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Golf Australia Express : July 2013 - THE OPEN
The most top five Open finishes of any player, a feat achieved jointly by J.H. Taylor and Jack Nicklaus [pictured]. NO.1 Men's World Rankings Women's World Rankings US Money List LPGA Money List LET Money List The first year that the tournament’s leading amateur was recognised with a silver medal to match the Open winner. 1949 The score in all four rounds of 1933 Open winner Denny Shute. How’s that for consistency? 73 The lowest first-round score in Open history, held by Rory McIlroy after an incredible display at St Andrews in 2010. 63 Age of the Open’s oldest winner, Tom Morris Sr in 1867. The next oldest was Robert de Vicenzo, who was 44 when he won exactly 100 years later. 46 42 - ROBERT ALLENBY on July 7 (above) 33 - ADAM SCOTT on July 16 36 - PAUL CASEY on July 21 40 - BOO WEEKLEY on July 23 24 - HARRIS ENGLISH on July 23 34 - GRAEME MCDOWELL on July 30 33 - JUSTIN ROSE on July 30 BIRTHDAYS 19 Years between J.H. Taylor’s first and last Open victories. He first saluted in 1894 but had to wait until 1913 before he hoisted the Claret Jug again. 4 The number of champions to have led wire-to-wire Open victories (Harry Vardon, J.H. Taylor, Lee Trevino, Gary Player). George Duncan’s stroke deficit to leader Abe Mitchell after two rounds of the 1920 Open. He stormed back over the closing 36 holes to claim victory. 13 15 The number of Opens previously held at this year’s venue, Muirfield. The first was in 1892 and was the inaugural four-round Open. NUMB3RS the NUMB3RS the Greg Norman’s total number of shots to win the 1993 event at St George’s—the lowest total in Open history. 267 618 Distance in yards of the par-5 14th hole at St Andrews—the longest of any Open Championship course.
June 2013-US OPEN
August 2013 - PGA Championship