1893 British Open Winner and Scores

The 1893 British Open was the 33rd time this major was played.

Winner: Willie Auchterlonie, 322

Where it was played: Prestwick Golf Club in Prestwick, South Ayrshire, Scotland

Tournament dates: Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 1893

Leader after first round: J.H. Taylor, 75

Leader after second round: Willie Auchterlonie, 159

Leader after third round: Willie Auchterlonie, 240

Notable Notes: Willie Auchterlonie took a one-stroke lead into the final round over Sandy Herd, then wound up the champion by two strokes over amateur John Laidlay. ... Herd shot a final-round 84 to Auchterlonie's 82 and finished third. ... This was the first British Open played by J.H. Taylor, a future 5-time winner, and Harry Vardon, a future 6-time champion. ... Auchterlonie is part of a rare major championship brothers pair: Laurie Auchterlonie won the 1902 U.S. Open.

Final Scores

Willie Auchterlonie 78-81-81-82—322
a-John E. Laidlay 80-83-80-81—324
Sandy Herd 82-81-78-84—325
Andrew Kirkaldy 85-82-82-77—326
Hugh Kirkaldy 83-79-82-82—326
James Kay 81-81-80-85—327
Bob Simpson 81-81-80-85—327
a-John Ball 83-79-84-86—332
a-Harold Hilton 88-81-82-81—332
J.H. Taylor 75-89-86-83—333
Jack White 81-86-80-86—333
Ben Sayers 87-88-84-76—335
a-Charles Hutchings 81-92-80-84—337
Archie Simpson 84-86-84-85—339
a-Samuel Mure Fergusson 83-85-85-87—340
John Hunter 87-85-83-85—340
David Grant 86-86-85-84—341
Joe Lloyd 85-91-84-81—341
a-L.S. Anderson 89-83-86-84—342
a-Peter Anderson 93-84-83-82—342
Willie Park Jr. 82-89-86-85—342
David Anderson Jr. 86-93-83-81—343
John Allan 81-88-83-92—344
a-T. Carmichael 90-87-82-85—344
Willie Fernie 86-92-85-81—344
Bob Mearns 86-84-86-88—344
Harry Vardon 84-90-81-89—344
a-F.A. Fairlie 82-90-88-85—345
William McEwan 88-84-90-83—345
Tom Vardon 85-86-82-92—345
a-Allan Duncan 87-85-90-85—347
David McEwan 88-89-88-83—348
Buff Wilson 81-92-93-83—349
a-Robert T. Boothby 85-93-84-88—350
Jack Simpson 86-91-86-87—350
a-Andrew Lawson 89-89-85-89—352
a-Charles Whigham 87-90-94-81—352
Willie Aveston 85-88-89-91—353
a-G.M. Rennie 86-88-90-89—353
David Herd 87-96-84-87—354
a-E.D. Prothero 91-90-87-86—354
Douglas McEwan 88-91-88-89—356
a-William Young 87-84-93-94—358
Peter McEwan 93-92-88-86—359
a-Garden Smith 88-94-91-86—359
Robert Scott 88-89-88-95—360
a-John Andrew 89-96-86-90—361
a-David Anderson 89-88-92-99—368
a-Henry Whigham 91-97-87-94—369
Tom Chisholm 87-103-89-91—370
James Douglas 96-92-95-95—378
Tom Morris Sr. 96-94-100-93—383

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