ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) -- Past British Open championships played on the Old Course at St. Andrews:
1933: Denny Shute, the last man to win back-to-back PGA Championships, won his only other major with four consecutive rounds of 73 (292). He beat Craig Wood by five shots (149-154) in a 36-hole playoff.
1939: Dick Burton overcame a 77 in the third round to close with a 71 and finish at 290 for a two-stroke victory over Johnny Bulla. Burton set one record -- longest to hold the claret jug, since World War II forced cancellation of the Open until 1946.
1946: Sam Snead was one of the few Americans who journeyed across the Atlantic for the first post-war Open. He closed with a 75 to finish at 290, four strokes ahead of Johnny Bulla.
1955: Peter Thomson won his second straight Open. He was the only player at par or better all four rounds and finished at 281 for a two-stroke victory over Johnny Fallon. Byron Nelson, retired for nearly 10 years, finished 33rd at 296.
1957: Bobby Locke ended Peter Thomson's run of three consecutive Opens with a three-stroke victory over Thomson at 279. It was the first time the finish of the Open was on live television.
1960: Arnold Palmer came to St. Andrews having won the Masters and the U.S. Open, but his hard-charging 68 in the final round came up one stroke short of Kel Nagle, who won at 278.
1964: ''Champagne'' Tony Lema won the Open in his first attempt with a stellar performance -- 279, and a five-stroke victory over Jack Nicklaus. Lema was killed in a private plane crash two years later.
1970: Jack Nicklaus became the first player to complete the career Grand Slam twice. Doug Sanders, needing only a par on the 72nd hole, made bogey and fell into a playoff, which he lost by one stroke (72-73) to Nicklaus.
1978: Jack Nicklaus won his third and last Open, and became the first player since J.H. Taylor in 1900 to win consecutive Opens at St. Andrews. He closed with a 69 to finish at 281, two strokes ahead of Ben Crenshaw, Ray Floyd, Tom Kite and Simon Owen.
1984: Seve Ballesteros denied Tom Watson a record-tying sixth Open with a par on the 17th and a birdie on the 18th for a 69. Watson was tied with Ballesteros until hitting over the 17th to within two feet of the wall on the Road Hole, dropping a costly shot. Ballesteros finished at 276, two shots ahead of Watson and Bernhard Langer.
1990: Nick Faldo set a record for lowest score in relation to par in a major, 18-under 270, which later was matched by Tiger Woods in the Masters. He finished five strokes ahead of Mark McNulty and Payne Stewart, but the Open was won on Saturday. Tied with Greg Norman, Faldo had a 67 to Norman's 76, a thrashing that would repeat itself six years later in the final round of the Masters.
1995: John Daly overpowered the Old Course for his second major championship, his first one while sober. He closed with a 71 for 282 and appeared to have the Open sewn up when Costantino Rocca, needing birdie on the 18th hole, duffed a chip. Rocca then rolled in a 60-foot putt across the Valley of Sin, but Daly won the four-hole playoff by four shots.
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