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Courses That Have Hosted the Open Championship

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Old Course at St. Andrews Hole is most frequent host site among British Open golf courses

The Old Course at St. Andrews is the most frequent host among British Open golf courses.

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Here is the list of golf courses that have been the site of the British Open golf tournament, dating back to that major's first playing in 1860. Announced future sites are listed first.

2014 - Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake, England

2013 - Muirfield, Gullane, Scotland

2012 - Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club, Lytham St. Annes, England

2011 - Royal St. George's Golf Club, Sandwich, England

2010 - The Old Course at St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland

2009 - Turnberry (Ailsa Course), South Ayrshire, Scotland

2008 - Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport, England

2007 - Carnoustie Golf Links (Championship Course), Carnoustie, Scotland

2006 - Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake, England

2005 - The Old Course at St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland

2004 - Royal Troon Golf Club (Old Course), Troon, Scotland

2003 - Royal St. George's Golf Club, Sandwich, England

2002 - Muirfield, Gullane, Scotland

2001 - Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club, Lytham St. Annes, England

2000 - The Old Course at St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland

1999 - Carnoustie Golf Links (Championship Course), Carnoustie, Scotland

1998 - Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport, England

1997 - Royal Troon Golf Club (Old Course), Troon, Scotland

1996 - Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club, Lytham St. Annes, England

1995 - The Old Course at St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland

1994 - Turnberry (Ailsa Course), South Ayrshire, Scotland

1993 - Royal St. George's Golf Club, Sandwich, England

1992 - Muirfield, Gullane, Scotland

1991 - Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport, England

1990 - The Old Course at St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland

1989 - Royal Troon Golf Club (Old Course), Troon, Scotland

1988 - Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club, Lytham St. Annes, England

1987 - Muirfield, Gullane, Scotland

1986 - Turnberry (Ailsa Course), South Ayrshire, Scotland

1985 - Royal St. George's Golf Club, Sandwich, England

1984 - The Old Course at St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland

1983 - Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport, England

1982 - Royal Troon Golf Club (Old Course), Troon, Scotland

1981 - Royal St. George's Golf Club, Sandwich, England

1980 - Muirfield, Gullane, Scotland

1979 - Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club, Lytham St. Annes, England

1978 - The Old Course at St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland

1977 - Turnberry (Ailsa Course), South Ayrshire, Scotland

1976 - Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport, England

1975 - Carnoustie Golf Links (Championship Course), Carnoustie, Scotland

1974 - Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club, Lytham St. Annes, England

1973 - Royal Troon Golf Club (Old Course), Troon, Scotland

1972 - Muirfield, Gullane, Scotland

1971 - Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport, England

1970 - The Old Course at St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland

1969 - Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club, Lytham St. Annes, England

1968 - Carnoustie Golf Links (Championship Course), Carnoustie, Scotland

1967 - Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake, England

1966 - Muirfield, Gullane, Scotland

1965 - Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport, England

1964 - The Old Course at St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland

1963 - Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club, Lytham St. Annes, England

1962 - Royal Troon Golf Club (Old Course), Troon, Scotland

1961 - Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport, England

1960 - The Old Course at St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland

1959 - Muirfield, Gullane, Scotland

1958 - Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club, Lytham St. Annes, England

1957 - The Old Course at St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland

1956 - Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake, England

1955 - The Old Course at St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland

1954 - Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport, England

1953 - Carnoustie Golf Links (Championship Course), Carnoustie, Scotland

1952 - Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club, Lytham St. Annes, England

1951 - Royal Portrush Golf Club (Dunluce Links), Portrush, Northern Ireland

1950 - Royal Troon Golf Club (Old Course), Troon, Scotland

1949 - Royal St. George's Golf Club, Sandwich, England

1948 - Muirfield, Gullane, Scotland

1947 - Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake, England

1946 - The Old Course at St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland

1940–1945 - Not played

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