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The Open to welcome up to 32,000 fans per day

The Open to welcome up to 32,000 fans per day

Following the UK Government’s announcement to delay the planned easing of restrictions, we are now actively working with the government and public health authorities, including those in Kent, in the next phase of the Events Research Programme, which will enable a number of events to take place with higher capacities than the current Step 3 guidance. 20 Jun 2021
Inside Golf Australia July 2021

Inside Golf Australia July 2021

After 24 months of waiting, golf’s original major championship has finally returned to the calendar. 18 Jun 2021
Day to miss his first US Open in a decade

Day to miss his first US Open in a decade

A lame and lowly-ranked Jason Day will miss his first major championship in almost a decade after being officially ruled out of this month's US Open at Torrey Pines. 8 Jun 2021
Family and qualifying mean Day could miss majors

Family and qualifying mean Day could miss majors

More majors can wait for Jason Day as the fallen star prioritises family over golf. 13 May 2021
R&A hopeful of crowds at The Open

R&A hopeful of crowds at The Open

This year's Open Championship could be played out in front of "significant numbers" of spectators, say the R&A. 12 May 2021
Winner’s Bag: Stewart Cink – RBC Heritage

Winner’s Bag: Stewart Cink – RBC Heritage

Veteran Stewart Cink held on to the overnight lead with a final round 70 to win his eight PGA Tour title, and third RBC Heritage. Here is what the 47-year-old had in the bag. 19 Apr 2021
Revised format for Open qualifying

Revised format for Open qualifying

The R&A has announced that a revised format will be used in Regional and Final Qualifying for The 149th Open at Royal St George’s due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 11 Mar 2021
Wary R&A plans for Open Championship

Wary R&A plans for Open Championship

Open Championship organisers are cautiously optimistic golf's oldest major will go ahead at Royal St George's in July. 11 Feb 2021
The Open to be played with or without fans

The Open to be played with or without fans

The Open Championship will be played in 2021, even if there won't be spectators. 3 Feb 2021
Open venues confirmed for 2023 & 2024

Open venues confirmed for 2023 & 2024

The R&A today confirmed that The 151st Open will be played at Royal Liverpool from July 16-23, 2023 and The 152nd Open will be played at Royal Troon from July 14-21, 2024. 8 Dec 2020
Golfing world mourns death of Peter Alliss

Golfing world mourns death of Peter Alliss

Peter Alliss, who became the eccentric "Voice of Golf" on British television after a playing career in which he competed in eight Ryder Cups and was Europe's best golfer for two seasons, has died. He was 89. 7 Dec 2020
R&A launches inaugural e-Open for gamers

R&A launches inaugural e-Open for gamers

Gamers around the world will be able to test themselves against the unrelenting challenge of links golf as the inaugural e-Open presented by Mastercard launches today. 15 Jul 2020
McIlroy tips Ryder Cup reschedule for 2021

McIlroy tips Ryder Cup reschedule for 2021

World No.1 Rory McIlroy does not think the Ryder Cup will be played this year. 27 May 2020
World Amateur Team Champs cancelled

World Amateur Team Champs cancelled

This year's World Amateur Team Championships, scheduled for October, have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 7 May 2020
WATCH: Five of the best McIlroy moments

WATCH: Five of the best McIlroy moments

World No.1 Rory McIlroy celebrates his 31st birthday today. So, to mark the occasion, we’ve assembled five of the Northern Irishman’s best moments. Enjoy. 4 May 2020
Statement from the R&A on the 149th Open

Statement from the R&A on the 149th Open

The R&A has decided to cancel The Open in 2020 due to the current Covid-19 pandemic and the Championship will next be played at Royal St George’s in 2021. 7 Apr 2020
Baker-Finch's hope for majors in late 2020

Baker-Finch's hope for majors in late 2020

An extraordinary Masters in November, when autumn leaves are falling at Augusta National, could cap a triumphant return for golf as organisers look to squeeze in the four majors at the end of the year. 1 Apr 2020
Tiger won’t catch Jack, says O'Meara

Tiger won’t catch Jack, says O'Meara

Matching or breaking the record for career major titles might just be a bridge too far for Tiger Woods, said his former mentor Mark O'Meara. 20 Nov 2019
Ogilvy: Rory would swap his year for Tiger’s but not Koepka's

Ogilvy: Rory would swap his year for Tiger’s but not Koepka's

As soon as Rory McIlroy won the FedExCup, the last event on the 2018-19 PGA Tour, the debate started. Who is “Player of the Year?” 15 Nov 2019
Ogilvy: Major win means major decisions

Ogilvy: Major win means major decisions

The major season is over for another year and two new champions are right now experiencing the life and attitude adjustments I went through following my US Open victory back in 2006. 23 Oct 2019
Morri: 2019 was full of major excitement

Morri: 2019 was full of major excitement

To all those who think golf is boring, consider this a big fat raspberry in your general direction. 8 Aug 2019