1985 British Open Winner and Scores

The 1985 British Open was the 114th time the tournament was played.

Winner: Sandy Lyle, 282

Where it was played: Royal St. George's Golf Club in Sandwich, England

Tournament dates: July 18-21, 1985

Leader after first round: Christy O'Connnor Jr., 64

Leader after second round: David Graham and Sandy Lyle, 139

Leader after third round: David Graham and Bernhard Langer, 209

Notable Notes: Sandy Lyle moved into a share of the lead with a second-round 71, held a share with a third-round 70, and then won it in the final round with another 70. Payne Stewart made a late run, shooting 68, but fell a stroke short. This was the first of Lyle's two wins in majors.

Final Scores

Sandy Lyle 68-71-73-70—282
Payne Stewart 70-75-70-68—283
Mark O'Meara 70-72-70-72—284
Jose Rivero 74-72-70-68—284
David Graham 68-71-70-75—284
Bernhard Langer 72-69-68-75—284
Christy O'Connor Jr. 64-76-72-72—284
Tom Kite 73-73-67-72—285
D.A. Weibring 69-71-74-71—285
Anders Forsbrand 70-76-69-70—285
Peter Jacobsen 71-74-68-73—286
Jose Maria Canizares 72-75-70-69—286
Gary Koch 75-72-70-69—286
Fuzzy Zoeller 69-76-70-71—286
Eamonn Darcy 76-68-74-68—286
Greg Norman 71-72-71-73—287
Sam Torrance 74-74-69-70—287
Ian Woosnam 70-71-71-75—287
Simon Bishop 71-75-72-69—287
Jaime Gonzalez 72-72-73-71—288
Ian Baker-Finch 71-73-74-70—288
Graham Marsh 71-75-69-73—288
Lee Trevino 73-76-68-71—288
Mark James 71-78-66-73—288
Kris Moe 70-76-73-70—289
a-Jose Maria Olazabal 72-76-71-70—289
Philip Parkin 68-76-77-68—289
Manuel Pinero 71-73-72-73—289
Gordon J. Brand 73-72-72-72—289
Robert Lee 68-73-74-74—289
David Frost 70-74-73-72—289
Mike Cahill 72-74-71-72—289
Wayne Riley 71-70-77-72—290
Ove Sellberg 71-78-70-71—290
Andy Bean 72-72-73-74—291
Ben Crenshaw 73-75-70-73—291
Bob Shearer 75-73-68-75—291
Hugh Baiocchi 75-74-71-71—291
Jeffrey Pinsent 73-74-72-73—292
Seve Ballesteros 75-74-70-73—292
Corey Pavin 70-74-72-76—292
Magnus Persson 71-73-76-72—292
Tony Johnstone 68-72-80-72—292
Ronan Rafferty 74-73-71-75—293
David A. Russell 74-72-71-76—293
Peter Senior 70-71-80-72—293
Denis Watson 72-74-75-73—294
Mark Mouland 72-75-74-73—294
Bernard Gallacher 73-76-71-74—294
Gordon Brand Jr. 69-74-77-74—294
Howard Clark 70-71-76-77—294
Tom Watson 72-73-72-77—294
Nick Faldo 73-73-75-74—295
Emilio Rodriguez 71-70-77-77—295
Larry Nelson 70-75-75-77—297
Peter Fowler 70-79-70-78—297
David Whelan 69-74-75-80—298
David Williams 74-71-74-81—300
Vaughan Somers 76-72-73-80—301

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