The youngest British Open winner was Young Tom Morris at the age of 17 years and 156 days when he won his first Open in 1868.
Tom Morris was born on the 20th of April 1851 in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland and died on the 25th of December 1875.
He is considered a pioneer of professional golf.
Tom Morris has won four consecutive titles in the Open Championship by the age of 21.
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