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Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport

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Royal Birkdale Golf Club is a golf course in the town of Southport, England, and is one of the clubs in the Open Championship rotation for both men and women. It has hosted the men's championship nine times, first in 1954 and most recently in July 2008. It is scheduled to host the 2017 Open Championship. Previous winners of the Open at Royal Birkdale are Pádraig Harrington, Mark O'Meara, Ian Baker-Finch, Tom Watson, Johnny Miller, Lee Trevino, Arnold Palmer and Peter Thomson (twice). It hosted the women's tournament for a sixth time in 2014, and was the site of the Senior Open Championship in 2013.Royal Birkdale has also hosted the Ryder Cup (1965, 1969), the Walker Cup (1951), and the Curtis Cup (1948).
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  • To be able to play a course on the Open rota is always a privilege and this is no exception. History screams at you from the moment you pull into the long drive. The Clubhouse is amazing with fabulous...  more »
  • What a golf course. I would say that it's the best set of par 5's in the country only weakness this course has the par 3's played the same club for 3 of them, could have been the wind. One of the top ...  more »
  • Very privileged to have been invited to Sunday lunch with friends. The dining experience at this golf club is exceptional. The food was cooked to,perfection. The staff are all very attentive and are a...  more »
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  • Amazing. Everything you would expect, including the wind off the Irish Sea...
  • Excellent golf course.
  • A beauty
  • Great place
  • Just played really enjoyed the day well done too all the greenstaff and club house team

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