Royal Birkdale to host 2017 Open | Bangkok Post: news

News > Sports

Royal Birkdale to host 2017 Open

- +

The British Open Championship will be held at Royal Birkdale in 2017 and Carnoustie the following year, tournament organisers the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews (R&A), announced Tuesday. 

The Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, on August 1, 2010

Birkdale, close to this year's open venue of the Royal Liverpool course at Hoylake on England's north-west coast, last hosted the British Open in 2008 when Ireland's Padraig Harrington won his second consecutive Claret Jug after taking his first at Scotland's Carnoustie a year earlier.

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

0 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments