The Open Championship

  • The Open: Facts, stats and things you missed

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 19 July 2021

    Collin Morikawa is the Champion Golfer of the Year and his Open victory will rightly grab the headlines. But there were plenty more stories, stats and fun moments that happened at Royal St George's Golf Club. Today's Golfer's 2021 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. Here are some of the things you may already know from the year's final...

  • What does Open champion Collin Morikawa win?

    Written by Rob Jerram on Sunday, 18 July 2021

    What prizes and prize money does the winner of The Open, golf's final men's Major of the year, and the rest of the field receive? Today's Golfer's 2021 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. Collin Morikawa, winner of the 149th Open at Royal St. George’s will receive more than $2m in prize money for the first time in the championship's...

  • The Open 2021: Final round tee times and pairings

    Written by Rob Jerram on Tuesday, 13 July 2021

    Tee times and groupings for Sunday's final round of golf's 2021 Open Championship at Royal St George's. Today's Golfer's 2021 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. Louis Oosthuizen takes a one-shot lead into the final round of The Open as he looks to win his second Claret Jug 11 years on from his victory at St Andrews. The South African...

  • Win Collin Morikawa's Open-winning golf bag!

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 12 July 2021

    Win the same bag Collin Morikawa used at The Open Championship! We have the special-edition TaylorMade Open Championship 2021 staff golf bag to give away, worth £529! Today's Golfer's 2021 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. After two long years, it's finally time for The Open Championship to return! And to celebrate the year's final men's Major championship we have...

  • Ten things you need to know about Royal St George's

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 12 July 2021

    Ten things to know about Royal St George's Golf Club ahead of the 149th Open Championship. Today's Golfer's 2021 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. The Open's English No.1... This year marks the 15th time the Open Championship has been played at Royal St George’s in Sandwich, Kent. The first was way back in 1894 when it became the first...

  • The Open 2021: Live leaderboard

    Written by Michael Catling on Monday, 12 July 2021

    Live leaderboard and videos for the 149th Open Championship at Royal St George's, the year's final men's golf Major. Today's Golfer's 2021 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. After last year's Open was postponed due to the pandemic, Shane Lowry belatedly gets to defend the Claret Jug at Royal St George's in Kent where 32,000 spectators are expected to...

  • The inside story of Royal St George's Golf Club

    Written by Peter Masters on Friday, 9 July 2021

    What is so special about Royal St George’s, host of the 149th Open Championship? Today's Golfer's 2021 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. A year later than expected – and despite the best efforts of a global pandemic – The Open finally arrives back at Royal St George’s where 32,000 fans will be in attendance each day. We paid...

  • Win the ultimate Open Championship prize package!

    Written by Rob Jerram on Friday, 9 July 2021

    To celebrate The Open Championship's return, we're giving away a superb prize package including the same driver and ball as the winner uses and loads of Royal St George's Open merchandise. Today's Golfer's 2021 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. It's been almost two years since we last had The Open to look forward to, but golf's final men's...

  • The Open 2021: Full field and how they qualified for Royal St George's

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 5 July 2021

    Who is playing in the 2021 Open Championship at Royal St George's Golf Club? Today's Golfer's 2021 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. A total of 156 golfers will begin their quest to win golf's oldest Major at the 149th Open Championship on Thursday, July 15, with Shane Lowry aiming to defend the Claret Jug he won in 2019. THE...

  • The Open 2021: Royal St George's course guide

    Written by Michael Catling on Wednesday, 30 June 2021

    Our 18-hole course guide to Royal St George’s Golf Club, host of the 149th Open Championship and one of the toughest tests on the Major’s rota. Today's Golfer's 2021 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. The wait is almost over. Ten years after its last appearance in Kent, and a year later than originally billed, The Open Championship returns...

  • The inside story of 2003's incredible Open Championship

    Written by John Huggan on Wednesday, 30 June 2021

    The inside story of the 2003 Open Championship at Royal St George's Golf Club, one of the most dramatic Majors ever. Today's Golfer's 2021 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. Even more than usual for the world’s biggest and most important event, the 2003 Open Championship had a little bit of everything. You might even call it Shakespearian.  There was...

  • The men who took down Royal St George’s to win The Open

    Written by Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 30 June 2021

    Open Championship winners' tales. We talk to the five living Royal St George's winners to find out how they tamed the Kent links to lift the Claret Jug. There are four measures of success in professional golf – getting your card, making cuts, winning… and, the toughest of all, winning a Major championship. Since the first one at Prestwick in 1860,...

  • Which golf courses will host The Open Championship next?

    Written by Rob Jerram on Wednesday, 30 June 2021

    Which golf courses have hosted The Open Championship, the year's final men's Major? Today's Golfer's 2021 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. The Open Championship has been hosted by 14 courses across its 149 tournaments. It is the oldest golf tournament in the world having been founded in 1860 and was originally held at Prestwick Golf Club in Scotland. Since 2019 it has been the...

  • Shane Lowry: "Winning The Open hasn't changed me."

    Written by John Huggan and Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 30 June 2021

    As he prepares to defend The Open at Royal St George’s, reigning champion Shane Lowry talks about life with the Claret Jug, winning a Major at Royal Portrush, growing up in Rory McIlroy’s shadow and his determination to make the Ryder Cup team. Today's Golfer's 2021 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. Shane Lowry hasn’t minded waiting an extra...

  • REVEALED: Who will win the 2021 Open Championship

    Written by Michael Catling on Wednesday, 30 June 2021

    Who will win The Open, 2021's final men's Major golf championship, at Royal St George's? Today's Golfer's 2021 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. We've crunched the numbers, looked into our crystal golf ball and used a bit of gut feel to identify who will lift the Claret Jug and become Champion Golfer of the Year golf on Sunday,...

  • How to watch the 149th Open Championship

    Written by Rob Jerram on Thursday, 24 June 2021

    How can I watch and listen to The Open Championship, 2021's final men's golf Major, from Royal St George's? Today's Golfer's 2021 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. UK viewers can watch all four rounds of the 149th Open Championship live on Sky Sports The Open, while BBC Radio 5Live will provide live coverage throughout and BBC2 will show...

  • Last chance to win VIP tickets to The Open

    Written by Rob Jerram on Thursday, 17 June 2021

    Win a pair of tickets to The Open Championship at Royal St George's and VIP hospitality passes to the Loch Lomond Whiskies bar. It's been almost two years since we were last able to go to The Open Championship and, with a restricted capacity in place for this year's event at Royal St George's, only a limited number of fans will...