Where Are The Next 5 British Opens?
The British Open, also referred to as The Open, is one of the four major golf tournaments on the PGA Tour. The tournament is always played on the third weekend of July and is the oldest golf tournament in the world. Collin Morikawa is the current champion.
The next five British Opens are:
|2022||July 14-17||The Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland|
|2023||July 20-23||Royal Liverpool, England|
|2024||July 18-21||Royal Troon, Scotland|
|2025||July 17-21||(Speculative) Royal Portrush Golf Club, Ireland|
|2026||July 16-19||(Speculative) Royal Lytham & St. Annes, Lancashire, England|
The 2022 British Open will be played on the Old Course at St. Andrews in Scotland, which hosted the tournament back in 2015. The 2023 British Open will take place at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Liverpool, England. The Royal Troon Golf Club in Scotland is the location for the 2024 British Open and will be played on July 18th-21st. While there is no official location for the 2025 British Open, Royal Portrush in Ireland is the heavy favorite to host the tournament. The Royal Portrush Golf Club was the host of the 2019 tournament, which was a major success. The site of the 2026 British Open has also not been announced officially, but the speculative location is Royal Lytham & St. Annes in Lancashire, England.
What course has held the most British Opens?
The Old Course at St. Andrews in Scotland has hosted the British Open 29, the most in the tournament's 161-year history. The first time St. Andrews hosted the British Open was in 1873, and the most recent edition held there was in 2015. The next time the British Open will come to the Old Course at St. Andrews will be in 2022.
Where was the first British Open played?
The very first British Open, back in 1860, was held at the Prestwick Golf Club in Scotland. Prestwick Golf Club has also hosted the second most British Opens overall, with a total of 24, trailing only St. Andrews. The tournament consisted of eight total players, and the winner was Willie Park Sr., of Scotland. The original motivation for the tournament was to determine who the best golfer in the world was after the death of Allan Robertson, who was widely considered the best golfer on the planet previously.
Who won the British Open in 2021?
In 2021, Colin Morikawa was crowned the winner of the British Open held at Royal St. George's. He took home a purse of $2.07 million dollars for this victory. This was only Morikawa's second major win in his short career. He joins the elite company of Tiger Woods, being the only two male golfers to win the Open and PGA Championship by the age of 25!