2001 Open Championship

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2001 Open Championship
Tournament information
Dates 19–22 July 2001
Location Lytham St Annes, England
Course(s) Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club
Tour(s) European Tour
PGA Tour
Japan Golf Tour
Statistics
Par 71[1]
Length 6,905 yards (6,314 m)[1]
Field 156 players, 70 after cut[1]
Cut 144 (+2)[1]
Prize fund £3,300,000
5,300,860
$4,720,650
Winner's share £600,000
€984,756
$858,300
Champion
United States David Duval
274 (−10)
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Lytham &St Annes is located in England
Lytham &St Annes
Lytham &
St Annes
Location in England

The 2001 Open Championship was a men's major golf championship and the 130th Open Championship, held from 19–22 July at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club in Lytham St Annes, England. David Duval won his only major championship, three strokes ahead of runner-up Niclas Fasth.[2][3]

Course layout[edit]

Royal Lytham & St Annes 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 206 438 458 392 212 494 557 419 164 3,340 335 542 198 342 445 465 359 467 412 3,565 6,905
Par 3 4 4 4 3 5 5 4 3 35 4 5 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 36 71

Previous lengths of the course for The Open Championship (since 1950):[1]

  • 1996: 6,892 yards (6,302 m)
  • 1988: 6,857 yards (6,270 m)
  • 1979: 6,822 yards (6,238 m)
  • 1974: 6,822 yards (6,238 m)
  • 1969: 6,848 yards (6,262 m)
  • 1963: 6,836 yards (6,251 m)
  • 1958: 6,635 yards (6,067 m)
  • 1952: 6,657 yards (6,087 m)

Past champions in the field[edit]

Made the cut[edit]

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Nick Price  Zimbabwe 1994 73 67 68 73 281 −3 T21
Tiger Woods  United States 2000 71 68 73 71 283 −1 T25
Paul Lawrie  Scotland 1999 72 70 69 76 287 +3 T42
Mark O'Meara  United States 1998 70 69 72 76 287 +3 T42
Mark Calcavecchia  United States 1989 72 70 72 75 289 +5 T54
Sandy Lyle  Scotland 1985 72 71 77 81 301 +17 T69

Missed the cut[edit]

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 Total To par
Justin Leonard  United States 1997 74 71 145 +3
Nick Faldo  England 1987, 1990, 1992 75 71 146 +4
Tom Lehman  United States 1996 75 72 147 +5
John Daly  United States 1995 72 76 148 +6
Seve Ballesteros  Spain 1979, 1984, 1988 78 71 149 +7
Bob Charles  New Zealand 1963 75 74 149 +7
Tony Jacklin  England 1969 75 74 149 +7
Tom Watson  United States 1975, 1977,
1980, 1982, 1983
74 78 152 +10
Gary Player  South Africa 1959, 1968, 1974 77 82 159 +17

Source:[5]

Round summaries[edit]

First round[edit]

Thursday, 19 July 2001

Place Player Country Score To par[6]
1 Colin Montgomerie  Scotland 65 −6
T2 Chris DiMarco  United States 68 −3
Brad Faxon  United States
Mikko Ilonen  Finland
T5 Billy Andrade  United States 69 −2
Stuart Appleby  Australia
Alexandre Balicki  France
Alex Čejka  Germany
David Duval  United States
Niclas Fasth  Sweden
Pierre Fulke  Sweden
J. P. Hayes  United States
Miguel Ángel Jiménez  Spain
Billy Mayfair  United States
Paul McGinley  Ireland
Joe Ogilvie  United States
José María Olazábal  Spain
Greg Owen  England
Jesper Parnevik  Sweden
Justin Rose  England

Second round[edit]

Friday, 20 July 2001

Place Player Country Score To par[7]
1 Colin Montgomerie  Scotland 65-70=135 −7
2 Pierre Fulke  Sweden 69-67=136 −6
T3 Joe Ogilvie  United States 69-68=137 −5
Greg Owen  England 69-68=137
Jesper Parnevik  Sweden 69-68=137
T6 Alex Čejka  Germany 69-69=138 −4
Niclas Fasth  Sweden 69-69=138
Eduardo Romero  Argentina 70-68=138
T9 Billy Andrade  United States 69-70=139 −3
Darren Clarke  Northern Ireland 70-69=139
Brad Faxon  United States 68-71=139
Raphaël Jacquelin  France 71-68=139
Mark O'Meara  United States 70-69=139
Rory Sabbatini  South Africa 70-69=139
Des Smyth  Ireland 74-65=139
Tiger Woods  United States 71-68=139

Amateurs: Dixon (−1), Wilson (+5), Hoey (+7), Quinney (+7), Griffiths (+8), Kemp (+12).

Third round[edit]

Saturday, 21 July 2001

Place Player Country Score To par[8]
T1 Alex Čejka  Germany 69-69-69=207 −6
David Duval  United States 69-73-65=207
Bernhard Langer  Germany 71-69-67=207
Ian Woosnam  Wales 72-68-67=207
T5 Darren Clarke  Northern Ireland 70-69-69=208 −5
Pierre Fulke  Sweden 69-67-72=208
Raphaël Jacquelin  France 71-68-69=208
Miguel Ángel Jiménez  Spain 69-72-67=208
Billy Mayfair  United States 69-72-67=208
Colin Montgomerie  Scotland 65-70-73=208
Joe Ogilvie  United States 69-68-71=208
Jesper Parnevik  Sweden 69-68-71=208
Nick Price  Zimbabwe 73-67-68=208

Final round[edit]

Sunday, 22 July 2001

Place Player Country Score To par Money (£)
1 David Duval  United States 69-73-65-67=274 −10 600,000
2 Niclas Fasth  Sweden 69-69-72-67=277 −7 360,000
T3 Darren Clarke  Northern Ireland 70-69-69-70=278 −6 141,667
Ernie Els  South Africa 71-71-67-69=278
Miguel Ángel Jiménez  Spain 69-72-67-70=278
Bernhard Langer  Germany 71-69-67-71=278
Billy Mayfair  United States 69-72-67-70=278
Ian Woosnam  Wales 72-68-67-71=278
T9 Sergio García  Spain 70-72-67-70=279 −5 63,750
Mikko Ilonen  Finland 68-75-70-66=279
Jesper Parnevik  Sweden 69-68-71-71=279
Kevin Sutherland  United States 75-69-68-67=279

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

Scorecard[edit]

Final round

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 3 4 4 4 3 5 5 4 3 4 5 3 4 4 4 4 4 4
United States Duval −6 −6 −7 −7 −7 −8 −9 −9 −9 −9 −10 −9 −10 −10 −10 −10 −10 −10
Sweden Fasth −4 −4 −5 −5 −5 −6 −7 −7 −7 −7 −8 −8 −8 −7 −7 −7 −7 −7
Northern Ireland Clarke −5 −5 −4 −4 −4 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −7 −7 −7 −7 −7 −8 −6 −6
South Africa Els −4 −4 −4 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −5 −5 −5 −5 −6
Spain Jiménez −6 −5 −5 −5 −5 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −7 −7 −8 −7 −6 −6 −6 −6
Germany Langer −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −5 −5 −5 −6 −5 −6 −6 −6
United States Mayfair −5 −5 −5 −5 −5 −6 −7 −7 −7 −7 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6
Wales Woosnam −5 −5 −4 −3 −3 −5 −5 −5 −5 −5 −6 −6 −7 −7 −6 −7 −6 −6
Germany Čejka −6 −6 −5 −4 −1 −2 −2 −2 −2 −2 −3 −2 −2 −2 −2 −3 −4 −4

Cumulative tournament scores, relative to par
Source:[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Media guide". The Open Championship. 2011. pp. 29, 203. Archived from the original on 18 April 2012. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Humphries, Tom (30 July 2001). "Gorse management". Sports Illustrated. 
  3. ^ "Finally and decisively". Toledo Blade. Associated Press. 23 July 2001. p. C1. 
  4. ^ Platts, Mitchell (11 July 2011). "Focus on the 130th Open Championship". European Tour. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "2001 Open Championship results". databasegolf.com. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "130th Open Golf Championship – Official Scores and Prize Money – Round 1". PGA European Tour. Archived from the original on 4 September 2009. Retrieved 23 August 2009. 
  7. ^ "130th Open Golf Championship – Official Scores and Prize Money – Round 2". PGA European Tour. Archived from the original on 4 September 2009. Retrieved 23 August 2009. 
  8. ^ "130th Open Golf Championship – Official Scores and Prize Money – Round 3". PGA European Tour. Archived from the original on 4 September 2009. Retrieved 23 August 2009. 
  9. ^ "British Open Championship". ESPN. Retrieved 15 August 2015. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
2001 U.S. Open
Major Championships Succeeded by
2001 PGA Championship

Coordinates: 53°44′58″N 3°01′05″W / 53.7495°N 3.0180°W / 53.7495; -3.0180