1926 British Open Winner and Scores

The 1926 British Open was the 61st time this major was played.

Winner: Bobby Jones, 291

Where it was played: Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club in Lytham & St. Annes, England

Tournament dates: June 23-25, 1926

Leader after first round: Walter Hagen, 68

Leader after second round: Bobby Jones and Bill Mehlhorn, 144

Leader after third round: Al Watrous, 215

Notable Notes: After Walter Hagen opened with a 68, it appeared a Hagen-Bobby Jones duel might develop. But Jones pulled slightly ahead of Hagen each round thereafter, and wound up beating The Haig, who finished third, by four strokes. ... It was the first of three Open wins for Jones. ... Third-round leader Al Watrous led Jones by two entering the final round. But Watrous scored 78 in Round 4 to Jones' 74. ... Harry Vardon, age 56, missed the cut in an Open for the first time. ... This was the first Open at which spectators were charged an admission fee.

Final Scores

a-Bobby Jones 72-72-73-74—291
Al Watrous 71-75-69-78—293
Walter Hagen 68-77-74-76—295
a-George Von Elm 75-72-76-72—295
Thomas Barber 77-73-78-71—299
Abe Mitchell 78-78-72-71—299
Fred McLeod 71-75-76-79—301
Emmett French 76-75-74-78—303
Jose Jurado 77-76-74-76—303
Bill Mehlhorn 70-74-79-80—303
Herbert Gaudin 78-78-71-77—304
J.H. Taylor 75-78-71-80—304
Tommy Armour 74-76-75-80—305
a-Lister Hartley 77-74-79-76—306
Harry Walker 74-77-78-77—306
Reg Whitcombe 73-82-76-75—306
Tom Williamson 78-76-76-76—306
Jim Barnes 77-80-72-78—307
Fred Robson 79-76-77-75—307
Cyril Walker 79-71-80-77—307
George Duncan 75-79-80-74—308
Sandy Herd 81-76-75-76—308
Herbert Jolly 79-76-79-75—309
Edward Douglas 79-78-75-78—310
George Gadd 80-71-78-81—310
Joe Kirkwood 81-76-78-75—310
Charles Whitcombe 79-78-75-78—310
James Braid 82-75-75-79—311
Arthur Havers 75-76-82-78—311
Frederick Boobyer 79-79-80-74—312
Charles Corlett 77-80-76-79—312
Jean Gassiat 78-78-79-77—312
James McDowall 75-82-75-80—312
Ted Ray 78-80-74-80—312
Jack Smith 78-80-76-79—313
William H. Davies 76-81-78-79—314
Antonio Perez 76-75-81-82—314
James Sherlock 76-76-77-85—314
Bob Bradbeer 83-74-76-82—315
Charles Johns 81-75-81-78—315
James Ockenden 79-76-80-80—315
Thomas Howard 79-79-76-82—316
Michael Daragon 77-76-83-81—317
Harry Kidd 78-78-82-79—317
James Bradbeer 75-79-83-81—318
Arthur Young 79-78-85-76—318
Harry Ball 77-78-78-87—320
Sidney Ball 75-82-81-82—320
Cedric Sayner 80-77-82-81—320
Dick Wheildon 78-78-81-84—321
Bert Weastell 79-79-82-83—323
John Sullivan 78-78-83-89—328

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