Golfing World: Brian Huggett player profile
Golfing World chats with Welsh golfing legend Brian Huggett who once mixed it with some of the biggest and best names the world of golf has ever seen
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Golfing World chats with the legend that is Gary Player about his memories of playing in, and watching The Open Championship
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King courses: Top 5 "Royal" tracks
Matt Ginella defines what is a "Royal" course and ranks the top 5. Watch Morning Drive everyday on Golf Channel.information on royal golf courses. I don't know what makes a royal golf course ? Well essentially it's it's by designation by quote, or capital, His or Her Majesty. Puts a final stamp on a royal golf course , going back to 1833, Royal Perth essentially any member of the Royal Family can nominate, a golf course as being a royal golf course . They'd had a good experience there, or they're taking note of a golf course having a lot of notable. Championships and they, they run it up the royal flagpole and it's his or her majesty at the time or who's ever is in charge can decide this is a royal golf course . So Prince Harry and Prince William can go on a buddies trip, a bro trip and say hey this, I like this golf course let's make it a royal. Correct. And there's 63 royal golf courses all over the World. And again, start at 1833. Couplegold course in Germany was designated by Queen Elizabeth as a royal golf course , only only three outside of Great Brittain and the Commonwealth. Are Royal courses, Hamburger is one of them. Yeah. One of the great things you do on Morning Drive, is come up with these lists for people to play golf courses, have you played these courses? Do you have a list of say your top five Royals? Hamburger is like a Royal With Cheese, but I haven't played it, I haven't played it. But I do have a list. I start with Royal Porthcawl, number five on my list. I honestly think that this is one of the most underrated golf courses in the World. It's in Wales, I got to play it leading up to that Ryder Cup in Wales. And I was blown away, I can't wait to get back. Good, every hole has a view of the water. It has all the classic characteristics of a link, links golf course , hosting the Senior Open Championship later on this year. The first time a Major Championship will be contested in Wales. How about number four? Well I'm going to Royal PortRush. As we know one of the onlysome consider, and most experts will say, this might be the greatest golf course in the World. And this certainly qualifies as royal. Another one that I have to play. And number one. Well, the royal
R&A 'still some distance' from taking Open to Portrush
The R&A on Sunday denied recent media reports that the Open Championship is very likely to return to Royal Portrush in 2019.
Reports: Royal Portrush gets '19 Open Champ.
Reports indicate that the R&A will announce the 2019 Open Championship will be played at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland.
It's official: Open heading back to Royal Portrush
One of the worst-kept secrets in golf is now official: Royal Portrush has been invited to host the Open Championship, though the tournament date has not yet been announced.
Golfing World: Royal Portrush Special
Today’s GW News comes from Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, which will host the Amateur Championship this week. It has also now been announced that Portrush will soon host The Open Championship too.this is G.W News from a very sunny Royal Port Rush in Northern Ireland . It was here yesterday that our R&A Chief Executive Peter Dawson, announced that once again. The famous old links behind me, willthe R&A are delighted to have it back. It's such a wonderful golf course . It's a true links course. It's got all of the sand hills , the undulations, the dunes that you've been looking for on a links course. And it's very well served here, actually, by Rhodes. It's, it's, it's already a. A holiday destinations, there's, there's lots of accommodation. The infrastructure really is pretty good. And we can wait to get back. Northern Ireland first man, Mr.Peter Robinson was also here yesterday and he was keen to stress how this point to a brighter future for a country of great troubled past. There's reputational damage for a course of our past. We want people to think of Northern Ireland and immediately then think of golf. You've got, almost 100 million people will be watching by the time we have this tournament on television. The one thing that we have believed in Northern Ireland , is that we can handle big events. The Open is unlikely to return to Royal Port Rush before 2019. We may have
Trump Turnberry? The Donald reportedly eyes major venue
Geoff Shackelford talks about Donald Trump's interest in buying Turnberry, Peter Dawson's legacy, and Royal Portrush's potential for an Open Championship. Watch Morning Drive everyday at 7 AM ET.the greatest roster of open championship winners, it's just stunning how that golf course produces great championships every time. This is I, I, I had heard little rumblings about this and David you probably remember Iit mean, does he rename it Trump Turnberry? Does he change the golf course ? Oh I think he leaves the course and I hope he does. But wow the name, that is going to be you know it's something we thought about when he, his golf course in Scotland and he named after himself. Throws in the world international, but boy, Turnberry is one of those iconic names whatterms of distance. And he turned it on and add to the golf course architecture side and felt that was the way to, to handle these things and I'm not a big fan of that, but
PGA prez: Royal Portrush could be a major fit
PGA of America president Ted Bishop thinks that Royal Portrush in Ireland may be the international course to consider for the PGA Championship.