The Home Of Golf

This Summer, Majestic St Andrews Will Host The Open Championship For A Record 30th Time
| By Jeff Williams | From Cuba After The Embargo, July/August 2022
The Home Of Golf
he Open Championship returns to St Andrews this July, more than fitting for the 150th rendition of the game’s oldest major. Yes, it’s the Open Championship, not the British Open as colonials on the other side of the pond are apt to call it. And yes, it is a really big occasion. The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, which runs the mammoth event, says that it received a record 1.3 million ticket applications for this year’s Open, and that total attendance will push 300,000. There just isn’t anything like an Open at St Andrews, known as the home of golf. While the Open is played at other marvelous courses like Muirfield, Troon and Birkdale, all of which take …
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