Four courses have been added to the list of venues staging future Regional Qualifying for The Open Championship.
Buckinghamshire Golf Club, Bruntsfield Links and Hankley Common will be used for the 2011 Open Championship, to be held at Royal St George’s, while Moortown Golf Club will be used to determine which players will tee-off at Royal Lytham & St Annes in 2012.
Buckinghamshire Golf Club was designed by former PGA European Tour player and Ryder Cup Captain, John Jacobs.
Hankley Common Golf Club used to be a nine-hole course before five-time Open Championship winner, James Braid, added another nine in 1922.
Moortown Golf Club was established in 1909 and famously hosted the Ryder Cup in 1929 , and now the ladies’ club section annually competes in their own ‘Ryder Cup’ version.
The regional qualifying has proved to be popular, and with this year’s open at Turnberry, there are now 16 courses scheduled to host qualifying tournaments.
The full list of 2009 Regional Qualifying venues is: Abridge, Alwoodley, Berwick-upon-Tweed (Goswick), Coventry, Effingham, Enville, Ferndown, Gog Magog, Lindrick, Mere, Musselburgh, Old Fold Manor, Pleasington, Rochester & Cobham Park, Royal Ashdown Forest and Royal Dublin.
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