1885 British Open Winner and Scores

The 1885 British Open was the 25th time this major was played. It was a one-day, 36-hole tournament.

Winner: Bob Martin, 171

Where it was played: The Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland

Tournament dates: Oct. 3, 1885

Leader after first round: Archie Simpson, 84.

Notable Notes: Following the morning 18, Archie Simpson held a one-stroke lead over Bob Martin. Following the afternoon 18, Martin was a one-stroke winner over Simpson. ... David Ayton Sr. carded an 84 in the final round, three better than Martin and five better than Simpson. But his first-round 89 left him too much ground to make up and he finished third.

Final Scores

Bob Martin 84-87—171
Archie Simpson 83-89—172
David Ayton 89-84—173
Willie Fernie 89-85—174
Willie Park Jr. 86-88—174
Bob Simpson 85-89—174
Jack Burns 88-87—175
Peter Paxton 85-91—176
Willie Campbell 86-91—177
James O. Morris 91-86—177
a-Horace Hutchinson 87-91—178
Jack Kirkaldy 94-84—178
a-John E. Laidlay 87-92—179
Jack Simpson 87-92—179
Ben Sayers 94-86—180
a-Leslie Balfour Melville 90-91—181
W. Greig 89-92—181
a-Harry Everard 90-92—182
George Fernie 87-95—182
James Rennie 90-92—182
a-David Anderson 96-87—183
Ben Campbell 88-96—184
William Brown 91-95—186
William Anderson 90-97—187
a-Samuel Mure Fergusson 96-91—187
a-W.H. Goff 97-91—188
a-T.S. Hendry 94-95—189
Robert Kinsman 96-93—189
Jamie Allan 93-97—190
William Cosgrove 88-102—190
a-Bruce Goff 96-94—190
Old Tom Morris 96-94—190
T. Grinlay 96-95—191
David Auchterlonie 93-99—192
Willie Dunn 95-97—192
Jack Morris 98-95—193
Hugh Kirkaldy 101-93—194
Tom Auchterlonie 103-92—195
David Corstorphine 97-98—195
David Grant Sr. 98-97—195
James Kirk 99-96—195
George Mason 94-101—195
David Anderson Jr. 100-97—197
David Baldie 97-101—198
Douglas McEwan 97-101—198
J. Kinsman 100-99—199

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