The 19th Open | 1879 St Andrews

Anderson completes hat-trick at home

Jamie Anderson won The Open for the third year in succession in 1879, achieving the feat at a venue synonymous with his family.

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Scores of 84 and 85 gave Anderson a three-stroke victory at St Andrews as Jamie Allan and Andrew Kirkaldy shared second.

As the video above explains, Anderson's family had a deep connection to the Old Course, one that endures to this day through the name of the fourth hole, Ginger Beer.