2014 Golf Majors and Events

2014 is now in full swing with a blockbuster schedule of golfing events to look forward to

Here is a rundown of the key dates this year which should be enough to spark your own personal golfing season into action, possibly with a visit to our golf course here in Suffolk! We hope to see you on our greens very soon, and don’t forget that many of these events will be live on the big screen in our Club House Bar.

77th Masters, 10-13th April
Hosted at Augusta National Golf Club, Adam Scott will return as defending champion having scooped an impressive $1.44 million dollars in prize money last year. The tournament has a number of traditions, including awarding a famous green jacket to the champion of the tournament.

114th U.S. Open, 12-15th June
The annual open golf tournament of the United States with the final round played on the third Sunday in June, which is also Father’s Day. Englishman Justin Rose won the event last year and will defend his title at the Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina.

69th U.S. Women’s Open 27-30th June
The 2014 edition of the US Women’s Open will be the first time the event will be played on the same course in the same year as the men’s. It also has the largest amount of prize money in women’s golf with $3.25million this year.

39th Women's Open Championship, 10-13th July
Before 2013, this was the only tournament classified as a major championship by both the Ladies European Tour and LPGA Tour. American reigning champion, Stacy Lewis, will return to the UK this summer to defend her title.

143rd Open Championship, 17-20th July
US favourite Phil Mickelson won the British Open in 2013 with a three-under score. The 2014 edition will be played at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club and is the oldest of the major championships, also becoming the first tournament to introduce a playoff system back in 1985.

96th PGA Championship, 7-10th August
The annual tournament of the Professional Golfers Association of America will be hosted at Valhalla Golf Club, Louisville. Champions of the tournament are automatically invited to play in the three other majors for the following five years.

40th Ryder Cup, 23rd -28th September
Scotland will host the greatest golfing tournament and one of the top global sporting events for only the second time in Ryder Cup history this year. Team Europe are current holders after a dramatic comeback win in 2012. Can we do it again on home turf?

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