1904 British Open Winner and Scores

The 1904 British Open was the 44th time this major was played and it featured several new scoring records.

Winner: Jack White, 296

Where it was played: Royal St. George's Golf Club in Sandwich, England

Tournament dates: June 8-10, 1904

Leader after first round: Robert Thomson, 75

Leader after second round: Harry Vardon, 149

Leader after third round: James Braid, 226

Notable Notes: James Braid scored a 69 in the third round, the first sub-70 round in Open history over a full 18-hole course. ... In the final round, Jack White tied the new scoring record. ... Then, after White finished, J.H. Taylor broke the record with a 68. But Taylor finished in second place, tied with Braid, one behind White. ... White's 296 total was another new scoring record and the first sub-300 score in a British Open played over a full 72 holes. ... White was also the first golfer in tournament history to improve his score in each round.

Final Scores

Jack White 80-75-72-69—296
James Braid 77-80-69-71—297
J.H. Taylor 77-78-74-68—297
Tom Vardon 77-77-75-72—301
Harry Vardon 76-73-79-74—302
James Sherlock 83-71-78-77—309
a-John Graham Jr. 76-76-78-80—310
Andrew Kirkaldy 78-79-74-79—310
Sandy Herd 84-76-76-75—311
a-Robert Maxwell 80-80-76-77—313
Ben Sayers 80-80-76-77—313
Willie Park Jr. 84-72-81-78—315
Ted Ray 81-81-77-76—315
Robert Thomson 75-76-80-84—315
Alfred Toogood 88-76-74-77—315
George Coburn 79-82-75-80—316
Jack Rowe 86-82-75-73—316
a-John Ball 83-78-79-78—318
George Cawsey 82-80-78-79—319
Fred Collins 88-77-75-79—319
Ernest Gray 84-77-74-84—319
a-James Worthington 85-79-78-78—320
Thomas Renouf 82-79-79-81—321
Phillip Gaudin 79-83-80-80—322
Alfred Matthews 85-81-78-78—322
A. Thomson 86-81-75-81—323
a-Edward Blackwell 88-77-81-79—325
George Cawkwell 83-83-79-80—325
Rowland Jones 89-77-77-82—325
Albert Bellworthy 82-84-83-77—326
James Hepburn 87-80-79-80—326
Percy Hills 85-83-80-78—326
W.J. Leaver 85-80-82-81—328
George Pannell 82-84-81-81—328
Andrew Denholm 86-79-84-80—329
Ernest Risebro 85-81-85-78—329
Percy Wyatt 83-82-81-83—329
Charles Neaves 86-80-80-85—331
Charles Roberts 83-82-86-80—331
H.A. Howlett 88-79-86-79—332
Harry Cawsey 80-83-88-82—333
W.C. Gaudin 84-84-79-86—333
William McEwan 86-81-86-85—338
Reginald Gray 86-82-87-89—344

Popular posts from this blog

Michelle Wie's Husband (and Former Boyfriend Files)