2021 Open Championship: Turnberry to miss out on hosting during Donald Trump presidency

2021 Open Championship: Turnberry to miss out on hosting during Donald Trump presidency
 

R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers trumpeted the Home of Golf as the ideal venue to host the showpiece 150th Open but admitted “politics” is a complicating factor in taking the event back to Trump’s course in Ayrshire any time soon.
Carnoustie will stage this year’s championship in July followed by Portrush in 2019 and Royal St George’s in 2020, with an English course following St Andrews. That means Turnberry will be overlooked for longer than any other course on the Open rota having last staged it in 2009.
“It would be very complex having an Open at Turnberry at the moment,” said... read more

 
12 February 2018 in Sport, Views: 22
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