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When is the 2023 Open Championship taking place?

The Open Claret Jug

The 2023 Open Championship will take place between July 16-23 at Royal Liverpool.

Hoylake, as Royal Liverpool is also known, stages 151st Open Championship a year later than planned after the cancellation of the 2019 Open.

The Open, which will once again be the last of the four majors of the year, heads to the Home of Golf for the 13th time having first staged the major in 1897.

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Where is the 2023 Open Championship being held?

Royal Liverpool, or Hoylake as it is also referred to, will host the 151st Open Championship. It will the 13th time the major has been played on Royal Liverpool links.

Hoylake first hosted The Open in 1897 and was a regular venue with tournaments staged in 1902, 1907, 1913, 1924, 1930, 1936, 1947, 1956 and 1967.

The Open Claret Jug

A long gap ensured until it returned to the Open roster in 2006 before last staging the major in 2014.

Early winners of the Open at Royal Liverpool include amateur Harold Hilton, Sandy Herd, Arnaud Massy, J.H. Taylor, Walter Hagen, Bobby Jones as an amateur, Alf Padgham, Fred Daly, Peter Thomson and Roberto De Vicenzo.

The two most recent winners are Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, who lifted the title in 2014 when the Open was last held on Merseyside.

Who is the reigning Open Championship champion?

Cameron Smith won the 2021 Open at St Andrews to claim the first major victory of his career.

The Australian carded a final round eight-under par to finish on 20-under on the Old Course and win by a shot from Cameron Young.

It was a record winning score on the Old Course, beating the previous best by by Tiger Woods by one shot.

Open Championship Future Host Venues

Troon (2024) and Royal Portrush (2025) have already been selected to host the next two opens.