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1987 British Open

 

The 1987 British Open was the 116th time the tournament was played.

Winner: Nick Faldo, 279

Where it was played: Muirfield in Gullane, Scotland

Tournament dates: July 16-19, 1987

Leader after first round: Rodger Davis, 64

Leader after second round: Paul Azinger, 136

Leader after third round: Paul Azinger, 207

Notable Notes: Nick Faldo became a major champion at this British Open. He entered the final round trailing Paul Azinger by a stroke, and finished the round beating Azinger and Rodger Davis by a stroke. Faldo shot 71 in Round 4 to Azinger's 73. Azinger could have won with pars on the final two holes, but bogied both. This tournament is famous for Faldo's feat of making all pars in the final round - 18 holes, 18 pars.

Final Scores
Nick Faldo 68-69-71-71--279
Paul Azinger 68-68-71-73--280
Rodger Davis 64-73-74-69--280
Payne Stewart 71-66-72-72--281
Ben Crenshaw 73-68-72-68--281
David Frost 70-68-70-74--282
Tom Watson 69-69-71-74--283
Ian Woosnam 71-69-72-72--284
Nick Price 68-71-72-73--284
Craig Stadler 69-69-71-75--284
Jumbo Ozaki 69-72-71-73--285
Jose Maria Olazabal 70-73-70-72--285
Hal Sutton 71-70-73-71--285
Mark Calcavecchia 69-70-72-74--285
Graham Marsh 69-70-72-74--285
Mark McNulty 71-69-75-70--285
Lee Trevino 67-74-73-72--286
Ken Brown 69-73-70-74--286
Mark Roe 74-68-72-72--286
Eamonn Darcy 74-69-72-71--286
Bernhard Langer 69-69-76-72--286
Wayne Grady 70-71-76-69--286
Raymond Floyd 72-68-70-76--286
Sandy Lyle 76-69-71-70--286
Gerry Taylor 69-68-75-75--287
Gordon Brand Jr. 73-70-75-70--288
Larry Mize 68-71-76-73--288
David Feherty 74-70-77-67--288
Danny Edwards 71-73-72-73--289
Anders Forsbrand 73-69-73-74--289
Lanny Wadkins 72-71-75-71--289
Ken Green 67-76-74-72--289
Fuzzy Zoeller 71-70-76-72--289
David Graham 69-73-78-70--290
Greg Norman 71-71-74-75--291
Manuel Calero 71-74-75-71--291
Jay Haas 69-74-76-72--291
Bob Tway 67-72-75-77--291
Ross Drummond 79-66-77-69--291
Gordon J. Brand 72-72-74-74--292
Andy Bean 70-73-75-74--292
Fred Couples 70-74-78-70--292
Derrick Cooper 74-72-78-68--292
Ossie Moore 71-72-76-74--293
Brian Marchbank 72-72-76-73--293
Fulton Allem 74-69-77-73--293
Carl Mason 70-69-78-76--293
Larry Nelson 70-75-76-73--294
John Slaughter 72-71-76-75--294
Philip Walton 72-73-75-75--295
Seve Ballesteros 73-70-77-75--295
Sam Torrance 76-69-77-73--295
Mats Lanner 71-74-79-71--295
Billy Andrade 74-69-78-75--296
Roger Chapman 70-73-79-74--296
John O'Leary 71-73-79-73--296
Ove Sellberg 71-72-78-76--297
a-Paul Mayo 72-70-75-80--297
Bill McColl 71-75-77-75--298
Tommy Nakajima 73-72-77-76--298
Brian Jones 73-72-80-73--298
Miguel Angel Martin 74-71-77-77--299
Howard Clark 72-73-78-76--299
Neil Hansen 75-69-80-75--299
Scott Simpson 75-71-82-71--299
Hugh Baiocchi 72-73-78-77--300
Jet Ozaki 72-73-78-77--300
Brandel Chamblee 73-72-77-78--300
Gary Player 72-74-79-75--300
Mark O'Meara 73-72-82-73--300
Wayne Westner 71-75-84-71--301
Tom Kite 73-72-81-76--302
Jack Nicklaus 74-71-81-76--302
Jeff Hawkes 71-74-80-78--303
a-Ricky Willison 75-71-83-76--305
Chris Moody 76-70-81-79--306
David Jones 72-74-83-78--307
Anthony Stevens 71-75-82-84--312

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British Open winners
U.S. Open winners
Masters winners

 

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