stars and past champions in strong Open entry
showing by Luke Donald in his first appearance at the US Masters
at Augusta has ensured that he will attract a lot of home
support in The Open at St Andrews in July. He finished joint
third with Retief Goosen behind Tiger Woods and Chris DiMarco
and heads a growing band of young British professionals with
the potential to win the Majors.
for this year's Open at St Andrews already includes 12 past
champions, from Tony Jacklin, the winner in 1969, to Ben Curtis,
who claimed the title at Royal St George's two years ago.
Tiger Woods, the champion by eight shots when The Open was
last played at St Andrews in 2000, has also entered. Find
out the other 10 past winners on opengolf.com and keep up-to-date
with new entries as they are received at R&A headquarters
in St Andrews.
also news of those players who booked their place at St Andrews
in the International Final Qualifying event in Kuala Lumpur,
including the first Malaysian to play in The Open.
those who plan to be there in person on the Old Course to
watch the world's greatest players in the oldest championship,
there are just a few days left to obtain season tickets at
the discounted price of £145. All the details of ticket
prices, travel arrangements and accommodation advice are on
On a sad
note, there is a look at the career of 1951 Open champion
Max Faulkner, who has died at the age of 88. He was a flamboyant
character who played in exotic outfits in the fifties and
sixties that rivalled anything Doug Sanders and Ian Poulter have since worn. Max was part of the history of the Championship
that is told in depth on opengolf.com
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