1987 British Open Winner and Scores

The 1987 British Open was the 116th time the tournament was played. The winner used brute efficiency in the final round.

Winner: Nick Faldo, 279

Where it was played: Muirfield in Gullane, Scotland

Tournament dates: July 16-19, 1987

Leader after first round: Rodger Davis, 64

Leader after second round: Paul Azinger, 136

Leader after third round: Paul Azinger, 207

Notable Notes: Nick Faldo became a major champion at this British Open. He entered the final round trailing Paul Azinger by a stroke, and finished the round beating Azinger and Rodger Davis by a stroke. Faldo shot 71 in Round 4 to Azinger's 73. Azinger could have won with pars on the final two holes, but bogied both. This tournament is famous for Faldo's feat of making all pars in the final round — 18 holes, 18 pars.

Final Scores

Nick Faldo 68-69-71-71—279
Paul Azinger 68-68-71-73—280
Rodger Davis 64-73-74-69—280
Payne Stewart 71-66-72-72—281
Ben Crenshaw 73-68-72-68—281
David Frost 70-68-70-74—282
Tom Watson 69-69-71-74—283
Ian Woosnam 71-69-72-72—284
Nick Price 68-71-72-73—284
Craig Stadler 69-69-71-75—284
Jumbo Ozaki 69-72-71-73—285
Jose Maria Olazabal 70-73-70-72—285
Hal Sutton 71-70-73-71—285
Mark Calcavecchia 69-70-72-74—285
Graham Marsh 69-70-72-74—285
Mark McNulty 71-69-75-70—285
Lee Trevino 67-74-73-72—286
Ken Brown 69-73-70-74—286
Mark Roe 74-68-72-72—286
Eamonn Darcy 74-69-72-71—286
Bernhard Langer 69-69-76-72—286
Wayne Grady 70-71-76-69—286
Raymond Floyd 72-68-70-76—286
Sandy Lyle 76-69-71-70—286
Gerry Taylor 69-68-75-75—287
Gordon Brand Jr. 73-70-75-70—288
Larry Mize 68-71-76-73—288
David Feherty 74-70-77-67—288
Danny Edwards 71-73-72-73—289
Anders Forsbrand 73-69-73-74—289
Lanny Wadkins 72-71-75-71—289
Ken Green 67-76-74-72—289
Fuzzy Zoeller 71-70-76-72—289
David Graham 69-73-78-70—290
Greg Norman 71-71-74-75—291
Manuel Calero 71-74-75-71—291
Jay Haas 69-74-76-72—291
Bob Tway 67-72-75-77—291
Ross Drummond 79-66-77-69—291
Gordon J. Brand 72-72-74-74—292
Andy Bean 70-73-75-74—292
Fred Couples 70-74-78-70—292
Derrick Cooper 74-72-78-68—292
Ossie Moore 71-72-76-74—293
Brian Marchbank 72-72-76-73—293
Fulton Allem 74-69-77-73—293
Carl Mason 70-69-78-76—293
Larry Nelson 70-75-76-73—294
John Slaughter 72-71-76-75—294
Philip Walton 72-73-75-75—295
Seve Ballesteros 73-70-77-75—295
Sam Torrance 76-69-77-73—295
Mats Lanner 71-74-79-71—295
Billy Andrade 74-69-78-75—296
Roger Chapman 70-73-79-74—296
John O'Leary 71-73-79-73—296
Ove Sellberg 71-72-78-76—297
a-Paul Mayo 72-70-75-80—297
Bill McColl 71-75-77-75—298
Tommy Nakajima 73-72-77-76—298
Brian Jones 73-72-80-73—298
Miguel Angel Martin 74-71-77-77—299
Howard Clark 72-73-78-76—299
Neil Hansen 75-69-80-75—299
Scott Simpson 75-71-82-71—299
Hugh Baiocchi 72-73-78-77—300
Jet Ozaki 72-73-78-77—300
Brandel Chamblee 73-72-77-78—300
Gary Player 72-74-79-75—300
Mark O'Meara 73-72-82-73—300
Wayne Westner 71-75-84-71—301
Tom Kite 73-72-81-76—302
Jack Nicklaus 74-71-81-76—302
Jeff Hawkes 71-74-80-78—303
a-Ricky Willison 75-71-83-76—305
Chris Moody 76-70-81-79—306
David Jones 72-74-83-78—307
Anthony Stevens 71-75-82-84—312

Popular posts from this blog