The Open 2012

The 141st Open Championship tees off at Royal Lytham & St Annes, on the Lancashire coast, on July 19th and we've got all the information you'll need in the build up to the big event and direct reporting from Lytham during tournament week right here.

From a comprehensive course guide with  former champions Tom Watson and Paul Lawrie and world number one Luke Donald, stunning aerial photography and the history of the Claret Jug to a visitor guide to the Lytham area and all the latest news and behind-the-scenes insight as the tournament unfolds, you'll find a wealth of information by clicking the links below and in the left hand column.

 

 

 

Photo Galleries

Keep coming back and checking our Photo Galleries page for more exclusive pictures.

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14 Things You Didn't Know About Lytham

Some fascinating facts about this year's Open venue.

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The Claret Jug

Everything you need to know about arguably the most distinctive trophy in sport...

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Visitor Guide to Lytham

Whatever your budget, you can blend your Open visit with a taste of Lytham. Take a look at the golf courses nearby as well as local accomodation, places to eat and drink and attractions.

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