The Royal Birkdale: An Open Championship History

Thursday marks the beginning of the 10th Open Championship to be held at Royal Birkdale. It has hosted nine previous from 1954 to 2008. Here's a historic look back at the previous nine hostings at Royal Birkdale. 1954: ┬áPeter Thomson, a 23-year-old Australia, one of the first of his five Open titles by a single … Continue reading The Royal Birkdale: An Open Championship History

Henrik Stenson’s Open Win: By the Numbers

Here are some of the more interesting statistics and bits of trivia from Henrik Stenson's record-setting win at the 145th Open Championship. -20: Henrik Stenson's final score tied Jason Day's record for the lowest cumulative score at a Major. Day shot 20-under at the 2015 PGA Championship. 4: Consecutive Major winners who are first-timers: Stenson, … Continue reading Henrik Stenson’s Open Win: By the Numbers