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The Open Championship Past Winners List (1860-2022)

The Open Championship is the oldest and most prestigious golf tournament organized since 1860. Right now it’s the 150th edition, 2022 The Open Championship is going underway in 2022.

If you are a golf sports lover, then you may want to know the past winners of this tournament. In this post, you will know about its past winning history over years.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the 2020 edition was canceled. In 1871 the tournament was not held due to disagreement over a new trophy.

Additionally, the tournament was canceled due to the First and Second World Wars, from 1915 to 1919 and from 1940 to 1945 respectively.

The Open Championship Past Winners & Runners-up List (1860-2022)

Open Championship Past Winners List
Open Championship Past Winners List

Collin Morikawa is the last winner of the 2021 Open Champions and got a $2,070,000 winner’s share. Willie Park Sr. is the first winner of the Open Championship in 1860 with a scoring of 174 and 2 strokes.

Check out the full Open Championship past winners and runners-up golfer list.

EditionYearWinnerScoreWinner’s
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Runners-up
150th2022
149th2021Collin Morikawa2652,070,000Jordan Spieth
148th2019Shane Lowry2691,935,000Tommy Fleetwood
147th2018Francesco Molinari2761,890,000Kevin Kisner
Rory McIlroy
Justin Rose
Xander Schauffele
146th2017Jordan Spieth2681,845,000Matt Kuchar
145th2,016Henrik Stenson2641,175,000Phil Mickelson
144th2,015Zach Johnson2731,150,000Marc Leishman
Louis Oosthuizen
143rd2,014Rory McIlroy271975,000Rickie Fowler
Sergio García
142nd2,013Phil Mickelson281945,000Henrik Stenson
141st2012Ernie Els273900,000Adam Scott
140th2011Darren Clarke275900,000Dustin Johnson
Phil Mickelson
139th2010Louis Oosthuizen272850,000Lee Westwood
138th2009Stewart Cink278750,000Tom Watson
137th2008Pádraig Harrington283750,000Ian Poulter
136th2007Pádraig Harrington277750,000Sergio García
135th2006Tiger Woods270720,000Chris DiMarco
134th2005Tiger Woods274720,000Colin Montgomerie
133rd2004Todd Hamilton274720,000Ernie Els
132nd2003Ben Curtis283700,000Thomas Bjørn
Vijay Singh
131st2002Ernie Els278700,000Stuart Appleby
Steve Elkington
Thomas Levet
130th2001David Duval274600,000Niclas Fasth
129th2000Tiger Woods269500,000Thomas Bjørn
Ernie Els
128th1999Paul Lawrie290350,000Justin Leonard
Jean van de Velde
127th1998Mark O’Meara280300,000Brian Watts
126th1997Justin Leonard272250,000Darren Clarke
Jesper Parnevik
125th1996Tom Lehman271200,000Ernie Els
Mark McCumber
124th1995John Daly282125,000Costantino Rocca
123rd1994Nick Price268110,000Jesper Parnevik
122nd1993Greg Norman267100,000Nick Faldo
121st1992Nick Faldo27295,000John Cook
120th1991Ian Baker-Finch27290,000Mike Harwood
119th1990Nick Faldo27085,000Mark McNulty
Payne Stewart
118th1989Mark Calcavecchia27580,000Wayne Grady
Greg Norman
117th1988Seve Ballesteros27380,000Nick Price
116th1987Nick Faldo27975,000Paul Azinger
Rodger Davis
115th1986Greg Norman28070,000Gordon J. Brand
114th1985Sandy Lyle28265,000Payne Stewart
113th1984Seve Ballesteros27655,000Bernhard Langer
Tom Watson
112th1983Tom Watson27540,000Andy Bean
Hale Irwin
111th1982Tom Watson28432,000Peter Oosterhuis
Nick Price
110th1981Bill Rogers27625,000Bernhard Langer
109th1980Tom Watson27125,000Lee Trevino
108th1979Seve Ballesteros28315,000Ben Crenshaw
Jack Nicklaus
107th1978Jack Nicklaus28112,500Ben Crenshaw
Raymond Floyd
Tom Kite
Simon Owen
106th1977Tom Watson26810,000Jack Nicklaus
105th1976Johnny Miller2797,500Seve Ballesteros
Jack Nicklaus
104th1975Tom Watson2797,500Jack Newton
103rd1974Gary Player2825,500Peter Oosterhuis
102nd1973Tom Weiskopf2765,500Neil Coles
Johnny Miller
101st1972Lee Trevino2785,500Jack Nicklaus
100th1971Lee Trevino2785,500Lu Liang-Huan
99th1970Jack Nicklaus2835,250Doug Sanders
98th1969Tony Jacklin2804,250Bob Charles
97th1968Gary Player2893,000Bob Charles
Jack Nicklaus
96th1967Roberto De Vicenzo2782,100Jack Nicklaus
95th1966Jack Nicklaus2822,100Doug Sanders
Dave Thomas
94th1965Peter Thomson2851,750Brian Huggett
Christy O’Connor Snr
93rd1964Tony Lema2791,500Jack Nicklaus
92nd1963Bob Charles2771,500Phil Rodgers
91st1962Arnold Palmer2761,400Kel Nagle
90th1961Arnold Palmer2841,400Dai Rees
89th1960Kel Nagle2781,250Arnold Palmer
88th1959Gary Player2841,000Fred Bullock
Flory Van Donck
87th1958Peter Thomson2781,000Dave Thomas
86th1957Bobby Locke2791,000Peter Thomson
85th1956Peter Thomson2861,000Flory Van Donck
84th1955Peter Thomson2811,000John Fallon
83rd1954Peter Thomson283750Bobby Locke
Dai Rees
Syd Scott
82nd1953Ben Hogan282500Antonio Cerdá
Dai Rees
Frank Stranahan
Peter Thomson
81st1952Bobby Locke287300Peter Thomson
80th1951Max Faulkner285300Antonio Cerdá
79th1950Bobby Locke279300Roberto De Vicenzo
78th1949Bobby Locke283300Harry Bradshaw
77th1948Henry Cotton284150Fred Daly
76th1947Fred Daly293150Reg Horne
Frank Stranahan
75th1946Sam Snead290150Johnny Bulla
Bobby Locke
74th1939Dick Burton290100Johnny Bulla
73rd1938Reg Whitcombe295100Jimmy Adams
72nd1937Henry Cotton290100Reg Whitcombe
71st1936Alf Padgham287100Jimmy Adams
70th1935Alf Perry283100Alf Padgham
69th1934Henry Cotton283100Sid Brews
68th1933Denny Shute292100Craig Wood
67th1932Gene Sarazen283100Macdonald Smith
66th1931Tommy Armour296100José Jurado
65th1930Bobby Jones291100Leo Diegel
Macdonald Smith
64th1929Walter Hagen29275Johnny Farrell
63rd1928Walter Hagen29275Gene Sarazen
62nd1927Bobby Jones28575Aubrey Boomer
Fred Robson
61st1926Bobby Jones29175Al Watrous
60th1925Jim Barnes30075Archie Compston
Ted Ray
59th1924Walter Hagen30175Ernest Whitcombe
58th1923Arthur Havers29575Walter Hagen
57th1922Walter Hagen30075Jim Barnes
George Duncan
56th1921Jock Hutchison29675Roger Wethered
55th1920George Duncan30375Sandy Herd
54th1914Harry Vardon30650John Henry Taylor
53rd1913John Henry Taylor30450Ted Ray
52nd1912Ted Ray29550Harry Vardon
51st1911Harry Vardon30350Arnaud Massy
50th1910James Braid29950Sandy Herd
49th1909John Henry Taylor29150Tom Ball
James Braid
48th1908James Braid29150Tom Ball
47th1907Arnaud Massy31250John Henry Taylor
46th1906James Braid30050John Henry Taylor
45th1905James Braid31850Rowland Jones
John Henry Taylor
44th1904Jack White29650James Braid
John Henry Taylor
43rd1903Harry Vardon30050Tom Vardon
42nd1902Sandy Herd30750James Braid
Harry Vardon
41st1901James Braid30950Harry Vardon
40th1900John Henry Taylor30950Harry Vardon
39th1899Harry Vardon31030Jack White
38th1898Harry Vardon30730Willie Park Jr.
37th1897Harold Hilton31430James Braid
36th1896Harry Vardon31630John Henry Taylor
35th1895John Henry Taylor32230Sandy Herd
34th1894John Henry Taylor32630Douglas Rolland
33rd1893William Auchterlonie32230Johnny Laidlay
32nd1892Harold Hilton30535John Ball
Sandy Herd
Hugh Kirkaldy
31st1891Hugh Kirkaldy16610Willie Fernie
Andrew Kirkaldy
30th1890John Ball16413Willie Fernie
Archie Simpson
29th1889Willie Park Jr.1558Andrew Kirkaldy
28th1888Jack Burns1718David Anderson Jr.
Ben Sayers
27th1887Willie Park Jr.1618Bob Martin
26th1886David Brown1578Willie Campbell
25th1885Bob Martin17110Archie Simpson
24th1884Jack Simpson1608Willie Fernie
Douglas Rolland
23rd1883Willie Fernie1598Bob Ferguson
22nd1882Bob Ferguson17112Willie Fernie
21st1881Bob Ferguson1708Jamie Anderson
20th1880Bob Ferguson1628Peter Paxton
19th1879Jamie Anderson16910Jamie Allan
Andrew Kirkaldy
18th1878Jamie Anderson1578Bob Kirk
17th1877Jamie Anderson1608Bob Pringle
16th1876Bob Martin17610Davie Strath
15th1875Willie Park Sr.1668Bob Martin
14th1874Mungo Park1598Young Tom Morris
13th1873Tom Kidd17911Jamie Anderson
12th1872Young Tom Morris1668Davie Strath
11th1870Young Tom Morris1496Bob Kirk (2nd)
Davie Strath (3rd)
10th1869Young Tom Morris1576Bob Kirk
9th1868Young Tom Morris1546Old Tom Morris
8th1867Old Tom Morris1707Willie Park Sr.
7th1866Willie Park Sr.1696Davie Park
6th1865Andrew Strath1628Willie Park Sr.
5th1864Old Tom Morris1676Andrew Strath
4th1863Willie Park Sr.168Old Tom Morris
3rd1862Old Tom Morris163Willie Park Sr.
2nd1861Old Tom Morris163Willie Park Sr.
1st1860Willie Park Sr.174Old Tom Morris

Who Won the Most Open Championships?

Harry Vardon is the #1 who got the Open Championship in six-time. James Braid, John Henry Taylor, Peter Thomson, and Tom Watson all got five titles in different editions.

GolferTotal WinsYears
Harry Vardon (JEY)61896, 1898, 1899, 1903, 1911, 1914
James Braid (SCO)51901, 1905, 1906, 1908, 1910
John Henry Taylor (ENG)51894, 1895, 1900, 1909, 1913
Peter Thomson (AUS)51954, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1965
Tom Watson (USA)51975, 1977, 1980, 1982, 1983
Tom Morris Sr. (SCO)41861, 1862, 1864, 1867
Tom Morris Jr. (SCO)41868, 1869, 1870, 1872
Willie Park Sr. (SCO)41860, 1863, 1866, 1875
Walter Hagen (USA)41922, 1924, 1928, 1929
Bobby Locke (RSA)41949, 1950, 1952, 1957
Jamie Anderson (SCO)31877, 1878, 1879
Bob Ferguson (SCO)31880, 1881, 1882
Bobby Jones (a) (USA)31926, 1927, 1930
Henry Cotton (ENG)31934, 1937, 1948
Gary Player (RSA)31959, 1968, 1974
Jack Nicklaus (USA)31966, 1970, 1978
Seve Ballesteros (ESP)31979, 1984, 1988
Nick Faldo (ENG)31987, 1990, 1992
Tiger Woods (USA)32000, 2005, 2006