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1969 British Open

 

The 1969 British Open was the 98th time the tournament was played.

Winner: Tony Jacklin, 280

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

Tournament dates: July 9-12, 1969

Leader after first round: Bob Charles, 66

Leader after second round: Bob Charles, 135

Leader after third round: Tony Jacklin, 208

Notable Notes: Tony Jacklin became the first British golfer to win the Open Championship since 1951. He did it with a final-round 72, a solid showing on a day when no other golfers could make a charge. Jacklin won by two strokes over Bob Charles, who also finished with a 72.

Final Scores
Tony Jacklin 68-70-70-72--280
Bob Charles 66-69-75-72--282
Roberto De Vicenzo 72-73-66-72--283
Peter Thomson 71-70-70-72--283
Christy O'Connor 71-65-74-74--284
Davis Love Jr. 70-73-71-71--285
Jack Nicklaus 75-70-68-72--285
Peter Alliss 73-74-73-66--286
Kel Nagle 74-71-72-70--287
Miller Barber 69-75-75-69--288
Neil Coles 75-76-70-68--289
Tommy Horton 71-76-70-72--289
Cobie Legrange 79-70-71-69--289
Guy Wolstenholme 70-71-76-72--289
Gay Brewer 76-71-68-75--290
Eric Brown 73-76-69-73--291
Bruce Devlin 71-73-75-72--291
Harold Henning 72-71-75-73--291
Brian Huggett 72-72-69-78--291
Orville Moody 71-70-74-76--291
Peter Townsend 73-70-76-72--291
Bert Yancey 72-71-71-77--291
Bernard Hunt 73-71-75-73--292
Gary Player 74-68-76-74--292
Fred Boobyer 74-70-76-73--293
Billy Casper 70-70-75-78--293
Alex Caygill 71-67-79-76--293
Hedley Muscroft 68-77-73-76--294
a-Peter Tupling 73-71-78-72--294
Max Faulkner 71-74-76-74--295
Jean Garaialde 69-77-76-73--295
Mike Ingham 73-73-74-75--295
Donald Swaelens 72-73-76-74--295
Gordon Cunningham 74-72-71-79--296
Raymond Floyd 74-70-76-76--296
John Garner 72-71-76-77--296
Vincent Hood 75-71-74-76--296
Lee Trevino 75-72-71-78--296
Brian Waites 73-75-74-74--296
Brian Barnes 73-73-76-75--297
Jimmy Hitchcock 74-74-73-76--297
a-Michael Bonallack 74-72-73-79--298
Angel Gallardo 72-76-73-77--298
Peter Wilcock 73-74-74-77--298
John Panton 73-69-76-82--300
Hugh Jackson 69-78-75-79--301

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U.S. Open winners
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