Wednesday, 28th June, 2017

Stories tagged ‘The Open’

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

The Open Enters Exciting New Partnership with Hugo Boss

World-renowned luxury fashion house HUGO BOSS will become the Official Outfitter of The Open through a new partnership with golf’s original Championship the full story »

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Royal Birkdale gets ready for The Open

Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport hosts the 146th Open Championship this July, which will be the 10th time it has been held at this stunning links course north of Liverpool. Since the first Open here in 1954, the course has been, alongside Royal Lytham, the most regular venue for the Championship other than St Andrews

Friday, March 31st, 2017

The Open Teams Up with The Grand National

The Open has teamed up with The Randox Health Grand National ahead of the 146th staging of the Championship at Royal Birkdale this July

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

149th Open to be Played at Royal St George’s in 2020

The Open will return to the historic Kent links for the 15th time. It was last played at Royal St George’s in 2011 when Darren Clarke showed his mastery of links golf to hold off Americans Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson to become Champion Golfer of the Year

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Economic benefit of The Open

£110 million benefit to Scotland from last year’s event at Royal Troon

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Golf’s Oldest Championship Even More Open For Next Generation Of Fans

Tickets for The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale are now on general sale with a variety of different ticketing options and early season prices available. For under-25s, The Open is more accessible than ever

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Former Open champ backs key event

Paul Lawrie Match Play part of a spectacular summer schedule

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

UK&I to receive the most comprehensive coverage of The Open in history

The R&A state that there are now more ways to watch and listen to The Open across a wide variety of digital, radio and television channels. Tomorrow (14 July) fans in the UK and Ireland can watch the opening round of The Open without a Sky subscription using a Sky Sports Day Pass, offered free of charge through NOW TV (see link below)

Monday, July 11th, 2016

High Demand for Camping Village at 145th Open

The Open Camping Village, a free accommodation option for young people attending The 145th Open at Royal Troon, has proved extremely popular with Friday and Saturday night now fully booked

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

GreenLinks leads sustainability for The Open

The R&A has launched a new initiative designed to make The Open one of the world’s most sustainable sporting events

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Open Camping Village offers free accommodation to new generation of Golf Fans

The Open returns to Royal Troon from 10-17 July. Spectators aged 25 and under will be able to take advantage of the new accommodation option at The Open Camping Village free of charge. There will be 500 places available in pre-pitched tents each night. Families can also take advantage of the free accommodation

Friday, April 15th, 2016

R&A Warns about Buying Unofficial Hospitality for The Open

Ahead of The 145TH Open at Royal Troon this July and next year’s Championship at Royal Birkdale, The R&A has issued a warning to protect spectators against unofficial hospitality suppliers

Friday, January 29th, 2016

Scotland shines at the PGA Show

Scotland cements its reputation as The Home of Golf, with a strong delegation in attendance at the world’s biggest golf industry gathering – the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

The Open Brings £140 Million Benefit to Scotland

Independent assessment shows ‘St Andrews effect’ increased visitor numbers

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

HSBC Announces Renewal of Global Golf Sponsorship Programme

HSBC today confirms its commitment to the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions, the HSBC Women’s Champions and the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship following the news earlier this summer that the bank will continue as Patron of The Open

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Royal Portrush To Host The 148th Open In 2019

The R&A announced today that The 148th Open will be played at Royal Portrush in 2019, marking a historic return to Northern Ireland for golf’s oldest and most international Championship after nearly 70 years

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

New television production partner announced for The Open

The R&A has appointed European Tour Productions (ETP) as its new television production partner for The Open

Friday, August 7th, 2015

Old Course Aesthetics Dubbed “Best Ever” Thanks To Toro

Despite this year’s unrelenting rain and wind, the aesthetics and playability of St Andrews Links’ historic Old Course received high praise from many of the Championship’s players

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

The Open Attendance: official figures

The official figures from The R&A show that, despite poor weather, spectator attendance at St Andrews for The 144th Open Championship held up remarkably well

Friday, July 17th, 2015

Famous Faces Captured In Bronze on Show at The Open

The public art installation entitled ‘Faces of Golf’ is exhibited at the award winning British Golf Museum and will form part of its permanent collection

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Doosan Extends The Open Sponsorship for Five More Years

Doosan’s on-site signage via worldwide television coverage is valued at around $13 million (£8.5 million) every year. A special exhibition area, designated the “Power & Water Station,” has been installed for the first time this year

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

HSBC Offers Free Golf to Thousands to Celebrate The Open “Coming Home”

‘HSBC Hour’ will see golf clubs all over the UK open their doors in a bid to encourage more people to try the sport

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Champion Golfers’ Challenge Draw Released ahead of The Open

UPDATE Please note Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from The Open and The Champion Golfers’ Challenge

Friday, June 12th, 2015

NBC Sports Group to Broadcast The Open starting in 2017

The R&A has announced that NBC Sports Group will become its media partner in the United States for a twelve year term from 2017 – 2028 inclusive

Friday, May 15th, 2015

The Open Celebrates Scotland’s Year of Food and Drink

The Open is celebrating Scotland’s Year of Food and Drink 2015 by selecting 20 Scottish producers to supply this year’s Championship at St Andrews