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The Open: your hole-by-hole guide to Royal St George's

We take a look at the 18 holes that stand between the world’s best golfers and the famous Claret Jug.

FOR THE FOURTEENTH time, the Open Championship returns to wild and windswept surroundings of Royal St George’s in Sandwich, Kent.

Once a notoriously difficult course, Sandwich has been made slightly easier in recent years, though it’s still unlikely that there’ll be a flood of low scores this weekend.

Here’s your hole-by-hole guide to the Championship course:

The Open: your hole-by-hole guide to Royal St George's
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  • Hole 1: 442 Yards (Par 4)

  • Hole 2: 426 Yards (Par 4)

  • Hole 3: 239 Yards (Par 3)

  • Hole 4: 496 Yards (Par 4)

  • Hole 5: 416 Yards (Par 4)

  • Hole 6: 176 Yards (Par 3)

  • Hole 7: 573 Yards (Par 5)

  • Hole 8: 457 Yards (Par 4)

  • Hole 9: 410 Yards (Par 4)

  • Hole 10: 412 Yards (Par 4)

  • Hole 11: 242 Yards (Par 3)

  • Hole 12: 379 Yards (Par 4)

  • Hole 13: 457 Yards (Par 4)

  • Hole 14: 545 Yards (Par 5)

  • Hole 15: 493 Yards (Par 4)

  • Hole 16: 161 Yards (Par 3)

  • Hole 17: 424 Yards (Par 4)

  • Hole 18: 456 Yards (Par 4)

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Niall Kelly

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