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1995 British Open
Recap and Scores for the 1995 British Open Golf Tournament

John Daly won his second major championship on The Old Course at St. Andrews, proving that he possessed a delicate touch in his short game to negotiate the huge greens and run-ups of the historic links.

This British Open was also one of significant comings and goings: The 1995 British Open was the first played by Tiger Woods, and the last played by Arnold Palmer. Woods made the cut, but finished well back, shooting 74-71-72-78--295. Palmer missed the cut with rounds of 83 and 75, but at least the man who revitalized this championship in the 1960s got to have his farewell at St. Andrews.

Two veterans, Ben Crenshaw and Tom Watson, opened strong before fading, sharing the first-round lead with Daly and Mark McNulty at 67. Daly shared the second-round lead with Brad Faxon and Katsuyoshi Tomori, with Constantino Rocca a stroke behind. Daly had a 73 in the third round and fell four strokes off the pace set by Michael Campbell, with Rocca in second two behind Campbell.

But Campbell struggled to a final-round 76, leaving Daly and Rocca to battle over the final round. It looked like Daly had the tournament wrapped up when Rocca, who needed a birdie to tie, flubbed a pitch shot on the final hole, leaving the ball in the dreaded Valley of Sin on The Old Course's No. 18. But Rocca then proceeded to roll in the most unlikely birdie putt, up and over and down a swale and through the valley, some 65-feet worth of snaking, undulating putt.

Rocca and Daly went into a four-hole playoff, where Daly quickly seized control. Rocca's chances were completly sunk when he hit into the Road Hole bunker on No. 17 and took three tries to get out. And John Daly was the 1995 British Open winner.

1995 British Open Scores
Results and prize money from the 1995 British Open, played at The Old Course at St. Andrews in St. Andrews, Scotland (a-amateur; p-won playoff):

p-John Daly 67-71-73-71--282 $199,375
Costantino Rocca 69-70-70-73--282 $159,500
Steven Bottomley 70-72-72-69--283 $104,738
Mark Brooks 70-69-73-71--283 $104,738
Michael Campbell 71-71-65-76--283 $104,738
Vijay Singh 68-72-73-71--284 $64,597
Steve Elkington 72-69-69-74--284 $64,597
Corey Pavin 69-70-72-74--285 $53,166
Mark James 72-75-68-70--285 $53,166
Bob Estes 72-70-71-72--285 $53,166
Ernie Els 71-68-72-75--286 $41,470
Brett Ogle 73-69-71-73--286 $41,470
Sam Torrance 71-70-71-74--286 $41,470
Payne Stewart 72-68-75-71--286 $41,470
Ben Crenshaw 67-72-76-72--287 $29,029
Brad Faxon 71-67-75-74--287 $29,029
Greg Norman 71-74-72-70--287 $29,029
Robert Allenby 71-74-71-71--287 $29,029
Per-Ulrik Johansson 69-78-68-72--287 $29,029
Peter Mitchell 73-74-71-70--288 $21,532
David Duval 71-75-70-72--288 $21,532
Andrew Coltart 70-74-71-73--288 $21,532
Barry Lane 72-73-68-75--288 $21,532
Katsuyoshi Tomori 70-68-73-78--289 $16,455
Bill Glasson 68-74-72-75--289 $16,455
Jesper Parnevik 75-71-70-73--289 $16,455
Bernhard Langer 72-71-73-73--289 $16,455
a-Steve Webster 70-72-74-73--289  
Mark Calcavecchia 71-72-72-74--289 $16,455
Lee Janzen 73-73-71-72--289 $16,455
Hisayuki Sasaki 74-71-72-73--290 $12,954
Darren Clark 69-77-70-74--290 $12,954
John Huston 71-74-72-73--290 $12,954
David Feherty 68-75-71-76--290 $12,954
David Frost 72-72-74-72--290 $12,954
Ross Drummond 74-68-77-71--290 $12,954
Jose Maria Olazabal 72-72-74-72--290 $12,954
Peter Jacobsen 71-76-70-73--290 $12,954
Tom Watson 67-76-70-77--290 $12,954
a-Warren Bennett 72-74-73-72--291  
Gordon Sherry 70-71-74-76--291 $11,244
Mark McNulty 67-76-74-74--291 $11,244
Nick Price 70-74-70-77--291 $11,244
Nick Faldo 74-67-75-75--291 $11,244
Seve Ballesteros 75-69-76-71--291 $11,244
Phil Mickelson 70-71-77-73--291 $11,244
Brian Watts 72-71-73-75--291 $11,244
John Cook 69-70-75-77--291 $11,244
Ken Green 71-72-73-76--292 $10,128
Tommy Nakajima 73-72-72-75--292 $10,128
Brian Claar 71-75-71-75--292 $10,128
Anders Forsbrand 70-74-75-73--292 $10,128
Mark O'Meara 72-72-75-73--292 $10,128
Ian Woosnam 71-74-76-71--292 $10,128
Russell Claydon 70-74-71-78--293 $9,410
Peter O'Malley 71-73-74-75--293 $9,410
Jim Gallagher Jr. 69-76-75-73--293 $9,410
Paul Lawrie 73-71-74-76--294 $8,732
Martin Gates 73-73-72-76--294 $8,732
Eduardo Herrera 74-72-73-75--294 $8,732
Raymond Floyd 72-74-72-76--294 $8,732
Paul Broadhurst 73-72-76-73--294 $8,732
Justin Leonard 73-67-77-77--294 $8,732
David Gilford 69-72-75-78--294 $8,732
Derrick Cooper 71-76-74-73--294 $8,732
Tom Kite 72-76-71-75--294 $8,732
Peter Senior 71-75-78-70--294 $8,732
Jose Rivero 70-72-75-78--295 $7,935
Gary Player 71-73-77-74--295 $7,935
Gary Hallberg 72-74-72-77--295 $7,935
a-Tiger Woods 74-71-72-78--295  
Mats Hallberg 68-76-75-76--295 $7,935
Peter Baker 70-74-81-70--295 $7,935
Frank Nobilo 70-71-80-74--295 $7,935
Scott Hoch 74-72-73-76--295 $7,935
Jonathan Lomas 74-73-75-73--295 $7,935
Olle Karlsson 71-76-73-75--295 $7,935
Jeff Maggert 75-70-78-72--295 $7,935
Dean Robertson 71-73-74-78--296 $7,177
Ricky Kawagishi 72-76-80-68--296 $7,177
Jarmo Sandelin 75-71-77-73--296 $7,177
Steve Lowery 69-74-76-77--296 $7,177
Bob Lohr 76-68-79-73--296 $7,177
Jay Haas 76-72-70-78--296 $7,177
Patrick Burke 75-72-78-71--296 $7,177
Jack Nicklaus 78-70-77-71--296 $7,177
Sandy Lyle 71-71-79-75--296 $7,177
Eduardo Romero 74-74-72-77--297 $6,579
Wayne Riley 70-72-75-80--297 $6,579
Mark Davis 74-71-76-76--297 $6,579
Jay Delsing 72-75-73-77--297 $6,579
Miguel Angel Jimenez 75-73-76-73--297 $6,579
Gene Sauers 69-73-75-80--297 $6,579
John Hawksworth 73-74-75-76--298 $6,380
Bill Longmuir 72-76-72-78--298 $6,380
Jose Coceres 71-76-78-74--299 $6,380
Lee Westwood 71-72-82-74--299 $6,380
Davis Love III 70-78-74-78--300 $6,380
Simon Burnell 72-76-75-77--300 $6,380
a-Gary Clarke 71-76-80-74--301  
Don Pooley 76-71-80-75--302 $6,380
Mark Nichols 75-68-78-81--302 $6,380
Pedro Linhart 72-75-77-79--303 $6,380

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