St Andrews to Host 2010 British Open

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ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- The 2010 British Open Championship will return to the home of golf, the Old Course at St. Andrews. The announcement was made Thursday by the Royal & Ancient, which is golf's world rules and development body and organizer of The Open Championship.
 
Tiger Woods won last year's Open Championship at St. Andrews for his 10th major crown. When the 2010 Open returns to the Old Course for the 28th time, it will be contested July 15-18.
 
It was also announced Thursday that the local final qualifying courses for the 2010 Open will be Kingsbarns, Ladybank, Scotscraig and the St. Andrews Bay Torrance course.
 
The 2006 British Open Championship will take place at Royal Liverpool Golf Club from July 20-23.