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1950 British Open
Recap and Scores for the 1950 British Open Golf Tournament

South African Bobby Locke won his second Open Championship title - and second in a row - at the 1950 British Open.

Locke opened with a 69, had a 72 on the second day, and on the 36-hole final day carded 70-68. His 279 total was a tournament record at the time.

After three rounds, Locke shared the lead with Roberto De Vicenzo and Dai Rees. De Vicenzo finished second after shooting 70 in the final round, and Rees shared third with 1947 champ Fred Daly, who surged with a 66.

Rees never won the Open, although he did finish second three times and inside the Top 5 once more in addition to his third-place showing in 1950. De Vicenzo did win this tournament, but not until the 1967 British Open. This was De Vicenzo's third appearance in the Open, and in those first three years he finished third, third and second in the tournament.

1950 British Open Golf Tournament Scores
Results from the 1950 British Open golf tournament played at Royal Troon Golf Club in Troon, South Ayrshire, Scotland (a-amateur):

Bobby Locke 69-72-70-68--279
Roberto De Vicenzo 73-71-68-70--282
Fred Daly 75-72-69-66--282
Dai Rees 71-68-72-71--282
Max Faulkner 72-70-70-71--283
Eric Moore 74-68-73-68--283
Fred Bullock 71-71-71-71--284
Arthur Lees 68-76-68-72--284
Sam King 70-75-68-73--286
a-Frank Stranahan 77-70-73-66--286
Flory Van Donck 73-71-72-70--286
Jimmy Adams 73-75-69-70--287
Wally Smithers 74-70-73-70--287
Johnny Bulla 73-70-71-74--288
Hector Thomson 71-72-73-72--288
Harry Bradshaw 73-71-75-70--289
a-James McHale 73-73-74-70--290
Reg Horne 73-75-71-71--290
Ernest Whitcombe 69-76-72-73--290
Alf Padgham 77-71-74-69--291
John Panton 76-69-70-76--291
Norman Von Nida 74-72-76-69--291
Eric Brown 73-73-73-73--292
Trevor Allen 77-70-75-71--293
Bill Branch 71-69-78-75--293
Stewart Field 73-71-73-76--293
Norman Sutton 71-75-74-73--293
Bill White 74-74-73-72--293
Fred Allott 72-71-77-74--294
a-David Blair 72-72-77-74--295
Hassan Hassanein 73-72-77-73--295
Syd Scott 75-71-75-75--296
Joseph Carroll 73-72-74-79--298
Alf Perry 73-74-76-75--298
a-James Wilson 72-76-79-72--299

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