1930 British Open Winner and Scores

The 1930 British Open was the 65th time this major was played. And Bobby Jones won it on his way to the Grand Slam.

Winner: Bobby Jones, 291

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

Tournament dates: June 18-20, 1930

Leader after first round: Henry Cotton, Bobby Jones and Macdonald Smith, 70

Leader after second round: Bobby Jones, 142

Leader after third round: Archie Compston, 215

Notable Notes: In May, Bobby Jones won the British Amateur Championship. In June, he won the British Open — the first golfer since John Ball in 1890 to win both in the same year. ... Jones then went home to the USA and won the U.S. Open in July and U.S. Amateur in September, completing what was then considered the Grand Slam. It is the only single-season Grand Slam in men's golf history. ... Jones shared the lead after Round 1 and held it outright following Round 2. But in Round 3, Archie Compston shot 68 to take a one-stroke lead over Jones. ... Compston, though, soared to an 82 in the final round. Jones shot 75 and won by two strokes. ... This tournament is the last Open Championship won by an amateur.

Final Scores

a-Bobby Jones 70-72-74-75—291
Leo Diegel 74-73-71-75—293
Macdonald Smith 70-77-75-71—293
Fred Robson 71-72-78-75—296
Horton Smith 72-73-78-73—296
Jim Barnes 71-77-72-77—297
Archie Compston 74-73-68-82—297
Henry Cotton 70-79-77-73—299
Thomas Barber 75-76-72-77—300
Auguste Boyer 73-77-70-80—300
Charles Whitcombe 74-75-72-79—300
Bert Hodson 74-77-76-74—301
Abe Mitchell 75-78-77-72—302
Reg Whitcombe 78-72-73-79—302
a-Donald Moe 74-73-76-80—303
Philip Rodgers 74-73-76-80—303
Percy Alliss 75-74-77-79—305
William Large 78-74-77-76—305
Ernest Whitcombe 80-72-76-77—305
Arthur Young 75-78-78-74—305
Harry Crapper 78-73-80-75—306
Pierre Hirigoyen 75-79-76-76—306
Harry Large 79-74-78-75—306
Stewart Burns 77-75-80-75—307
William H. Davies 78-77-73-79—307
Arthur Lacey 78-79-74-76—307
Ted Ray 78-75-76-78—307
Norman Sutton 72-80-76-79—307
Tom Green 73-79-78-78—308
Duncan McCulloch 78-78-79-74—309
Alf Perry 78-74-75-82—309
Marcel Dallemagne 79-72-79-80—310
Len Holland 75-78-80-77—310
Albert Isherwood 75-77-78-80—310
Percy Weston 81-77-76-76—310
a-Lister Hartley 79-78-79-75—311
Edward Jarman 76-76-79-80—311
William Nolan 78-79-74-80—311
James Bradbeer 77-77-76-82—312
William Branch 81-77-78-76—312
Alf Padgham 78-80-74-80—312
Owen Sanderson 83-74-77-78—312
J.J. Taylor 76-78-82-76—312
George Gadd 78-78-73-84—313
D.C. Jones 75-77-82-79—313
Charles McIlvenny 76-75-79-83—313
William Twine 78-78-78-79—313
Ernest Kenyon 79-76-79-80—314
William McMinn 82-75-77-80—314
Bob Bradbeer 81-74-80-81—316
Sydney Fairweather 77-78-79-82—316
H. Rimmer 79-79-79-80—317
a-William Sutton 78-76-81-82—317
a-Cyril Tolley 84-71-80-82—317
a-Harry Bentley 76-78-86-78—318
Harry Kidd 79-75-85-80—319
C.W. Thomson 81-74-81-83—319
William Gimber 76-78-81-85—320
a-Raymond Oppenheimer79-78-82-82—321
a-Donald Soulby 75-82-82-83—322

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