The Open Championship

  • Behind the Scenes at The Open with BBC Radio 5 Live

    Monday, 1 August 2022

    We spent a day with the BBC 5 Live team at the 150th Open to find out how they piece together the live action from portakabins at St Andrews and a studio in Salford. It’s Friday of the 150th Open Championship at St Andrews and there’s already a buzz in and around the grandstands. Thousands are following Tiger’s group, but everything is...

  • The 150th Open – Smith wins but won’t rule out LIV move. PLUS Everything you missed

    Sunday, 17 July 2022

    There’s always loads going on at The Open so it’s impossible to keep up with it all. But never fear, we are on-site and will bring you everything you’ve missed from the 150th Championship at St Andrews every day. Today’s Golfer’s 2022 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. The momentous week is packed with action on and off the...

  • What does Open champion Cameron Smith win?

    Sunday, 17 July 2022

    Cameron Smith takes home the biggest cheque in The Open’s history with his victory in the year’s final men’s Major at St Andrews. Today’s Golfer’s 2022 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. Smith receives $2.5m in prize money, a $430,000 increase on 2019 and 2021, and the highest amount a Champion Golfer of the Year has ever received. The...

  • The Open 2022: Round 4 tee times and pairings at St Andrews

    Saturday, 16 July 2022

    What are the tee times and pairings for Sunday’s final round of The Open at St Andrews? Today’s Golfer’s 2022 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade Rory McIlroy and Viktor Hovland will head out in Sunday’s final group after an epic Saturday battle between the two Ryder Cup teammates. They both shot six-under 66s on a dramatic Saturday to...

  • EXCLUSIVE: Tiger Woods’ emotional St Andrews farewell was all planned

    Friday, 15 July 2022

    The R&A planned for Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy to cross paths as the 15-time Major champion made his final St Andrews Open Championship walk down the Old Course’s 18th hole. Today’s Golfer has had it confirmed that the tee times were set to give it the best possible chance of happening and the plan came together perfectly. Speaking exclusively to Today’s...

  • All the facts, figures and stats from the 150th Open

    Thursday, 14 July 2022

    Can’t get enough of this year’s Championship at St Andrews? These are the key numbers that stood out after the first round… Today’s Golfer’s 2022 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. The Open 2022: Friday – Round 2 – Life is pretty good for Cameron Smith right now. He’s been binge-watching Peaky Blinders on Netflix in the evenings and going...

  • Why the Old Course is the best golf course in Great Britain and Ireland

    Thursday, 14 July 2022

    It’s hosting the 150th Open Championship, but is St Andrews’ Old Course actually a good golf course? Today’s Golfer’s 2022 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. The Old Course at St Andrews is the world’s oldest course, the Home of Golf, Tiger Woods’ favourite course, and No.1 in our list of the 100 Best Golf Courses in the UK...

  • The Open 2022: The weather forecast for St Andrews

    Thursday, 14 July 2022

    The 150th Open at St Andrews is underway upon us! But after a calm and warm first day, will the benign conditions continue and allow the world’s best to take The Old Course apart? The Open Championship’s return to The Old Course at St Andrews for its special anniversary has enjoyed sunshine, warm temperatures and a severe lack of wind so...

  • The story behind Callaway’s St Andrews tour bag

    Wednesday, 13 July 2022

    Callaway engage St Andrews local community to design a tour bag for the 150th Open Championship. For as long as we can remember, Callaway have created limited-edition tour bags for their staff players at every Major. Usually a team of product specialists are responsible for the designs but Callaway broke with tradition for the 150th Open, tasking local children...

  • R&A chief Martin Slumbers slams LIV Golf ahead of 150th Open

    Wednesday, 13 July 2022

    R&A Chief Executive Martin Slumbers issued a thinly-veiled threat over LIV Golf members’ future hopes of playing in The Open after describing the Saudi-backed organisation as “entirely driven by money”. Slumbers, who was clearly irritated at having to address the matter at his traditional pre-tournament press conference, said he was determined to ensure the week “goes down in history as being about...

  • The original Old Course at St Andrews – played backwards

    Wednesday, 13 July 2022

    Few people realise the Old Course was originally played in reverse – or that you can still play it ‘backwards’ to this day. Today’s Golfer’s 2022 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. Golf has been played at St Andrews since the 15th century, but the routing we know today only came into existence in 1870. Before that year, the...

  • Is the Old Course at St Andrews too easy – even for amateurs?

    Tuesday, 12 July 2022

    Shot Scope delved into the statistics to see how amateur golfers perform on the famous Old Course at St Andrews. Today’s Golfer’s 2022 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. In the lead up to the 150th Open at St. Andrews, there has already been lots of discussion about whether the Old Course is no longer capable of testing the...

  • The Open 2022: Pundits’ preview and picks

    Tuesday, 12 July 2022

    BBC Radio 5 Live golf commentators Iain Carter and Alistair Bruce-Ball reveal their betting favourites and long shots to target ahead of The 150th Open Championship – and why you shouldn’t back Patrick Cantlay, Tiger Woods, or Phil Mickelson…  Today’s Golfer’s 2022 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. Are you excited yet? The final major of the year is...

  • REVEALED: Who will win the 2022 Open Championship

    Monday, 11 July 2022

    Who will win The Open, 2022’s final men’s Major golf championship, at St Andrews? Today’s Golfer’s 2022 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, become Champion Golfer of the Year golf and the winner of...

  • The Open 2022: Who is playing at St Andrews and how did they qualify

    Sunday, 10 July 2022

    Who is in the field for the 2022 Open Championship at St Andrews, the 150th playing of the world’s oldest golf Major? A total of 156 golfers will begin their quest to win golf’s oldest Major at the 150th Open Championship on Thursday, July 14, with Collin Morikawa aiming to defend the Claret Jug he won at Royal St George’s in...

  • The Open 2022: Live leaderboard and videos

    Sunday, 10 July 2022

    Live leaderboard and videos for the 150th Open Championship at St Andrews, the year’s final men’s golf Major. Today’s Golfer’s 2022 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. Whether you’re watching from home or one of the 290,000 people expected to attend The Open, you can have the latest leaderboard at your fingertips. But who will be at the top come...

  • How you can play the Old Course at St Andrews

    Friday, 8 July 2022

    How you can play the Old Course at St Andrews during the 150th Open Championship (and take on players from around the world!). Today’s Golfer’s 2022 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. Toptracer, the world’s leading driving range technology provider, is giving golfers across the globe a unique chance to take on The Old Course at St Andrews during...

  • The best Open Championship products, merchandise and souvenirs

    Friday, 8 July 2022

    Whether you’re lucky enough to be attending the 150th Open Championship at St Andrews, or just watching on TV, these keepsakes will be a perfect reminder of the world’s oldest Major. Today’s Golfer’s 2022 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. From ball markers, pitchmark repairers, and tees, to drinks bottles, golf bags, headcovers, and polo shirts, we’ve got...

  • Everything you need to know about The Open

    Wednesday, 6 July 2022

    From strategies and winning scores, to howling winds and epic comebacks, TG ponders The Open’s key questions ahead of the biggest party of the summer. Today’s Golfer’s 2022 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. 1. What makes St Andrews so special? Tiger Woods: “Playing at St Andrews is literally the best. It’s like going back in time. To have...

  • The Open Championship Quiz

    Tuesday, 5 July 2022

    Does being a professional golfer make you a scholar of the game’s oldest Major? We quizzed some of the game’s biggest names to find out who knows the most about The Open. Today’s Golfer’s 2022 Major coverage is brought to you in association with TaylorMade. The Open Championship is arguably the greatest golf tournament in the world so, as we head into the...

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