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The Open Championship Golf 2018


2018 The Open Championship Facts

Tournament information
Dates 19–22 July 2018
Location Angus, Scotland
Course(s) Carnoustie Golf Links
Championship Course
Organized by The R&A
Tour(s)
  • European Tour
  • PGA Tour
  • Japan Golf Tour
Statistics
Par 71
Length 7,402 yards (6,768 m)
Field 156 players, 79 after cut
Cut 145 (+3)
Prize fund $10,500,000
Winner’s share $1,890,000
€1,625,387
Champion
Francesco Molinari
276 (−8)

Prize Money

2018 The Open Championship Purse: $10,500,000, Winner’s share: $1,890,000,€1,625,387

Schedule of Event

The Open Championship matches starts from 11 Jul 2018 – 15 Jul 2018, Gullane Golf Club, United Kingdom

Venue

Course layout

Championship Course

Hole Name Yards Par Hole Name Yards Par
1 Cup 396 4 10 South America 465 4
2 Gulley 461 4 11 Dyke 382 4
3 Jockie’s Burn 350 4 12 Southward Ho 503 4
4 Hillocks 415 4 13 Whins 175 3
5 Brae 412 4 14 Spectacles 513 5
6 Hogan’s Alley ^ 580 5 15 Lucky Slap 472 4
7 Plantation 410 4 16 Barry Burn 248 3
8 Short 187 3 17 Island 460 4
9 Railway 474 4 18 Home 499 4
Out 3,685 36 In 3,717 35
Total 7,402 71

^ the 6th hole was named Long until 2003

Lengths of the course for previous Opens:

Leaderboard

Pos

Name Country To Par R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 Total Race to Dubai Points Official Prize Money
1 MOLINARI Francesco ITA -8 70 72 65 69 0 0 276 1,890,000 € 1,625,387
2 KISNER Kevin USA -6 66 70 68 74 0 0 278 694,250 € 597,050
2 MCILROY Rory NIR -6 69 69 70 70 0 0 278 694,250 € 597,050
2 ROSE Justin ENG -6 72 73 64 69 0 0 278 694,250 € 597,050
2 SCHAUFFELE Xander USA -6 71 66 67 74 0 0 278 694,250 € 597,050
6 CHAPPELL Kevin USA -5 70 69 67 73 0 0 279 327,000 € 281,218
6 PEPPERELL Eddie ENG -5 71 70 71 67 0 0 279 327,000 € 281,218
6 WOODS Tiger USA -5 71 71 66 71 0 0 279 327,000 € 281,218
9 FINAU Tony USA -4 67 71 71 71 0 0 280 219,000 € 188,338
9 KUCHAR Matt USA -4 70 68 70 72 0 0 280 219,000 € 188,338
9 SPIETH Jordan USA -4 72 67 65 76 0 0 280 219,000 € 188,338
12 CANTLAY Patrick USA -3 70 71 70 70 0 0 281 154,500 € 132,869
12 FLEETWOOD Tommy ENG -3 72 65 71 73 0 0 281 154,500 € 132,869
12 MOORE Ryan USA -3 68 73 69 71 0 0 281 154,500 € 132,869
12 OLESEN Thorbjørn DEN -3 70 70 70 71 0 0 281 154,500 € 132,869
12 SIMPSON Webb USA -3 70 71 67 73 0 0 281 154,500 € 132,869
17 DAY Jason AUS -2 71 71 72 68 0 0 282 109,714 € 94,354
17 HOFFMAN Charley USA -2 71 70 68 73 0 0 282 109,714 € 94,354
17 JOHNSON Zach USA -2 69 67 72 74 0 0 282 109,714 € 94,354
17 NOREN Alex SWE -2 70 71 67 74 0 0 282 109,714 € 94,354
17 PEREZ Pat USA -2 69 68 74 71 0 0 282 109,714 € 94,354
17 SCOTT Adam AUS -2 71 70 68 73 0 0 282 109,714 € 94,354
17 VAN ROOYEN Erik RSA -2 67 71 71 73 0 0 282 109,714 € 94,354
24 CINK Stewart USA -1 72 70 71 70 0 0 283 84,000 € 72,239
24 LANGER Bernhard GER -1 73 71 68 71 0 0 283 84,000 € 72,239
24 MICKELSON Phil USA -1 73 69 70 71 0 0 283 84,000 € 72,239
24 WILLETT Danny ENG -1 69 71 70 73 0 0 283 84,000 € 72,239

Past Results

Year Dates Champion Country Venue Winning
score
Winning
margin
Runner(s)-up Winner’s
share (£)
2018 19–22 Jul Francesco Molinari Italy Carnoustie 276 (−8) 2 strokes Kevin Kisner
Rory McIlroy
Justin Rose
Xander Schauffele
1,440,000
2017 20–23 Jul Jordan Spieth United States Royal Birkdale 268 (−12) 3 strokes Matt Kuchar 1,420,000
2016 14–17 Jul Henrik Stenson Sweden Royal Troon 264 (−20) 3 strokes Phil Mickelson 1,175,000
2015 16–20 Jul Zach Johnson United States St Andrews 273 (−15) Playoff Marc Leishman
Louis Oosthuizen
1,150,000
2014 17–20 Jul Rory McIlroy Northern Ireland Royal Liverpool 271 (−17) 2 strokes Rickie Fowler
Sergio García
975,000
2013 18–21 Jul Phil Mickelson United States Muirfield 281 (−3) 3 strokes Henrik Stenson 945,000
2012 19–22 Jul Ernie Els (2) South Africa Royal Lytham & St Annes 273 (−7) 1 stroke Adam Scott 900,000
2011 14–17 Jul Darren Clarke Northern Ireland Royal St George’s 275 (−5) 3 strokes Dustin Johnson
Phil Mickelson
900,000
2010 15–18 Jul Louis Oosthuizen South Africa St Andrews 272 (−16) 7 strokes Lee Westwood 850,000