1993 Open Championship

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1993 Open Championship
Tournament information
Dates 15–18 July 1993
Location Sandwich, England
Course(s) Royal St George's Golf Club
Tour(s) European Tour
PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 70[1]
Length 6,860 yards (6,273 m)[1]
Field 156 players, 78 after cut[1]
Cut 143 (+3)[1]
Prize fund £1,000,000
1,422,960
$1,540,000
Winner's share £100,000
€140,000
$154,000
Champion
Australia Greg Norman
267 (–13)
Sandwich is located in England
Sandwich
Sandwich
Location in England

The 1993 Open Championship was the 122nd Open Championship, held 15–18 July at Royal St George's Golf Club in Sandwich, England. Greg Norman shot a final round 64 (–6) to win his second Open Championship, two strokes ahead of runner-up Nick Faldo.[2][3]

Course layout[edit]

Royal St George's Golf Club[4]

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Yards 441 376 210 468 421 155 530 418 389 3,408 399 216 365 443 507 466 163 425 468 3,452 6,860
Par 4 4 3 4 4 3 5 4 4 35 4 3 4 4 5 4 3 4 4 35 70

Lengths of the course for previous Opens (since 1950):[1]

  • 1985: 6,857 yards (6,270 m), par 70
  • 1981: 6,827 yards (6,243 m), par 70

Past champions in the field[edit]

Made the cut[edit]

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Greg Norman  Australia 1986 66 68 69 64 267 –13 1
Nick Faldo  England 1987, 1990, 1992 69 63 70 67 269 –11 2
Mark Calcavecchia  United States 1989 66 73 71 68 278 –2 T14
Seve Ballesteros  Spain 1979, 1984, 1988 68 73 69 71 281 +1 T27
Ian Baker-Finch  Australia 1991 73 69 67 80 289 +9 T70

Missed the cut[edit]

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 Total To par
Jack Nicklaus  United States 1966, 1970, 1978 69 75 144 +4
Gary Player  South Africa 1959, 1968, 1974 73 71 144 +4
Tom Watson  United States 1975, 1977,
1980, 1982, 1983
71 73 144 +4
Sandy Lyle  Scotland 1985 70 76 146 +6
Tony Jacklin  England 1969 73 76 149 +9

Round summaries[edit]

First round[edit]

Thursday, 15 July 1993

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 Mark Calcavecchia  United States 66 –4
Greg Norman  Australia
Peter Senior  Australia
Fuzzy Zoeller  United States
T5 Stephen Ames  Trinidad and Tobago 67 –3
Howard Clark  England
Glen Day  United States
Gary Evans  England
Bernhard Langer  Germany
Mark McNulty  Zimbabwe
Larry Mize  United States
Des Smyth  Ireland
Greg Turner  New Zealand
Wayne Westner  South Africa

Second round[edit]

Friday, 16 July 1993

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Nick Faldo  England 69-63=132 –8
2 Bernhard Langer  Germany 67-66=133 –7
T3 Fred Couples  United States 68-66=134 –6
Greg Norman  Australia 66-68=134
Corey Pavin  United States 68-66=134
6 Peter Senior  Australia 66-69=135 –5
T7 Larry Mize  United States 67-69=136 –4
Fuzzy Zoeller  United States 66-70=136
T9 Peter Baker  England 70-67=137 –3
John Daly  United States 71-66=137
Ernie Els  South Africa 68-69=137

Amateurs: Pyman (E), Leonard (+8), Welch (+8), Dundas (+13), Voges (+15), Griffiths (+18).

Third round[edit]

Saturday, 17 July 1993

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 Nick Faldo  England 69-63-70=202 –8
Corey Pavin  United States 68-66-68=202
T3 Greg Norman  Australia 66-68-69=203 –7
Bernhard Langer  Germany 67-66-70=203
T5 Nick Price  Zimbabwe 68-70-67=205 –5
Peter Senior  Australia 66-69-70=205
T7 Wayne Grady  Australia 64-68-64=206 –4
Ernie Els  South Africa 68-69-69=206
Fred Couples  United States 68-66-72=206
T10 John Daly  United States 71-66-70=207 –3
Fuzzy Zoeller  United States 70-66-71=207

Final round[edit]

Sunday, 18 July 1993

Place Player Country Score To par Money (£)
1 Greg Norman  Australia 66-68-69-64=267 –13 100,000
2 Nick Faldo  England 69-63-70-67=269 –11 80,000
3 Bernhard Langer  Germany 67-66-70-67=270 –10 67,000
T4 Corey Pavin  United States 68-66-68-70=272 –8 50,500
Peter Senior  Australia 66-69-70-67=272
T6 Ernie Els  South Africa 68-69-69-68=274 –6 33,167
Paul Lawrie  Scotland 72-68-69-65=274
Nick Price  Zimbabwe 68-70-67-69=274
T9 Fred Couples  United States 68-66-72-69=275 –5 25,500
Wayne Grady  Australia 74-68-64-69=275
Scott Simpson  United States 68-70-71-66=275

Amateurs: Pyman (+1)
Source:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Media guide". The Open Championship. 2011. pp. 39, 203. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Dufresne, Chris (19 July 1993). "Norman avoids ghosts to snag 2nd Open title". Eugene Register-Guard. (Los Angeles Times). p. B1. 
  3. ^ Reilly, Rick (26 July 1993). "Shark attack". Sports Illustrated. p. 12. 
  4. ^ "British Open: card of the course". Eugene Register-Guard. 15 July 1993. p. 4D. 
  5. ^ "1993 Open Championship results". databasegolf.com. Retrieved 3 July 2012. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1993 U.S. Open
Major Championships Succeeded by
1993 PGA Championship

Coordinates: 51°16′26″N 1°22′01″E / 51.274°N 1.367°E / 51.274; 1.367