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The best Open Championship venues

From Sandwich to Carnoustie and all points in between, what are the top 10 Open Championship venues?
 

10. Royal Portrush

Portrush, County Antrim

In 2019 we saw the Open return to Royal Portrush and Northern Ireland for the first time since 1951. It was the biggest sporting event ever hosted by Northern Ireland.

The Harry Colt-designed Dunluce Links has recently been modernised by Mackenzie Ebert, with two new holes in the dunes replacing the existing 17th and 18th.

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Dan Murphy

Dan Murphy

Dan loves links golf, which doesn't mean he is very good at it. He is a four-handicapper at Alwoodley. A qualified journalist and senior editor with 25 years’ experience, he was the long-time editor of NCG. His passion is golf courses and he is the founding editor of NCG Top 100s course rankings. He loves nothing more than discovering and highlighting courses that are worthy of greater recognition.

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