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The Open to return to Royal Portrush

The Open to return to Royal Portrush

The Open is set to make a triumphant return to Royal Portrush in 2025, marking an exciting new chapter in the history of golf’s original championship and providing another outstanding showcase for golf in Northern Ireland. 9 Sep 2021
McIlroy will win fifth major soon: Clarke

McIlroy will win fifth major soon: Clarke

Rory McIlroy's streak of not winning a major is nearly seven years old, so there is the usual buzz about his drought with The Open Championship set to begin on Thursday in Sandwich. 15 Jul 2021
Westwood takes dubious record in stride

Westwood takes dubious record in stride

If Lee Westwood fails to win The Open Championship this week, he will set the record for the most major championships played in without a win. 15 Jul 2021
Matsuyama, Watson & Duval pull out of The Open Championship

Matsuyama, Watson & Duval pull out of The Open Championship

The Open Championship field has taken another hit after David Duval became the latest to withdraw, joining Masters champions Hideki Matsuyama and Bubba Watson. 12 Jul 2021
Davis off to solid start at John Deere Classic

Davis off to solid start at John Deere Classic

After only just experiencing the thrill of a maiden PGA Tour victory, Cam Davis didn't quite know what to expect in the opening round of the John Deere Classic. 9 Jul 2021
Kevin Na a no-show for next week's Open

Kevin Na a no-show for next week's Open

American Kevin Na has withdrawn from next week's Open Championship due to international travel requirements. 9 Jul 2021
Hutchinson tops Final Qualifying, Aussie 'Digger' punches Open ticket

Hutchinson tops Final Qualifying, Aussie 'Digger' punches Open ticket

Ben Hutchinson enjoyed one of the best days of his golfing career to book a place in The 149th Open at Royal St George’s. 30 Jun 2021
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