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Golf Industry News - Royal Portrush

Solheim Cup captain Catriona Matthew and former Royal Portrush Golf Club secretary Wilma Erskine were honoured with OBEs in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list.

Its TV appearance in Northern Ireland last week meant that the Zen Green Stage was present at each of this year’s four Majors – in Augusta for The Masters, at Bethpage Black in New York for the PGA Championship, at Pebble Beach for the U.S Open, and at the Open Championship, each time as part of Sky Sports Golf’s presentation of the event

A record-breaking crowd of 237,750 is attending The 148th Open at Royal Portrush, setting an attendance record for a Championship staged outside St Andrews. This year’s attendance surpasses the crowd of 235,000 who attended Royal Birkdale in 2017