The 2017 Open

Royal Birkdale will host The Open for the tenth time in July 2017 and will welcome the world’s greatest golfers to one of the sport’s most renowned and challenging venues.

Royal Birkdale has previously hosted The Open on nine occasions. Click on a year below to see all the details from that Open.

Since first hosting The Open in 1954, the course has been (alongside Royal Lytham) the most regular venue for the Championship other than St Andrews. At Birkdale’s first Open, Peter Thomson won the first of three in succession; he returned to the same course in 1965 to add his fifth and final title.

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