|Royal Birkdale Golf Club
Merseyside PR8 2LX
Tel: +44 (0) 1704 552020
Fax: +44 (0) 1704 552021
Location: 18 miles north of Liverpool, 2 miles south of Southport on A565
Manchester Airport – MAN (70 minutes/50 miles)
Liverpool John Lennon Airport – LPL (50 minutes/30 miles)
72 holes stroke play
Cut to 70 players (+ ties) after 36 holes
Entry regulations and conditions are outlined on a separate entry form available from European Senior Tour Headquarters and www.senioropengolf.com
Qualfying round: Monday 22 July, 18 holes stroke play
Pre-tournament Pro-Am: Tuesday 23 July (by invitation)
Entries close: Thursday 04 July
Travel Information for the Senior Open Championship Presented by Rolex
Travel by Road
Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Waterloo Road, Southport, PR8 2LX.
From M6 south:
• At junction 26 take the M58 exit to Skelmersdale/Liverpool/Southport.
• At the roundabout take the first exit onto M58 heading to Liverpool/Skelmersdale/Southport.
• At junction 3 take the A570 exit to St. Helens/Southport/Ormskirk then exit roundabout at take third exit for A570. Take A570 exit at the next roundabout.
• After approximately 3 miles turn left, continuing on the A570 towards Southport.
• After approximately 4 miles turn left on A5147 towards Liverpool/Maghull/Halsall.
• After approximately 1 mile exit the roundabout at the second exit onto Gregory Lane.
• After approximately 4 miles turn right onto Waterloo Road/A565.
• After approximately half a mile turn left onto Greenbank Drive for Royal Birkdale Golf Club or follow event signage to your relevant car park.
Travel by Rail
• London Euston to Southport: Approximately 3 hours 30 minutes, two changes.
• Birmingham to Southport: Approximately 2 hours 15 minutes, two changes.
• Manchester to Southport: Approximately 1 hour 15 minutes, direct.
• Liverpool to Southport: Approximately 45 minutes, direct.
Please find a selection of local taxi companies below:
• Central Cabs – 0800 544 414
• Kwik Cars – 0800 547 000
• All White Taxis – 01704 537 777
• Radio Yellow Top Cab – 01704 531 000