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  • 1906 Open Champion, James Braid

  • 1959 Open Champion, Gary Player

  • 2007 Seniors Open Champion, Tom Watson

  • 2013 Open Champion, Phil Mickelson

Past Champions


Open Championship

(UK unless otherwise stated)
1892 H H Hilton 305
1896 H Vardon 316
1901 J Braid 309
1906 J Braid 300
1912 E Ray 295
1929 W Hagen USA 292
1935 A Perry 283
1948 T H Cotton 284
1959 G J Player South Africa 284
1966 J Nicklaus USA 282
1972 L Trevino USA 278
1980 T Watson USA 271
1987 N Faldo 279
1992 N Faldo 272
2002 E Els South Africa 278
2013 P Mickelson USA 281

Senior Open Championship

2007 Tom Watson USA 284

British Amateur Championship

1897 A J T Allan beat J Robb 4 and 2
1903 R Maxwell beat H G Hutchinson 7 and 5
1909 R Maxwell beat Capt. C K Hutchison 1 up
1920 C J H Tolley beat R A Gardner, USA at 37th
1926 J Sweetser, USA beat A F Simpson 6 and 5
1932 J de Forest beat E W Fiddian 3 and 1
1954 D W Bachli, Australia beat W C Campbell, USA 2 up
1974 T Homer beat J Gabrielsen 2 up
1990 R Muntz, Netherlands beat M Macara 7 and 6
1998 S Garcia,Spain beat C Williams 7 and 6
2010 Jin Jeong, South Korea beat J Byrne 5 and 4

Walker Cup

1959 USA won 9 – 3 against the British Isles
1979 USA won 15½ – 8½ against Great Britain & Ireland

Ryder Cup

1973 USA won 19 – 13 against Great Britain & Ireland

Home Internationals Amateur

1948 England
1956 Scotland
1988 England
2008 Ireland

Scottish Amateur Championship

1923 J T Dobson beat W W Mackenzie 3 and 2
1928 W W Mackenzie beat W E Dodds 5 and 3
1938 E D Hamilton beat R Rutherford 4 and 2
1949 R Wight beat H McInally 1 up
1955 R R Jack beat A C Miller 2 and 1
1962 S W T Murray beat R D B M Shade 2 and 1
1968 G B Cosh beat R L Renfrew 4 and 3

British Mid-Amateur Championship

2005 D Perrett beat S Sansome 1 up

Scottish Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship

1967 B J Gallacher 291
1977 P J McKeller 299

Scottish Ladies Championship

1914 Miss E R Anderson beat Miss F S Teacher 20th hole

Vagliano Trophy

1963 British Isles won 20 – 10 against Europe

Curtis Cup

1952 British Isles won 5 – 4 against USA
1984 USA won 9½ – 8½ against British Isles

The Clubhouse

The Honourable Company welcomes men and women golfers to play the course throughout the year and everyone coming to Muirfield is encouraged to enjoy the atmosphere of our Clubhouse.

The Clubhouse

Past Champions

Muirfield has been the venue for many special events: 16 Open and 11 Amateur Championships; the Ryder, Walker and Curtis Cups; and numerous international and national tournaments. Our next major, the AIG Women’s Open Championship, will be held at Muirfield in early August 2022.

Past Champions

Course History

The course at Muirfield was created by Old Tom Morris in 1891 and then re-designed in 1925 by Harry Colt using the original area and an additional 50 acres purchased by the Club.

Course History