The Open Championship and St Andrews in numbers

Joy Chakravarty 11:28 16/07/2015
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The Old Course at St. Andrew's is renowned for sand with 112 bunkers.

From Tiger Wood's bunker play to Rory McIlroy's minus numbers, Sport360 analyses The Open Championship in St. Andrew's by numbers.

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144 – Edition of the Open Championship being played this year (the 29th tournament at St. Andrew's.)

112 – The number of bunkers on the Old Course.

0 – The number of bunkers Tiger Woods hit in his famous 2000 victory.

156 – The number of players teeing up at this year’s Open.

48 – Of the top-50 ranked players in the world are teeing up, except for world No1 Rory McIlroy and No18 Chris Kirk.

34 – Major championship winners in the field who have combined 76 titles.

63 – Nine-under par, is the lowest Open round at St Andrews – last shot by Rory McIlroy in the first round of 2010 Championship.

0 – the number of Open wins for Tom Watson in St Andrews. He has five wins in other venues.

7 – Shots, the margin of Louis Oosthuizen’s runaway victory in the 2010 Open at St Andrews.

230,000 – The highest recorded attendance in an Open Championship at the 2000 tournament in St Andrews (matched later by Royal Liverpool in 2006).

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