The 149th Open will be played from 12-19 July 2020 .
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.
Where is The Open in 2020? 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 .
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 .
The men’s major golf championships , also known simply as the majors, are the four most prestigious events in professional golf. The competitions are the Masters Tournament , the U.S. Open , The Open Championship and the PGA Championship , contested annually.
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 .
Royal Liverpool and Royal Troon have been confirmed as the respective venues for The 151st Open in 2023 and The 152nd Open in 2024.
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|