The Open, Royal St George's, Sandwich
The Open returns to Royal St George’s for the first time since 2011.
The R&A has decided to cancel The Open in 2020 due to the current Covid-19 pandemic. The Championship will next be played at Royal St George’s in 2021.
The Open was due to be played in Kent from 12-19 July but it has been necessary to cancel the Championship based on guidance from the UK Government, the health authorities, public services and The R&A’s advisers. This is the first time since the Second World War that golf’s original Championship, first played in 1860, has been cancelled.
The 149th Open will be played at Royal St George’s from 11-18 July 2021.
The 150th Open will be played at St Andrews from 10-17 July 2022.
For more information please visit The Open website.
The Open Golf FAQs
Sandwich is on the east coast of Kent, in south east England. It’s around 1 hour 30 minutes from London by train, and the walk from the station to Royal St. George’s takes around 20 minutes.
Tickets to Sandwich are available to buy now from any ticket office.
Online tickets are available 12 weeks in advance, so you can buy return tickets for the first day of The Open from 19th April onwards.
If you will require assistance while travelling with us to The Open, please book in advance by calling 0800 783 4524 or filling in our online form here. At each station we will have staff dedicated to helping passengers who need extra assistance. There will also be dedicated shuttle buses from Sandwich station to Royal St. George’s for passengers with limited mobility.