Open Championship Courses

Open Championship Courses

The Open championship is played on nine courses that are used in rotation around England and Scotland with each of them being links golf courses, this means that the weather often plays a big part at the Open each year. the player that can cope with the weather conditions the best will more often than not be lifting up the Claret Jug on Sunday evening.

All nine of the Golf courses for the Open Championship are links golf courses which means they are sand based courses, which obviously means that generally the courses hug the coastline. Links courses are most common in the UK and Ireland and is one fo the things that makes the Open stand out from the other three Majors which can all be played on similar style courses each season.

Open Courses Currently in Rotation

  1. St Andrews - 2010 HOST
  2. Carnoustie
  3. Muirfield - 2013 HOST
  4. Turnberry
  5. Royal Troon
  6. Royal St George's - Sandwich - 2011 HOST
  7. Royal Birkdale
  8. Royal Lytham & St Anne's - 2012 HOST
  9. Royal Liverpool - Hoylake