1877 British Open Winner and Scores

The 1877 British Open was the 17th time this major was played.

Winner: Jamie Anderson, 160

Where it was played: Musselburgh Links in Musselburgh, East Lothian, Scotland

Tournament dates: April 6, 1877

Leader after first round: William Brown, Bob Ferguson and William Cosgrove, 80

Notable Notes: Going round Musselburgh's 9-hole links twice for the afternoon 18, Jamie Anderson carded the best round of the tournament, a 78, and won the title by two strokes. ... It was the first of three consecutive Open titles for Anderson. ... Only seven golfers returned scores for the full 36 holes. The runner-up, Bob Pringle, was a Musselburgh caddie.

Final Scores

Jamie Anderson 82-78—160
Bob Pringle 82-80—162
William Cosgrove 80-84—164
Bob Ferguson 80-84—164
William Brown 80-86—166
Davie Strath 85-81—166
Mungo Park 167

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