The proper champions of the ultimate phrase 50 years will do battle at St Andrews all by the ultimate phrase spherical of The Open For The Ages.
The 149th Open Championship was scheduled to get underway on 16 July nonetheless was cancelled due to persevering with coronavirus pandemic.
The R&A and Open Championship organisers determined to promote a ground-breaking idea, which can air on Sunday, 19 July.
The Open For The Ages will potential be broadcasted ‘dwell’ and followers can witness a lot of a really highly effective ever golfers compete on the long-lasting Outdated Course in St Andrews.
This celebratory mannequin of the Championship is utilizing exact archive footage to recreate the drama of an Open closing spherical.
This distinctive mannequin of The Open decisions 50 years of archive footage expertly edited and woven along with trendy graphics and new commentary to create a Championship contested by the very best names in golf together with Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Seve Ballesteros, Tom Watson, Sir Nick Faldo and Rory McIlroy.
There are THREE South African golfers who’re ‘competing’ on this occasion: 2010 Open Championship winner Louis Oosthuizen, two-Open Championship winner Ernie Els and three-time Open winner Gary Participant.
The winner of The Open For The Ages has been decided by a fan vote, which registered bigger than 10 000 responses, and an knowledge mannequin developed in partnership with NTT DATA that utilises this fan vote together with participant profession statistics and historic knowledge from The Open to calculate the Champion.