The Open Championship

 

MEMORIES OF THE OPEN

History

Golf professionals of the 1850s (left to right): James Wilson, Willie Dunn, Bob Andrew, Willie Park Sr, Tom Morris Sr, Allan Robertson, David Anderson and Bob Kirk. Park and Morris each won The Open Championship four times. The great Allan Robertson died at the age of 44 in 1859, the year before The Open started.

ARNOLD PALMER

1961 at Royal Birkdale

GARY PLAYER

1974 at Royal Lytham & St Annes

JACK NICKLAUS

1978 at St Andrews

BERNHARD LANGER

BERNHARD LANGER

1984 at St Andrews

PHIL MICKELSON

2004 at Royal Troon

RETIEF GOOSEN

2005 at St Andrews

TREVOR IMMELMAN

2008 at Royal Birkdale

MARTIN KAYMER

MARTIN KAYMER

2009 at Turnberry