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The Open

Oct 17th, 2023 Article

'Voice of The Open' Ivor Robson Dies Aged 83

Legendary golf announcer Ivor Robson dubbed 'Voice of The Open' has died aged 83. He was the official first-tee starter for 18,995 players across 41 editions of the championship between Carnoustie in 1975 and St Andrews in 2015.

Jul 23rd, 2023 Article

Brian Harman Cruises to Open Victory

American Brian Harman held his nerve at the rain-soaked Royal Liverpool to claim his first major and the 151st Open Championship, finishing six shots clear of his closest competitors after a thoroughly professional final round.

Jul 19th, 2023 Article

The Open 2023

The Open Championship is the final major of the season with the 151st playing of The Open and the 13th at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, the first since 2014. 42 players in the field competed at the 2014 Open Championship, including winner Rory McIlroy and four others that finished in the top 10: Rickie Fowler, Adam Scott, Charl Schwartzel and Shane Lowry.

Jul 19th, 2023 Article


After the success of last year, FootJoy will once again bring a whole host of activities and special guests to the Hoylake Camping Village during Open Championship week.

Jul 12th, 2023 Article


Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club in Richmond, south-west London, has been gifted the putter used by its first-ever Club professional John Henry Taylor to win his fifth and final Major at Royal Liverpool in 1913 by the former staff and pupils of a defunct Essex school at which his son was once headmaster.

Jun 30th, 2023 Article

How to Get Tickets for the 152nd Open

The countdown to The 152nd Open at Royal Troon starts today with the launch of a ticket ballot for fans to apply for tickets to attend the Championship next year.

Jul 10th, 2022 Article

R&A snubs Greg Norman ahead of 150th Open

The R&A has made it clear where it stands on the LIV Golf issue by not asking Greg Norman to any of the festivities at the 150th Open Championship next week, including the Champions' Dinner. A statement from the R&A read as follows:

May 27th, 2022 Article

The Open announces major evolution to the One Club membership

Following the successful launch in 2017 of The One Club, The Open’s free-to-join membership for golf fans across the world, a new evolution to the membership has been announced ahead of the much anticipated 150th Open. A number of new benefits will be added to the roster this summer, giving fans across the world the chance to get even closer to golf’s original Championship.

Mar 15th, 2022 Article

R&A announces new Open qualifying courses

Four of the finest golf courses in Great Britain and Ireland have been confirmed as new venues to stage Final Qualifying for The Open. Burnham & Berrow, Dundonald Links, Royal Cinque Ports and West Lancashire will host qualifying events starting in 2023 until 2026 when tour players, club professionals and elite amateurs compete for places in golf’s original championship.

Mar 10th, 2022 Article

Royal Liverpool gears up for 2023 Open Championship

GMS is delighted to announce a new partnership with the 2023 Open Championship host venue, The Royal Liverpool Golf Club, supporting the prestigious club with digital consultancy and, specifically, elevating its consumer-facing content across channels.

Nov 19th, 2021 Article

The Open shop unveils Black Friday offers

In the build-up to the festive season, The Open Shop will once again be holding a Major Shopping Event around Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Members of The One Club will be given access to exclusive offers (fans ), while other visitors to the site will also receive wider savings. In partnership with Official Patrons, The Open Shop will also be giving away money-can't-buy experiences.