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Golf Industry News - 149th Open Championship

The 149th Open at Royal St George’s in 2021 delivered £113.4 million in economic benefit to Kent, according to independent research commissioned by The R&A.

Water stations and refillable water bottles from Sweden’s Bluewater helped The R&A avert the need for around 100,000 single-use plastic water bottles being used at The 149th Open at Royal St George’s in Sandwich, Kent.

Playing in his very first Open Championship, America’s Collin Morikawa lifted the Claret Jug at Royal St Georges with a score of 15 under par.