1891 British Open Winner and Scores

The 1891 British Open was the 31st time this major was played. It was the final one-day, 36-hole Open Championship.

Winner: Hugh Kirkaldy, 166

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

Tournament dates: Oct. 6, 1891

Leader after first round: Hugh Kirkaldy, 83

Notable Notes: Hugh Kirkaldy held a one-stroke lead following the morning 18. Among the four golfers tied for second was Andrew Kirkaldy, Hugh's brother. And Andrew remained tied for second at the end of the 36-hole tournament, two behind his brother. Willie Fernie was the other runner-up. ... Andrew and Willie played off one day later to decide who got second-place and who got third-place money. Andrew won that playoff.

Final Scores

Hugh Kirkaldy 83-83—166
Andrew Kirkaldy 84-84—168
Willie Fernie 84-84—168
a-Samuel Mure Fergusson 86-84—170
W.D. More 84-87—171
Willie Park Jr. 88-85—173
David Brown 88-86—174
Willie Auchterlonie 85-90—175
a-Harold Hilton 89-86—175
Ben Sayers 91-85—176
Tom Vardon 89-87—176
a-John Ball 94-83—177
Archie Simpson 86-91—177
Sandy Herd 87-91—178
David Grant 84-95—179
James Kay 93-86—179
Jack Kirkaldy 90-89—179
Bob Mearns 88-91—179
Laurie Auchterlonie 87-93—180
a-Charles Hutchings 89-91—180
a-John E. Laidlay 90-90—180
David Simpson 91-89—180
David Anderson Jr. 90-91—181
David Ayton 94-87—181
a-Ernly Blackwell 90-91—181
Willie Campbell 94-87—181
a-Horace Hutchinson 89-92—181
George Mason 94-87—181
a-Harry Everard 89-93—182
William Greig 95-87—182
a-R.H. Johnston 95-87—182
a-Freddie Tait 94-88—182
William Anderson 96-87—183
G. Douglas 94-89—183
a-Allan Macfie 94-89—183
Bob Martin 89-94—183
a-Harry S. Colt 93-91—184
Bob Simpson 89-95—184
David Herd 91-94—185
David Anderson Sr. 94-92—186
a-T. Carmichael 92-94—186
George Fernie 93-93—186
Peter Paxton 94-92—186
Jack Simpson 94-92—186
a-Peter Anderson 97-91—188
a-James Hunter 94-94—188
a-Andrew Lawson 94-94—188
a-David Leitch 98-90—188
a-James Kirk 91-98—189
Douglas McEwan 101-88—189
George Pearson 96-93—189
a-John M. Williamson 97-92—189
a-John Cuthbert 95-95—190
a-William Young 91-99—190
Lindsey Ross 96-95—191
Albert Tingey 98-94—192
a-Thomas Gilroy 98-95—193
Old Tom Morris 99-94—193
a-Robert Scott 102-92—194
a-Garden Smith 97-98—195
a-David Anderson 100-99—199
D. Sheppard 98-101—199

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