CHARLESTON, SC (March 2016) — For more than 150 years, the world’s best players have battled the unrelenting challenge of links golf at the Open Championship — the game’s oldest major. This year, renowned Royal Troon plays host to the event for the ninth time.
Troon is located in links golf paradise on Scotland’s Ayrshire coast; surrounded by the likes of the remodeled Turnberry, Prestwick, Western Gailles and Dundonald just down the road, not to mention Machrinanish Old. Ayrshire offers the visiting golfer perhaps the finest collection of links golf courses in the world, along with easy access, quality accommodations, fine dining, and a history and heritage to match.
Golfbreaks.com recommends that you make a trip out of this year’s Open Championship at Royal Troon: Watch four days of major championship golf while you also play some world-class links golf, and enjoy the hospitality and entertainment in the city of Glasgow. You can experience the magic of The Open in Scotland with several Golfbreaks.com packages. Let Golfbreaks.com know your requirements and their experts will design an ideal Open Championship experience.
Golfbreaks.com is offering four-night British Open 2016 packages starting at $2,310 per person that include four nights’ accommodation in a four-star Glasgow hotel, full Scottish breakfast, official tickets for four championship days of the British Open, as well as transportation to and from the Open Championship.
Golfbreaks.com’s British Open seven-night package starts at $3,485 and includes all of the above, along with three rounds of golf on famous links courses such as Turnberry Ailsa, Western Gailes, Gailes Links, Dundonald Links, Kilmarnock Barassie, Irvine Bogside, Kilmarnock Barassie or Prestwick. Learn more about the Open Championship package at http://usa.golfbreaks.com/vacations/the-open/.
Steeped in Open Championship history, Royal Troon is not a venue to be missed. In 1923, Troon replaced Prestwick on the Open rotation for the first time and became a regular venue with a list of champions that includes Bobby Locke, Arnold Palmer, Tom Weiskopf, Tom Watson, Mark Calcavecchia and Justin Leonard. Most recently, the Open Championship was played at Royal Troon in 2004, when American Todd Hamilton topped three-time major champion Ernie Els in a playoff.
To attend the Open Championship this year and witness this magical event yourself, call a Golfbreaks.com expert at (855) 699-5853 or visit USA.Golfbreaks.com.
Golfbreaks.com (established in 1998) is a specialist golf travel company, with its headquarters in Windsor, UK, and offices also in Charleston, SC, and Copenhagen, Denmark. Its aim is to save golfers time and money, by providing a unique one-stop service that makes booking golf vacations as simple as possible. With an expert team that is passionate about golf and travel, the company is known for delivering outstanding service at unbeatable prices. Golfbreaks.com is an Official Partner of The PGA of Great Britain & Ireland, the European Tour and also GolfNow, the leading tee-time booking and golf course technology and services platform. Learn more at (855) 699-5853 or USA.Golfbreaks.com.