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British Open Champions

The following table lists the winners of the British Open Championship golf tournament from 1920 to the present. George Duncan was the first person to win the British Open in 1920 with a score of 303.

Year Winner Score
1920 George Duncan 303
1921 Jock Hutchison 296
1922 Walter Hagen 300
1923 A. G. Havers 295
1924 Walter Hagen 301
1925 Jim Barnes 300
1926 R. T. Jones, Jr. 291
1927 R. T. Jones, Jr. 285
1928 Walter Hagen 292
1929 Walter Hagen 292
1930 R. T. Jones, Jr. 291
1931 Tommy Armour 296
1932 Gene Sarazen 283
1933 Denny Shute 292
1934 Henry Cotton 283
1935 A. Perry 283
1936 A. H. Padgham 287
1937 Henry Cotton 290
1938 R. A. Whitcombe 295
1939 R. Burton 290
1940 Sam Snead 290
1947 Fred Daly 294
1948 Henry Cotton 283
1949 Bobby Locke 283
1950 Bobby Locke 279
1951 Max Faulkner 285
1952 Bobby Locke 287
1953 Ben Hogan 282
1954 Peter Thomson 283
1955 Peter Thomson 281
1956 Peter Thomson 286
1957 Bobby Locke 279
1958 Peter Thomson 278
1959 Gary Player 284
1960 Kel Nagle 278
1961 Arnold Palmer 284
1962 Arnold Palmer 276
1963 Bob Charles 277
1964 Tony Lema 279
1965 Peter Thomson 285
1966 Jack Nicklaus 282
1967 Roberto de Vicenzo 278
1968 Gary Player 289
1969 Tony Jacklin 280
1970 Jack Nicklaus 283
1971 Lee Trevino 278
1972 Lee Trevino 278
1973 Tom Weiskopf 276
1974 Gary Player 282
1975 Tom Watson 279
1976 Johnny Miller 279
1977 Tom Watson 268
1978 Jack Nicklaus 281
1979 Severiano Ballesteros 283
1980 Tom Watson 271
1981 Bill Rogers 276
1982 Tom Watson 284
1983 Tom Watson 275
1984 Severiano Ballesteros 276
1985 Sandy Lyle 282
1986 Greg Norman 280
1987 Nick Faldo 279
1988 Seve Ballesteros 273
1989 Mark Calcavecchia 275
1990 Nick Faldo 270
1991 Ian Baker-Finch 272
1992 Nick Faldo 272
1993 Greg Norman 267
1994 Nick Price 268
1995 John Daly 282
1996 Tom Lehman 271
1997 Justin Leonard 272
1998 Mark O'Meara 280
1999 Paul Lawrie 290
2000 Tiger Woods 269
2001 David Duval 274
2002 Ernie Els 278
2003 Ben Curtis 283
2004 Todd Hamilton 274
2005 Tiger Woods 274
2006 Tiger Woods 270
2007 Padraig Harrington 277
2008 Padraig Harrington 283

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