Bradley Neil

With The 143rd Open Championship just a day away, excitement is building at Hoylake. There are no less than 32 players from Great Britain and Northern Ireland competing this week…

Bill Elliott discusses Tiger Woods' return to the golfing world following his absence from the sport due to back surgery in this Open 2014 blog

Matthew Baldwin will tee it up in his third Major and second Open Championship this week at Hoylake. It’s fair to say the 28-year-old won’t start among the favourites. In…

Tom Watson

Bill Elliott talks about the sights and sounds of the Open 2014, including an interview with Tom Watson

A true links lie

Controversially for my first blog about this year’s Open Championship, I’m going to start by talking about another competition ­– last week’s Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen. Played over the…

Golf Monthly editor and Royal Liverpool member, Michael Harris, selects six holes that will help decide who lifts the Claret Jug in July...

Peter Dawson Q&A How is the course at Royal Liverpool looking? We’re very pleased with the condition, given the winter they’ve had. It’s good and firm, and much less mossy…

Justin Rose World Ranking: 6 Best Open Finish: T-4 (1998) Best 2014 Finish: 1st Quicken Loans National and 1st Scottish Open Justin Rose will be feeling confident heading into the Open,…

Hoylake

The last time the Open was played at Hoylake the course was, to put it mildly, a little firm under foot. The preceding weeks had been unusually hot and dry…

Rory McIlroy

A key part of Rory McIlroy’s preparation for this year’s Open Championship at Hoylake was to visit Nike’s new Performance Fitting Centre at Archerfield in East Lothian. While there to…

Of all my memories watching golf growing up, the “British Open” provided some of the most unique experiences. I remember my dad telling stories of the mysterious links style courses…