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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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.Read moreRead less
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!
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)
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 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.
What’s on offer from Events Travel?
As an Authorised Provider, our packages include 100% guaranteed tickets direct from The R&A under license
Whether it's for a special occasion or entertaining family, friends or colleagues, you cannot go past a hospitality experience for comfort, convenience and quality. Enjoy gourmet food, drinks and premium locations from a variety of venues at The Old Course
Play renowned courses in St Andrews or venture further abroad to Gleneagles, Carnoustie or Kingsbarns where we have secured exclusive tee times and transport to pair with any package (very limited)
We've been to St Andrews to hand-select our accommodation to balance quality, value and location. We have something for every need. Please ask a Travel Expert if you need guidance or a recommendation
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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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.
St Andrews Castle
The famous ruins of St Andrews Castle are located on a rocky promontory overlooking a small beach aptly named Castle Sands and dates back to c1200
British Golf Museum
Housing over 17,000 objects that tell the story of golf, the British Golf Museum has the largest collection of golfing memorabilia in Europe and is conveniently located in downtown St Andrews
The Royal & Ancient Clubhouse
This iconic building is instantly recognised by golfers worldwide and will be a focal point of the 150th Open. While entry may be off-limits, it's worth taking a photo or two of the famous facade of the Home of Golf
Once the residence of Scottish monarchs, the now museum stands 135 metres above sea level and overlooks Edinburgh from a volcanic crag called Castle Rock. It's well worth a morning visit
Royal Yacht Britannia
The former royal yacht of Queen Elizabeth II is now the biggest attraction in Edinburgh and offers a glimpse into the royal vessel and life of the royals. The ship sailed over 1,000,000 miles across the world during it's 40 year service
The extinct volcano of Arthur's Seat forms the main peak of a group of hills within Holyrood Park in Edinburgh. The large grass covered hill is worth a hike and offers majestic views of Edinburgh and surrounds
The north west part of Scotland is known as the Scottish Highlands, an area of immense natural beauty, history and intrigue. We recommend taking a few days to explore by car or via an organised tour. We recommend visiting Inverness and Loch Ness as part of a multi-day trip
Deposit: 25% plus upgrades or extras
Balance: due by 31 October 2021
Deposit: 25% plus upgrades or extras
Stage: 25% due by 31 August 2021
Balance: due by 31 January 2022
We accept bank transfers, credit card payments and cheques. For domestic bank transfers to our Australian bank account there are no fees. For international bank transfers to our Australian bank account, there is a A$20 transaction fee. We accept payment via Visa and Mastercard with a 1.5% merchant fee. Payment instructions will provided after booking and if you have any queries, please get in touch.
Speak to a Travel Expert today to start your journey. At this time, we recommend adding extra nights, ticket upgrades and extra travel services to access best rates and availability.
After making a booking, you will receive a Booking Confirmation and invoice with payment instructions. Once payment is made, your booking is secure.
In the lead-up to the event, we’ll be in touch to share important travel information with you, to ensure you get the most from your event experience and can travel with confidence. If you have any questions along the way, our Travel Experts are always available to assist.
Two weeks before the event begins, we will send you a Travel Documents email, which contains information about your booking, services and personalised information. If you require physical items (e.g. tickets, merchandise etc.), these will be sent by post or courier at this time.
If you depart from your postal address earlier than two weeks before the event begins, please let us know, as we’ll need to arrange alternative delivery of your physical items. We may deliver your physical items to your hotel for collection on check-in or make them available via a collection point.
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