The British Open in the 1950s

  • Robert DeVicenzo tees off during the 1950 British Open at Troon
  • U.S. Open golf champion Ben Hogan drives off at the 9th green, at Carnoustie, Scotland, during a practice hour prior to the start of the British Open Championship in July 1953.
  • Ben Hogan tees off on the 14th hole during the final day's play in the British Open golf championship at Carnoustie, Scotland, July 10, 1953.
  • Ben Hogan of the USA, puts in a practice round over the championship course at Carnoustie, Near Dundee, Scotland on July 4, 1953 for the British Open Golf Championship.
  • Ben Hogan is shown after chipping from rough grass during the British Open in 1953.
  • Ben Hogan holds his trophy after winning the British Open on July 10, 1953.
  • Peter Thomson, 28, of Australia, smiles as he holds the trophy after winning his fourth British Open  at Royal Lytham and St. Anne's in Lancashire, England, on July 5, 1958.
  • Gary Player, 23-year-old South African, is shown kissing the winner's trophy that his 72-hole total of 284 got him at Muirfield, Scotland, July 3, 1959.