Royal St. George`s


Open Championship 1894


The first time the Open was played south of the Scottish border was celebrated with a veritable feast of golf, of which the major event was the centrepiec rather than the culmination

The field included names now embedded in the mythology of golf - Harry Vardon, James Braid, J H Taylor, Willie Park jnr - and was won by Taylor.

Taylor's autobiography captured the essence of the challenge of the Course in his description 'One needed to be hitting the ball consistently well to get round in reasonable figures. The possibility of disaster was only too apparent from almost every shot one was called upon to play'.   Read More

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1J.H. TAYLORENG84808181326
2Douglas ROLLANDGBR86798482331
3Andrew KIRKALDYSCO86798384332
4Alfred TOOGOODGBR84858282333
5Willie FERNIESCO84848680334
5Ben SAYERSGBR85818484334
5Harry VARDONENG86868280334
8Sandy HERDSCO83858288338
9Freddie TAIT (A)GBR90838384340
10James BRAIDSCO91848284341




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