The 146th Open Championship

16 July 2017 – 23 July 2017

The 146th Open Championship Royal Birkdale will host The Open for the tenth time. The iconic golf championship will take place from the 16th July – 23rd July 2017.

The beautiful coastal resort of Southport is host to some of the finest links courses in England. It is also the home of Royal Birkdale, for many golfers, quite simply, the best of all the great golf courses to have staged The Open Championship.

Since first hosting The Open in 1954, the course has been one of the most regular venues for the Championship other than St Andrews. At Birkdale’s first Open, Peter Thomson won the first of three in succession; he returned to the same course in 1965 to add his fifth and final title.

The first Open Championship was played in 1860 and has since been hosted by some of the world’s most cherished links courses, producing a remarkable legacy of great champions. It is the oldest and most international championship in professional golf and the Claret Jug – first presented in 1873 – is one of the most iconic trophies in all sport.

Golf has a great reputation for the appearance of the players and it is not just important to look the part it is equally important to have clothing and equipment that offers the best level of protection and the Tilley hat fits the bill.

Tilley hats are renowned throughout the world as being the finest available. Not only will you look great on the course you can wear your Tilley hat knowing that you have the best possible protection.

For the complete range of Tilley hats visit Rohan Southport located in the magnificent Wayfarers Arcade on Lord street Tel:01704 510770. Rohan Southport is family owned and run and have been selling Tilley hats for 17 years therefore have a wealth of experience so call in and let them measure you for size and advise on the best hat for your requirements, you will be made very welcome.