Royal St George’s Golf Club will host The 149th Open Championship in 2020. Located in Sandwich on the Kent Coast in Southeast England, Royal St George’s dates back to 1887 with design credit to William Laidlaw Purves.
Royal St George’s hosted The Open Championship in 1894, making it the first course in England to ever host The Open Championship. Since then the Kent links has hosted The Open on 14 occasions, most recently in 2011 when Darren Clarke became the Champion Golfer of the Year.
Without any two consecutive holes routed in the same direction, The Open over the years including the British PGA Championship, the Walker Cup, the Curtis Cup and the British Amateur Championship. Consistently challenging the skills of both amateurs and professionals alike, it is surely not to be overlooked on your next golf vacation to England.
Who do you think will be named Champion Golfer of the Year when The Open Championship returns to Royal St George’s Golf Club in 2020?
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