The Open Championship – the oldest and most prestigious tournament in golf – will mark its 150th edition this week as the world’s best players descend on St Andrews.
150th Open Championship: Historic photos of golf’s oldest tournament
Standing the test of time as golf’s oldest and most prestigious tournament, The Open Championship (known by many as the British Open) will celebrate its 150th edition at St Andrews from July 14-17.
Some of the game’s most important and iconic moments have occurred at The Open, including the pioneering feats of ‘old’ and ‘young’ Tom Morris, the dominance of Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods’ modern brilliance.
To gear up for watching the likes of Scottie Scheffler, Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth, Woods and defending champion Collin Morikawa contest the 2022 title, take a look back through the history of The Open in the News.Net gallery below.