Royal Liverpool Golf Club is one of the most famous courses in the country and arguably the best links course. Built in 1869, the course is the second oldest seaside course in England.
In 2006 The Open Championship returned to Royal Liverpool for the first time since 1967, seeing Tiger Woods win his third Open Championship. More recently The Open Championship returned in 2014, where Rory McIlroy claimed his first Open title. The 2012 Women’s British Open also took place at Royal Liverpool.
Royal Liverpool is steeped in history and is renowned for its golfing firsts. These include:
• First Amateur Championship in 1885
• First international match between England and Scotland in 1902
• First international between Great Britain and the United States in 1921
Royal Liverpool has been named the host of the Walker Cup for 2019, to celebrate the clubs 150th anniversary. It will be the 47th match between the amateurs of Great Britain and Ireland and the United States. The event will take place in September 2019.
For more information about the course and to book a tee time visit the Royal Liverpool Golf Club Website.