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1983 Open Championship
Tournament information
Dates 14 - 17 July 1983
Location England Southport, England
Course(s) Royal Birkdale Golf Club
Tour(s) PGA Tour
PGA European Tour
Statistics
Par 71
Yardage 6,869
Field 120 players
83 after 1st cut
63 after 2nd cut
Cut 146 (+4) (1st cut)
217 (+4) (2nd cut)
Purse £400,000
$600,000
Winner's share £40,000
$60,000
Champion
Tom Watson
275 (-9)

The 1983 Open Championship was the 112th Open Championship held from 14-17 July at Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, England. Tom Watson won his fifth Open Championship, second consecutive Open Championship, and eighth major title by one stroke over Andy Bean and Hale Irwin.

Final leaderboard

# Player Country Score To par Winnings
1 Tom Watson  United States 67-68-70-70=275 -9 £40,000
T2 Andy Bean  United States 70-69-70-67=276 -8 £23,000
Hale Irwin  United States 69-68-72-67=276
4 Graham Marsh  Australia 69-70-74-64=277 -7 £15,000
5 Lee Trevino  United States 69-66-73-70=278 -6 £13,600
T6 Harold Henning  South Africa 71-69-70-69=279 -5 £12,250
Seve Ballesteros  Spain 71-71-69-68=279
T8 Denis Durnian  England 73-66-74-67=280 -4 £9,625
Nick Faldo  England 68-68-71-73=280
Bill Rogers  United States 67-71-73-69=280
Christy O'Connor Jnr  Ireland 72-69-71-68=280
T12 Peter Jacobsen  United States 72-69-70-70=281 -3 £7,250
Craig Stadler  United States 64-70-72-75=281
T14 Five players tied -2 £5,040

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Preceded by
1983 U.S. Open
Major Championships Succeeded by
1983 PGA Championship
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