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The Open Championship has been at Muirfield in the following years:

Muirfield — 1896

First Open victory for Harry Vardon

Harry Vardon was just eight years old when a rudimentary golf course was opened on common land in his home town of Grouville on the island of Jersey in 1878. He took easily to the game, together with other local lads, using improvised clubs and large marbles. It was to be 18 years before he...

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Muirfield — 1896 Results

pos player ctry r1 r2 r3 r4 total
1 Harry VARDON ENG 83 78 78 77 316
2 J.H. TAYLOR ENG 77 78 81 80 316
3 Willie FERNIE SCO 78 79 82 80 319
3 Freddie TAIT (A) GBR 83 75 84 77 319
5 Sandy HERD SCO 72 84 79 85 320
6 James BRAID SCO 83 81 79 80 323
7 Ben SAYERS GBR 83 76 79 86 324
7 A.H. SCOTT GBR 83 84 77 80 324
7 David BROWN SCO 80 77 81 86 324
10 Tom VARDON ENG 83 82 77 83 325
 

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