Subtitle The Official Story

The R&A
Price $24.99 / £20.00
Description Description The 149th Open Annual is an essential souvenir for all golf fans, telling the story of another dramatic Championship, with complete statistical records and gripping day by day reportage.

After a year’s delay, The Open returns to the imposing links of Royal St George’s Golf Club at Sandwich in Kent, where Darren Clarke claimed an emotional victory in 2011. The world’s best players competed for one of sport’s most prestigious prizes, the Claret Jug, won excitingly the previous year by Ireland’s Shane Lowry in front of a passionate home crowd at Royal Portrush.
Lowry teed up at St George’s against newly crowned US Open champion Jon Rahm, Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama, the Masters winner, as well as Bryson DeChambeau, Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy and England’s Tyrrell Hatton, Tommy Fleetwood, Paul Casey and Lee Westwood.
Contributors include some of the most respected writers on the game of golf. Andy Farrell recounts all the action with reports on each round, while features and analysis are provided by Peter Dixon, John Hopkins, Lewine Mair, Alistair Tait and Art Spander.

The stunning photography featured in this book is provided by the team from Getty Images, led by Andrew Redington, Ross Kinnaird, Stuart Franklin, Warren Little, Richard Heathcote and David Cannon, and including more of the game’s most prominent photographers whose work is published and admired worldwide.

From completists to novices looking to learn more about the golf’s oldest Championship, The 149th Open Annual is a comprehensive and unmissable guide to another thrilling instalment of one of the summer’s great sporting occasions.
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Format Paper Over Board + Jacket 128 Pages
ISBN 9780711274471
Size10.40 in x 8.00 in / 264.16 mm x 203.20 mm
Published Date November 16th, 2021
The R&A

The Open Championship 2014 is the annual of the Championship Committee of the The R&A and is the official record. This is the 31st book in the series founded in 1984.

Contributors to The Open Championship 2014 include some of the most respected writers on the game of golf. Andy Farrell brings all the action to life in his daily reports, while Peter Dixon experiences a new perspective on The Open thanks to an on-site technological revolution; Alistair Tait explores the Italian connection at Hoylake; Lewine Mair follows the local factory worker fulfilling his dream of playing in The Open; Art Spander reflects on the return to Hoylake of Tiger Woods; and John Hopkins explains how the new Champion, Rory McIlroy, is leading golf into a new age of splendour.

The stunning photography featured in this book is provided by the team from Getty Images, led by David Cannon and Andrew Redington, and including more of the game's most prominent photographers whose work is published and admired worldwide.

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