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The Open Championship: Golf tournament held in the United Kingdom
The Open Championship, often referred to as The Open or the British Open, is the oldest golf tournament in the world, and one of the most prestigious. Founded in 1860, it was originally held annually at Prestwick Golf Club, Scotland, before evolving to being rotated between a select group of coastal links golf courses in the United Kingdom, under the authority of The R&A.


On this day: Born April 9, 1957: Seve Ballesteros, Spanish golfer [Video]

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Renowned for audacious shot making, and an infectious smile twinned with a fierce competitive edge, Seve Ballesteros revolutionised golf in Europe and remains one of the most captivating figures in the..

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Open Championship cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic [Video]

Open Championship cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

The 2020 Open Championship, which was due to take place at Royal St George's from July 16-19, has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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