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A Look Back at The Open 1951 in Northern Ireland

By Evan Chronis October 12, 2018

For an event with a 150-year history, The Open Championship is but a baby in the eyes of a Northern Irish audience. 

A mainstay to those in England and Scotland, The Open Championship has only ventured to Northern Ireland once in its history — 1951.

4 Takeaways from the 2018 Ryder Cup

By Evan Chronis October 01, 2018

The Ryder Cup may be switching hands, but it's staying on European soil. 

Royal Portrush, the Home of The Open 2019

By Evan Chronis September 26, 2018

After 68 years, it has returned. 

Tom Watson and Jordan Pickford Join Us at The 2018 Open Championship!

By Evan Chronis July 24, 2018

While golf's biggest names were taking on the challenge of the Carnoustie Championship Course at The 2018 Open Championship, our guests were having the times of their lives in our one-of-a-kind hospitality. 

The Open 2018: Francesco Molinari makes History for Italy

By Evan Chronis July 23, 2018

The Hero of a Nation

For the first time in history, a major championship trophy is coming to Italy. In one of the most hotly contested verisons of The Open Championship in recent memory, Italy's Francesco Molinari remained headstrong and came out on top with the Claret Jug after 72 holes. 

The Open 2018 Predictions

By Evan Chronis July 16, 2018

The third major championship of the year comes hot off the heels of one of the most challenging editions of the U.S. Open in recent memory. Not a single golfer in the entire field was able to finish at par or better throughout the four days, leaving most competitors reeling. But winning a major is never supposed to be easy, and an even bigger test at the Carnoustie Championship Course awaits golf's best. The Open Championship is returning to the devilish course for the first time since 2007, and this year's competition should be no simpler. 

When Was the Last Time The Open Was at Carnoustie?

By Evan Chronis July 12, 2018

The Open Championship is returning to the Carnoustie Championship Course this year for the 147th version of golf's premier international major. Carnoustie has only hosted the Championship seven times in its history, but each occasion provides for memorable moments and career-making performances. This year should be no different. But with a decade-long hiatus since golf's best made the trip to Carnoustie, we thought we'd take a look at the last time The Open was played at the challenging links at St. Andrews. 

Let's take a look back at The Open Championship 2007: 

A First Timer's Guide to The Open Championship 2018

By Evan Chronis July 04, 2018

So you're headed to The Open Championship 2018? The competition at the Carnoustie Championship Course should be ferocious and drama-filled, making for an action-packed weekend of championship play at St. Andrews. But if you're going to The Open Championship for the first time, the experience might seem quite overwhelming before you leave. Luckily, we've got all the information and answers you could need before heading to the third major championship of the year!

Carnoustie Championship Course, Home of The Open 2018

By Evan Chronis June 29, 2018

After a decade-long hiatus, The Open Championship is returning to the Carnoustie Championship Course this year. While the course boasts an almost 500-year history, it's more notorious in the golf community for its vigorous difficulty and unpredictable weather patterns.

Road to The 2018 Open Championship: 2018 U.S. Open Recap

By Evan Chronis June 18, 2018

Stop me if you've heard this before: Brooks Koepka has claimed victory in the U.S Open. Sound familiar? That's because Koepka sealed his place in history as the first man to win back-to-back U.S Open Championships since Curtis Strange accomplished the feat in 1989. 

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Kristen Doolan

Kristen Doolan was born and raised a Florida State Seminole. Making her way from Florida to North Carolina, Kristen achieved her B.S. in Business Administration, Marketing at The University of North Carolina Wilmington. She is an avid traveler, college football addict, beach bum and loves spending time with her family and friends. 

 

Jazzy Morgan

Jazzy Morgan is originally from London, England and a die-hard Manchester United Fan. She grew up in Connecticut and made the move down south in 2011 where she attended Winthrop University and received her B.S. in Family & Consumer Sciences and a minor in Marketing. Jazzy enjoys traveling, working out, reading her monthly Vogue & Cosmo and keeping up with fashion trends.

 

Evan Chronis

Evan Chronis was born in Omaha, Nebraska but has made his home in south Charlotte for almost two decades. A Tar Heel born and bred, Evan received his B.A in Media and Journalism from UNC-Chapel Hill. He is an avid Boston sports fan thanks to his family’s New England roots, and a fanboy of Wes Anderson films.