The 149th Open Championship will lastly get below manner quickly as golf’s finest look to say the Claret Jug at Royal St George’s.
Eire’s Shane Lowry grew to become the champion golfer when he claimed a superb win at Royal Portrush in 2019.
The Open was cancelled final summer time as a result of impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
However now, the ultimate Main of the yr is ready to go forward with the attractive hyperlinks course at Royal St George’s taking part in host.
Hideki Matsuyama claimed glory at The Masters in April earlier than Phil Mickelson pulled off a surprising win on the PGA Championship a month later.
Spain’s Jon Rahm then held off a stellar discipline to win the US Open at Torrey Pines in June.
Now the likes of Rory McIlroy, Brooks Koepka and Bryson Dechambeau shall be trying to be a part of these champions with victory on the prestigious Open.
The Open Championship: Date and begin time
The 149th Open Championship shall be held at Royal St George’s in Sandwich, Kent.
Play is because of begin 6:30am on Thursday, July 15 and run till a champion is topped on Sunday, July 18.
Royal St George’s will play to a par 70 this yr and shall be 7,189 yards in size. 156 gamers will make the sector over the primary two days earlier than the minimize on Friday evening.
The winner is ready to take house simply shy of $2,000,000.
There shall be 13 former champions within the discipline together with Darren Clarke, Ernie Els, Phil Mickelson and Jordan Spieth.
The Open Championship: Methods to observe
The motion shall be proven on Sky Sports activities Major Occasion and Sky Sports activities Golf from 6:30am on the opening two days.
Will probably be proven on the identical channels from 9am on Saturday and from 8am on Sunday.
The perfect of the motion may also be reside throughout the talkSPORT community all through the week with common updates on talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2.
The Open Championship: Newest odds
- Jon Rahm 9/1
- Dustin Johnson 12/1
- Rory McIlroy 12/1
- Brooks Koepka 16/1
- Bryson Dechambeau 18/1
- Jordan Spieth 18/1
- Xander Schauffele 20/1
- Justin Thomas 22/1
- Collin Morikawa 25/1
- Viktor Hovland 25/1
- Louis Oosthuizen 28/1
- Tyrrell Hatton 28/1
The Open Championship: Tee-off instances
Tee-off instances for the primary two rounds are set to be confirmed on Monday, July 12.
The minimize will then be made on Friday night following the conclusion of the second spherical.