Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport

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Royal Birkdale Golf Club is a golf course in the United Kingdom in North West England, located in Southport, Merseyside. It is one of the clubs in the rotation for both the Open Championship and Women's British Open and has hosted the Open Championship ten times from 1954 through 2017. Winners of the Open at the course include Pádraig Harrington, Mark O'Meara, Ian Baker-Finch, Tom Watson, Johnny Miller, Lee Trevino, Arnold Palmer, Peter Thomson (twice) and Jordan Spieth.Royal Birkdale hosted the women's tournament for a sixth time in 2014, and was the site of the Senior Open Championship in 2013. It has also hosted the Ryder Cup (1965, 1969), the Walker Cup (1951), and the Curtis Cup (1948). Other courses in the Open rota near Liverpool are Royal Liverpool Golf Club (Hoylake) and Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club.
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  • I had a great 2 days watching the worlds best golfers with friends & family at Royal Birkdale. I've been before in 2008 & most English Opens since. The event was excellently presented & managed by the...  more »
  • A unique show. It was a last authentic, perfect organization. It was exciting to see our favorite players closely. The field seemed to me to be very demanding, in addition to the weather conditions were quite adverse. As well, and all enjoyed very much. The coming year, if we can, we landed again at The Open.
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  • I got tickets for my dad for this as he wanted to go. I got myself one too and I don't particularly like golf though it has made me want to go to another golf tournament in the future! I'm glad I got ...  more »
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  • First time playing this Open course & superb challenge. Thanks to my host easy to navigate way round & whilst long, even from yellow tees, a fair course. Fantastic clubhouse at historic venue.
  • This is one of the best venues for The British Open Golf Championship. Spectator's have good views around the course. Food and drink is a little expensive. Traffic management is first class.
  • Marching display here yesterday 24/9. Lovely place excellent meal. Thank you.
  • Amazing course with stunning views!!!! The course is definitely well kept and the greens are superb! It is very challenging and there isn't a hole that wouldn't test your skills.
  • The best Open Golf Tournament ever the coarse was in wonderful condition the play was magnificent it was top class.The sponsors did the competition proud and well done to the police security staff and all those volunteer that made this a great few days Merseyside is proud of you.

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