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1989 Open Championship
Tournament information
Dates 20-23 July 1989
Location Scotland Troon, Scotland
Course(s) Royal Troon Golf Club
Tour(s) PGA Tour
PGA European Tour
Par 72
Yardage 7,097
Field 146 players, 80 after cut
Cut 146 (+2)
Purse £725,000
Winner's share £80,000
Mark Calcavecchia
275 (-13), playoff

The 1989 Open Championship was the 118th Open Championship held 20-23 July at the Royal Troon Golf Club in Troon, Scotland. Mark Calcavecchia won his first major championship by winning in a four-hole playoff over Greg Norman and Wayne Grady. This marked the first time in Open Championship history where extra holes were reduced from an 18-hole playoff the next day to a four-hole playoff immediately after the final round.

Final leaderboard

# Player Country Score To par Winnings
1 Mark Calcavecchia*  United States 71-68-68-68=275 -13 £80,000
T2 Wayne Grady  Australia 68-67-69-71=275 £55,000
Greg Norman  Australia 69-70-72-64=275
4 Tom Watson  United States 69-68-68-72=277 -11 £40,000
5 Jodie Mudd  United States 73-67-68-70=278 -10 £30,000
T6 Fred Couples  United States 68-71-68-72=279 -9 £26,000
David Feherty  Northern Ireland 71-67-69-72=279
T8 Eduardo Romero  Argentina 68-70-75-67=280 -8 £21,000
Payne Stewart  United States 72-65-69-74=280
Paul Azinger  United States 68-73-67-72=280
T11 Mark McNulty  Zimbabwe 75-70-70-66=281 -7 £17,000
Nick Faldo  England 71-71-70-69=281
T13 Mark James  England 69-70-71-72=282 -6 £13,000
Roger Chapman  England 76-68-67-71=282
Howard Clark  England 72-68-72-70=282
Philip Walton  Ireland 69-74-69-70=282
Craig Stadler  United States 73-69-69-71=282
Steve Pate  United States 69-70-70-73=282

*Calcavecchia (4-3-3-3=13) defeats Norman (3-3-5-x=x) and Grady (4-4-4-4=16) in a four-hole playoff.

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Preceded by
1989 U.S. Open
Major Championships Succeeded by
1989 PGA Championship


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