St. Andrews tops list of Open courses
His talents were many, including ball maker, "keeper of the green" and champion golfer.
Whether Tom Morris Sr. was a visionary is impossible to know, but it's a good bet -- a popular pastime in St. Andrews -- that he had nary an inkling of what was to become of golf's first "championship."
Morris was one of eight participants in the inaugural Open Championship in 1860, losing by two shots to rival Willie Park, at a time when stroke-play golf was rare and one-man or two-man ...
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2010 OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP
Many thought Louis Oosthuizen couldn't handle the pressure. The South African proved everyone wrong as he routed the field to win the 139th Open Championship at St. Andrews. Gene Wojciechowski
2010 champion: Louis Oosthuizen
Course: St. Andrews, Old Course
Where: St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland
Yardage, par: 6,721, par-72