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.
For more than 150 years, the world’s best players have faced the unrelenting challenge of links golf at The Open, golf’s original and most international Championship. On 17 October 1860, eight professional golfers assembled at Prestwick for a tournament to determine who would be the Champion Golfer.
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 .
Henrik Stenson Sweden
50 years (June 16, 1970)
Using sponsor’s exemptions and other qualifiers, Gordon played in 11 PGA Tour events this year. He took advantage of those 11 starts, earning $773,220 in prize money and enough FedEx Cup points to finish within the top 125, which means he’s got full status for the 2020-2021 PGA Tour season.
Royal Liverpool and Royal Troon have been confirmed as the respective venues for The 151st Open in 2023 and The 152nd Open in 2024.
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.
The current champion is Shane Lowry , who won the 148th Open at Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland with a score of 269. The Open Championship.
|Course(s)||Royal St George’s Golf Club, England (in 2020)|
|Par||70 (in 2020)|
|Length||7,204 yd (6,587 m) (in 2020)|
|Organized by||The R&A|