71-72—290
John Mahaffey 77-71-69-73—290
Howard Clark 72-70-70-78—290
a-Jay Sigel 72-72-74-73—291
Rodger Davis 74-70-73-74—291
Sam Torrance 74-71-73-73—291
Bill Brask Jr. 74-71-71-75—291
Dale Hayes 71-70-74-76—291
Toru Nakamura 76-72-69-74—291
Stewart Ginn 77-70-70-74—291
Graham Marsh 73-72-72-75—292
Andy North 75-72-72-73—292
Mark James 69-72-75-76—292
Vicente Fernandez 69-76-71-76—292
Eamonn Darcy 75-68-73-76—292
Wally Armstrong 77-72-70-73—292
Antonio Garrido 74-71-73-75—293
Bob Gilder 75-71-72-75—293
Bernhard Langer 73-72-72-76—293
Bob Shearer 76-71-70-76—293
Simon Hobday 76-71-71-75—293
Derrick Cooper 71-70-75-77—293
Harold Henning 77-71-69-76—293
Manuel Pinero 72-72-75-75—294
Brian Barnes 73-71-72-78—294
Bob Charles 75-71-73-76—295
David Jagger 72-77-69-77—295
Jumbo Ozaki 73-68-73-81—295
Peter Tupling 76-70-73-77—296
Simon Owen 72-73-72-80—297
Don Bies 73-74-72-79—298

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