1886 British Open Winner and Scores

The 1886 British Open was the 26th time this major was played.

Winner: David Brown, 157

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

Tournament dates: Nov. 5, 1888

Leader after first round: John Lambert and Willie Campbell, 78

Notable Notes: David Brown was one off the lead following the morning 18, and two in front at the end of the afternoon 18. ... Brown did his best work on his first and third trips around the Musselburgh nine-hole links, shooting 38 and 37, respectively, over those nines. ... He finished his final trip around the links with back-to-back threes. ... John Lambert, the co-leader after the first and second rounds, stumbled in the afternoon 18 and finished tied for 12th place.

Final Scores

David Brown 79-78—157
Willie Campbell 78-81—159
Ben Campbell 79-81—160
Bob Ferguson 82-79—161
Thomas Grossert 80-81—161
Willie Park Jr. 84-77—161
Archie Simpson 82-79—161
Willie Fernie 79-83—162
David Grant 86-76—162
a-John E. Laidlay 80-82—162
James Morris 81-82—163
John Lambert 78-86—164
Thomas McWatt 81-83—164
Jack Simpson 83-81—164
Bob Simpson 84-81—165
Tom Dunn 83-83—166
a-Horace Hutchinson 81-85—166
Bob Pringle 80-86—166
Ben Sayers 84-82—166
William Cosgrove 84-83—167
Robert Tait 84-83—167
Peter Fernie 85-83—168
Peter Paxton 87-82—169
Jack Ferguson 83-87—170
George Strath 86-84—170
David Simpson 84-88—172
Willie Dunn Jr. 85-88—173
Old Tom Morris 88-85—173
Charlie Crawford 85-89—174
James Keddie 84-90—174
a-James Denham 86-89—175
a-Harry Everard 86-89—175
Jamie Allan 86-90—176
Mungo Park 86-90—176
a-Albert Park 88-91—179

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