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Where The Open Began - Prestwick Golf Club VLOG

By: Golfshake Editor | Tue 16 Nov 2021 | Comments


On October 17th 1860, Old Tom Morris struck the first shot at Prestwick Golf Club to begin the inaugural Open Championship, beginning a remarkable history that has defined the greatest players in the game.

The venerable Ayrshire links hosted The Open 24 times over 65 years until 1925, when Englishman Jim Barnes lifted the Claret Jug. 

Legendary figures such as Harry Vardon, James Braid and John Ball won here, but Prestwick's Open legacy is perhaps best recalled for the four consecutive victories of Young Tom Morris.

Walking in the footsteps of those greats, Golfshake Equipment Expert Ryan Rastall (and friends) recently played the living monument that is Prestwick.

Describing several of the most famous holes and presenting a view of this unique and fascinating layout, Ryan takes you onto the fairways of Prestwick Golf Club in this new VLOG that you can watch below.


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