New Starters Announced for The Open at Royal Troon

New starters for The Open Matt Corker (left) and David Lancaster (right). [Photo via The R&A]
New starters for The Open Matt Corker (left) and David Lancaster (right).
{Photo via The R&A}

The R&A has appointed two new starters for The Open, David Lancaster and Matt Corker, who will announce the players on the first tee this July at The 145th Open at Royal Troon Golf Club​.

Replacing Ivor Robson, who retired at The 144th Open last year at St Andrews after serving as official starter for more than 40 years, Lancaster went on to say,

It is an honour and a privilege to be given the opportunity to become the official starter. The Open is one of the most prestigious events in world sport and I have long been inspired by its heritage and the tremendous performances of the golfing greats over the years. Matt and I are very much looking forward to playing a part in history by introducing the players on the first tee.

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