1875 British Open Winner and Scores

The 1875 British Open was the 15th time this major was played. The champion won the last of his four titles.

Winner: Willie Park Sr., 166

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

Tournament dates: Sept. 10, 1875

Leader after first round: Willie Park and Bob Martin, 60

Leader after second round: Bob Martin and Bob Ferguson, 114

Notable Notes: Willie Park Jr. carded the best round of the tournament, 51 over Prestwick's 12-hole links, in the final round to claim the victory. ... Park was the winner of the inaugural 1860 British Open, and this was his final win. ... It was also his fourth Open title, tying Old Tom Morris' early tournament record.

Final Scores

Willie Park Sr. 56-59-51—166
Bob Martin 56-58-54—168
Mungo Park 59-57-55—171
Bob Ferguson 58-56-58—172
James Rennie 61-59-57—177
Davie Strath 59-61-58—178
Tom Carson 181
Bob Pringle 62-58-61—181
a-William Doleman 65-59-59—183
Hugh Morrison 62-59-62—183
John Campbell 57-66-63—186
Neil Boon 67-60-62—189
James Guthrie 63-64-66—193
Matthew Allan 67-65-62—194
James Boyd 67-65-63—195
Nicol Patrick 199

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