The Open Championship

  • R&A announces ticket ballot details for the 2025 Open Championship at Royal Portrush

    Thursday 6 June 2024

    A one-month window will open on 01 July for fans to submit ticket applications for the 153rd Open Championship at Royal Portrush. The Open Championship returns to Royal Portrush for the first time since 2019, and with just a little over a year to go, the R&A has announced how fans can throw their hat in the mix to be there...

  • Ivor Robson: My life as the voice of The Open

    Tuesday 17 October 2023

    Introducing the world’s greatest golfers was never supposed to be a full-time job for Ivor Robson. But he ended up providing the soundtrack to The Open for five decades and became one of the game’s most recognizable voices. Ivor Robson. 1940 – 2023. A voice synonymous with The Open. pic.twitter.com/NTEvkrggQl— The Open (@TheOpen) October 17, 2023 Ivor Robson was as much...

  • The Open 2023: 16 things you didn’t know about Brian Harman

    Sunday 23 July 2023

    Brian Harman – the new Champion Golfer of the Year – is a righty who plays lefty, loves hunting, hates social media and is part of a VERY exclusive club on the PGA Tour… Here’s 16 things you may not know about him. 1 Brian Eric Harman was born on January 19, 1987 in Savannah, Georgia. 2 Golf is the only thing...

  • The Open 2023: Brian Harman goes from hunter to hunted at Hoylake

    Saturday 22 July 2023

    Brian Harman will go from hunter to hunted as he takes a five-shot lead into the final round of the 151st Open at Royal Liverpool. The 36-year-old American – an avid hunter who learned how to skin a deer from his dad when he was just eight – is just a shot off the record lead in the Open; six...

  • The Open: Every fact and stat you’ll ever need

    Saturday 22 July 2023

    From the most victories and appearances to the best and worst scores, we run through all the facts, figures and records in the history of The Open Championship, the oldest golf tournament in the world. Today’s Golfer’s 2023 Majors coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade Did you know that Seve Ballesteros was the youngest player in the modern era...

  • Justin Thomas faces a fight to make the US Ryder Cup team after Open horror show

    Saturday 22 July 2023

    The damage was done for Justin Thomas on his final hole at The Open Championship on Thursday. A quadruple bogey nine turned a bad round into a disastrous one for the 2022 US PGA Champion, a continuation of the performance we saw in the US Open at LA Country Club. After carding an 81 there last month, Thomas signed for an...

  • Just Stop Oil protestors attempt to disrupt The Open at Royal Liverpool

    Friday 21 July 2023

    The second round of The Open Championship at Hoylake has been targeted by a group of Just Stop Oil protestors after an orange flare was let off beside the 17th green. The four individuals involved were arrested and led away by police in a golf buggy at around 12.20pm, but the incident failed to delay play as orange confetti was cleared...

  • The Open debrief: What Brian Harman’s win means for the Ryder Cup and FedEx Cup Playoffs

    Thursday 20 July 2023

    Today’s Golfer’s 2023 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. Brian Harman was never going to be the fashionable winner of The Open Championship at Hoylake. He was the underdog all week, the 200-1 outsider whose stay at the top of the leaderboard was only supposed to be temporary. Even with a five-shot lead heading into the final round,...

  • The Open 2023: Local hero Matthew Jordan under par in round one

    Thursday 20 July 2023

    Hoylake member Matthew Jordan hit the first tee shot of the 2023 Open at his home club – and walked off the course with a two-under-par score of 69 beside his name. The 27-year-old ­– who has the course record 62 around these links – has played here since he was seven and secured his place by finishing second in the final...

  • The Open 2023: Meet Christo Lamprecht, the 6ft 8in amateur who everyone is talking about

    Thursday 20 July 2023

    Christo Lamprecht is difficult to miss. The South African amateur stands out because of his 6ft 8in frame and the reckless abandon with which he swings a golf club. He is the tallest golfer to ever compete in an Open Championship and held the overnight lead alongside Tommy Fleetwood and Emiliano Grillo after shooting a five-under 66, the lowest first-round score...

  • The Open 2023: R&A open to Saudi investment

    Wednesday 19 July 2023

    R&A Chief Executive Martin Slumbers has revealed that the R&A would consider entering into a partnership with the Saudi Public Investment Fund [PIF]. Speaking on the eve of The Open Championship at Royal Liverpool, Slumbers admitted that R&A would now be open to investment from the Saudis following news of the PIF’s shock deal with the PGA Tour and DP World...

  • The Open 2023: R&A on high alert at Hoylake after revealing protestors targeted St Andrews last year

    Wednesday 19 July 2023

    R&A Chief Executive Martin Slumbers has revealed that a “credible threat” was made against a senior player at the 150th Open at St Andrews by environmental protestors. Although the event passed by without incident, there is genuine concern that this week’s Open Championship at Royal Liverpool may be targeted by Just Stop Oil activists following protests at Wimbledon and the Ashes.

  • The Open 2023: Live Leaderboard

    Monday 17 July 2023

    Live leaderboard and videos from the 151st Open Championship at Royal Liverpool, the year’s final men’s golf Major. Today’s Golfer’s 2023 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. Whether you’re watching from home or one of the 250,000+ people expected to attend The Open, you can have the latest leaderboard at your fingertips. But who will be at the top come...

  • 2023 Open TV coverage: UK and US TV times

    Thursday 13 July 2023

    How can you watch and listen to The Open Championship at Hoylake, 2023’s final men’s golf Major? Today’s Golfer’s 2023 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. JUMP TO: The Open UK TV Coverage | The British Open US TV Coverage Not going to Hoylake to watch The Open live? Don’t miss a minute of the action by watching on TV. The...

  • The Open 2023: Everything you need to know about The Open

    Wednesday 12 July 2023

    Hoylake has a hard task following the 150th Open at St Andrews, but it can deliver a unique spectacle unlike any other course on The Open rota. Today’s Golfer’s 2023 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. Hoylake has never been seen as a golfer’s town, but it sure does feel like one whenever The Open comes to this sports-mad...

  • What does The Open champion win? Open prize money, ranking points and more!

    Wednesday 12 July 2023

    What is the prize money on offer at the 2023 Open? And what else will the winner receive? Today’s Golfer’s 2023 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. Prize pots are booming in golf at the moment, and The Open is no exception. Golf’s oldest major has seen its total prize fund boosted to $16.5 million for 2023, an 18%...

  • REVEALED: Who will win the 2023 Open Championship?

    Written by Matt Cooper on Tuesday 11 July 2023

    Who will win The Open, 2023’s final men’s Major golf championship, at Hoylake? Today’s Golfer’s 2023 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. How has the major championship season gone so quickly?! It seems like only yesterday that golfers were driving into Augusta National and now the final event, The Open at Royal Liverpool, is upon us – from Magnolia...

  • Which golf courses will host The Open Championship next?

    Tuesday 11 July 2023

    Which golf courses have hosted The Open Championship, the year’s final men’s Major, and where will it be played next? Today’s Golfer’s 2023 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. The Open Championship has been hosted by 14 courses across its 151 tournaments. It is the oldest golf tournament in the world having been founded in 1860 and was originally held at Prestwick Golf Club in...

  • The Open 2023: History of the Claret Jug

    Tuesday 11 July 2023

    It’s one of the most famous prizes in sport, but why does the winner of The Open Championship receive a Claret Jug? This is the story of golf’s most coveted silverware. The Open Championship trophy, otherwise known as the Claret Jug, has had many things drunk from it; and – oddly enough – little of that has been claret. Some argue...

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