The Open Championship

Tournament Info

Date – 15th – 18th July 2021
Format – Stroke Play
Purse – $12,500,000
Tour – PGA Tour/European Tour
Established – 1860
Current Champion – Collin Morikawa

Course Info

Course – Royal St Georges, Sandwich, England
Par – 70
Length – 7,189 yards
Par 3’s – 4
Par 4’s – 12
Par 5’s – 2

* The 2020 Open Championship was cancelled for health and safety reasons

Winner Trends

Age – 7 of the last 11 winners were aged 32 or older
World Ranking – 8 of the last 11 winners were ranked in the top 33 in the World Rankings
Position After Round 1 – 11/11 winners were in the top 18 after Round 1
Position After Round 2 – 10/11 winners were in the top 11 after Round 2
Position After Round 3 – 10/11 winners were in the top 6 after Round 3
Career Events – 9/11 winners had at least 180 previous career starts
Career Wins – 11/11 winners had at least 4 previous career wins

Winners’ Tournament Trends

*The Open Championship is played at a different course every year
Previous Starts – 10/11 winners had played in at least 3 previous Open Championships
Previous Wins – 1/11 winners had at least 1 previous Open Championship win
Previous Top 5s – 6/11 winners had at least 1 previous Open Championship top 5 finish
Previous Top 10s – 9/11 winners had at least 1 previous Open Championship top 10 finish
Previous Best Finish – 9/11 winners had finished 9th or higher in a previous Open Championship

Winners Season Trends

Season Events – 11/11 winners had played in at least 13 previous events that season
Season Wins – 9/11 winners had at least 1 previous tournament win that season
Season Top 5s – 11/11 winners had at least 1 previous top 5 finish that season, 10/11 winners had at least 2 previous top 5 finishes that season
Season Top 10s – 10/11 winners had at least 4 previous top 10 finishes that season
Previous Event – 7/11 winners finished 34th or higher on their last start before the Open Championship