Can Henrik make it a double at The 146th Open?
Henrik Stenson couldn’t hide his delight after picking up his second Race to Dubai trophy at the season finale championship on Sunday.
26 June 2017
Founded in 1873,The West Lancashire Golf Club is a pioneer of golf in the North West of England, the oldest golf club surviving in the county of Lancashire and among the top ten oldest clubs in England. The renowned golf course architect Donald Steel said of the course, "Only in Britain can one sample the true flavour of seaside golf of which West Lancashire is a perfect example".
The links measure 7,054 yards, and is set in natural seaside terrain with immaculate greens. Eleven of the holes measure over 400 yards making it a true championship course.
In addition to hosting Regional Qualifying for The Open, West Lancs hosted the Junior Open in 2014 and has strong ties to The Amateur Championship. The Club's place in history is engraved on the trophy as one of the 24 clubs that contributed to the cost of The Amateur Championship trophy.
The number of places in to Final Qualifying will be determined once all competitors have teed off.
America's Kent Bulle booked himself a place at The Open with a successful defence of the 111TH Visa Open de Argentina presented by OSDE at Olivos Golf Club on Sunday.
Australia’s Ashley Hall, Cameron Smith and Aaron Baddeley secured their places in The Open after qualifying at the Emirates Australian Open at Royal Sydney Golf Club on Sunday.