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1980 British Open

 

The 1980 British Open was the 109th time the tournament was played.

Winner: Tom Watson, 271

Where it was played: Muirfield in Gullane, Scotland

Tournament dates: July 17-20, 1980

Leader after first round: Lee Trevino and Tom Watson, 68

Leader after second round: Lee Trevino, 135

Leader after third round: Tom Watson, 202

Notable Notes: Lee Trevino opened with rounds of 68 and 67 to hold the midway lead, but the weekend belonged to Tom Watson. Watson surged in front with a 64 in the third round, and won by four strokes. It was Watson's third British Open victory.

Final Scores
Tom Watson 68-70-64-69--271
Lee Trevino 68-67-71-69--275
Ben Crenshaw 70-70-68-69--277
Carl Mason 72-69-70-69--280
Jack Nicklaus 73-67-71-69--280
Andy Bean 71-69-70-72--282
Craig Stadler 72-70-69-71--282
Ken Brown 70-68-68-76--282
Hubert Green 77-69-64-72--282
Gil Morgan 70-70-71-72--283
Jack Newton 69-71-73-70--283
Larry Nelson 72-70-71-71--284
Sandy Lyle 70-71-70-73--284
Nick Faldo 69-74-71-70--284
Isao Aoki 74-74-63-73--284
Tom Weiskopf 72-72-71-70--285
John Bland 73-70-70-72--285
Jerry Pate 71-67-74-73--285
Seve Ballesteros 72-68-72-74--286
Norio Suzuki 74-68-72-72--286
Bruce Lietzke 74-69-73-70--286
Bill Rogers 76-73-68-69--286
Mark McNulty 71-73-72-71--287
Garry Cullen 72-72-69-74--287
Peter Oosterhuis 72-71-75-69--287
Bill McColl 75-73-68-71--287
Tom Kite 72-72-74-70--288
Nick Price 72-71-71-74--288
Neil Coles 75-69-69-76--289
David Graham 73-71-68-77--289
Hugh Baiocchi 76-67-69-77--289
Tony Jacklin 72-74-71-73--290
Brian Waites 75-72-69-74--290
Mark Hayes 70-73-76-71--290
Tommy Horton 76-71-71-72--290
John Mahaffey 77-71-69-73--290
Howard Clark 72-70-70-78--290
a-Jay Sigel 72-72-74-73--291
Rodger Davis 74-70-73-74--291
Sam Torrance 74-71-73-73--291
Bill Brask Jr. 74-71-71-75--291
Dale Hayes 71-70-74-76--291
Toru Nakamura 76-72-69-74--291
Stewart Ginn 77-70-70-74--291
Graham Marsh 73-72-72-75--292
Andy North 75-72-72-73--292
Mark James 69-72-75-76--292
Vicente Fernandez 69-76-71-76--292
Eamonn Darcy 75-68-73-76--292
Wally Armstrong 77-72-70-73--292
Antonio Garrido 74-71-73-75--293
Bob Gilder 75-71-72-75--293
Bernhard Langer 73-72-72-76--293
Bob Shearer 76-71-70-76--293
Simon Hobday 76-71-71-75--293
Derrick Cooper 71-70-75-77--293
Harold Henning 77-71-69-76--293
Manuel Pinero 72-72-75-75--294
Brian Barnes 73-71-72-78--294
Bob Charles 75-71-73-76--295
David Jagger 72-77-69-77--295
Jumbo Ozaki 73-68-73-81--295
Peter Tupling 76-70-73-77--296
Simon Owen 72-73-72-80--297
Don Bies 73-74-72-79--298

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