In 2011 Darren Clarke fulfilled his boyhood dream of becoming Champion Golfer of the Year. In challenging weather conditions he held off Americans Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson to become the third Ulsterman to win golf's most prestigious prize.
Players have led or been tied for the lead after round one and went on to win
Lowest opening round score at The Open (Phil Mickelson, Royal Troon, 2016 and Rory McIlroy, St Andrews, 2010)
Players will tee it up at Royal St George's to begin their quest for the Claret Jug
Witness all the action from the course. Follow your favourite players as they begin their opening round at The 149th Open.
Activities for all the family including the HSBC Golf Zone, the Autograph Zone and large screens to keep you up-to-date with all the latest from the course. A vast number of food and beverage outlets are available throughout the day within the village and around the course.
Visit The Open Shop with its range of 149th Open headwear and apparel, outerwear, children’s clothing and golf accessories.
Watch your favourite players play through your favourite hole from one of the many grandstands situated around the course (available on first-come, first-served basis).
Access free Wi-Fi at the course and stay up-to-date with the latest action via TheOpen.com and The Open App.
Watch the players make their final pre-round preparations.