The 150th Open Championship in 2022 at St Andrews

The 150th Open Championship at St Andrews in 2022

10-17 Jul, 2022
Authorised Provider
Experience the monumental 150th anniversary of The Open, at the Home of Golf, St Andrews Scotland

Introduction

Your 150th Open experience starts here. As a proud Authorised Provider for The R&A, we are pleased to offer a complete range of Official Travel Packages to The 150th Open Championship in 2022 at St Andrews.
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Our Official Packages include guaranteed tickets, deluxe accommodation, and quality travel services including play golf options with guaranteed tee times. After almost 30-years helping fans experience the world’s biggest events, we are looking forward to helping you experience the monumental anniversary of one of the world’s most prestigious events at The Home of Golf in St Andrews, Scotland.

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Packages

Overview

After 162 years and 149 Open Championships, The Open returns to The Home of Golf at St Andrews for the monumental 150th anniversary.

The Open 2022 will go down as one of the most historic golfing events of this generation. It will be played on The Old Course at St Andrews, where Zach Johnson was crowned Champion of The 144th Open back in 2015.

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Johnson was triumphant after an intense four-hole play-off against Louis Oosthuizen and Australia’s own Marc Leishman. St Andrews has had its fair share of dramatic Open Championship finishes and boasts an illustrious list of Champions including Jack Nicklaus, Peter Thomson, John Daly, Sir Nick Faldo and Tiger Woods to name a few.

The 150th Anniversary will be fiercely contended by the world’s best golfers; who will put on a show for a chance to etch their name onto the famous Claret Jug for this momentous occasion. And you can be there, watching the final moments; the calm, the focus, the tears and the triumph.

As an Authorised Provider, we are proud to present a full range of Official Travel Packages to The Open 2022. Packages include Official Tickets, Hospitality and accommodation options just a short walk from The Old Course in St Andrews, along with Edinburgh, Dundee and Gleneagles. In addition, we are proud to offer guaranteed tee times on quality links courses in St Andrews, a really exclusive experience. Finally, to top it off, we have the Highlands Luxury Golf Tour playing some amazing courses including Royal Dornoch—twice!

As a full-service travel company, we can personalise your travel experience with flights, transport, extra accommodation, sightseeing experiences and much more. Whether you’re travelling individually, with a few friends or as a larger group, we have something to suit. Please explore the brochure and speak to a Travel Expert to start your journey.

We very much look forward to welcoming you to St Andrews for the historic 150th Open Championship!

Are you ready for an unforgettable experience?

Event access
Feel secure with 100% guaranteed official tickets from an exclusive Authorised Provider
Exclusive experiences
Feel like a VIP with Open Hospitality, St Andrews luxury accommodation, luxury transport and guaranteed tee times
Top quality
Travel confident with transparent pricing, accreditations and flexible travel

Event

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.

The Old Course, St Andrews

The Old Course at St Andrews is widely considered the oldest golf course in the world and commonly referred to as The Home of Golf. The public course is located in Fife, Scotland, around an hour north of the capital, Edinburgh. Fife is home to over 20 courses, primarily links-style, but with some heathland courses. Golf was first played in the early 15th century at St Andrews. Today, St Andrews is a golfers paradise and beautifully combines the history of the sport with modern facilities.

Venue:

The Old Course, St Andrews

  • For the best of both worlds, opt for a weekly ticket and spend a few mornings playing golf around St Andrews before heading to The Open in the afternoon (transport included)
  • St Andrews will be bustling during Open week and to be a part of it, stay at DRA apartments. For groups, see 1 Murray Park, just 3-minutes from The Old Course
  • The Old Course is closed to the public pre and post The Open, but we have tee times at leading courses in St Andrews and Fife as well as at Carnoustie
  • If you’re looking to play golf and meet like-minded travellers, check out the Highlands Golf Tour which starts on Monday after The Open and heads to the Scottish Highlands
  • Looking for a luxury experience? Try Gleneagles, the world-renowned luxury hotel and golf resort with three championship courses
  • Just want a taste of The Open? Stay in Edinburgh where you can explore the famous city and spend one or two days at The Open (transport included)
  • Dundee is perfect for travellers who are self-driving, official car park passes will be provided

What’s on offer from Events Travel?

  • Events: The 150th Open Tickets, The 150th Open Hospitality and exclusive experiences
  • Flights: All carriers and destinations
  • Accommodation: Extra nights, room upgrades and more
  • Transport: Coaches, private transfers and car hire
  • Sightseeing: Attractions, day trips and organised tours
  • Custom-made 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

Destination

Your Host:

St Andrews, located 75 minutes northeast of Edinburgh, is a quaint seaside town known as the birthplace and home of golf, where the game was invented in the 15th century. St Andrews is also known as a university town and the University of St. Andrews, founded in 1413, sits centre, near the coastal ruins of St. Andrews Castle.
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As a gateway to the stunning Scottish Highlands further north, the town offers breathtakingly beautiful scenery, with rolling pastures and stunning medieval buildings to enjoy. Intrepid travellers should spend time exploring Scotland’s majestic capital, Edinburgh; steeped in history, culture, nature and architecture. And for nature lovers, it’s well worth hiring a car and exploring the Highlands, where you’ll find windswept moors, rugged coastlines and ancient castles with ruins that will amaze not just the history buffs. Scotland is overall a unique and tempting destination that blends the old with new offering a wonderful setting for a memorable holiday.

Currency

British Pound sterling (GBP)

Climate

July in Scotland is summer and the warmest month with average highs of 18C and lows of 10C. During this time, days are at their longest with an extended twilight. At this time of year, the days are 4-hours longer in the north than in London. We suggest attending The Open with layers for warmth and sun protection for the high UV index.

Things to Do

More Information

Classic Packages

Deposit: 25% plus upgrades or extras
Balance: due by 31 October 2021

Deluxe Packages

Deposit: 25% plus upgrades or extras
Stage: 25% due by 31 August 2021
Balance: due by 31 January 2022

We accept payments by bank transfer (EFT), credit cards and cheque. Domestic bank transfers and cheques have no fees. International bank transfers (e.g. from an international bank to our Australian bank or from an Australian bank to our international bank) incur a nominal A$20 service fee per transaction. All credit card payments incur merchant fees. For Visa and MasterCard it’s 1.5% and for American Express it’s 1.98%.

Payment instructions will be provided on booking and if you have any queries, please get in touch.

  1. Start your journey by making a new enquiry or speak to a Travel Expert 
  2. From there, you can make a new booking or discuss your travel requirements in more detail. Our Travel Experts will happily provide more information or put together a custom-made package, just for you
  3. After confirming your booking, you will receive a deposit invoice and booking confirmation with more information about your trip
  4. If the event is still a while away, you will receive email updates from our team with more information and event announcements as the information comes to hand
  5. Approximately four weeks before the event begins, we start sending out your travel documents. You will receive a travel documents email and if required, a parcel with physical items as well. The travel documents email will contain personalised travel information, itineraries, vouchers and details about your trip. Your parcel (if applicable) will contain tickets, merchandise and supporter gear. For some events, or if you live internationally and cannot receive your parcel within the available timeframe, we will make your parcel available for collection from your hotel or an official collection centre. If this is the case, you will be advised within your travel documents email, this always comes first
  6. That’s it — you’ll be ready to travel!

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Events Travel’s COVID-19 Global Pandemic Statement

Dear Customers,

In these extraordinary times, we hope you are staying safe and well.

We are optimistic about travel opening up domestically in the next few months within Australia and travel to New Zealand permitted in September. After this, we expect travel to open within the Asia-Pacific region and globally by early 2021.

As such, our full range of packages, tours and services are now on sale for events taking place after 8 October 2020. In addition, events taking place in 2021 and 2022 are now on sale (such as The 150th Open Championship).

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