The Open 2011

It's that time of year again  - The Open Championship is upon us and this year it's at Royal St George's. It's going to be a very special championship and our comprehensive preview is the ideal guide to this historical week in golf.

Take a look at our hole by hole guide to Royal St George's, with comments and notes from tour star Justin Rose and royal St George's pro, Andrew Brooks.

We also have latest news for you to read as well as guide to courses in Kent, what to do in Sandwich and other famous Royals courses from around the United Kingdom.

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A History of Royal St George's

In many ways, Royal St. George’s has changed little over the past century. The modest clubhouse—a model of English understatement in a game that has become so stridently overstated—is like a walk-through museum exhibit intended to show what a typical English golf club was like back in the day...

Guide to Kent

Whatever your budget, you can blend your Open visit with a taste of Kent.

Take a look at the golf courses nearby as well as local accomodation, places to eat and drink and attractions.

Great courses in Kent

Kent has much more to offer the golfer than this month’s Open venue. Here’s your guide to the Garden of England’s finest tracks...

Other Royal Courses

Royal St George’s, this summer’s Open Championship venue, is just one of many classy courses up and down the country awarded the ‘Royal’ name and accolade.

Here’s 10 more must-play ‘Royals’ including four other courses currently on the Open Championship rota.