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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]

2001 Open Championship
Tournament information
Dates19–22 July 2001
LocationLytham St Annes, England
Course(s)Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club
Tour(s)European Tour
PGA Tour
Japan Golf Tour
Statistics
Par71[1]
Length6,905 yards (6,314 m)[1]
Field156 players, 70 after cut[1]
Cut144 (+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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Contents

Course layoutEdit

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 fieldEdit

Made the cutEdit

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 cutEdit

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 summariesEdit

First roundEdit

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 roundEdit

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 roundEdit

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 roundEdit

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]

ScorecardEdit

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
  Duval −6 −6 −7 −7 −7 −8 −9 −9 −9 −9 −10 −9 −10 −10 −10 −10 −10 −10
  Fasth −4 −4 −5 −5 −5 −6 −7 −7 −7 −7 −8 −8 −8 −7 −7 −7 −7 −7
  Clarke −5 −5 −4 −4 −4 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −7 −7 −7 −7 −7 −8 −6 −6
  Els −4 −4 −4 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −5 −5 −5 −5 −6
  Jiménez −6 −5 −5 −5 −5 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −7 −7 −8 −7 −6 −6 −6 −6
  Langer −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −5 −5 −5 −6 −5 −6 −6 −6
  Mayfair −5 −5 −5 −5 −5 −6 −7 −7 −7 −7 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6
  Woosnam −5 −5 −4 −3 −3 −5 −5 −5 −5 −5 −6 −6 −7 −7 −6 −7 −6 −6
  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]

ReferencesEdit

  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.

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