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1988 British Open

 

The 1988 British Open was the 117th time the tournament was played.

Winner: Seve Ballesteros, 273

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

Tournament dates: July 14-18, 1988

Leader after first round: Seve Ballesteros, 67

Leader after second round: Nick Price, 137

Leader after third round: Nick Price, 206

Notable Notes: Seve Ballesteros overcame Nick Price to win the last of his three British Open titles, and the last of his five career major titles. Price was the second-round leader and third-round leader, and played solidly in the final round with a 69. But Ballesteros closed with a 65 to beat Price by two shots.

Final Scores
Seve Ballesteros 67-71-70-65--273
Nick Price 70-67-69-69--275
Nick Faldo 71-69-68-71--279
Gary Koch 71-72-70-68--281
Fred Couples 73-69-71-68--281
Peter Senior 70-73-70-69--282
Isao Aoki 72-71-73-67--283
Sandy Lyle 73-69-67-74--283
David Frost 71-75-69-68--283
Payne Stewart 73-75-68-67--283
Brad Faxon 69-74-70-71--284
David J. Russell 71-74-69-70--284
Eduardo Romero 72-71-69-73--285
Larry Nelson 73-71-68-73--285
Curtis Strange 79-69-69-68--285
Ben Crenshaw 73-73-68-72--286
Don Pooley 70-73-69-74--286
Andy Bean 71-70-71-74--286
Jose Rivero 75-69-70-72--286
Bob Tway 71-71-72-73--287
Bob Charles 71-74-69-73--287
Tom Kite 75-71-73-68--287
Gordon Brand Jr. 72-76-68-71--287
Rodger Davis 76-71-72-68--287
Jack Nicklaus 75-70-75-68--288
Ian Woosnam 76-71-72-69--288
Mark O'Meara 75-69-75-70--289
Tommy Armour III 73-72-72-73--290
Mark McNulty 73-73-72-72--290
Chip Beck 72-71-74-73--290
Tom Watson 74-72-72-72--290
Howard Clark 71-72-75-72--290
Jim Benepe 75-72-70-73--290
Wayne Riley 72-71-72-76--291
Lanny Wadkins 73-71-71-76--291
Gordon J. Brand 73-74-72-73--292
Jose Maria Olazabal 73-71-73-75--292
Brian Marchbank 73-74-73-73--293
Ronan Rafferty 74-74-71-74--293
Corey Pavin 74-73-71-75--293
Graham Marsh 75-73-71-74--293
Ken Brown 75-72-75-71--293
Wayne Grady 69-76-72-76--293
David A. Russell 72-73-72-76--293
Noel Ratcliffe 70-77-76-70--293
Jay Haas 71-76-78-68--293
Paul Azinger 72-75-73-74--294
Sam Torrance 74-74-75-71--294
Mark McCumber 75-71-72-76--294
Andy North 77-68-74-75--294
Paul Kent 74-70-79-71--294
Philip Walton 72-74-75-74--295
Hubert Green 74-73-73-75--295
Johnny Miller 75-73-72-75--295
Fuzzy Zoeller 72-74-76-73--295
Peter Fowler 72-72-78-73--295
a-Paul Broadhurst 73-73-74-76--296
Mike Smith 75-71-76-74--296
Carl Mason 75-69-77-75--296
Gary Player 72-76-73-76--297
Craig Stadler 72-68-81-76--297
Mark James 71-77-74-76--298
Simon Bishop 77-71-73-77--298
Andrew Sherborne 71-72-76-79--298
Manuel Pinero 75-73-77-74--299
Paul Carmen 77-71-80-73--301
Greg Bruckner 72-74-80-76--302
Hsieh Chin Sheng 74-73-73-82--302
Bernhard Langer 73-75-75-80--303
Gary Stafford 76-72-78-79--305
Peter Mitchell 73-75-79-81--308

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British Open winners
U.S. Open winners
Masters winners

 

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