Golf fans can follow the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield next week on the new official iPad/iPhone App.

The App, along with the Official Open Championship Apps available on the Android, BlackBerry and Windows 8 Mobile platforms, is part of an expanded array of digital content designed to enhance the spectator experience at this year’s Championship.

Among the many features of the App will be up-to-the-minute live scoring, video highlights of the play and an interactive course guide.

Live coverage from @TheOpen Live and @TheOpen RADIO will be available along with coverage of holes 9, 10 and 11 during the Championship.

The Open Timeline offers fans a wealth of historical information about golf’s oldest Major Championship.

Michael Tate, Executive Director – Business Affairs at The R&A, said, “The new App will enable people to access a great deal of dynamic digital content from live TV and radio to video highlights and live scoring.

It will be an ideal tool for people with handheld devices who will be able to follow their favourite players from wherever they are whether it is at home, in the office or on the move anywhere.”

TheOpen.com website enables people to access wall-to-wall live coverage of play on the interactive digital channel @TheOpen Live and through multiple television and radio channels available online.

Users at home can follow comprehensive television coverage of all four days of the Championship from the official broadcasters – the BBC in the UK and ESPN in America on the website.