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Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport

(4.4/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web)
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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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • As guests of the current Lady Captain we enjoyed one of the most memorable New Year Celebrations in style. Food and Service was amazing in choice, quality and unending quantity. From the minute we wer...  more »
  • I was lucky enough to play Birkdale on a charity day with work. The weather was great and the course was in tip top condition. I didn't play the greatest but had a few great shots that I will always r...  more »
  • Played in October 2016 during Shoulder season. We play an Open Venue each year and this ranks near the top in terms of the entire experience. Beautifully maintained course, interesting layout and some...  more »
Google
  • Just played really enjoyed the day well done too all the greenstaff and club house team
  • Good for spectating. Easy to get to