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St Andrews — 1873

Tom Kidd becomes hometown champion

Torrential rain in the days leading up to the Open Championship on October 4, 1873, left the Old Course puddled with water and caused a rash of high scores. Under the rules in force at the time, there was a one-stroke penalty for removing the ball from casual water. The 26 competitors who co...

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St Andrews — 1873 Results

pos player ctry r1 r2 r3 r4 total
1 Tom KIDD SCO 91 88 179
2 Jamie ANDERSON SCO 91 89 180
3 Tommy MORRIS JR SCO 94 89 183
3 Bob KIRK GBR 91 92 183
5 Davie STRATH GBR 97 90 187
6 Walter GOURLAY GBR 92 96 188
7 Tom MORRIS SR SCO 93 96 189
8 Henry LAMB (A) GBR 96 96 192
9 Bob MARTIN SCO 97 97 194
9 Willie FERNIE SCO 101 93 194
 

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