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Search results for "Royal Troon"

Jul 14th, 2016 Article

Top 5 links courses near Royal Troon

Royal Troon may be hosting the 145h Open Championship, but it is by no means all that the South Ayrshire area has to offer for the golfer. We’ve had a look at what we think are the Top 5 links courses to play once you’ve taken on Royal Troon.

Jul 1st, 2016 Article

Royal Troon vote on women membership tonight

The big day has arrived for the members of Royal Troon. The special meeting that was announced two weeks ago in the light of the appalling vote at Muirfield will go ahead tonight. And we are praying for a resounding YES.

Apr 7th, 2016 Article

Royal Troon will still be men-only when it hosts The Open

Royal Troon Golf Club is set to remain men-only by the time it hosts this year’s Open Championship, despite efforts by The R&A to make the game more open and appealing to women. But has The R&A found a way of avoiding the media flak?

Aug 20th, 2020 Article

Davies delighted to be at Royal Troon

Dame Laura Davies is relishing the opportunity to strike the opening tee shot at Royal Troon and mark her historic 40th appearance at the AIG Women's Open. Ahead of starting proceedings at 6.30am this morning, Davies was presented with an official painting of the famous ‘Postage Stamp’ 8th hole by The R&A’s Chief Executive Martin Slumbers to celebrate the occasion and her longevity.

Jun 2nd, 2016 Article

Royal Troon vote set to go-ahead

Royal Troon will host a special general meeting on July 1 to consider whether to change its policy, which currently prohibits women from joining. The vote will take place just two weeks before The Open.

Aug 19th, 2020 Article

Hall and Hull up for challenge at Royal Troon

Georgia Hall hopes to feed off her love of links golf and passion for the AIG Women’s Open as she goes in search of a second Major title at Royal Troon. The 24-year-old is enjoying the buzz of the first women’s Major Championship of the year, an event Hall memorably won in 2018 at Royal Lytham and St Annes.

Jul 1st, 2016 Article

Royal Troon vote yes to women

Royal Troon members have voted "overwhelmingly" at a special meeting to allow women to join the club. Hoorah! Welcome to the 20th century. Which the rest of us left behind 16 years ago...

Aug 21st, 2020 Article

Olson leads the way at Royal Troon

Scotland’s Catriona Matthew rolled back the years on the links, but it is American Amy Olson who leads after the opening round of the AIG Women’s Open. At a blustery Royal Troon, with gusts nearing 30 mph for the international field, Olson emerged late in the day to reach four-under-par after an excellent 67 at the first women’s Major of the year.

Aug 1st, 2019 Article

Back to back Royals for the Women

The AIG Women’s British Open is now set to follow Woburn Golf Club with back to back regal courses with Royal Troon added to the Championship roster for 2020 and Royal Porthcawl confirmed for 2021.  It seems therefore, that that we are set for some quality golf on iconic courses now that The R&A has taken over the women's home Championship.

Feb 25th, 2020 Article

R&A announce venue for 152nd Open

Royal Troon first hosted The Open in 1923, and the great event will return to the famed links course in South Ayrshire a century on from that first staging. In 2023 Royal Troon will be staging the event for the tenth time, the last time being 2016 when Henrik Stenson prevailed in a mighty battle with Phil Mickelson.

Dec 13th, 2015 Article

Lee and Jamie Qualify

Lee Westwood and Jamie Donaldson have both qualified for the 145th Open at Royal Troon next year.