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2016 Major Champions And Their Major Moments

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 December 2016 19:53 Wednesday, 14 December 2016 19:31

Danny WillettCanadian Press

(AP Photo/Doug Ferguson) — From 20 feet away, Dustin Johnson was just trying to hit the green. From 190 yards, he was going at the flag. Henrik Stenson made a 50-foot putt across the 15th green at Royal Troon and found as much value in the putt he made from 4 feet on the next hole.

The long and short of every golf season is defined by major championships. This year brought a collapse at the Masters, chaos over a ruling at the U.S. Open, a duel at the British Open and a marathon at the PGA Championship. There were signature shots from each, and a shot that held particular significance to each winner.



The Open Tees Off An Important Year For Business And Golf At Liverpool Launch Event

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 December 2016 19:07 Wednesday, 14 December 2016 19:01

altSpeaking at an event to welcome The 146th Open to Royal Birkdale, Max Steinberg, Chief Executive, Liverpool Vision said, “The Open presents an exceptional opportunity to show our world-class assets to a worldwide audience.

“The Open will bring substantial benefits to our hugely successful visitor economy. Our hotels will be booked months in advance, restaurants and bars will be busier than ever.  This is an opportunity for our business community to use one of the world’s biggest events to showcase this amazing place we live and work in. If there was ever a time to invite a special client from elsewhere in the UK or from abroad, July 2017 is the time to do it.”



The 146th Open Tickets On Sale Now

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 November 2016 20:37 Tuesday, 08 November 2016 20:30

altThis is the one where it all began. Golf’s oldest and most prestigious Championship is the one they all want to win.

The world’s biggest stars travel to Royal Birkdale in July in the quest to become the Champion Golfer of the Year and lift golf’s most iconic trophy, the Claret Jug.

This the one you have to experience.



The R&A Warns Fans About Mis-Selling From Unofficial Operators Ahead Of The 146th Open At Royal Birkdale

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 October 2016 01:06 Thursday, 27 October 2016 01:00

altAhead of The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale next summer, The R&A is warning spectators not to fall victim to misleading sales practices by unofficial operators selling tickets and hospitality products.

Golf’s most prestigious championship returns to the Southport links from 16-23 July 2017. Fans are advised to be vigilant and to carefully scrutinise all ticket and hospitality packages before making a purchase to avoid disappointment.



Celebrate The Anniversary Of The British Open With The 1st Prestwick Collection

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 October 2016 02:47 Tuesday, 18 October 2016 02:41

altHistory was made 156 years ago. On the October 17, 1860, the very first Open Championship was played at Prestwick on the Ayrshire coast of Scotland.

When Allan Robertson, regarded as the world’s finest golfer, died in 1859, a collection of leading figures of the game came together to determine his successor.



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