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QUIZ: The Open at Birkdale

18 July 2017 National Sport


Last Updated: 17/07/17 11:13am

A look at the new innovations to expect during our extensive coverage of The Open

Ahead of The Open returning to Royal Birkdale this year, put your knowledge of past Championships at the Merseyside venue to the test.

Ahead of The Open returning to Royal Birkdale this year, put your knowledge of past Championships at the Merseyside venue to the test.

Royal Birkdale hosts The Open for the first time since 2008 this week

Royal Birkdale hosts The Open for the first time since 2008 this week

Henrik Stenson returns to defend his Claret Jug, having defeated Phil Mickelson in record-breaking fashion at Royal Troon, with the world’s top players all bidding for major glory this week.

The third major of the year hasn’t been held at Royal Birkdale since 2008, where Padraig Harrington prevailed, with Lee Trevino and Arnold Palmer among the other notable winners at this venue.

The last seven majors have all been won by maiden champions, with Rickie Fowler and Patrick Reed among the players looking to extend that run this week.

Prior to all four days being live on Sky Sports dedicated Open channel, see how much you remember about past Open Championships held at this venue!

Watch The Open throughout the week live on Sky Sports The Open!


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