Final Scores and Earnings from the British Open

By Associated PressJuly 18, 2004, 4:00 pm
Royal Troon Golf Club
Troon, Scotland
Purse $7.44 million

x-won four-hole playoff

x-Todd Hamilton, United States, $1,348,272 71-67-67-69--274
Ernie Els, South Africa, $805,218 69-69-68-68--274
Phil Mickelson, United States, $514,965 73-66-68-68--275
Lee Westwood, England, $393,246 72-71-68-67--278
Davis Love III, United States, $298,680 72-69-71-67--279
Thomas Levet, France, $298,680 66-70-71-72--279
Scott Verplank, United States, $220,031 69-70-70-71--280
Retief Goosen, South Africa, $220,031 69-70-68-73--280
Mike Weir, Canada, $167,598 71-68-71-71--281
Tiger Woods, United States, $167,598 70-71-68-72--281
Darren Clarke, Northern Ireland, $129,834 69-72-73-68--282
Mark Calcavecchia, United States, $129,834 72-73-69-68--282
Skip Kendall, United States, $129,834 69-66-75-72--282
Stewart Cink, United States, $105,802 72-71-71-69--283
Barry Lane, England, $105,802 69-68-71-75--283
Joakim Haeggman, Sweden, $88,012 69-73-72-70--284
Justin Leonard, United States, $88,012 70-72-71-71--284
Kenny Perry, United States, $88,012 69-70-73-72--284
K.J. Choi, South Korea, $88,012 68-69-74-73--284
Vijay Singh, Fiji, $71,346 68-70-76-71--285
Gary Evans, England, $71,346 68-73-73-71--285
Bob Estes, United States, $71,346 73-72-69-71--285
Paul Casey, England, $71,346 66-77-70-72--285
Michael Campbell, New Zealand, $71,346 67-71-74-73--285
Ian Poulter, England, $60,391 71-72-71-72--286
Colin Montgomerie, Scotland, $60,391 69-69-72-76--286
Jyoti Randhawa, India, $54,305 73-72-70-72--287
Rodney Pampling, Australia, $54,305 72-68-74-73--287
Takashi Kamiyama, Japan, $54,305 70-73-71-73--287
Shigeki Maruyama, Japan, $45,879 71-72-74-71--288
David Toms, United States, $45,879 71-71-74-72--288
Bo Van Pelt, United States, $45,879 72-71-71-74--288
Keiichiro Fukabori, Japan, $45,879 73-71-70-74--288
Mark O'Meara, United States, $45,879 71-74-68-75--288
Nick Price, Zimbabwe, $45,879 71-71-69-77--288
Steve Lowery, United States, $35,111 69-73-75-72--289
Tjaart van der Walt, South Africa, $35,111 70-73-72-74--289
Tetsuji Hiratsuka, Japan, $35,111 70-74-70-75--289
Stuart Appleby, Australia, $35,111 71-70-73-75--289
Hunter Mahan, United States, $35,111 74-69-71-75--289
Kim Felton, Australia, $35,111 73-67-72-77--289
Charles Howell, United States, $27,714 75-70-72-73--290
Adam Scott, Australia, $27,714 73-68-74-75--290
Kenneth Ferrie, England, $27,714 68-74-73-75--290
Trevor Immelman, South Africa, $27,714 69-74-71-76--290
Andrew Oldcorn, Scotland, $27,714 73-70-71-76--290
Alastair Forsyth, Scotland, $22,404 68-74-79-70--291
Jerry Kelly, United States, $22,404 75-70-73-73--291
Mathias Gronberg, Sweden, $22,404 70-74-73-74--291
Sean Whiffin, England, $22,404 73-72-71-75--291
Miguel Angel Jimenez, Spain, $22,404 74-71-71-75--291
Paul Bradshaw, England, $22,404 75-67-72-77--291
Shaun Micheel, United States, $22,404 70-72-70-79--291
Raphael Jacquelin, France, $19,756 72-72-73-75--292
Ignacio Garrido, Spain, $19,756 71-74-72-75--292
Steve Flesch, United States, $19,756 75-70-70-77--292
Paul McGinley, Ireland, $19,101 69-76-75-73--293
Carl Pettersson, Sweden, $19,101 68-77-74-74--293
James Kingston, South Africa, $19,101 73-72-74-74--293
Gary Emerson, England, $18,539 70-71-76-77--294
Paul Broadhurst, England, $18,539 71-74-72-77--294
Brad Faxon, United States, $18,539 74-68-73-79--294
Chris DiMarco, United States, $18,071 71-71-78-76--296
a-Stuart Wilson, Scotland 68-75-77-76--296
Mark Foster, England, $18,071 71-72-76-77--296
Marten Olander, Sweden, $17,696 68-74-78-77--297
Rory Sabbatini, South Africa, $17,696 71-72-73-81--297
Paul Wesselingh, England, $17,322 73-72-76-77--298
Martin Erlandsson, Sweden, $17,322 73-70-77-78--298
Bob Tway, United States, $17,041 76-68-73-82--299
Rich Beem, United States, $16,760 69-73-77-81--300
Christian Cevaer, France, $16,760 70-74-74-82--300
Sandy Lyle, Scotland, $16,479 70-73-81-79--303

Related Links:
  • British Open Photo Gallery

  • Full Coverage - 133rd Open Championship
  • Getty Images

    Punch shot: Predictions for the 147th Open

    By Golf Channel DigitalJuly 18, 2018, 4:00 pm

    CARNOUSTIE, Scotland – In advance of the 147th Open Championship, writers sound off on burning questions as players ready for a fast and firm test at Carnoustie. Here’s what our writers think about myriad topics:

    The Monday morning headline will be …

    REX HOGGARD: “Survival.” This one is easy. It always is at Carnoustie, which is widely considered The Open’s most demanding major championship test. Monday’s headline will be that the champion - pick a champion, any one will do - “survived” another dramatic Open. You don’t dominate Carnoustie; you endure.

    RYAN LAVNER: “DJ Bashes Way to Victory at Carnoustie.” If somehow a two-win season could be disappointing, it has been for DJ. He’s first in scoring average, birdie average, par-4 scoring, par-5 scoring, strokes gained: tee to green and proximity from the rough. Those last two stats are the most important, especially here at Carnoustie, with these dry conditions. The game’s preeminent long-and-straight driver, there’s a better-than-decent chance he rolls.

    MERCER BAGGS: “Rahm Tough: Spaniard charges to Open victory.” Jon Rahm will claim him maiden major title this week by powering his way through the winds and fescue at Carnoustie.

    JAY COFFIN: “Thomas wins second major, ascends to world No. 1 again.” Shortly after The Open last year, Thomas rolled through the end of the PGA Tour season. This is the time of year he likes best. Despite a poor Open record the last two years, he’s not remotely concerned. He’s a tad miffed he didn’t win in France two weeks ago and comes to Carnoustie refreshed, with a gameplan, and ready to pounce.

    Who or what will be the biggest surprise?

    HOGGARD: Style of play. Given Carnoustie’s reputation as a brute, the surprise will be how the champion arrives at his lofty perch. Unlike previous editions at Carnoustie, this week’s dry conditions will promote more aggressive play off the tee and the winner will defy the norm and power his way to victory.

    LAVNER: Tiger Woods. This is Woods’ best chance to win a major this year, and here’s believing he contends. His greatest strengths are his iron game and scrambling, and both aspects will be tested to the extreme at Carnoustie, helping separate him from some of the pretenders. With even a little cooperation from his putter, he should be in the mix.

    BAGGS: Padraig Harrington. He had a good opening round last week at the Scottish Open and has some good vibes being the 2007 Open champion at Carnoustie. He won’t contend for four rounds, but a few days in the mix would be a nice surprise.

    COFFIN: Alex Noren. Perhaps someone ranked 11th in the world shouldn’t be a surprise, but with so much focus on some of the bigger, household names, don’t be surprised when Noren is in contention on Sunday. He hasn’t finished worse than 25th since early May and won two weeks ago in France. He also tied for sixth place last year at Royal Birkdale.

    Who or what will be the biggest disappointment?

    HOGGARD: Jordan Spieth. Although he was brilliant on his way to victory last year at Royal Birkdale, Spieth is not the same player for this week’s championship, the byproduct of a balky putter that has eroded his confidence. Spieth said giving back the claret jug this week was hard, but his finish will be even tougher.

    LAVNER: Weather. This might sound a little sadistic, but one of the unique joys of covering this tournament is to watch the best in the world battle conditions they face only once a year – the bone-chilling cold, the sideways rain, the howling wind. It doesn’t appear as though that’ll happen this year. With only a few hours of light rain expected, and no crazy winds in the forecast, the biggest challenge for these stars will be judging the bounces on the hard, baked-out turf.

    BAGGS: Jordan Spieth. The defending champion is still trying to find his winning form and Carnoustie doesn’t seem the place to do that. As much as he says he loves playing in strong winds, there should be enough danger around here to frustrate Spieth into a missed cut.

    COFFIN: Rory McIlroy. I hope I’m wrong on this, because the game is better when Rory is in contention at majors. Putting always has been his issue and seemingly always will be. While there isn’t as much of a premium placed on putting this week because of slower greens, he may still have to hit it close. Super close.

    What will be the winning score?

    HOGGARD: 10 under. The last two Opens played at Carnoustie were won with 7-under and 6-over totals, but this week’s conditions will favor more aggressive play and lower scores. Expect to see plenty of birdies, but the great equalizer will come on Sunday when wind gusts are forecast to reach 25 mph.

    LAVNER: 15 under. An Open at Carnoustie has never produced a winner lower than 9 under (Tom Watson in 1975), but never have the conditions been this susceptible to low scores. Sure, the fairway bunkers are still a one-shot penalty, but today’s big hitters can fly them. The thin, wispy rough isn’t much of a deterrent. And the wind isn’t expected to really whip until the final day.

    BAGGS: 12 under. We aren’t going to see the same kind of weather we have previously witnessed at Carnoustie, and that’s a shame. Any players who catch relatively benign conditions should be able to go low, as long as they can properly navigate the fairway rollout.

    COFFIN: 14 under. Walked into a local golf shop in the town of Carnoustie wearing a Golf Channel logo and the man behind the counter said, “It’ll take 14 under to win this week.” Well, he’s been here for years and seen Carnoustie host The Open twice before. He knows more about it than I do, so I’ll stick with his number.

    @kharms27 on Instagram

    Watch: Na plays backwards flop and practices lefty

    By Grill Room TeamJuly 18, 2018, 3:16 pm

    Fresh off his victory at The Greenbrier, Kevin Na is taking a quite-literally-backwards approach to his Open prep.

    Caddie Kenny Harms has been sharing videos of Na's early work at Carnoustie.

    This one shows Na standing in a bunker and playing a flop shot over his own head (as opposed to someone else's):

    While it's unlikely he'll have a need for that exact shot this week, it's far more likely a player may have to think about turning his club over and playing from the wrong side of the ball, like so:

    Na has made 4 of 6 cuts at The Open and will look to improve on his best career finish, currently a T-22 in 2016 at Royal Troon.

    Getty Images

    McIlroy growing 'comfortable' on Open courses

    By Ryan LavnerJuly 18, 2018, 1:45 pm

    CARNOUSTIE, Scotland – For a player who once complained about the vagaries of links golf, Rory McIlroy enters this Open with a dazzling record in the sport’s oldest championship.

    Though he missed the 2015 event because of an ankle injury, McIlroy has now posted three consecutive top-5 finishes in the year’s third major.

    “It’s surprising a little bit that my best form in major championships has been this tournament,” he said Wednesday, “but at the same time I’ve grown up these courses, and I’m comfortable on them. I think going to courses on The Open rota that I’ve played quite a lot. I think that helps. You have a comfort level with the golf course, and you’ve built up enough experience to know where to hit and where not to hit it.”

    Full-field tee times from the 147th Open Championship

    Full coverage of the 147th Open Championship

    McIlroy still regrets what happened in 2015, when he “did something slightly silly” and injured his ankle while playing soccer a few weeks before the event. That came a year after he triumphed at Royal Liverpool.

    “Since 2010, I couldn’t wait to play The Open at St. Andrews,” he said. “I thought that was one of my best chances to win a major.”

    He tied for 42nd at Carnoustie in 2007, earning low-amateur honors.  

    @radiosarks on Twitter

    Height of irony: Phil putts in front of 'rules' sign

    By Grill Room TeamJuly 18, 2018, 1:36 pm

    A picture is worth 1,000 words and potentially two strokes for playing a moving ball under Rule 14-5 but not Rule 1-2.

    Phil Mickelson has been having some fun during his Open prep at Carnoustie hitting flop shots over human beings, but the irony of this photo below is too obvious to go over anyone's head.

    Mickelson also tried tapping down fescue two weeks ago at The Greenbrier, incurring another two-shot penalty.

    And so we're left to wonder about what Phil asked himself back at Shinnecock Hills: "The real question is, ‘What am I going to do next?’”