1887 British Open Winner and Scores

The 1887 British Open was the 27th time this major was played.

Winner: Willie Park Jr., 161

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

Tournament dates: Sept. 16, 1887

Leader after first round: Willie Campbell, 77

Notable Notes: Willie Campbell held a four-stroke lead following the morning 18, with Willie Park Jr. five behind. By the midway point of the afternoon round, Park cut his deficit to three strokes. ... But on the 16th hole, Campbell, still leading Park by two strokes, took five strokes to get out of a bunker and finally made a 9 on the hole. ... Park made a 3 on the hole and finished with a round of 79 to win by a stroke from Bob Martin.

Final Scores

Willie Park Jr. 82-79—161
Bob Martin 81-81—162
Willie Campbell 77-87—164
a-John E. Laidlay 86-80—166
Ben Sayers 83-85—168
Archie Simpson 81-87—168
Willie Fernie 86-87—173
Davie Grant 89-84—173
David Brown 82-92—174
Ben Campbell 88-87—175
a-Horace Hutchinson 87-88—175
David Ayton 89-87—176
James Kay 89-87—176
Jack Kirkaldy 89-87—176
Jack Simpson 85-91—176
Bob Simpson 90-89—179
George Fernie 92-88—180
Andrew Monaghan 90-90—180
Hugh Kirkaldy 89-92—181
James Boyd 95-87—182
a-Percy Wilson 90-92—182
a-A.F. Macfie 94-90—184
a-Andrew Stuart 96-88—184
Peter Fernie 95-90—185
a-J.S. Carrick 96-90—186
Jack Morris 93-93—186
Douglas McEwan 94-93—187

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