1924 British Open Winner and Scores

The 1924 British Open was the 59th time this major was played.

Winner: Walter Hagen, 301

Where it was played: Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, England

Tournament dates: June 26-27, 1924

Leader after first round: Cyril Tolley, 73

Leader after second round: Ernest Whitcombe, 147

Leader after third round: Walter Hagen and Ernest Whitcombe, 224

Notable Notes: Walter Hagen trailed Ernest Whitcombe by three after 36 holes, they were tied after 54 holes, and Hagen was the one-stroke victor over Whitcombe at the end. ... Whitcombe finished first with a 35 over the back nine to post 302. ... Hagen managed to card 34 on his back nine, however, with the help of two sand saves, and sank a winning six-foot putt on the final hole. ... It was the second of Hagen's four British Open titles. ... 53-year-old J.H. Taylor, a five-time champ, finished fifth. ... Gene Sarazen, age 22, made his Open debut and finished 41st.

Final Scores

Walter Hagen 77-73-74-77—301
Ernest Whitcombe 77-70-77-78—302
Frank Ball 78-75-74-77—304
Macdonald Smith 76-74-77-77—304
J.H. Taylor 75-74-79-79—307
Aubrey Boomer 75-78-76-79—308
George Duncan 74-79-74-81—308
Len Holland 74-78-78-78—308
Jim Barnes 78-77-79-75—309
George Gadd 79-75-78-77—309
James Sherlock 76-75-78-80—309
Percy Weston 76-77-77-79—309
Sandy Herd 76-79-76-79—310
Gilbert Nicholls 75-78-79-78—310
Tom Williamson 79-76-80-75—310
J.W. Gaudin 79-78-80-76—313
Charles Johns 77-77-78-81—313
James Braid 80-80-78-76—314
Albert S. Tingey Jr. 82-81-76-75—314
a-Cyril Tolley 73-82-80-79—314
Archie Compston 79-81-76-79—315
Bertram Weastell 76-82-78-79—315
Arthur Butchart 82-75-77-82—316
Rowland Jones 80-73-82-81—316
Fred Leach 78-74-86-78—316
William Robertson 84-75-77-80—316
Fred Robson 83-80-77-76—316
Syd Wingate 79-79-82-76—316
Arthur Havers 79-77-86-75—317
Mark Seymour 74-81-80-82—317
Herbert Osborne 80-81-82-75—318
Harry Ball 81-78-79-81—319
Albert Hallam 76-83-80-80—319
Charles Parsons 80-77-83-79—319
Ted Ray 80-80-79-80—319
J. Rimmer 79-82-79-79—319
Harry Crapper 86-82-76-77—321
Peter Robertson 79-79-82-81—321
William Twine 80-79-86-76—321
Thomas Walton 77-86-82-77—322
Raymond Botcazou 80-83-78-82—323
Fred Jarman 84-78-78-83—323
Gene Sarazen 83-75-84-81—323
a-William Sutton 85-76-80-82—323
James Adwick 79-82-83-80—324
William Button 80-80-83-81—324
David Sutherland 79-80-85-80—324
George Charman 81-85-81-78—325
George Kirby 80-77-83-85—325
William McMinn 80-88-79-78—325
Jack Rowe 78-83-83-81—325
A. Simpson 82-78-80-85—325
William H. Davies 83-83-80-80—326
Edward Douglas 84-78-82-82—326
J. Alsagurin 82-86-77-82—327
Thomas Barber 78-85-84-80—327
William Smith 80-82-82-83—327
Arthur Young 82-79-87-79—327
a-J.A. Hassall 78-84-84-82—328
a-William Hope 87-78-81-82—328
Jack Seager 79-84-82-83—328
Charles Wallis 80-85-81-82—328
a-Samuel Robinson 85-81-82-81—329
Harry Sutton 81-79-83-87—330
Philip Rodgers 82-81-86-82—331
Albert Seymour 85-78-84-84—331
John Thompson 88-78-78-87—331
a-M.S. Walker 81-81-82-88—332
C.C. Anderson 84-82-85-82—333
Jerry Bond 87-84-83-79—333
Harry Walker 81-87-81-84—333
Percy Wyatt 86-84-83-81—334
Sidney Ball 84-78-87-86—335
John Harrison 86-88-81-85—340
William Gimber 86-85-87-87—345

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