The R&A has decided to cancel The Open in 2020 due to the current Covid-19 pandemic. The Championship will next be played at Royal St George’s in 2021 . Purchasers who no longer wish to (or are no longer able to) attend in 2021 will receive a full refund.
Royal St. George’s
Players can qualify one of four ways, an exemption, via the Open Qualifying Series (OQS), via local qualifying , or if the field size has not reached 156, being one of the highest rated players in the official golf rankings that is not already qualified .
The 149th Open will be played from 12-19 July 2020 .
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The event is the championship of the United States Golf Association, and in having a very strict exempt qualifiers list – made up of recent major champions, professionals currently ranked high in the world rankings or on the previous year’s money lists around the world, and leading amateurs from recent USGA events –
open to all golfers
Qualification. The U.S. Open is open to any professional, or to any amateur with a USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 1.4.
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.
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In 2020, The 149th Open has been cancelled by the R&A due to COVID-19 pandemic and the Championship will next be played in 2021 as it returns to England where Royal St. George’s will host The Open , sometimes referred to as The British Open or The Open Championship. Where is The Open in 2021?