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The British Open in the 1990s

Photos of the British Open in the 1990s

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England's Nick Faldo in action on the 2nd hole during the final day's play in the 119th British Open Golf Championship at St. Andrews, Scotland, Sunday, July 22, 1990 Sunday.

Published on May 17, 2011

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Nick Faldo, of Wentworth England, salutes the crowd after winning the 119th British Open Golf Championship at St. Andrews, Scotland, Sunday, July 22, 1990.

Published on May 17, 2011

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Nick Faldo, of Wentworth England, holds his trophy following his victory of the 119th British Open Golf Championship at St. Andrews, Scotland, Sunday, July 22, 1990.

Published on May 17, 2011

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Australia's Ian Baker-Finch gives his British Open Championship trophy a kiss after winning the 120th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale, England, Sunday, July 21, 1991.

Published on May 17, 2011

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Britain's Nick Faldo kisses the British Open golf championship trophy he won at Muirfield in Scotland, July 19, 1992.

Published on May 17, 2011

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Australian golfer Greg Norman reacts after winning the British Open Golf Championship, Sunday, July 18, 1993, at Royal St. Georges golf club in Sandwich.

Published on May 17, 2011

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Australia's Greg Norman hugs the trophy after winning the British Open Golf Championship, Sunday, July 18, 1993 at Royal St. Georges golf club, Sandwich, England. Norman came back -- all the way back, beating old nemesis Nick Faldo with a record score and acquiring his second British Open golf championship.

Published on May 17, 2011

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Golfer Nick Price grimaces as he sinks his putt at the 18th hole to win the 123rd British Open Golf Tournament at Turnberry, Scotland on July 17, 1994.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Nick Price celebrates his victory in the 123rd British Open golf championship with his wife, Sue, and the claret jug trophy on the 18th green at Turnberry, England, Saturday, July 17, 1994. Price shot a 12 under par 268.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Arnold Palmer, left, looks at the position of his ball in the bunker on the 11th green while Jack Nicklaus laughs on the Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland, during practice, Tuesday, July 18, 1995. The Open Championships are due to start on Thursday, July 20, 1995. This is expected to be Palmer's last British Open.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Constantino Rocca of Italy celebrates sinking his birdie putt on the 18th green at St. Andrews Old Course, Sunday July 23 1995, during the final round of the British Open. Rocca forced John Daly into a playoff. Daly won the playoff and won the 124th British Open.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Jack Nicklaus from the USA plays the 18th at St. Andrews Old Course, Sunday July 23, 1995 during the final round in the British Open Golf Championship.

Published on May 19, 2011

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John Daly from the USA drives off from the 4th tee at St. Andrews Old Course, Sunday July 23 1995, during the final round of the British Open Championships.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Mimsie Zinopoulous, left, reaches out to kiss British golfer Nick Faldo after giving him a rose on the first fairway of the Old Course during the third round of the British Open Championship Saturday, July 22, 1995.

Published on May 19, 2011

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American golfer John Daly kissing the trophy after winning the Open Golf Championship at St. Andrews, Old Course, Sunday July 23 1995.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Nick Faldo, right, pats the victorious Tom Lehman on the shoulder after the American won the day to take the 1996 British Open Golf Championship Sunday July 21, 1996, at Royal Lytham & St Annes club. Lehman made a 73 last round for 271 total to take the British Open title.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Japan's Shigeki Maruyama, tees off on the second during his final round in the 125th British Open golf championship at the Royal Lytham and St. Annes G.C. northwest England, Sunday July 21 1996.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Japan's Hidemichi Tanaka drives off from the 2nd tee during his first round at the British Open golf championship at Royal Lytham and St. Annes G.C. northwest England, Thursday July 18 1996.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Tom Lehman of the US with his caddy Andy Martinez on the 18th after winning the 125th British Open golf championship at Royal Lytham and St Annes G.C. northwest England, Sunday July 21 1996.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Tom Lehman of the US holds the British Open Trophy after the presentation at the 125th British Open golf championship at the Royal Lytham and St. Annes G.C. northwest England, Sunday July 21 1996.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Fred Couples of the USA on the first tee, Saturday, July 19 1997, at the Royal Troon Golf Club in Scotland, during the third day's play in the 1997 British Open Golf Championships.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Justin Leonard from the USA tee's off on the 18th, Sunday July 20 1997, at Royal Troon Golf Club in Scotland, during the final day of the 1997 British Open Golf Championships. Leonard won the championship.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Mark McNulty from Zimbabwe tees off at the 6th Saturday, July 19 1997, at the Royal Troon Golf Club in Scotland, during the third day's play in the 1997 British Open Golf Championships.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Tiger Woods from the USA gestures after he birdied the second hole, Saturday July 19, 1997, at the Royal Troon Golf Club in Scotland, during the third day's play in the 1997 British Open Golf Championships.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Tiger Woods from the USA fires out of a bunker on the 18th, Saturday, July 19 1997, at the Royal Troon Golf Club in Scotland, during the third day's play in the 1997 British Open Golf Championships.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Justin Leonard from the USA with the Open Trophy on the 18th green, Sunday July 20 1997, at Royal Troon Golf Club in Scotland, during the final day of the 1997 British Open Golf Championships.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Japan's Shigeki Maruyama chips onto the 2nd on the third day of the British Open Golf Championships being held at the Royal Birkadale Golf Club, Saturday July 18 1998, in North West England.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Sweden's Jesper Parnevik in the rough on the 14th on the third day of the British Open Golf Championships being held at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Saturday July 18 1998, in North West England.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Britain's Justin Rose reacts after he chipped in at the 18th, Sunday, July 19, 1998, at Royal Birkdale Golf Club, in nortwest England on the final day of the 1998 British Open Golf Championships.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Tiger Woods from the United States blasts out of a bunker aside the 18th green, Friday July 17 1998 at Royal Birkdale Golf Course, in North West England, during the second round of the 1998 Open Golf Championships.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Mark O'Meara from the USA holds up the cup on the18th green, Sunday, July 19, 1998 at Royal Birkdale Golf Club, in Southport, in North West England after winning the 1998 British Open Golf Championships.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Tiger Woods, of the United States, takes a large clump of grass as he chips onto the 12th green during the first round of the 128th Open Golf Championship at Carnoustie, Scotland, Thursday, July 15, 1999.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Australia's Craig Parry drives off from the 12th tee during the third round of the 128th Open Golf Championship at Carnoustie, Scotland, Saturday, July 17, 1999. Parry finished at 5-over-par after three rounds.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Justin Leonard, form the United States, plays from the 17th fairway with Carnoustie's new hotel in the background during the third round of the 128th Open Golf Championship at Carnoustie, Scotland, Saturday, July 17, 1999. Leonard finished 5-over-par after three rounds.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Frenchman Jean Van De Velde wades in the Barry Burn after hitting his ball in the water Sunday, July, 18, 1999 during the final day of the 1999 Open Golf Championship at Carnoustie, Scotland.

Published on May 19, 2011

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Scotland's Paul Lawrie kisses the British Open trophy after his victory in the playoff during the 128th Open Championship at Carnoustie in Scotland, in this July 18, 1999 file photo.

Published on May 19, 2011