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Golf Industry News - Royal Birkdale

The timing could not have been more fortuitous as Royal Birkdale Golf Club turned on its new Toro irrigation system in April 2018 just in time for one of the hottest summers the country has ever experienced

Ian Baker-Finch, who enjoyed a memorable triumph at The Open in 1991, is to donate $50,000 to charities in Australia and the UK after returning his Gold Medal to The R&A

In 1949, the PGA’s Ryder Cup balance sheet showed assets of £176 and The Match was played at Ganton Golf Club in Yorkshire after Scarborough Corporation offered a £5,000 guarantee. In 1957 a six-day ticket for all the practice and match days cost £2