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Our Royal St George's Recap series has looked back on the five most recent Open Championships to have taken place at Sandwich, the venue for The 149th Open.

Scroll down this page to see reviews of the respective Championships of 1981, 1985, 1993, 2003 and 2011, along with the Official Films of each Open, as excitement builds for Royal St George's welcoming the world's best golfers once again in July.

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Bill Rogers wins The Open at Royal St George
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Rogers dominates in 1981 / A host of big names were soundly beaten in The 110th Open as Bill Rogers produced a wonderful performance at Sandwich

Sandy Lyle poses with the Claret Jug after winning The Open
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Glory for Lyle in 1985 / A dramatic final round in The 114th Open culminated in Sandy Lyle securing a hugely popular home triumph

Greg Norman at The Open in 1993
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Norman enjoys his finest hour in 1993 / Greg Norman was at his brilliant best as he won The 122nd Open in exhilarating fashion

Ben Curtis at The Open in 2003
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2003 provides stunning shock as Curtis prevails / Eighteen years have passed since Ben Curtis pulled off one of the great sporting shocks at Sandwich in The 132nd Open

Darren Clarke poses with the Claret Jug after winning The Open
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Long-awaited joy for Clarke in 2011 / Few Open victories have been more popular than Darren Clarke's success at Royal St George's

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