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Statement from the R&A on the COVID-19 pandemic

Statement from the R&A on the COVID-19 pandemic

We are closely monitoring the constantly-moving situation in the COVID-19 pandemic and carefully following the advice issued to us by the UK Government, relevant health authorities and our medical consultants. 20 Mar 2020
Royal Troon announced as 2023 Open host

Royal Troon announced as 2023 Open host

The 152nd Open will be played at Royal Troon from 16-23 July 2023. 26 Feb 2020
VIDEO: Stenson v Mickelson Open highlights

VIDEO: Stenson v Mickelson Open highlights

It will go down as one of the great final round duels in the history of major championship golf. Henrik Stenson versus Phil Mickelson head-to-head at Royal Troon for the Claret Jug. Here are the just some of the highlights. 18 Jul 2016
OPEN: Stenson outduels Mickelson for record win

OPEN: Stenson outduels Mickelson for record win

Henrik Stenson has played one of the greatest final rounds in major history to outgun Phil Mickelson and win The Open Championship by three strokes. Brendan James reports from Royal Troon. 18 Jul 2016
OPEN: Luck of the draw kills Aussie bid

OPEN: Luck of the draw kills Aussie bid

The Australian bid for a first Open win in 23 years ended with a whimper at Royal Troon, as the weather and an unlucky draw took its toll. Brendan James reports. 18 Jul 2016
OPEN: Last men standing in Royal rumble

OPEN: Last men standing in Royal rumble

Sweden's Henrik Stenson leads The Open by one shot from Phil Mickelson heading into a final round, which promises to be a cut and thrust affair, Brendan James reports 17 Jul 2016
OPEN: Fighting Aussies battle weather to stay in touch

OPEN: Fighting Aussies battle weather to stay in touch

Hopes of an Australian lifting the Claret Jug for the first time in 23 years are still alive, despite being battered by bad weather, Brendan James reports 16 Jul 2016
THE OPEN: Mickelson makes hay while the sun shines

THE OPEN: Mickelson makes hay while the sun shines

Phil Mickelson leads The Open Championship by three shots after a record opening round of 63 but, as Brendan James reports, it could have been better. 15 Jul 2016
THE OPEN: Beastly ‘Railway’ hole bares its teeth

THE OPEN: Beastly ‘Railway’ hole bares its teeth

The 156 players that took to the Royal Troon course for the first round played the brutal 11th – The Railway Hole – in a combined total of 108 over par, writes Brendan James 15 Jul 2016
THE OPEN: Postage Stamp set to cause carnage

THE OPEN: Postage Stamp set to cause carnage

Some of the locals call it the 'Wee Beastie', but the rest of the golfing world know it as the Postage Stamp – a short par-3 that strikes fear into the game's best players, writes Brendan James. 13 Jul 2016
THE OPEN: The final Monty

THE OPEN: The final Monty

At 53, Colin Montgomerie is a 500-1 shot to win The Open Championship. But he's playing on his home course and the fire to succeed still burns strong, writes Brendan James 12 Jul 2016