R&A release thousands of extra tickets for Open Championship at Royal Portrush – with 215,000 now expected to attend Causeway Coast showpiece
- The Open Championship is taking place at Royal Portrush from July 18-21
- Tickets sold out quickly last autumn but thousands more are being released
- Overall number of spectators over the duration of tournament will be 215,000
- The only other time the Open was staged in Northern Ireland was back in 1951
Capacity at the first ever sell-out Open Championship has been expanded to meet demand for the tournament’s return to Northern Ireland.
Championship day tickets for Royal Portrush Golf Club sold out last autumn.
The R&A has now announced the release of thousands of extra tickets for July’s showpiece on the Causeway Coast.
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