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Record breaking crowds at Royal Birkdale

Record breaking crowds at Royal Birkdale

Jul 23rd, 2017

The R&A has  announced  that 235,000 spectators attended this year’s The Open at Royal Birkdale, making it officially the largest crowd for an Open staged outside of St Andrews.

   Amazing Grace makes Major history at Royal Birkdale

Amazing Grace makes Major history at Royal Birkdale

Jul 22nd, 2017

The golfing history books have just been rewritten at Royal Birkdale as Branden Grace shot a sensational 62 at The Open Championship to break the record for the lowest round at a Major Championship.

The 7 Most Memorable Birkdale Open Moments

The 7 Most Memorable Birkdale Open Moments

Jul 19th, 2017

It's Open eve and and we can't wait for it all to kick off in the morning. In the meantime we've got seven moments of Birkdale magic to keep your Open buzz up!    

The Battle of Birkdale

The Battle of Birkdale

Jul 23rd, 2017

The final day of the Open Championship is upon us and it looks like a tussle between two men as they aim to lift the Claret Jug.

The mystery of Rory McIlroy's lost ball

The mystery of Rory McIlroy's lost ball

Jul 29th, 2017

It is believed that a golf 'fan' pocketed Rory McIlroy’s lost ball at the Open, which could have cost Rory up to $203,000 in prize money, not that he is short of a bob or two.

PXG's new 0311X Driving Iron

PXG's new 0311X Driving Iron

Jul 26th, 2017

PXG have launched the 0311X links beating, wind cheating driving iron perfect for keeping the ball in play on those tough blowy days. 

The 146th Open final round

The 146th Open final round

Jul 23rd, 2017

Here are the final day pairings and tee times for the 146th Open Championship. Today the leaders will be teeing off at 2.30pm, so we should have a winner by 6 pm.

Beef's Mixed Reactions

Beef's Mixed Reactions

Jul 22nd, 2017

A mixed reaction has occurred at Royal Birkdale this week after Andrew Johnston stepped up to the tee

The #GPClubhouse is Open!!!

The #GPClubhouse is Open!!!

Jul 21st, 2017

Paul McGinley has got the Open GolfPunk Clubhouse up and running, now get yourselves down to SouthPort Waterfront for a cracking time...

The Open Leaderboard

The Open Leaderboard

Jul 20th, 2017

They're off! Check the leaderboard without even leaving the site...

Record breaking crowds expected for 146th Open

Record breaking crowds expected for 146th Open

Jul 20th, 2017

A record crowd for Royal Birkdale of more than 225,000 spectators are expected to attend The 146th Open this week, making it one of the best ever attended in the history of the Championship.

The 146th Open quiz

The 146th Open quiz

Jul 13th, 2017

Here's a fiendish quiz bought to you by our friends at Glencor Golf to get you in the mood for next week's The Open at Birkdale. See how you get on.....

Pop up accommodation village at The Open

Pop up accommodation village at The Open

Jul 11th, 2017

Last year saw The R&A introduce The Open Camping Village providing up to 500 under 25–year old’s and their families with free accommodation. This year The R&A is taking the service they provide for under–25’s to the next level with a bigger and better accommodation offering.

Final day of The Open threatened

Final day of The Open threatened

Jul 11th, 2017

A rail strike is planned for the final day of The Open, so if you are going to be traveling to Royal Birkdale by train, you’d better have a Plan B.

Seven players qualify for The Open

Seven players qualify for The Open

Jul 3rd, 2017

It was an excellent weekend for Martin Laird, as his third place at the Quicken Loans National earned him a handsome $482,800 and a place in The Open.

Four players qualify for The Open

Four players qualify for The Open

May 29th, 2017

Chan Kim of the US, Michael Hendry of New Zealand, Adam Bland of Australia and KT Kim of South Korea have earned places in The 146th Open after qualifying at the Mizuno Open in Japan on Sunday.

Will troops be deployed at The Open?

Will troops be deployed at The Open?

May 26th, 2017

A leading terror expert says heightened security in the wake of the Manchester Attack could see a military presence at the Open Championship in July.

Harrington re–enacts his famous shot

Harrington re–enacts his famous shot

May 23rd, 2017

Former Major champion Padraig Harrington returned to Royal Birkdale on Monday to the scene of one of the most famous shots in modern Open Championship history.

Glenmorangie appoint Clifford French

Glenmorangie appoint Clifford French

May 12th, 2017

Glenmorangie, the official spirit of The 146th Open Championship, has appointed sport and entertainment consultancy, Clifford French, to activate their sponsorship of the Championship at Royal Birkdale.

R&A teams up with the Grand National

R&A teams up with the Grand National

Mar 31st, 2017

The Open has teamed up with The Randox Health Grand National ahead of the 146th staging of the Championship at Royal Birkdale this July.

R&A sign new media deal with Man City

R&A sign new media deal with Man City

Mar 30th, 2017

As we reported last week, the R&A signed a media deal with Everton for The Open Championship ahead of the golf tournament’s return to Royal Birkdale in Merseyside this summer. And now it's Man City’s turn.

Stenson confirms for Scottish Open

Stenson confirms for Scottish Open

Mar 27th, 2017

Open Champion Henrik Stenson has confirmed that he will play this year's Scottish Open as a prelude to his Open title defence.