Royal Portrush. 14 - 21 July 2019
The return of The Open to Royal Portrush will see one of the great occasions in world sport taking place on the historic Dunluce course providing a unique and memorable atmosphere for spectators.
Experience all the drama and excitement of The 148th Open as the world's best players face the unrelenting challenge of links golf to become the Champion Golfer of the Year. We promise a celebration of golf, bringing together fans of all ages.
Our continuing commitment to inspiring the next generation of golfers ensures that children can attend for free, meaning families can enjoy a memorable time together at The Open.
Attending The 148th Open at Royal Portrush? We've created a special guide for ticket holders.
CateringA number of hot and cold food outlets will be available at The Open. Detailed information regarding the catering offer will be available become available in due course
BeverageA number of beverage outlets will be available at The Open. The Open truly is a celebration of golf and there is nowhere better to celebrate with friends and family.
Complimentary Shopping StorageAfter purchasing your shopping leave your bags at The Shop and collect them at the end of the day on your way home.
UPS Shipping ServiceShip gifts to friends or have your purchases waiting for you when you get home using the UPS shipping service – located at The Shop in the Spectator Village.
VAT RefundSave time queuing at the airport and claim back your VAT after completing your purchases.
The Open ProgrammeAs The Open returns to Royal Portrush for the first time in 68 years, don’t forget your guide to the 148th Championship. The official programme is more than a memorabilia piece: read all about the course, your favourite players and historical information on golf’s oldest Championship. Ticketholders can purchase The 148th Open programme at kiosks located around the course, inside The Open Shop and within the Spectator Village. Don’t worry if you’re not attending The Open in 2019 – the programme is on sale online right here.
The official programme for The 148th Open at Royal Portrush, Northern Ireland is now available.
Download your map to view the Spectator Village layout at The 148th Open
GrandstandsThere will be thousands of public seats located around the course including at the 18th green and at the Practice Ground for spectators to sit and enjoy the action.
Spectator VillageTake a break from the course and spend some time at the Spectator Village at Royal Portrush. With a number of food and beverage offers, dedicated kids play area, and giant TV screens, there is no need to miss any of the golf.
Large ScreensKeep up-to-date with all the action through one of the many electronic leaderboards situated around the course. Or relax and watch the day unfold on the large video screens located in the Spectator Village area.
|Day||Gate Opens||Hours of Play|
|Sunday||9AM||Throughout the day|
|Monday||7AM||Throughout the day|
|Tuesday||7AM||Throughout the day|
|Wednesday||7AM||Throughout the day|
|Thursday||6AM||6.35AM - 8.30PM estimated|
|Friday||6AM||6.35AM - 8.30PM estimated|
|Saturday||7AM||8AM - 7PM estimated|
|Sunday||7AM||8AM - 7PM estimated|
There will be a free left luggage facility located near the main spectator entrance, operated on a first come, first serve basis. For your safety, security bag searches may be in operation.
The Open will become one of the first major global sporting events to remove single-use plastic water bottles, via an initiative supported by UN Environment’s Clean Seas campaign. #CleanSeas
Working with Bluewater, we’re helping to drive positive change by installing Water Stations to provide free purified, chilled local water during the Championship.
Please bring a refillable water bottle to The Open and help keep our seas clean. Look out for the on-site Water Stations and refill for free. Please note it will not be permitted to bring glass bottles on site.
- Children should always be accompanied by an adult
- Always follow the instructions of Marshals and Officials and stay outside the ropes that bound the golf course
- On entry to the venue look for Map boards, these will help you find exits, key facilities and they provide other key information. If in doubt ask an official or marshal
- A Medical HQ will be available
- There will also be a number of First Aid Points onsite to assist the Medical HQ
- The Medical HQ operates from before the first game tees off until 30 minutes after the last game is finished
Best Advice from our Chief Medical Officer
- Appropriate worn footwear for uneven/slippery ground
- Sunscreen/hats even here under the cloud
- Water - keep hydrated by refilling your own multi-bottle for ‘free’ on the course
- Hayfever tablets, joint painkillers and insect repellent are all useful to bring along
- Drink alcohol wisely and slowly
If you have any queries about accessibility at The Open or any other questions, please contact +44(0)1334 460010 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The official App of The Open, golf’s most international major Championship. The world’s top players return to Royal Portrush, for the first time in 68 years, from 14-21 July 2019 to take their place in history and compete for the iconic Claret Jug.
The App is available all year round and is updated with the latest news, images and video. The Open’s official app provides the ultimate way to enjoy The Open while on the go to ensure you never miss a shot.
The interactive course guide allows you to track your favourite players around Royal Portrush providing live video streaming, live scoring and video highlights.
The latest and most relevant updates throughout the Championship will be presented through our dynamic timeline feature, including news, social media highlights, images and live updates straight from the course so you never miss a shot.
A complimentary WiFi network will be available across the course in grandstands and in the Spectator Village.
All tickets for Juniors (Under 16 as of 13th July 2019) are free of charge. All Juniors require a valid course admission ticket in order to attend The Open and must be accompanied by a responsible adult who holds a valid course admission ticket (Adult or Youth). All tickets for Championship days are now sold out (including Junior tickets). However, to guarantee admission, all tickets (including Junior tickets) for practice days should be booked in advance either online or by contacting The Open Ticket Office on +44 (0)1334 460010.
If you would like to add a Junior ticket to your existing booking for any Sold Out Championship Days, you can sign up to our Waiting List here (you do not need to specifically apply for Junior tickets when you sign up). Those on our waiting list who are also members of The One Club would receive priority access to tickets should any tickets become available.