Padraig Harrington Carnoustie, 2007 & Royal Birkdale, 2008 Both wins for Harrington were memorable, and Harrington remains the only Irishman to have won The Open twice, but his first ever Open Championship proved to be the most dramatic.
In addition, three Northern Irish golfers have claimed the Claret Jug. Rory McIlroy won in 2014 at Royal Liverpool, as did Darren Clarke in 2011 at Royal St. George’s. Fred Daly also won at Liverpool in 1947.
Royal Liverpool and Royal Troon have been confirmed as the respective venues for The 151st Open in 2023 and The 152nd Open in 2024.
It was originally scheduled for 16–19 July 2020 but was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It will be the 15th Open Championship played at Royal St George’s, and the first since Darren Clarke won in 2011. 2021 Open Championship.
|Organized by||The R&A|
|Tour(s)||European Tour PGA Tour Japan Golf Tour|
How much prize money does the winner get? This year’s winner of the British Open will earn $1,935,000 , along with the coveted Claret Jug. Last year’s champion Francesco Molinari took home $1.89 million .
|2019||The Open Championship||−15 (67-67-63-72=269)|
No , the 1871 Open was canceled for the lack of a trophy. When Young Tom Morris, the 1870 champion , earned the right to keep the tournament’s trophy – a challenge belt – by winning the championship for the third straight year, organizers couldn’t agree how to proceed with the tournament .
Youngest Major Winners (Since 1900)
|21 years, 7 months, 25 days||Willie Anderson||1901 U.S. Open Championship|
|21 years, 8 months||Walter Hagen||1914 U.S. Open Championship|
|21 years, 8 months, 16 days||Jordan Spieth||2015 Masters Tournament|
|21 years, 10 months, 25 days||Jordan Spieth||2015 U.S. Open|