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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. 

Whether it's the access to worldwide superstars or the opportunity to go behind the scenes, our guests had the ultimate week at The 2018 Open Championship with The Open Experiences!

Tom Watson Joins Hospitality

What better way to enjoy The Open Championship than to have five-time champion Tom Watson join our guests in our hospitality suite? Watson spoke candidly to our guests, offering up classic stories of his time on the links and about his championship wins at The Open. He was funny, engaging and took any and all questions from our guests. He even stuck around afterwards to take pictures with our guests alongside the Claret Jug!



England's World Cup Hero Hangs Out

After spending a month in Russia and making it all the way to the World Cup semifinal, England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford decided to spend his weekend at The Open with The Open Experiences. What's the best way to relax after putting the faith of an entire country on your back? For Pickford, the ultimate soother was teeing off alongside the legendary Butch Harmon. 



Behind the Scenes at the Media Center

Ever seen a golfer get grilled by the media and wonder what it's like to sit in those seats? Well, our guests were treated to special access to The Open's media center and shown how the whole works behind the scenes. They got the opportunity to sit in the media's seats and also get behind the podium to see the golfer's point of view during interviews!


Tour of NBC Studios at Carnoustie

If you've ever watched The Open Championship at home, you likely have wondered what it's like to see the Championship from the NBC Broadcast booth. Our guests no longer have to wonder! They were treated to a behind the scenes tour of the NBC studio set and were able to see the broadcast live!


Snap a Pic with the Claret Jug

A truly invaluable experience! Check out these pics that our guests snapped with one of the most coveted prizes in the game.


Like What You See? Join us for The 2019 Open!

If this looks like the ultimate VIP experience for your time at The Open, you're in luck! The Open Experiences is returning to the Championship next year at Royal Portrush and you can be there with us! Join our wait list for The 148th Open Championship to make sure you get all the updates you need on Official Ticket Packages and availability. 

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Topics: The Open Championship

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