The 1867 British Open was the eighth one played, and also the eighth one played over the 12-hole links at Prestwick. As with each preceding Open, the golfers played 36 holes total, three rounds of 12 holes each.
Winner: Tom Morris Sr., 170
Where it was played: Prestwick Golf Club, Ayrshire, Scotland
Tournament dates: Sept. 26, 1867
Leader after first round: a-William Doleman, 55
Leader after second round: Tom Morris Sr., 112
Notable Notes: Old Tom Morris became the first 4-time Open winner here, meaning to this point Morris had won half the Opens played.
An amateur, William Doleman was the leader after the first round, the first time any amateur had held the lead in this tournament. Young Tom Morris wound up fourth, his best showing to date.
|Tom Morris Sr. ||58-54-58=170 |
|Willie Park Sr. ||58-56-58=172|
|Andrew Strath ||61-57-56=174 |
|Tom Morris Jr. ||58-59-58=175|
|Bob Kirk ||57-60-60=177 |
|a-William Doleman || 55-66-57=178|
|Robert Andrew ||56-58-65=179 |
|William Dow ||62-57-65=184|
|a-T. Hunter ||62-60-62=184 |
|Willie Dunn Sr. ||64-63-62=189|
Other accounts of the 1867 British Open:
British Open winners