Senior Open presented by Rolex

Royal Lytham & St Annes will host The Senior Open Presented by Rolex for the fifth time in the event’s 33-year history this summer.

The iconic venue which has hosted 11 Opens will be the battleground for these masters of the links from July 25th– 28th, as the sport’s legends demonstrate their brilliance in a setting which has produced some of golf’s greatest champions.

Councillor Cheryl Little, Chair of the Tourism and Leisure Committee said “It is a great honour to hold these prestigious events. It is a showcase for Fylde and golf tourism has huge economic benefit to host clubs and nearby businesses. This is important because it can create sustainable local economies. I am delighted the Senior Open is back again.”

The brightest stars in world golf will tee up, with an already outstanding including newcomers to the senior ranks, past Open winners, Darren Clarke and Paul Lawrie and a pair of U.S. Open Champions in Michael Campbell and Retief Goosen.

Among the other greats set to thrill the crowds are Tom Watson, John Daly, Fred Couples, Colin Montgomerie, Sandy Lyle and Tom Lehman, who won The Open at Royal Lytham & St Annes in 1996. Simply unmissable.

Fylde Council’s Tourist Information Unit will also be present throughout the event, providing information on the local area, what to do and where to eat as well as upcoming events.

For further information please visit www.discoverfylde.co.uk

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