The Open 2020 highlights Free-to-air highlights will be shown on BBC on each day of the tournament, while Sky Sports Golf will also bring highlights and round-ups throughout their live coverage.
Royal Liverpool and Royal Troon have been confirmed as the respective venues for The 151st Open in 2023 and The 152nd Open in 2024.
This is the first time since the Second World War that golf’s original Championship, first played in 1860, has been cancelled. The 149th Open will be played at Royal St George’s from 11-18 July 2021. The 150th Open will be played at St Andrews from 10-17 July 2022.
Harry Vardon holds the record of most British Open victories with six. Four golfers are tied at second with five championships, including the legendary Tom Watson .
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 .
The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews has announced that The Open , sometimes referred to as The British Open , will be hosted at Royal St George’s Golf Club in 2021 . The 2021 Open will be the 149th playing of the championship and the 15th time that golf’s oldest major will be played at Sandwich in Kent, England.
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.
|2006||PGA Championship (3)||−18 (69-68-65-68=270)|
|2007||PGA Championship (4)||−8 (71-63-69-69=272)|
|2008||U.S. Open (3)||−1 (72-68-70-73=283)|
|2019||Masters Tournament (5)||−13 (70-68-67-70=275)|
IT is 25 years since an Englishman last won The Open . Here, Express Sport looks at the players who have come closest since a third and final Claret Jug was lifted by Sir Nick Faldo in 1992, who came within two shots of successfully defending his title the following year.