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2022 Ticket FAQs

Successful Ticket Applications

I applied in the ballot for The 150th Open at St Andrews, but have not received any confirmation regarding the status of my application.
All ballot participants have been notified by email across October and November, 2021, regarding the status of their ballot application. If you do not believe you have been notified, please check your junk emails and ensure you are checking the email address that you entered the ballot with.
When will I receive my ticket(s)?
Tickets for The 150th Open will be dispatched via a digital ticketing app. We will notify you when tickets have been dispatched and include information on how to access them. We would expect this to be around 4-6 weeks prior to the Championship. You should ensure that you keep your email address and mobile number up to date on your My Account on TheOpen.com.
I would like to transfer one or more of my tickets to a guest. What do I need to know?
The tickets are fully transferrable and can be sent digitally to friends and family. The digital tickets will be available approximately 4-6 weeks prior to the event and can be transferred via an app, allowing individuals to hold and display their own tickets. The name of the ticket purchaser will be displayed on the ticket, but this will not restrict use of the ticket and it is not necessary for the original ticket purchaser to be in attendance at the event. The only instance in which ID might be necessary under normal circumstances is to confirm the age of an attendee using a Youth or Junior ticket, or if the ticket cannot be displayed digitally. More information about the digital ticketing provisions will be communicated to fans closer to the event.
How do I purchase parking?
All travel details will be communicated to ticket purchasers in due course; this will include the opportunity to purchase parking at the Park and Ride or apply for Accessible Parking (for Blue Badge holders). All ticketholders will be notified by email when parking becomes available for purchase.
Can I get a discount when paying with a Mastercard?
Yes, during the payment journey enter the code MC150 and pay with a valid Mastercard to receive a £5 discount on the value of your order. Please note that this code is only valid once per customer.
My payment was interrupted or failed during the purchase journey and my order is now listed as “in progress.” What do I do?
Payment attempts that were interrupted or failed may display as “in progress” on your account. You will need to wait approximately 30 minutes for the payment attempt to time out, after which you can attempt to purchase your tickets again.
I’ve paid for my tickets but can no longer attend. Can I get a refund??
Unfortunately, tickets are only refundable within 48hrs of purchase. However, in the New Year we will be launching our in-house resale platform that will allow you to list your unwanted tickets for sale, in a controlled and safe environment. More details regarding this will be released in early 2022.
How can I view my purchase for The 150th Open?
You can view any ticket purchases via TheOpen.com in the 'My Account' section of the website. Alternatively, you will have received a confirmation email immediately following your purchase, which contains the details of your order.
I did not receive an email confirmation of my order. Can you assist?
If you did not receive a confirmation email following your purchase, please check your spam folders or you can contact us at Tickets@TheOpen.com or by phone +44(0)1334 460 010 where our team will assist.
My personal details have changed since purchasing tickets. How can I update them?
If you wish to update your personal details you can do so via TheOpen.com, where you will need to log into the ‘My Account’ section of the website. You can also contact us at Tickets@TheOpen.com or by phone at +44 (0)1334 460 010 where our team will assist.
What Covid-19 protocols will be in place for The 150th Open?
Attendance at The 150th Open at St Andrews will be subject to the relevant Covid-19 safety protocols imposed at the time. These protocols are still TBC, but may include attendees demonstrating proof of negative Covid-19 tests, proof of full vaccination, the use of face coverings and/or any other measures that are deemed to be appropriate. Please note that refunds will not be issued to individuals who do not wish to comply with the relevant Covid-19 protocols when communicated.

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General Information

How can I attend The 150th Open if I am unsuccessful in the Ticket Ballot?
The only ways for fans to be guaranteed entry to The 150th Open are to 1) purchase tickets via The Open Ticket Ballot, 2) purchase The Open’s Official Hospitality experiences, or 3) purchase a ticket or hospitality inclusive package from The Open’s Official Authorised Ticketing and Hospitality Providers. Should any tickets be available once the Ticket Ballot has been completed, they will be offered for sale via TheOpen.com to members of The One Club. We will also be launching The Open’s Official Ticket Re-Sale Site where fans can safely buy and sell any unwanted tickets to The 150th Open at face value prices.
Will there be tickets available after the Ticket Ballot?
Should any tickets be available once the Ticket Ballot has been completed, they will be offered for general sale via TheOpen.com to members of The One Club.
Will I be able to purchase tickets on the gate at St Andrews?
No, there will be no option to purchase tickets on the gate during The 150th Open at St Andrews.
I have been successful in the ballot but I would now like to bring my child. How do I get a ticket?
Unfortunately, junior tickets needed to be included during the application process. There will be no availability to add junior tickets to your reservation now that the ballot has closed.
My application has Carer tickets. How do I provide proof to validate these tickets?
A member of the customer service team will contact the lead booker after successful purchase of an order for proof of a Carer being required. Applicants will need to provide the relevant documentation requested by The R&A or the tickets may be cancelled.
Is there an upper limit on the number of fans who can attend The Open?
Yes. There is a maximum number of fans who can attend The Open on each day. This number changes at each venue on The Open calendar, due to a variety of factors such as space around the golf course, health & safety, transport/travel networks, availability of accommodation and other factors that would impact the overall spectator experience.
Why were there no Weekly or Weekend Tickets available for The 150th Open?
Given the high demand for tickets, we are no longer offering multi-day tickets in order to ensure that as many people as possible are able to attend The 150th Open at St Andrews.
What are the ticket prices for The 150th Open?
You can find full details of our ticket prices here. Tickets for fans under the age of 16 continue to be free of charge, but will only be allocated via the Ticket Ballot. Youth tickets are half price.
How can I reserve a grandstand seat at The 150th Open?
As with previous Open Championships, there will be thousands of unreserved grandstand seats around the course that are free of charge, and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. It will not be possible for ticket holders to pay to reserve a grandstand seat at The 150th Open. However, some of The Open’s official hospitality experiences included a reserved grandstand seat – for information about these products, please email Hospitality@TheOpen.com or you can find out more information online at TheOpen.com/Hospitality2022.
Will re-admission be permitted for ticket holders attending The 150th Open at St Andrews?
Yes, re-admission will be permitted. Ticket Holders will only be permitted to re-enter The Open on the same day as long as they present the following on re-entry i) a ticket valid for that day’s play, and ii) an official, untampered, re-entry wristband that must be collected from the exit gate when initially leaving The Open. Spectators will not be able to enter The Open with a ticket that has already been used that day without an accompanying official and untampered re-entry wristband.

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The Open Official Ticket Re-Sale

What is The Open’s Official Ticket Re-Sale?
This platform has been designed by The R&A to allow fans of The Open to buy and sell tickets at face value from an official, safe, secure and trusted environment. This will ensure fans have an option to re-sell their tickets, if required, and will be able to do so safely and in the knowledge that their tickets are going to genuine fans of The Open.
When does the Ticket Re-Sale launch?
The R&A will be launching The Open’s Official Ticket Re-Sale in 2022.

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