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Timeline of key moments in British Open golf championship

Timeline of key moments in British Open golf championshipSOUTHPORT, England — A look at some of the anniversaries this year at the British Open:150 years ago (1867): Old Tom Morris captured his fourth and final title at Prestwick at age 46. He remains the oldest player to win the Open, and he was the oldest to win any major for just more than a century until Julius Boros won the 1968 PGA Championship at 48. Morris had a two-shot lead over Willie Park Sr., who also was going after his fourth title. Both closed with a 58 and Morris won by two shots.___

SOUTHPORT, England — A look at some of the anniversaries this year at the British Open:

150 years ago (1867): Old Tom Morris captured his fourth and final title at Prestwick at age 46. He remains the oldest player to win the Open, and he was the oldest to win any major for just more than a century until Julius Boros won the 1968 PGA Championship at 48. Morris had a two-shot lead over Willie Park Sr., who also was going after his fourth title. Both closed with a 58 and Morris won by two shots.

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