The 147th Open Championship: In Numbers


The 147th Open in numbers: Some of the key stats and facts throughout the week 

0: Number of bogeys made across the weekend by Molinari at Carnoustie. His last came on the 17th in round two.

0: Practice rounds played at Carnoustie by Eddie Pepperell ahead of his T6 finish.

1: The number of Italian’s to win The Open after Francesco Molinari claimed the Claret Jug at the 147th Open Championship. It's also the number of missed easy jet flghts following Molinari’s win… he’d been due to fly home at 9pm.

T2: Rory’s first ever runner-up finish in a Major.

2.5: Number of years Molinari told Wesley Bryan he was planning to retire in.

3: Number of Majors won by players without equipment contracts in 2018… Reed, Kopeka and Molinari have all remained untied since Nike left the golf clubs market.

3: Number of times Tiger birdied 11 before his disastrous double-bogey on Sunday.

4: Number of holes birdied in a row (5–8) by Satoshi Kodaira in round three, the longest streak across all four days. It was also the number of times Justin Rose birdies the treacherous 18th hole, the only player to do so all week. 

5: Number of years since Tiger’s last Top-10 in a Major (he finished 6th). It's also the number of times we heard a spectator yell ‘mash potato’, most of them from the groups following Tiger. 

6: Molinari’s new world ranking after his first Major win.

8.3: Percentage of greens hit under regulation (1 shot on par 4s, 2 shots on par 5s) by Bernhard Langer, Satoshi Kodaira and Luke List. They each hit 5/60 for the joint best of the week.

9: Pounds charged for the Jordan Spieth’s sharp Saturday morning haircut in Carnoustie.

16.18: The time Tiger took the lead during the 3rd round. 

16.19: The time Tiger took the lead during the final round.

17: Number of times Jordan Spieth has now led or co-led at the end of a Major round.

17: It's also the most number of birdies recorded at The Open this week, achieved by Molinari, Cameron Davis and Brooks Koepka. And the highest number of greens hit in regulation for one round, hit by Brendan Steele on Sunday.

20: Bogeys made by Silver Medal winner Sam Locke, the most of the week.

22: The highest number of scrambles, by Paul Dunne, Patrick Reed and Michael Kim. It was also the lowest number of putts had in a single round, achieved by Kevin Kisner in round 1. 

50: Tiger Woods’ world ranking after his T6 finish, which guarantees him a spot in the WGC Bridgestone

64: Justin Rose’s score in the third round, the lowest of the week.

76.4: Percentage of greens hit in regulation by Tommy Fleetwood (55 out of 72), the best of the week.

83: Darren Clarke’s score in the opening round, the highest of the week.

276 (-8): Molinari’s winning score.

2009: Last time a player paired with Tiger in a final round of a Major won the title (Y E Yang, US PGA). 

172,000: The number of people who attended the 147th Open, smashing Carnoustie’s previous best.

1,420,000: Molinari’s share of the prize money.