Golf, The Open Championship i vincitori dal 1860

Il The Open Championship è un torneo di golf che tutti i giocatori vorrebbero conquistare, questa gara si svolge dal 1860 e fa parte dei quattro Majors Championship che sono l’espressione più elevata dello sport professionistico del golf.

Il The Open Championship viene anche denominato British Open, dagli americani che lo vogliono distinguere dall’U.S. Open, è un trofeo prestigioso per il golf, i più grandi campioni della storia di questo sport hanno vinto la Claret Jug, la brocca d’argento che viene “consegnata” al vincitore.

Il The Open Championship si gioca su differenti percorsi della Gran Bretagna, l’organizzazione dal 1920 è stata affidata esclusivamente al Golf Royal Club & Ancient di St Andrews.

I nomi dei vincitori in ciascuna edizione, la nazione del giocatore e l’età nell’anno della vittoria:

Nome

Nazione

Edizione del

Età del vincitore

Zach Johnson

United States

2015

39

Rory McIlroy

Irlanda del Nord

2014

25

Phil Mickelson

United States

2013

43

Ernie Els

South Africa

2012

43

Darren Clarke

North Ireland

2011

43

Louis Oosthuizen

South Africa

2010

28

Stewart Cink

United States

2009

36

Padraigh Harrington

Ireland

2008

37

Padraigh Harrington

Ireland

2007

36

Tiger Woods

United States

2006

31

Tiger Woods

United States

2005

30

Todd Hamilton

United States

2004

39

Ben Curtis

United States

2003

26

Ernie Els

South Africa

2002

33

David Duval

United States

2001

30

Tiger Woods

United States

2000

25

Paul Lawrie

Scotland

1999

30

Mark O’Meara

United States

1998

41

Justin Leonard

United States

1997

25

Tom Lehman

United States

1996

37

John Daly

United States

1995

29

Nick Price

South Africa

1994

37

Greg Norman

Australia

1993

38

Nick Faldo

England

1992

35

Ian Baker-Finch

Australia

1991

31

Nick Faldo

England

1990

33

Mark Calcavecchia

United States

1989

29

Severiano Ballesteros

Spain

1988

31

Nick Faldo

England

1987

30

Greg Norman

Australia

1986

31

Sandy Lyle

Scotland

1985

27

Severiano Ballesteros

Spain

1984

27

Tom Watson

United States

1983

34

Tom Watson

United States

1982

33

Bill Rogers

United States

1981

30

Tom Watson

United States

1980

31

Severiano Ballesteros

Spain

1979

22

Jack Nicklaus

United States

1978

38

Tom Watson

United States

1977

28

Johnny Miller

United States

1976

29

Tom Watson

United States

1975

26

Gary Player

South Africa

1974

39

Tom Weiskopf

United States

1973

31

Lee Trevino

United States

1972

33

Lee Trevino

United States

1971

32

Jack Nicklaus

United States

1970

30

Tony Jacklin

England

1969

25

Gary Player

South Africa

1968

33

Roberto De Vicenzo

Argentina

1967

44

Jack Nicklaus

United States

1966

26

Peter Thomson

Australia

1965

36

Tony Lema

United States

1964

30

Bob Charles

New Zealand

1963

27

Arnold Palmer

United States

1962

33

Arnold Palmer

United States

1961

32

Kel Nagle

Australia

1960

40

Gary Player

South Africa

1959

24

Peter Thomson

Australia

1958

29

Bobby Locke

South Africa

1957

40

Peter Thomson

Australia

1956

27

Peter Thomson

Australia

1955

26

Peter Thomson

Australia

1954

25

Ben Hogan

United States

1953

41

Bobby Locke

South Africa

1952

35

Max Faulkner

England

1951

35

Bobby Locke

South Africa

1950

33

Bobby Locke

South Africa

1949

32

Henry Cotton

England

1948

41

Fred Daly

North Ireland

1947

36

Sam Snead

United States

1946

34

No Championship played

1945

No Championship played

1944

No Championship played

1943

No Championship played

1942

No Championship played

1941

No Championship played

1940

Dick Burton

England

1939

32

Reg Whitcombe

England

1938

40

Henry Cotton

England

1937

30

Alf Padgham

England

1936

30

Alf Perry

England

1935

31

Henry Cotton

England

1934

27

Denny Shute

United States

1933

29

Gene Sarazen

United States

1932

30

Tommy Armour

United States

1931

37

Bobby Jones

United States

1930

28

Walter Hagen

United States

1929

37

Walter Hagen

United States

1928

36

Bobby Jones

United States

1927

25

Bobby Jones

United States

1926

24

Jim Barnes

United States

1925

39

Walter Hagen

United States

1924

32

Arthur Havers

England

1922

24

Joch Hutchison

United States

1921

37

Walter Hagen

United States

1921

29

George Duncan

Scotland

1920

37

No Championship played

1919

No Championship played

1918

No Championship played

1917

No Championship played

1916

No Championship played

1915

Harry Vardon

England

1914

44

J.H. Taylor

England

1913

42

Ted Ray

United Kingdom

1912

35

Harry Vardon

England

1911

41

James Braid

Scotland

1910

40

J.H. Taylor

England

1909

38

James Braid

Scotland

1908

38

Arnaud Massy

France

1907

30

James Braid

Scotland

1906

36

James Braid

Scotland

1905

35

Jack White

Scotland

1904

31

Harry Vardon

England

1903

33

Sandy Herd

Scotland

1902

34

James Braid

Scotland

1901

31

J.H. Taylor

England

1900

29

Harry Vardon

England

1899

29

Harry Vardon

England

1898

28

Harold Hilton

England

1897

28

Harry Vardon

England

1896

26

J.H. Taylor

England

1895

24

J.H. Taylor

England

1894

23

Willie Auchterlonie

Scotland

1893

21

Harold Hilton

England

1892

23

Hugh Kirkaldy

Scotland

1891

26

John Ball Jr

Scotland

1890

29

Willie Park Jr

Scotland

1889

25

Jack Burns

Scotland

1888

Willie Park Jr

Scotland

1887

23

David Brown

Scotland

1886

Bob Martin

Scotland

1885

37

Jack Simpson

Scotland

1884

26

Willie Fernie

Scotland

1883

26

Bob Ferguson

Scotland

1882

34

Bob Ferguson

Scotland

1881

33

Bob Ferguson

Scotland

1880

32

Jamie Anderson

Scotland

1879

37

Jamie Anderson

Scotland

1878

36

Jamie Anderson

Scotland

1877

35

Bob Martin

Scotland

1876

28

Willie Park Sr

Scotland

1875

42

Mungo Park

Scotland

1874

39

Tom Kidd

Scotland

1873

Tom Morris Jr

Scotland

1872

21

No Championship played

1871

Tom Morris Jr

Scotland

1870

19

Tom Morris Jr

Scotland

1869

18

Tom Morris Jr

Scotland

1868

17

Tom Morris Sr

Scotland

1867

46

Willie Park Sr

Scotland

1866

33

Andrew Strath

Scotland

1865

29

Tom Morris Sr

Scotland

1864

43

Willie Park Sr

Scotland

1863

30

Tom Morris Sr

Scotland

1862

41

Tom Morris Sr

Scotland

1861

40

Willie Park Sr

Scotland

1860

27

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