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1973 British Open

 

The 1973 British Open was the 102nd time the tournament was played.

Winner: Tom Weiskopf, 276

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

Tournament dates: July 11-14, 1973

Leader after first round: Tom Weiskopf, 68

Leader after second round: Tom Weiskopf, 135

Leader after third round: Tom Weiskopf, 206

Notable Notes: Tom Weiskopf started his tournament with rounds of 68-67 en route to his only victory in a major championship. It was a wire-to-wire win, too. Weiskopf's lead was down to one stroke over Johnny Miller entering the final round, but Weiskopf closed with 70 to Miller's 72.

Final Scores
Tom Weiskopf 68-67-71-70--276
Johnny Miller 70-68-69-72--279
Neil Coles 71-72-70-66--279
Jack Nicklaus 69-70-76-65--280
Bert Yancey 69-69-73-70--281
Peter Butler 71-72-74-69--286
Bob Charles 73-71-73-71--288
Lanny Wadkins 71-73-70-74--288
Christy O'Connor 73-68-74-73--288
Harold Henning 73-73-73-70--289
Lee Trevino 75-73-73-68--289
Brian Barnes 76-67-70-76--289
Gay Brewer 76-71-72-70--289
Tony Jacklin 75-73-72-70--290
Arnold Palmer 72-76-70-72--290
Doug McClelland 76-71-69-74--290
Gary Player 76-69-76-69--290
Eddie Polland 74-73-73-72--292
Bernard Gallacher 73-69-75-75--292
Hugh Baiocchi 75-74-69-74--292
Hugh Boyle 75-75-69-73--292
David Good 75-74-73-70--292
Dave Hill 75-74-74-69--292
Peter Wilcock 71-76-72-73--292
Bruce Crampton 71-76-73-72--292
Bruce Devlin 72-78-71-71--292
Peter Oosterhuis 80-71-69-72--292
Chi Chi Rodriguez 72-73-73-75--293
Roberto De Vicenzo 72-75-74-72--293
Doug Sanders 79-72-72-70--293
Bob Wynn 74-71-76-73--294
Tommy Horton 75-70-73-76--294
Craig Defoy 76-75-70-73--294
Peter Thomson 76-75-70-73--294
Graham Marsh 74-71-78-71--294
Ewen Murray 79-71-73-71--294
Vince Baker 72-74-75-74--295
David Vaughan 78-70-72-75--295
a-Danny Edwards 75-75-71-75--296
Philip Elson 75-75-72-74--296
Baldovino Dassu 75-75-73-73--296
Kel Nagle 74-76-73-73--296
Dale Hayes 76-72-73-75--296
Donald Gammon 76-70-76-74--296
Guy Wolstenholme 77-72-75-72--296
Harry Bannerman 73-75-75-74--297
David Webster 73-76-72-76--297
Maurice Moir 76-75-70-76--297
John Fourie 76-73-74-75--298
Bernard Hunt 76-74-74-74--298
Ronnie Shade 75-73-76-75--299
Peter Alliss 76-71-76-76--299
David Jagger 76-74-74-75--299
John McTear 76-74-71-78--299
Peter Townsend 79-73-71-77--300
David Huish 74-73-76-78--301
Bill Murray 78-71-74-78--301
Richard Lambert 78-74-72-77--301
David Dunk 73-74-74-82--303
Gunnar Mueller 76-70-78-71--295

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