1996 British Open Golf Tournament Results

The 1996 British Open was the 125th time the tournament was played. The winner was a first-time major champion.

Winner: Tom Lehman, 271

Where it was played: Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club, Lytham St. Annes, England

Tournament dates: July 18-21, 1996

Leader after first round: Paul Broadhurst, 65

Leader after second round: Tom Lehman and Paul McGinley, 134

Leader after third round: Tom Lehman, 198

Notable Notes: Tom Lehman, who'd had multiple near-misses in majors in the previous half-dozen years, finally won one. He had a six-stroke lead after three rounds, and won by two after shooting 73 in the final round. Ernie Els (67) and Mark McCumber (66) finished second. Tiger Woods, a 20-year-old amateur, finished 22nd.

Final Scores

Tom Lehman 67-67-64-73—271
Mark McCumber 67-69-71-66—273
Ernie Els 68-67-71-67—273
Nick Faldo 68-68-68-70—274
Jeff Maggert 69-70-72-65—276
Mark Brooks 67-70-68-71—276
Peter Hedblom 70-65-75-67—277
Fred Couples 67-70-69-71—277
Greg Norman 71-68-71-67—277
Greg Turner 72-69-68-68—277
Alexander Cejka 73-67-71-67—278
Darren Clarke 70-68-69-71—278
Vijay Singh 69-67-69-73—278
Mark McNulty 69-71-70-69—279
David Duval 76-67-66-70—279
Paul McGinley 69-65-74-71—279
Shigeki Maruyama 68-70-69-72—279
Michael Welch 71-68-73-68—280
Padraig Harrington 68-68-73-71—280
Loren Roberts 67-69-72-72—280
Rocco Mediate 69-70-69-72—280
Mark James 70-68-75-68—281
Jay Haas 70-72-71-68—281
a-Tiger Woods 75-66-70-70—281
Steve Stricker 71-70-66-74—281
Carl Mason 68-70-70-73—281
Ben Crenshaw 73-68-71-70—282
Tom Kite 77-66-69-70—282
Paul Broadhurst 65-72-74-71—282
Corey Pavin 70-66-74-72—282
Peter Mitchell 71-68-71-72—282
Frank Nobilo 70-72-68-72—282
Eduardo Romero 70-71-75-67—283
Tommy Tolles 73-70-71-69—283
Scott Simpson 71-69-73-70—283
Eamon Darcy 73-69-71-70—283
David Gilford 71-67-71-74—283
Mark O'Meara 67-69-72-75—283
Hidemichi Tanaka 67-71-70-75—283
Brad Faxon 67-73-68-75—283
Mark Calcavecchia 72-68-76-68—284
Phil Mickelson 72-71-72-69—284
Klaus Eriksson 68-75-72-69—284
David Frost 70-72-71-71—284
Peter Jacobsen 72-70-74-69—285
Billy Mayfair 70-72-74-69—285
Craig Stadler 71-71-75-68—285
Todd Hamilton 71-70-74-70—285
Bradley Hughes 70-69-75-71—285
Payne Stewart 70-73-71-71—285
Richard Boxall 72-70-71-72—285
Jack Nicklaus 69-66-77-73—285
Nick Price 68-73-71-73—285
Jim Furyk 68-71-72-74—285
Jesper Parnevik 72-69-69-75—285
Jim Payne 72-71-73-70—286
Sandy Lyle 71-69-73-73—286
Robert Allenby 74-68-71-73—286
Stephen Ames 71-72-69-74—286
Michael Jonzon 69-73-73-72—287
D.A. Weibring 71-72-72-72—287
Jeff Sluman 72-70-70-75—287
Brian Barnes 73-70-69-75—287
Carl Suneson 73-69-74-72—288
Costantino Rocca 71-70-74-73—288
Gordon Law 74-69-71-74—288
David A. Russell 70-72-74-73—289
Brett Ogle 70-73-73-73—289
John Daly 70-73-69-77—289
Howard Clark 72-71-76-71—290
Bob Charles 71-72-71-77—291
Domingo Hospital 75-68-77-72—292
Rick Todd 74-69-73-76—292
Curtis Strange 71-72-72-77—292
Roger Chapman 72-70-70-80—292
Retief Goosen 72-71-74-76—293
Arnaud Langenaeken 72-71-77-78—298

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