Please do not bring the following items to The Open
- No Ladders, (including step ladders), boxes, crates, (including folding crates), periscopes, selfie sticks and other similar items used to achieve an elevated viewing position.
- No lawn or oversize chairs, folding chairs (with the exception of seating/tripod sticks), or any similar seating item deemed inappropriate by The R&A (or authorised person)
- No items which are, or in the opinion of The R&A (or any authorised person) could be used as a weapon, including firearms, knives, corkscrews and personal protection sprays.
- No Pyrotechnic devices including fireworks, explosives, smoke canisters, flares, laser pointers or similar items
- No noise producing devices including air horns, portable speakers, PA systems, megaphones or similar items used for amplification or broadcast.
- No unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), including drones, model aircraft, kites or similar airborne crafts/items
- No Bicycles (unless authorised by The R&A), skateboards, skates and other ride on equipment, except those required to be used as mobility aids by registered persons with mobility impairment
- No Alcoholic beverages
- No promotional, commercial, political, religious or items deemed offensive of whatever nature, including but not limited to clothing, banners, signs, symbols and leaflets used for ambush marketing or other similar unauthorised promotional purposes
- No professional cameras and video cameras or any photographic equipment used for commercial purposes
- No Pets except for service animals
- Bags are subject to search. Oversized bags deemed inappropriate by The R&A (and/or authorised person) may be restricted entry and will be required to be stored at the left luggage facility located at the main entrance gate.
- No items which, in the reasonable opinion of The R&A (or authorised person), could potentially cause harm, upset or offense to others attending the Championship.
The R&A reserve the right to amend the list of prohibited items at any time to provide a safe and secure Championship.