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The 151st Open at Royal Liverpool in 2023

16-23 Jul, 2023

Your 151st Open Championship experience starts here. Enjoy The 151st Open Championship at Royal Liverpool in 2023 with an official travel package from Events Travel. Join us in Liverpool and choose from a huge range of hotel & ticket packages with flexible add-on travel services. Explore the brochure or webpages now to learn more about packages, prices, and your travel experience. Then get in touch with a Travel Expert to start your journey today. In 2023, you’ll find us in Liverpool.

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Why you should book with us

The Open 2023 Packages

  • The 151st Open - Trevino Package
    Available
    Trevino Package
    Golf fans rejoice, the Trevino Package will ensure you don’t miss a shot of The 151st Open. Stay for…
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    £1,749
  • The 151st Open - McIlroy Package
    Available
    McIlroy Package
    Stay for 5-nights in central Liverpool and enjoy all four tournament days of The 151st Open. Watch Rory McIlroy…
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    £1,159
  • The 151st Open - Hagen Package
    Available
    Hagen Package
    Stay for 5-nights in Liverpool with tickets to all tournament days of The Open. Enjoy Luxury rooms at Hard…
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    £1,579
  • The 151st Open - Thomson Package
    Available
    Thomson Package
    Stay 5-nights in the centre of Liverpool at the 4-star Liverpool Marriott City Centre with tickets to the opening…
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    £1,157
  • The 151st Open - Woods Package
    Available
    Woods Package
    Named after the 2006 Champion Golfer, stay for 5-nights at two accommodation options in Liverpool. Follow your favourite golfers…
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    £921
  • The 151st Open - Jones Package
    Available
    Jones Package
    Short on time? The Jones Package offers a quick getaway to Liverpool where you will stay for a long…
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    £704
  • The 151st Open - London Relax Package
    Available
    London Relax Package
    Start in London with 3-nights before catching the Avanti train to Liverpool for 5-nights and 4-days at The Open.
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    £2,273
  • The 151st Open - London Express Package
    Available
    London Express Package
    Start in London with 3-nights before catching the Avanti train to Liverpool for 3-nights and the weekend at The…
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    £1,640
  • Royal Liverpool clubhouse
    Available
    Hospitality Relax Package
    There’s no better way to experience The Open than with official hospitality, enjoy Scorers at The Open on Thursday…
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    £2,370
  • Available
    Hospitality Express Package
    Stay 3-nights with Friday and Saturday at The Open with Scorers Hospitality.
    FROM
    £2,143

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Overview

Learn about what makes this event special and what you can expect with us

Originally built on the racecourse of the Liverpool Hunt Club in 1869, Royal Liverpool has hosted The Open on 12 occasions over 160 years and will welcome the new era of The Open in 2023. The last Open here was in 2014, where Rory McIlroy famously stormed to victory, fending off a late charge from Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler to claim his first Claret Jug. Prior to that, peak Tiger Woods was crowned Champion Golfer in the 2006 event, finishing two shots clear of fellow compatriot Chris DiMarco to win his first major since the passing of his father, Earl Woods, two months earlier.

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Royal Liverpool is steeped in history and will usher in a new era of The Open after the historic 150th anniversary at St Andrews in 2022 setting the scene for the next 50 years of The Open; while raising the bar for modern golfing events. Hoylake presents a fabulous opportunity to experience world-class golf and travel England’s enchanting northwest.

Join us from 16-23 July, 2023, at Royal Liverpool as we host fans from around the world for a fun week of golfing drama and excitement.

To get you there, we have a range of official packages including tickets, hand-selected hotels, and premium travel services. Stay 3, 5 or 7-nights at fantastic accommodation options in the heart of Liverpool and enjoy travelling to Royal Liverpool by train (Merseyrail passes included) where you can catch the first tee time or witness the last hole on your own schedule. While in Liverpool, spend time exploring world-class attractions, enjoy live music or explore the area known for beautiful coastlines, majestic national parks, historic monuments, and quaint villages.

In each package we’ve included an experience to The Beatles Story, which offers a glimpse into the story of The Beatles from humble beginnings in Liverpool to global stardom.

Two of our packages start in London, giving fans an opportunity to enjoy the best of both worlds.

Whichever way you decide to do it, our packages promise to ensure you have a world-class travel experience which can be customised to meet your needs, whether you’re an individual, small group or corporate group.

Book today with a low deposit, enjoy official tickets, hospitality upgrades, hand-selected hotels and a world-class travel experience provided by the experienced team at Events Travel. And, to ensure your confidence, we have comprehensive COVID-19 guarantees to protect you from event changes and cancellations.

Whether your travelling locally or coming from further afield such as Australia or the United States, we look forward to helping you get the most from your travel experience and we can’t wait to welcome you personally to Liverpool, England, for The 151st Open Championship.

We can’t wait.

Glenn Hedley
Director, Events Travel

The Open Championship Royal Liverpool

Details

Find out more about the event, destination and important travel information

Schedule

16-23 July, 2023
Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake, Wirral, England
Par 72, 7,218 yards (6,600 m)

Tuesday 18 July – Practice
Wednesday 19 July – Practice
Thursday 20 July – First Round
Friday 21 July – Second Round (The Cut)
Saturday 22 July – Third Round
Sunday 23 July – Final Round (presentation)

Fast facts

Tournament started: 1860
Tours: European Tour, PGA Tour, Japan Golf Tour
Field Size: 156 players
Format: Stroke Pay
Purse: USD$10.25 million
Trophy: Claret Jug and the Challenge Belt
Current Champion: TBA for 2020
Notable Past Open Champions: Seve Ballesteros, Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Greg Norman
Oldest winner: Old Tom Morris (46 years, 102 days), 1867
Youngest winner: Young Tom Morris (17 years, 156 days), 1868
Lowest score after 36 holes: 130, Nick Faldo 1992 and Brandt Snedeker 2012 (66-64)
Lowest score after 54 holes: 198, Tom Lehman 1996 (67-67-64)
Lowest final score after 72 holes: -20, Henrik Stenson 2016 (68-65-68-63, 264)
Most runner-up finishes: Jack Nicklaus (64, 67, 68, 72, 76, 77, 79)

Event Format

Thursday and Friday: 156 players play 36 holes of stroke play

Saturday and Sunday: Leading 70 players and ties will play a further 36 holes to decide the Champion Golfer

The Champion Golfer will be the player with the lowest 72 hole aggregate. In the event of a tie, the players will play a four hole play-off. If a winner is not decided, play will continue over the 18th hole until a winner emerges. Immediately after play concludes a presentation ceremony will be held.

Royal Liverpool Golf Club

The Royal Liverpool Golf Club links at Hoylake can be beautiful, uplifting, challenging, and even daunting when the wind really blows and the summer rough is deep. The course was created to be a demanding test of golf and remains so, and lies at the very heart of the history and development of the game in Great Britain.

Royal Liverpool is the oldest of all the English seaside Clubs with the exception of Westward Ho! in Devon, which was established just a few years earlier. Despite its at first glance flat and benign appearance, Hoylake makes the trickiest demands of a player’s shot selection, distance control, and accuracy.

The Club celebrated its 150th birthday in 2019, a year which also saw the Walker Cup return to Hoylake, having made its last appearance in 1983. The Match was a wonderful addition to the celebrations of Royal Liverpool’s proud history and important role in the development of the amateur game.

The Open Championship in 2023 will be the thirteenth Open to be held at Royal Liverpool since its beginnings in 1869.

Hospitality

Upgrade your package to official hospitality and enjoy a world-class event experience with premium inclusions, exclusive access, and unparalleled event dining. Official hospitality will ensure your memories last a lifetime. Hospitality is limited.

SCORERS

Hearty classics served up in a stylish and relaxed environment.

Situated in the heart of the golf course, Scorers provides a comfortable base with easy access for you and your guests to watch the world’s best players tackle this deceptively difficult links course. Enjoy the lively atmosphere of the private garden and watch events unfold on the large TV screen whilst savoring the bistro-style fare. Upgrade to Scorers Premium and you will benefit from your own private table for the entire day. This is available for 10 guests per table.

PRICES

Thu 20 Jul £455
Fri 21 Jul £490
Sat 22 Jul £490
Sun 23 Jul £550

SCORERS PREMIUM

Thu 14 Jul £590
Fri 15 Jul £625
Sat 16 Jul £625
Sun 17 Jul £685

INCLUSIONS

  • Conveniently located in the heart of the golf course surrounded by 14th, 5th and 15th hole
  • Parking pass (1 per 4 guests)
  • Official admission ticket to The Open with Fast Track entrance
  • Full TV coverage of play within the club
  • Welcome desk with experienced hosting staff
  • Private garden area with large outdoor screen covering all the action
  • Private restroom facilities
  • Informal unreserved seating inside and outside
  • Breakfast rolls and a selection of pastries with tea, coffee and juices
  • Roaming waiters to assist with beverage service
  • Chefs preparing wholesome classics alongside a grazing lunch buffet and an abundant ploughman’s selection
  • Delicious sweet and savory afternoon snacks
  • Dessert stations for guests to enjoy something sweet as part of their meal
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks

ENGRAVERS

Fine dining and silver service in a refined atmosphere.

Engravers is one of our most exclusive, polished experiences at The 151st Open. You and your guests can indulge in the finest hospitality whilst enjoying all the action away from the crowds within this spacious and premium setting. With a stunning location overlooking the deceptively difficult Par 4, 16th, you will always be at the heart of the action. Watch as the world’s best players navigate their long second shot to a deep two tier green whilst trying to avoid the dual challenge of thick rough and tricky bunkers. Before or after your meal, you are ideally placed to get out amongst the crowd and walk the course. You and your guests will be treated to the finest cuisine throughout the day including Champagne and canapés and a four course à la carte lunch

PRICES

Thu 20 Jul £940
Fri 21 Jul £999
Sat 22 Jul £999
Sun 23 Jul £1,075

Engravers Suites on request

INCLUSIONS

  • Official Admission ticket to The 150th Open with Fast Track entrance
  • Located overlooking the Old Course’s, Par 5, 14th fairway
  • Private balcony on the upper level
  • Exclusive Open Gift
  • Q&A with past or present player
  • Parking pass (1 per 2 guests)
  • Souvenir programme and order of play
  • Full TV coverage of play
  • Air conditioning
  • Private restroom facilities within the pavilion
  • Welcome lounge and hospitality hosting staff
  • Private tables to suit your group size
  • Access to purchase Grandstand seats on the famous Road Hole* Your choice of plated breakfast served alongside warm pastries, seasonal fruits and freshly squeezed morning juices
  • Champagne reception including canapes highlighting local and seasonal produce
  • Full complimentary bar, including wines, beer, house spirits as well as free flowing Champagne
  • Afternoon tea served to your table as your group return from the course. Including a selection of sweet and savoury snacks

CHAMPIONS

Champions Hospitality is a dream come true for any golf fan. Enjoy unrivaled access to the course and players, as well as world-class hospitality. Built with the golf enthusiast in mind, this experience takes you behind the scenes at St Andrews and brings you closer to the history and the unforgettable stories of The Champions Golfers.

Reserved seats in the 18th Green Grandstand guarantee superb views of the world’s greatest golfers. A truly unforgettable experience.

PRICES

Thu 20 Jul £1,475
Fri 21 Jul £1,660
Sat 22 Jul £1,660
Sun 23 Jul £1,850

INCLUSIONS

  • Official Admission ticket to The 150th Open with Fast Track entrance
  • Parking pass (1 per 2 guests)
  • Reserved seating in the 18th Green Grandstand
  • ‘Behind the Scenes’ experiences with unprecedented access
  • Q&A with a past or present player
  • Personal shopping experience
  • Private tables to suit your group size*
  • Full English breakfast with a selection of fruits, pastries, juices and specialty coffee
  • À la carte lunch menu featuring local and seasonal produce
  • Traditional Afternoon Tea to return to having been out on course
  • Complimentary premium drinks package
  • Access to the Whisky Tasting room

Ticketing

All packages include official Admission tickets to the 151st Open. Here’s what you’ll have access to:

  • Food and beverage outlets: The Open is committed to offering a wide variety of sustainable, locally-sourced and healthy food options at catering facilities on course and in the Spectator Village
  • The Open Shop: Savor the moment with a full range of branded apparel
  • Spectator Village: The home of many Food and Beverage Outlets, The Shop, kids play area, giant TV screens, brand activations and more
  • Large screens: Don’t miss a shot with strategically placed screens and electronic leader boards dotted around the course, including a giant TV screen at the Spectator Village
  • Grandstands: Unreserved Grandstands can be found around the course, including at the 18th green and at the Practice Ground
  • Practice Ground: Admission ticket holders can enjoy watching the golfers warm-up at the Practice Ground, including Driving Range, Chipping Range, and Putting Green

Customers with an official hospitality package will also enjoy access to their ticketed hospitality venue, as well as Fast Track entry to the course with their Admission ticket. All official hospitality packages include an Admission ticket.

Important

Re-entry is not permitted to the course after leaving for the day for any reason.

The Beatles epitomise Liverpool and there’s no better way to celebrate their story and stardom than at The Beatles Story. The award-winning, and world’s largest permanent exhibition, is devoted to telling the story of the lives and times of The Beatles and will take fans on a journey from humble beginnings to dizzying heights.

All packages include a ticket to The Beatles Story Function, exclusive to Events Travel. Guests will enjoy private access to the exhibition, where you can explore at your own pace with no public access. After enjoying the exhibition, mingle with canapés and complimentary drinks with live music from the extensive Beatles catalogue performed by local musicians, ensuring an authentic and memorable experience.

When: Saturday 22 July 2023
Where: The Beatles Story, Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool
Time: 19.00-21.00
Dress: Casual

Includes:

  • Private exhibition access
  • Canapés, beer, wine and soft drinks
  • Live music
  • Expert guides

Liverpool, in England’s northwest, was once a maritime capital with a rough-around-the-edges image. Fast-forward a few centuries and Liverpool is home to world-famous musicians, premier football teams, exciting live music venues and has transformed into a pleasant and sophisticated riverside city.

Liverpool, in England’s northwest, is famous for being the home of The Beatles and the Liverpool Football Club. The old port town was once Britain’s’ second-most important city, with a very rough-around-the-edges image. In recent times, an urban regeneration has transformed the city into one of the most pleasant in northern England. Locals have welcomed the new hip attitude, which has turned the city into a hub of live music, craft pubs, gourmet eats, art museums, and modernised cultural attractions.

Located on the River Mersey, the city still revolves around its maritime past. The Royal Albert Dock is worth being the focal point of your stay and we’ve selected convenient hotels to ensure you’ll be a part of the action. Liverpool has a lot to offer and is a stepping stone to explore the history and beauty of northern England; with plenty of quality golf on offer too. Top attractions include The Beatles Story, Cavern Club, Anfield, live music venues, Museum of Liverpool, International Slavery Museum and St George’s Hall.

Key cities: Manchester 34 miles, Birmingham 99 miles, London 210 miles, Edinburgh 220 miles
Population: 500,000
July weather: 20°C/13°C (rain 8 days)

What can you get with our Open 2023 packages?

  • Events: Official The 151st Open Admission tickets, hospitality, and car park passes (if self-drive)
  • Flights: All carriers and destinations
  • Accommodation: Extra nights, room upgrades, and other accommodation
  • Transport: Coaches, private transfers, car hire, and train tickets
  • Sightseeing: Attractions, day trips, and organised tours
  • Customised Packages: For individuals and groups of all sizes, including corporate groups and incentives
  • Travel Insurance: Domestic and international policies, including a 15% off base policy discount for Australian residents

Interested in playing golf during your Open experience?

You can with Voyages.Golf, an Authorised Provider with a range of mini tours to The 151st Open and pre/post tours playing quality golf across Ireland, Scotland and England.

Travel with a small group and enjoy world-class golf, luxury accommodation, premium transport and more hosted by an experienced team.

See play golf tours to The 151st Open.

Terms and conditions

Full booking terms and conditions can be found at events.com.au/terms

  • Prices are listed per person in GBP (£).
  • Prices and availability are subject to change at any time.
  • All payments are non-refundable in case of cancellation (we strongly recommend all customers purchase travel insurance at the time of booking).
  • Changes to bookings may incur amendment fees per change, plus any applicable fees from suppliers (such as airlines).
  • Extra travel services may be subject to different payment requirements to be confirmed on quoting.
  • Full cancellation applies.
  • There are no refunds for unused services.
  • Events Travel are IATA, AFTA, ATAS, ASTA and IAGTO accredited.
  • Events Travel are an Authorised Provider of The Open.
  • Images are used for marketing purposes only and are not a representation of the event and your actual travel experience and are used as a representation only.
  • COVID-19 guarantees apply if the event is postponed, cancelled or travel is restricted.
  • Information included within the brochure or website is subject to change at any time.

COVID-19 guarantees

If The 151st Open is postponed, cancelled or if travel is restricted for you due to COVID-19; you are entitled to change to the new postponed dates for free (if applicable), receive a travel credit voucher or you can cancel and receive a full refund, less the applicable handling fee based on your booking. This refund policy applies for all listed products.

Listed products with add-on services and customised packages may have varying refund policies for particular services. This applies to extra services booked by Events Travel, such as flights, but also services you have booked yourself, which are not covered by any Events Travel guarantees. Speak to a Travel Expert when booking to ensure you’re covered.

Payments

  • Deposit of 25% plus any hospitality upgrades in full to book
  • Stage payment of 25% due 31 Oct 2022
  • Balance due 31 Jan 2023

Bookings made after a stage payment due date must catch up with previous stage payments on deposit.

Payment requirements for customised packages or add-on services may vary.

Payment methods

We accept bank transfers as well as credit card payments. Payments by Visa or Mastercard incur a 1.5% merchant fee.

A bank transfer fee of £25 applies per transfer from an account outside the UK to our UK bank account.

A bank transfer fee of A$25 applies per transfer from an account outside Australia to our Australian bank account.

Payment instructions will provided after booking.

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