Events for golfers, by golfers!

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Top Tips for spectators 


​1. Download the mobile app and bring your headphones for the live video and radio broadcasts.


2. Don’t forget sunscreen and an umbrella.


3. There are complimentary left luggage facilities in the Spectator Village.


4. Check TheOpen.com before departing to the course for the latest travel updates


5. Approximately 18,000 public grandstand seats will be located around the course

Experience all the drama and excitement of The Open as the world's best players face the unrelenting challenge of links golf in pursuit of the title 'Champion Golfer of the Year'. We promise a celebration of golf, bringing together fans of all ages. 

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Open Championship General Information

Events for golfers, by golfers!

Event Information


The week begins with the practice days running from Sunday, through Wednesday, where players will be practising throughout the day. A field of 156 competitors will play 36 holes of stroke play on Thursday and Friday. The field is then cut to the leading 70 players and ties who will play a further 36 holes on Saturday and Sunday.


The Champion Golfer of the Year will be the player with the lowest 72 hole aggregate. In the event of a tie, the players will play a four hole play-off and the Champion will be the player with the lowest four hole aggregate score. If there is still a tie, play will continue over the 18th until a winner is determined.


The presentation ceremony will be held immediately after the conclusion of play on Sunday.