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1985 Open Championship

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Dates  18–21 July 1985
Tour(s)  European Tour PGA Tour
Length  6,857 yards (6,270 m)
Location  Sandwich, England
Par  70
1985 Open Championship
Course(s)  Royal St George's Golf Club

The 1985 Open Championship was the 114th Open Championship, held 18–21 July at Royal St George's Golf Club in Sandwich, England. Sandy Lyle won his only Open Championship, one stroke ahead of runner-up Payne Stewart. It was the first of his two major titles; Lyle added a green jacket as Masters champion in 1988.


This was the last year the Open Championship featured the double cut (after 36 holes and 54 holes), introduced in 1968.

First round

Thursday, 18 July 1985

Second round

Friday, 19 July 1985

Amateurs: Gilford (+6), Olazábal (+8), Evans (+15), Davis (+16) McGimpsey (+16), Homewood (+18), Purdie (+24), Latham (+28)

Third round

Saturday, 20 July 1985

Amateurs: Olazábal (+9), Gilford (+12).

Final round

Sunday, 21 July 1985

Amateurs: Olazábal (+9)


1985 Open Championship Wikipedia

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