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 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?
Dustin Johnson United States
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|
Royal Liverpool and Royal Troon have been confirmed as the respective venues for The 151st Open in 2023 and The 152nd Open in 2024.
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 .
The R&A has decided to cancel The Open in 2020 due to the current Covid-19 pandemic. Martin Slumbers, Chief Executive of The R&A, said, “Our absolute priority is to protect the health and safety of the fans, players, officials, volunteers and staff involved in The Open .
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.