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The 152nd Open Ticket Ballot

How can I purchase tickets for The 152nd Open at Royal Troon?

The R&A ran a Ticket Ballot for The 152nd Open at Royal Troon.

Entries into the Ticket Ballot closed on 25 July 2023.

Tickets will not be available to purchase at the gates on the day and all complimentary under-16s tickets must be applied for as part of the ballot process.

How do I apply for tickets in the Ticket Ballot?

Entry to The 152nd Open Ticket Ballot was reserved for members of The One Club

If you are not yet a member of The One Club, you can sign up here.

Do I need to apply online?

Yes, the only way to enter the Ticket Ballot was online.

Is there a limit to how many times I can apply?
Yes. Applications were limited to one per person.
How many tickets can I apply for?

Individuals could apply for up to a maximum of 4 tickets per day of the Championship.

This upper limit included all types of tickets (Adult, Youth, Junior ‘Kids Go Free’ and Carer tickets) and there were no weekly/weekend tickets available for purchase.

How old do I need to be to submit a Ticket Ballot application for The 152nd Open?

Ballot applicants needed to be at least 16 years of age on the date of application.

Please note that any attendees under the age of 16 will need to be accompanied by an adult at The Open.

When does the Ticket Ballot open and close?
The Ticket Ballot opened on Tuesday 27 June 2023 and closed on Tuesday 25 July 2023.
I wish to change the day(s) I have selected on my application, how do I do this?
Applications could be edited up until the ballot closed on Tuesday 25 July via the Ticket Ballot application page. After the ballot closes, however, applications will no longer be available to edit.
How will I know if my Ticket Ballot application has been submitted successfully?
All Ticket Ballot applicants will receive a confirmation email which contains a summary of your Ticket Ballot application and outlines the next steps. This email should be retained for your records. If you do not receive the email, be sure to check any junk folders prior to contacting us on for confirmation that your application has been submitted.
I can’t login into the Ticket Ballot page, how can I gain access?
If you have forgotten your password, please select the 'Forgotten Password' link to reset. Please note, the subsequent email can take up to an hour to come through. If this is unsuccessful, please contact The Open Ticket Office on or +44 (0)1334 460 010 for assistance.
I am experiencing issues submitting my application, what should I do?
If you experience any issues, or require assistance, you can contact us at or by phone at +44 (0)1334 460 010 where our team would be happy to help (please note that you will be unable to enter the Ticket Ballot via these routes). If you experience an error in the ballot application process, please provide a screenshot or a detailed description of the error message so that our team may assist you more efficiently.
My email address has changed since entering the Ticket Ballot, how can I update this?
Please make sure that you will have access to your email address throughout the ballot process - Personal details cannot be amended on your Ticket Ballot application once submitted, however you may cancel your application and submit a new one with the correct details. If you need personal details, such as your email address, to be amended after the Ticket Ballot has closed, please contact The Open Tickets Office on
I would like to delete my Ticket Ballot application, how can I action this?
Applications can be deleted up until the ballot closes at 3pm BST Tuesday 25 July via the Ticket Ballot application page. Select ‘Enter Ballot’ and follow the steps to access your ballot application. Once you have logged into the ballot, select ‘Delete My Application’ located at the top right. After the ballot closes on 25 July, you will no longer be able to delete your Ticket Ballot application, however, if you are successful in the ballot process, you are under no obligation to purchase your tickets.
How will I be notified if my Ticket Ballot application is successful?
All applicants will be notified via email if they have been allocated tickets as part of the ballot process. All applicants will be contacted in waves prior to the end of September. Please regularly check your spam emails across this period, in case your email is incorrectly filtered in your mailbox.
If I am successful in the Ticket Ballot for The 152nd Open, how long will I have to pay for my tickets?
If you are successful in one of the stages of the Ticket Ballot, you will have between 7-10 days to pay for your tickets. Please be aware that we will be unable to extend this deadline, and if payment for your allocation is not made within this period, your tickets will be placed back into the ballot process.
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, 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.

What are the ticket prices for The 152nd Open?

You can find full details of our ticket prices here.

Tickets for fans under the age of 16 are free of charge, but will only be allocated via the Ticket Ballot.

We will not be able to add additional Junior ‘Kids Go Free’ tickets to applications or orders following the conclusion of the ballot process.

How can I reserve a grandstand seat at The 152nd 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 152nd Open.

However, some of The Open’s official hospitality experiences include a reserved grandstand seat – for information about these products, please email

What is The One Club?

The One Club is a way for fans of The Open across the world to get closer to golf's original Championship.

It’s FREE to join and you will become part of a community able to access a range of benefits and experiences, including priority access to tickets and hospitality for The Open and exclusive offers, competitions, and content.

You will need to be a member of The One Club in order to apply for tickets in The 152nd Open Ticket Ballot.

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