The Dunluce links at Royal Portrush Golf Club is named after the ruined Dunluce castle that overlooks the course. Seven years after the club's formation, the first professional golf tournament in Ireland, won by Sandy Herd in 1895, was staged here.
The glorious setting for Royal St David’s Golf Club is nothing short of beautiful and romantic. The forbidding medieval Harlech castle and towering sand dunes guard the course.
Royal Troon is a traditional out and back links course. On a clear day, you can see the distant Ailsa Craig in the south, and to the west, the majestic mountains on the Isle of Arran.
Royal Wimbledon Golf Club is a jewel in the heart of London. A delightful peaceful course with fairways lined with mature oak, chestnut and silver birch trees, with a little gorse thrown in for good measure.
If there is a need for another seaside Open Championship venue, then the East course at Saunton Golf Club might be a worthy candidate.
Scotscraig Golf Club is situated close to the sea, it's part heathland and part links. The hybrid course plays over undulating terrain and is used for Open Qualifying when the Open is at St Andrews.
Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club is a relative youngster and it is set amongst exhilarating dunes and tangly heather.
No other course has hosted more Opens than the Old Course at St Andrews. Its 29th Open and the 144th Open Championship returned “to the Home of Golf” in 2015.
The Old course at Sunningdale is one of the British Isles’ most aesthetically pleasing inland courses. Arguably, it was the first truly great golf course to be built on the magical Surrey/Berkshire sand-belt.
The Ailsa course at the Turnberry Resort is probably the most scenic Open Championship golf course. Located right next to the Firth of Clyde, with craggy rocks and superb views across to the Mull of Kintyre...