The 123rd Open | 1994 Turnberry

Price denies Parnevik with fabulous finish

Jesper Parnevik looked sure to win The Open in 1994, only to be dramatically beaten as Nick Price finished in sensational style.

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Price had twice finished as the runner-up in The Open, in 1982 and 1988, but this was his time.

After birdieing Turnberry's 16th, he made an incredible eagle on 17, courtesy of a mammoth putt across the green.

Parnevik bogeyed 18 up ahead, meaning a par at the last was enough for Price to secure victory.

"It was probably the most emotional time - outside of my kids being born - that I've ever had in my life," said the Champion.

"It's like a fairy tale to finish like that to win a Major Championship. You reach down deep inside yourself and, sometimes, you surprise yourself."

Watch Nick Price reflect on his fascinating Open journey in his Chronicles of a Champion Golfer film.