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Take on The e-Open to Win a St Andrews Experience in 2022

By: Golfshake Editor | Fri 16 Jul 2021 | Comments

Providing golf fans worldwide with the opportunity to take on Royal St George's in a virtual tournament, The R&A has launched its second e-Open Tournament presented by Mastercard, with an incredible experience at the 150th Open in 2022 being offered as the main prize.

The e-Open qualifying will take place at the host of the 149th Open, Royal St George’s, rendered on WGT by Topgolf from 12 July to 15 August, with knock-out rounds running from 17 to 19 August leading to a Grand Final showdown on 20 August.  

Players of all skill levels from beginners to advanced gamers can take part and will be powered by the WGT by Topgolf platform – the world’s most realistic free-to-play online golf game, which has been enjoyed worldwide by more than 28 million players. 

Last year’s inaugural e-Open Tournament saw over 145,000 entries from 125 countries, with more than 1.1 million WGT rounds played. High levels of competition are expected once again, with once-in-a-lifetime prizes up for grabs including an all-expenses paid trip to The 150th Open in St Andrews next year, at the world-renowned Old Course. 

As the countdown to the historic The 150th Open begins, fans can get a glimpse of the competitive action and of what it takes to be an Open winner, with the e-Open providing both a challenging and enjoyable golfing experience for players of all skill levels.

The e-Open

John Espley, Head of Commercial Partnerships at The R&A, said: “Following the success of the e-Open last year, we are delighted to announce it will once again return for golf fans across the world to put their skills to the test. Esports continues to grow in popularity and be enjoyed by gamers of all levels all around the world. Open to everyone, the e-Open gives golf fans a unique opportunity on a global platform to tackle the unrelenting challenge at Royal St George’s against other gamers, for a chance to be crowned champion.”

This innovative tournament will provide a global platform, helping attract gamers and golf fans alike from all corners of the world. The e-Open is accessible to all through the WGT by Topgolf mobile app.

If you think you have what it takes, begin your e-Open challenge by heading to https://apps.apple.com/app/id672828590?mt=8 to take on the iconic links and clinch the e-Open title.

The oldest & most prestigious major, a trip to The Open is a must for every golf fan. From tickets and transfers to hospitality & golf, Golfbreaks.com can build the perfect package to help you experience The Open in style.

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Tags: The Open st Royal St Georges Kent Andrews


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