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Some of the biggest names in the world of golf are in the region for the start of The Open at Royal Liverpool In Hoylake.
Tiger Woods is back where he won his last open in 2006. The 143rd OPen is expected to attract 230,000 visitors and bring £75 million into the local economy.
The Women's Open Golf championship starts at Royal Birkdale in Southport today. Thousand of fans are expected to turn out to watch the tournament, it's the sixth time the championship has been held there.
Reigning champion Stacy Lewis will be there to defend her title as well as the world number one Inbee Park. The Championship runs until Sunday.
Congratulations to a factory worker from Birkenhead who has booked his place at The Open later this month. Wallasey's John Singleton was one of three players to secure a slot for Royal Liverpool.
The R&A announces that Royal Birkdale will host The Open Championship in 2017 and Carnoustie will host the Championship in 2018.Read the full story ›
The Royal Birkdale, near Southport, will host The Open Golf Championships in 2017, the R&A announced today.
Five-time Open Champion Tom Watson, who won The Open at Royal Birkdale in 1983 and at Carnoustie in 1975, joined The R&A to make the announcement at the Greenbrier.
He said “Royal Birkdale is a fine links course and I have always thoroughly enjoyed playing there.
"I think the players and the fans will be excited to see the top players playing these courses once again.”
The course will host The Open for the tenth time on July 20, 2017.
The R&A also announced today that Carnoustie will host the competition in 2018.
This year's Open Championship will be played at the Royal Liverpool, in Hoylake, Wirral, later this month.
Royal Birkdale will host The Open for the tenth time in 2017, the R&A has announced.
A golfer from Worsley hopes to go from zero to hero just months after taking up the sport. Luke Benyon is preparing to take on the UK’s best golfers at the William Hunt Trilby Tour.
A young golfer from Lancashire is being tipped to be the next big thing in the sport.
Alfie Burnett, who's from Rossendale, has just been picked to represent Great Britain at the Junior World Golf Championships in San Diego.
All the more remarkable as he's only six years old.
Our correspondent Rachel Townsend went to meet him:
If you've run out of ideas for keeping the kids busy this bank holiday weekend, here's the last Granada Games to give you inspiration.
Today we're looking at golf - which will be an Olympic sport in four years time.