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British Open Tournaments – Historical Data

Research by and many thanks to: Martin Bronstein and Shelia
Macintosh (updated April 13, 2002)

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British Open Men’s and Women’s Champions

  Women’s
Open Championship
Men’s
Open Championship

Year
Winner
Finalist
Winner Finalist

1922

Joyce Cave
Nancy Cave    

1923

Silvia Huntsman
Nancy Cave    

1924

Nancy Cave
Joyce Cave    

1925

Joyce Cave
Nancy Cave    

1926

Cecily Fenwick
Nancy Cave    

1927

Cecily Fenwick
Nancy Cave    

1928

Joyce Cave
Cecily Fenwick
   

1929

Nancy Cave
Cecily Fenwick
   

1930

Nancy Cave
Cecily Fenwick

Charles Read
[Appointed
champion]

1931

Cecily Fenwick
Nancy Cave
Don Butcher (Eng)
Charles Read

1932

Susan Noel
Joyce Cave
Don Butcher(Eng)
Charles Arnold

1933

Susan Noel
Sheila Keith-Jones

F.D. Amr Bey(Egy)
Don Butcher

1934

Susan Noel
Margot Lumb
F.D.
Amr Bey(Egy)
[no challenger]

1935

Margot Lumb
Anne Lytton-Milbanke
F.D.
Amr Bey(Egy)
Don Butcher

1936

Margot Lumb
Anne Lytton-Milbanke
F.D.
Amr Bey(Egy)
Jim Dear

1937

Margot Lumb
Sheila McKechnie
F.D.
Amr Bey(Egy)
Jim Dear

1938

Margot Lumb
Sheila McKechnie
F.D.
Amr Bey(Egy)
Jim Dear

1939

Margot Lumb
Susan Noel Jim
Dear(Eng)
Bert Biddle

1940

– 46 War years
     

1947

Joan Curry
Alice Teague

Mahmoud Karim(Egy)
Jim Dear

1948

Joan Curry
Janet Morgan

Mahmoud Karim(Egy)
Jim Dear

1949

Joan Curry
Janet Morgan

Mahmoud Karim(Egy)
Brian Phillips

1950

Janet Morgan
Joan Curry
Mahmoud Karim(Egy)
Abdul Bari

1951

Janet Morgan
Joan Curry
Hashim Khan(Pak)
Mahmoud Karim

1952

Janet Morgan
Joan Curry
Hashim Khan (Pak)
Mahmoud Karim

1953

Janet Morgan
Marjorie Townsend

Hashim Khan (Pak)
R.B.R. Wilson

1954

Janet Morgan
Sheila Speight

Hashim Khan (Pak)
Azam Khan

1955

Janet Morgan
Ruth Turner

Hashim Khan (Pak)
Azam Khan

1956

Janet Morgan
Sheila Speight

Hashim Khan (Pak)
Roshan Khan

1957

Janet Morgan
Sheila Speight

Roshan Khan (Pak)
Hashim Khan

1958

Janet Morgan
Sheila (Speight)
Macintosh

Hashim Khan (Pak)
Azam Khan

1959

Janet Morgan
Sheila Macintosh

Azam Khan (Pak)
Mohibullah Khan

1960

Sheila Macintosh
Fran Marshall

Azam Khan (Pak)
Roshan Khan

1961

Fran Marshall
Ruth Turner

Azam Khan (Pak)
Mohibullah Khan

1962

Heather Blundell (Aus)
Fran Marshall

Azam Khan (Pak)
Mohibullah Khan

1963

Heather Blundell (Aus)
Fran Marshall

Mohibullah Khan (Pak)
A.A. AbouTaleb

1964

Heather Blundell (Aus)
Fran Marshall
A.A.
AbouTaleb (Egy)
Mike Oddy

1965

Heather Blundell (Aus)
Anna Craven-Smith
A.A.
AbouTaleb(Egy)
Ibrahim Amin

1966

Heather (Blundell)McKay (Aus)
Anna Craven-Smith
A.A.
AbouTaleb (Egy)
Aftab Jawaid

1967

Heather McKay (Aus)
Anna Craven-Smith

Jonah Barrington (Ire)
Aftab Jawaid

1968

Heather McKay (Aus)
Bev Johnson

Jonah Barrington (Ire)
Aftab AbouTaleb

1969

Heather McKay (Aus)
Fran Marshall

Geoff Hunt (Aus)
Cam Nancarrow

1970

Heather McKay (Aus)
Marcia Roche

Jonah Barrington(Ire)
Geoff Hunt

1971

Heather McKay (Aus)
Jenny Irving

Jonah Barrington (Ire)
Aftab Jawaid

1972

Heather McKay (Aus)
Kathy Malan

Jonah Barrington (Ire)
Geoff Hunt

1973

Heather McKay (Aus)
Cecily Fleming

Jonah Barrington (Ire)
Gogi Alauddin

1974

Heather McKay (Aus)
Sue Cogswell

Geoff Hunt (Aus)
Mo Yasin

1975

Heather McKay (Aus)
Marian Jackman

Qamar Zaman (Pak)
Gogi Alauddin

1976

Heather McKay (Aus)
Sue Newman
Geoff Hunt (Aus)
Mohibullah Khan

1977

Heather McKay (Aus)
Barbara Wall

Geoff Hunt (Aus)
Cam Nancarrow

1978

Sue Newman
Vicky Hoffman

Geoff Hunt (Aus)
Qamar Zaman

1979

Barbara Wall
Sue Cogswell

Geoff Hunt (Aus)
Qamar Zaman

1980

Vicky Hoffman (Aus)
Sue Cogswell

Geoff Hunt (Aus)
Qamar Zaman

1981

Vicky Hoffman (Aus)
Margaret Zachariah

Geoff Hunt (Aus)
Jahangir Khan

1982

Vicky Cardwell(Hoffman)
Lisa Opie
Jahangir Khan (Pak)
Hiddy Jahan

1983

Vicky Cardwell (Aus)
Lisa Opie
Jahangir Khan (Pak)
Gamal Awad

1984

Susan Devoy (NZ)
Lisa Opie
Jahangir Khan (Pak)
Qamar Zaman

1985

Susan Devoy (NZ)
Martine Le Moignan

Jahangir Khan (Pak)
Chris Dittmar

1986

Susan Devoy (NZ)
Lisa Opie
Jahangir Khan (Pak)
Ross Norman

1987

Susan Devoy (NZ)
Lucy Soutter

Jahangir Khan (Pak)
Jansher Khan

1988

Susan Devoy (NZ)
Liz Irving
Jahangir Khan (Pak)
Rodney Martin

1989

Susan Devoy (NZ)
Martine Le Moignan

Jahangir Khan (Pak)
Rodney Martin

1990

Susan Devoy (NZ)
Sue Horner
Jahangir Khan (Pak)
Rodney Martin

1991

Lisa Opie (Eng)
Sue Wright
Jahangir Khan (Pak)
Jansher Khan

1992

Sue Devoy (NZ)
Martine LeMoignan Jansher
Khan (Pak)
Chris Robertson

1993

Michelle Martin (Aus)
Suzanne Horner
Jansher Khan (Pak)
Chris Dittman

1994

Michelle Martin (Aus)
Liz Irving
Jansher Khan (Pak)
Brett Martin
(Aus)

1995

Michelle Martin (Aus)
Liz Irving
Jansher Khan (Pak)
Peter Marshall
(Eng)

1996

Michelle Martin (Aus)
Sarah Fitz-Gerald
Jansher Khan (Pak)
Rodney Eyles
(Aus)

1997

Michelle Martin (Aus)
Sarah Fitz-Gerald
Jansher Khan (Pak)
Peter Nicol
(Sco)

1998

Michelle Martin (Aus)
Sarah Fitz-Gerald
Peter Nicol (Sco)
Jansher Khan
(Pak)

1999

Leilani Joyce (NZ)
Cassie Campion
(Jackman)

Jonathon Power (Can)
Peter Nicol
(Sco)

2000

Leilani Joyce (NZ)
Sue Wright
David Evans (Wal) 
Paul Price (Aus) 

2001

Sarah Fitz-Gerald (Aus)
Carol Owens
David Palmer (Aus) 
Chris Walker
(Eng) 
2002
       

Women’s winners
by country:
Men’s winners
by country:
England: 36 times Pakistan: 30 times
Australia: 27
times
Egypt: 13 times
New Zealand: 10
times
Australia: 9 times
Ireland: 6 times
England: 3 times
Scotland: 1 time
Canada: 1 time
Wales: 1 time

Hashim
Khan, 7x British Open Champion
Jahangir
Khan (R), 10x and Jansher (L) 6X British Open Champion
   
The
four greatest British Open Champions – Hashim (7x), Jonah Barrington (6x),
Jahangir Khan (10x), Geoff Hunt (7x) . (photo © Stephen
J Line
)
Heather
McKay 16x !!! British Open Winner
   
 Azam
followed Hashim with four British Open victories.(Khan family photo courtesy
Khansquash.com)
Susan
Devoy dominated in winning 8 British Opens in 9 years (photo © )
   
F
D Amr Bey 6x British Open Winner
Michelle
Martin (6x British Open winner) and Carol Owens(photo © l)