Women's Open set to tee off in Southport

Crowds at Royal Birkdale Credit: PA

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.

Stacy Lewis Credit: PA