Playing the Course
Royal St George will be host to one of the world’s greatest sporting events; the 149th Open Championship in 2020.
Founded in 1887 and intended by its founder, Dr William Laidlaw Purves, to be a rival to St Andrew’s in the South of England, St George’s is consistently ranked amongst the leading courses in the World.
The Club occupies a unique place in the history of golf, for it was here in 1894, that the Open Championship was first played outside Scotland.
In all there have been 14 Open Championships played at St George’s, more than any course outside of Scotland.
The Royal St George’s Golf Club
Hosts to the Open Championship 14 times, this historic Kent links has made itself a huge reputation in golfing history; hosting amateur and professional tournaments alike since the 1880’s.
The Royal St. George’s Golf Club