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1950 British Open


The 1950 British Open was the 79th time the tournament was played.

Winner: Bobby Locke, 279

Where it was played: Royal Troon Golf Club in South Ayrshire, Scotland

Tournament dates: July 5-7, 1950

Leader after first round: Arthur Lees, 68

Leader after second round: Dai Rees, 139

Leader after third round: Bobby Locke, Roberto De Vicenzo and Dai Rees, 211

Notable Notes: Bobby Locke trailed by two strokes at the halfway mark, and moved into a tie for the lead following three rounds. And in the final round, he made his move with a 68, winning by two shots over Roberto De Vicezno. It was Locke's second Open Championship win.

Final Scores
Bobby Locke 69-72-70-68--279
Roberto De Vicenzo 73-71-68-70--282
Fred Daly 75-72-69-66--282
Dai Rees 71-68-72-71--282
Max Faulkner 72-70-70-71--283
Eric Moore 74-68-73-68--283
Fred Bullock 71-71-71-71--284
Arthur Lees 68-76-68-72--284
Sam King 70-75-68-73--286
a-Frank Stranahan 77-70-73-66--286
Flory Van Donck 73-71-72-70--286
Jimmy Adams 73-75-69-70--287
Wally Smithers 74-70-73-70--287
Johnny Bulla 73-70-71-74--288
Hector Thomson 71-72-73-72--288
Harry Bradshaw 73-71-75-70--289
a-James McHale 73-73-74-70--290
Reg Horne 73-75-71-71--290
Ernest Whitcombe 69-76-72-73--290
Alf Padgham 77-71-74-69--291
John Panton 76-69-70-76--291
Norman Von Nida 74-72-76-69--291
Eric Brown 73-73-73-73--292
Trevor Allen 77-70-75-71--293
Bill Branch 71-69-78-75--293
Stewart Field 73-71-73-76--293
Norman Sutton 71-75-74-73--293
Bill White 74-74-73-72--293
Fred Allott 72-71-77-74--294
a-David Blair 72-72-77-74--295
Hassan Hassanein 73-72-77-73--295
Syd Scott 75-71-75-75--296
Joseph Carroll 73-72-74-79--298
Alf Perry 73-74-76-75--298
a-James Wilson 72-76-79-72--299

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