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1985 British Open

 

The 1985 British Open was the 114th time the tournament was played.

Winner: Sandy Lyle, 282

Where it was played: Royal St. George's Golf Club in Sandwich, England

Tournament dates: July 18-21, 1985

Leader after first round: Christy O'Connnor Jr., 64

Leader after second round: David Graham and Sandy Lyle, 139

Leader after third round: David Graham and Bernhard Langer, 209

Notable Notes: Sandy Lyle moved into a share of the lead with a second-round 71, held a share with a third-round 70, and then won it in the final round with another 70. Payne Stewart made a late run, shooting 68, but fell a stroke short. This was the first of Lyle's two wins in majors.

Final Scores
Sandy Lyle 68-71-73-70--282
Payne Stewart 70-75-70-68--283
Mark O'Meara 70-72-70-72--284
Jose Rivero 74-72-70-68--284
David Graham 68-71-70-75--284
Bernhard Langer 72-69-68-75--284
Christy O'Connor Jr. 64-76-72-72--284
Tom Kite 73-73-67-72--285
D.A. Weibring 69-71-74-71--285
Anders Forsbrand 70-76-69-70--285
Peter Jacobsen 71-74-68-73--286
Jose Maria Canizares 72-75-70-69--286
Gary Koch 75-72-70-69--286
Fuzzy Zoeller 69-76-70-71--286
Eamonn Darcy 76-68-74-68--286
Greg Norman 71-72-71-73--287
Sam Torrance 74-74-69-70--287
Ian Woosnam 70-71-71-75--287
Simon Bishop 71-75-72-69--287
Jaime Gonzalez 72-72-73-71--288
Ian Baker-Finch 71-73-74-70--288
Graham Marsh 71-75-69-73--288
Lee Trevino 73-76-68-71--288
Mark James 71-78-66-73--288
Kris Moe 70-76-73-70--289
a-Jose Maria Olazabal 72-76-71-70--289
Philip Parkin 68-76-77-68--289
Manuel Pinero 71-73-72-73--289
Gordon J. Brand 73-72-72-72--289
Robert Lee 68-73-74-74--289
David Frost 70-74-73-72--289
Mike Cahill 72-74-71-72--289
Wayne Riley 71-70-77-72--290
Ove Sellberg 71-78-70-71--290
Andy Bean 72-72-73-74--291
Ben Crenshaw 73-75-70-73--291
Bob Shearer 75-73-68-75--291
Hugh Baiocchi 75-74-71-71--291
Jeffrey Pinsent 73-74-72-73--292
Seve Ballesteros 75-74-70-73--292
Corey Pavin 70-74-72-76--292
Magnus Persson 71-73-76-72--292
Tony Johnstone 68-72-80-72--292
Ronan Rafferty 74-73-71-75--293
David A. Russell 74-72-71-76--293
Peter Senior 70-71-80-72--293
Denis Watson 72-74-75-73--294
Mark Mouland 72-75-74-73--294
Bernard Gallacher 73-76-71-74--294
Gordon Brand Jr. 69-74-77-74--294
Howard Clark 70-71-76-77--294
Tom Watson 72-73-72-77--294
Nick Faldo 73-73-75-74--295
Emilio Rodriguez 71-70-77-77--295
Larry Nelson 70-75-75-77--297
Peter Fowler 70-79-70-78--297
David Whelan 69-74-75-80--298
David Williams 74-71-74-81--300
Vaughan Somers 76-72-73-80--301

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