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1990 British Open
Recap and Scores for the 1990 British Open Golf Tournament

A record-setting run at St. Andrews earned Nick Faldo his second major of the year. He won the 1990 Masters a couple months earlier, then set a new scoring record in relation to par - 18-under (later bettered by Tiger Woods in 2000) - to win the 1990 British Open.

For Faldo, it was his second Open Championship title and his fourth overall major.

Faldo opened 67-65-67 by doing it the Faldo way: Hitting it where he meant to hit it. Fairways and greens. In the final round, the only chaser to mount a challenge was Payne Stewart, who got within two strokes of the lead. But Stewart's chances died in the appropriately named Coffin bunkers on the 12th hole.

Faldo cruised to a final round of 71 and a five-stroke victory over runners up Stewart and Mark McNulty.

1990 British Open Scores
Results from the 1990 British Open golf tournament played on The Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland (a-amateur):

Nick Faldo 67-65-67-71--270 $153,850
Mark McNulty 74-68-68-65--275 $108,600
Payne Stewart 68-68-68-71--275 $108,600
Jodie Mudd 72-66-72-66--276 $72,400
Ian Woosnam 68-69-70-69--276 $72,400
Ian Baker-Finch 68-72-64-73--277 $51,585
Greg Norman 66-66-76-69--277 $51,585
David Graham 72-71-70-66--279 $39,820
Donnie Hammond 70-71-68-70--279 $39,820
Steve Pate 70-68-72-69--279 $39,820
Corey Pavin 71-69-68-71--279 $39,820
Paul Broadhurst 74-69-63-74--280 $29,638
Robert Gamez 70-72-67-71--280 $29,638
Tim Simpson 70-69-69-72--280 $29,638
Vijay Singh 70-69-72-69--280 $29,638
Peter Jacobsen 68-70-70-73--281 $20,181
Steve Jones 72-67-72-70--281 $20,181
Sandy Lyle 72-70-67-72--281 $20,181
Frank Nobilo 72-67-68-74--281 $20,181
Jose Maria Olazabal 71-67-71-72--281 $20,181
Mark Roe 71-70-72-68--281 $20,181
Eamonn Darcy 71-71-72-68--282 $14,359
Craig Parry 68-68-69-77--282 $14,359
Jamie Spence 72-65-73-72--282 $14,359
Fred Couples 71-70-70-72--283 $11,553
Christy O'Connor Jr. 68-72-71-72--283 $11,553
Nick Price 70-67-71-75--283 $11,553
Jose Rivero 70-70-70-73--283 $11,553
Jeff Sluman 72-70-70-71--283 $11,553
Lee Trevino 69-70-73-71--283 $11,553
Ben Crenshaw 74-69-68-73--284 $9,276
Vicente Fernandez 72-67-69-76--284 $9,276
Mark James 73-69-70-72--284 $9,276
Mark McCumber 69-74-69-72--284 $9,276
Larry Mize 71-72-70-71--284 $9,276
Bryan Norton 71-72-68-73--284 $9,276
Greg Powers 74-69-69-72--284 $9,276
Ronan Rafferty 70-71-73-70--284 $9,276
Derrick Cooper 72-71-69-73--285 $7,632
Raymond Floyd 72-71-71-71--285 $7,632
Mike Hulbert 70-70-70-75--285 $7,632
Andy North 71-71-72-71--285 $7,632
Joe Ozaki 71-71-74-69--285 $7,632
Don Pooley 70-73-71-71--285 $7,632
Mike Reid 70-67-73-75--285 $7,632
Scott Simpson 73-70-69-73--285 $7,632
Sam Torrance 68-70-75-72--285 $7,632
Paul Azinger 73-68-68-77--286 $6,733
Peter Fowler 73-68-71-74--286 $6,733
Bernhard Langer 74-69-75-68--286 $6,733
Colin Montgomerie 72-69-74-71--286 $6,733
Mark O'Meara 70-69-73-74--286 $6,733
Michael Allen 66-75-73-73--287 $6,289
John Bland 71-72-72-72--287 $6,289
Hale Irwin 72-68-75-72--287 $6,289
Eduardo Romero 69-71-74-73--287 $6,289
Michael Clayton 72-71-72-73--288 $5,837
Blaine McCallister 71-68-75-74--288 $5,837
Danny Mijovic 69-74-71-74--288 $5,837
David Ray 71-69-73-75--288 $5,837
Jim Rutledge 71-69-76-72--288 $5,837
Anders Sorensen 70-68-71-79--288 $5,837
Peter Baker 73-68-75-73--289 $5,339
David Canipe 72-70-69-78--289 $5,339
Roger Chapman 72-70-74-73--289 $5,339
Jack Nicklaus 71-70-77-71--289 $5,339
Martin Poxon 68-72-74-75--289 $5,339
Jorge Berendt 75-66-72-77--290 $5,022
David Feherty 74-69-71-76--290 $5,022
Armando Saavedra 72-69-75-75--291 $4,887
Malcolm Mackenzie 70-71-76-75--292 $4,887
Jose Maria Canizares 72-70-78-76--296 $4,887

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