Year

Venue

Champion

Country

Winning Score

1st Prize

2015

St Andrews

Zach Johnson

United States

273

£ 1,150,000

2014

Royal Liverpool (Hoylake)

Rory McIlroy

Northern Ireland

271 (–17)

£975 000

2013

Muirfield

Phil Mickelson

 United States

281 (–3)

£ 945 000

2012

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club

Ernie Els (2)

 South Africa

273 (−7)

£ 900 000

2011

Royal St George's Golf Club

Darren Clarke

 Northern Ireland

275 (−5)

£ 900 000

2010

St Andrews

Louis Oosthuizen

 South Africa

272 (−16)

£ 850 000

2009

Turnberry

Stewart Cink

 United States

278 (−2)PO

£ 750 000

2008

Royal Birkdale Golf Club

Pádraig Harrington (2)

 Ireland

283 (+3)

£ 750 000

2007

Carnoustie Golf Links

Pádraig Harrington

 Ireland

277 (−7)PO

£ 750 000

2006

Royal Liverpool Golf Club

Tiger Woods (3)

 United States

270 (−18)

£ 720 000

2005

St Andrews

Tiger Woods (2)

 United States

274 (−14)

£ 720 000

2004

Royal Troon Golf Club

Todd Hamilton

 United States

274 (−10)PO

£ 720 000

2003

Royal St George's Golf Club

Ben Curtis

 United States

283 (−1)

£ 700 000

2002

Muirfield

Ernie Els

 South Africa

278 (−6)PO

£ 700 000

2001

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club

David Duval

 United States

274 (−10)

£ 600 000

2000

St Andrews

Tiger Woods

 United States

269 (−19)

£ 500 000

1999

Carnoustie Golf Links

Paul Lawrie

 Scotland

290 (+6)PO

£ 350 000

1998

Royal Birkdale Golf Club

Mark O'Meara

 United States

280 (E)PO

£ 300 000

1997

Royal Troon Golf Club

Justin Leonard

 United States

272 (−12)

£ 250 000

1996

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club

Tom Lehman

 United States

271 (−13)

£ 200 000

1995

St Andrews

John Daly

 United States

282 (−6)PO

£ 125 000

1994

Turnberry

Nick Price

 Zimbabwe

268 (−12)

£ 110 000

1993

Royal St George's Golf Club

Greg Norman (2)

 Australia

267 (−13)

£ 100 000

1992

Muirfield

Nick Faldo (3)

 England

272 (−12)

£ 95 000

1991

Royal Birkdale Golf Club

Ian Baker-Finch

 Australia

272 (−8)

£ 90 000

1990

St Andrews

Nick Faldo (2)

 England

270 (−18)

£ 85 000

1989

Royal Troon Golf Club

Mark Calcavecchia

 United States

275 (−13)PO

£ 80 000

1988

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club

Seve Ballesteros (3)

 Spain

273 (−11)

£ 80 000

1987

Muirfield

Nick Faldo

 England

279 (−5)

£ 75 000

1986

Turnberry

Greg Norman

 Australia

280 (E)

£ 70 000

1985

Royal St George's Golf Club

Sandy Lyle

 Scotland

282 (+2)

£ 65 000

1984

St Andrews

Seve Ballesteros (2)

 Spain

276 (−12)

£ 55 000

1983

Royal Birkdale Golf Club

Tom Watson (5)

 United States

275 (−9)

£ 40 000

1982

Royal Troon Golf Club

Tom Watson (4)

 United States

284 (−4)

£ 32 000

1981

Royal St George's Golf Club

Bill Rogers

 United States

276 (−4)

£ 25 000

1980

Muirfield

Tom Watson (3)

 United States

271 (−13)

£ 25 000

1979

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club

Seve Ballesteros

 Spain

283 (−1)

£ 15 000

1978

St Andrews

Jack Nicklaus (3)

 United States

281 (−7)

£ 12 500

1977

Turnberry

Tom Watson (2)

 United States

268 (−12)

£ 10 000

1976

Royal Birkdale Golf Club

Johnny Miller

 United States

279 (−9)

£ 7 500

1975

Carnoustie Golf Links

Tom Watson

 United States

279 (−5)PO

£ 7 500

1974

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club

Gary Player (3)

 South Africa

282 (−2)

£ 5 500

1973

Troon Golf Club

Tom Weiskopf

 United States

276 (−12)

£ 5 500

1972

Muirfield

Lee Trevino (2)

 United States

278 (−6)

£ 5 500

1971

Royal Birkdale Golf Club

Lee Trevino

 United States

278 (−10)

£ 5 500

1970

St Andrews

Jack Nicklaus (2)

 United States

283 (−5)PO

£ 5 250

1969

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club

Tony Jacklin

 England

280 (−4)

£ 4 250

1968

Carnoustie Golf Links

Gary Player (2)

 South Africa

289 (+1)

£ 3 000

1967

Royal Liverpool Golf Club

Roberto De Vicenzo

 Argentina

278 (−10)

£ 2 100

1966

Muirfield

Jack Nicklaus

 United States

282 (−2)

£ 2 100

1965

Royal Birkdale Golf Club

Peter Thomson (5)

 Australia

285 (−3)

£ 1 750

1964

St Andrews

Tony Lema

 United States

279 (−9)

£ 1 500

1963

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club

Bob Charles

 New Zealand

277 (−7)PO

£ 1 500

1962

Troon Golf Club

Arnold Palmer (2)

 United States

276 (−12)

£ 1 400

1961

Royal Birkdale Golf Club

Arnold Palmer

 United States

284 (−4)

£ 1 400

1960

St Andrews

Kel Nagle

 Australia

278 (−10)

£ 1 250

1959

Muirfield

Gary Player

 South Africa

284 (E)

£ 1 000

1958

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club

Peter Thomson (4)

 Australia

278 (−10)PO

£ 1 000

1957

St Andrews

Bobby Locke (4)

 South Africa

279 (−9)

£ 1 000

1956

Royal Liverpool Golf Club

Peter Thomson (3)

 Australia

286 (−2)

£ 1 000

1955

St Andrews

Peter Thomson (2)

 Australia

281 (−7)

£ 1 000

1954

Royal Birkdale Golf Club

Peter Thomson

 Australia

283 (−5)

£750

1953

Carnoustie Golf Links

Ben Hogan

 United States

282 (−6)

£500

1952

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club

Bobby Locke (3)

 South Africa

287 (−1)

£300

1951

Royal Portrush Golf Club

Max Faulkner

 England

285 (−3)

£300

1950

Troon Golf Club

Bobby Locke (2)

 South Africa

279 (−9)

£300

1949

Royal St George's Golf Club

Bobby Locke

 South Africa

283 (−5)

£300

1948

Muirfield

Henry Cotton (3)

 England

288 (E)

£150

1947

Royal Liverpool Golf Club

Fred Daly

 Northern Ireland

293 (+5)

£150

1946

St Andrews

Sam Snead

 United States

290 (+2)

£150

1940–1945: No Championships because of World War II

1939

St Andrews

Dick Burton

 England

290 (+2)

£100

1938

Royal St George's Golf Club

Reg Whitcombe

 England

295 (+7)

£100

1937

Carnoustie Golf Links

Henry Cotton (2)

 England

290

£100

1936

Royal Liverpool Golf Club

Alf Padgham

 England

287

£100

1935

Muirfield

Alf Perry

 England

283

£100

1934

Royal St George's Golf Club

Henry Cotton

 England

283

£100

1933

St Andrews

Denny Shute

 United States

292PO

£100

1932

Prince's Golf Club

Gene Sarazen

 United States

283

£100

1931

Carnoustie Golf Links

Tommy Armour

 Scotland
 United States

296

£100

1930

Royal Liverpool Golf Club

Bobby Jones (a) (3)

United States

291

Am – £100

1929

Muirfield

Walter Hagen (4)

United States

292

£75

1928

Royal St George's Golf Club

Walter Hagen (3)

United States

292

£75

1927

St Andrews

Bobby Jones (a) (2)

United States

285

Am – £75

1926

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club

Bobby Jones (a)

United States

291

Am – £75

1925

Prestwick Golf Club

Jim Barnes

England

300

£75

1924

Royal Liverpool Golf Club

Walter Hagen (2)

United States

301

£75

1923

Troon Golf Club

Arthur Havers

England

295

£75

1922

Royal St George's Golf Club

Walter Hagen

United States

300

£75

1921

St Andrews

Jock Hutchison

 Scotland
 United States

296PO

£75

1920

Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club

George Duncan

Scotland

303

£75

1915–1919: No Championships because of World War I

1914

Prestwick Golf Club

Harry Vardon (6)

Jersey

306

£50

1913

Royal Liverpool Golf Club

John Henry Taylor (5)

England

304

£50

1912

Muirfield

Ted Ray

Jersey

295

£50

1911

Royal St George's Golf Club

Harry Vardon (5)

Jersey

303PO

£50

1910

St Andrews

James Braid (5)

Scotland

299

£50

1909

Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club

John Henry Taylor (4)

England

291

£50

1908

Prestwick Golf Club

James Braid (4)

Scotland

291

£50

1907

Royal Liverpool Golf Club

Arnaud Massy

France

312

£50

1906

Muirfield

James Braid (3)

Scotland

300

£50

1905

St Andrews

James Braid (2)

Scotland

318

£50

1904

Royal St George's Golf Club

Jack White

Scotland

296

£50

1903

Prestwick Golf Club

Harry Vardon (4)

Jersey

300

£50

1902

Royal Liverpool Golf Club

Sandy Herd

Scotland

307

£50

1901

Muirfield

James Braid

Scotland

309

£50

1900

St Andrews

John Henry Taylor (3)

England

309

£50

1899

St George's Golf Club

Harry Vardon (3)

Jersey

310

£30

1898

Prestwick Golf Club

Harry Vardon (2)

Jersey

307

£30

1897

Royal Liverpool Golf Club

Harold Hilton (a) (2)

England

314

Am – £30

1896

Muirfield

Harry Vardon

Jersey

316 PO

£30

1895

St Andrews

John Henry Taylor (2)

England

322

£30

1894

St George's Golf Club

John Henry Taylor

England

326

£30

1893

Prestwick Golf Club

William Auchterlonie

Scotland

322

£30

1892

Muirfield

Harold Hilton (a)

England

305

Am – £35

1891

St Andrews

Hugh Kirkaldy

Scotland

166

£10

1890

Prestwick Golf Club

John Ball (a)

England

164

Am – £13

1889

Musselburgh Links

Willie Park, Jnr (2)

Scotland

155PO

£8

1888

St Andrews

Jack Burns

Scotland

171

£8

1887

Prestwick Golf Club

Willie Park, Jnr

Scotland

161

£8

1886

Musselburgh Links

David Brown

Scotland

157

£8

1885

St Andrews

Bob Martin (2)

Scotland

171

£10

1884

Prestwick Golf Club

Jack Simpson

Scotland

160

£8

1883

Musselburgh Links

Willie Fernie

Scotland

159PO

£8

1882

St Andrews

Bob Ferguson (3)

Scotland

171

£12

1881

Prestwick Golf Club

Bob Ferguson (2)

Scotland

170

£8

1880

Musselburgh Links

Bob Ferguson

Scotland

162

£8

1879

St Andrews

Jamie Anderson (3)

Scotland

169

£10

1878

Prestwick Golf Club

Jamie Anderson (2)

Scotland

157

£8

1877

Musselburgh Links

Jamie Anderson

Scotland

160

£8

1876

St Andrews

Bob Martin

Scotland

176

£10

1875

Prestwick Golf Club

Willie Park, Snr (4)

Scotland

166

£8

1874

Musselburgh Links

Mungo Park

Scotland

159

£8

1873

St Andrews

Tom Kidd

Scotland

179

£11

1872

Prestwick Golf Club

Tom Morris, Jnr (4)

Scotland

166

£8

1871

No Championship

1870

Prestwick Golf Club

Tom Morris, Jnr (3)

Scotland

149

£6

1869

Prestwick Golf Club

Tom Morris, Jnr (2)

Scotland

157

£6

1868

Prestwick Golf Club

Tom Morris, Jnr

Scotland

154

£6

1867

Prestwick Golf Club

Tom Morris, Snr (4)

Scotland

170

£7

1866

Prestwick Golf Club

Willie Park, Snr (3)

Scotland

169

£6

1865

Prestwick Golf Club

Andrew Strath

Scotland

162

£8

1864

Prestwick Golf Club

Tom Morris, Snr (3)

Scotland

167

£6

1863

Prestwick Golf Club

Willie Park, Snr (2)

Scotland

168

-

1862

Prestwick Golf Club

Tom Morris, Snr (2)

Scotland

163

-

1861

Prestwick Golf Club

Tom Morris, Snr

Scotland

163

-

1860

Prestwick Golf Club

Willie Park, Snr

Scotland

174

-

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Open 

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