Tickets for the 149th Open at Royal St George's have already broken records - more than a year out from the event taking place in Kent.

The Open returns to the South East from 12-19 July 2020 and tickets are currently on priority sale to members of The One Club and thousands of fans have moved quickly to avoid missing out following the sell-out at Royal Portrush.

The Open heads to Northern Ireland in just over two weeks’ time and such have been the clamour for tickets – British golf spectators are already turning their attention to 2020.

Following record breaking sales on Monday the demand for tickets to the 149th Open at Royal St George’s continued through Tuesday as fans secured their place for the return of The Open to Kent next summer.

Demand has been so high that there is now limited availability on the weekend bundle with other ticket categories selling fast. Fans now have 48-hours left to secure their ticket at early bird prices with the window closing at midday on Friday (5 July).

Neil Armit, Chief Commercial Officer at the R&A, said, “We have experienced record-breaking sales for Royal St George’s which underlines the level of excitement among fans about the return of The Open to Kent for the first time in almost a decade.

“We expect that tickets will remain in high demand and we want to ensure that fans are aware that they can take advantage of early season prices until the end of this week.”

Monday saw unprecedented sales as it set a record as the highest selling day of advanced tickets in the history of The Open. The number of tickets sold surpassed the previous record, set earlier this year for Royal Portrush, within 7 hours.

Fans wishing to book their place at Royal St George’s next year still have time to do so by visiting Demand continues to be high and fans are urged to move quickly to secure their preferred tickets and avoid disappointment.

Children under the age of 16 will continue to be able to attend The Open free of charge under the Kids Go Free initiative provided they are accompanied by an adult guardian who has secured a junior ticket in advance from

Fans under the age of 25 will be able to save as much as 50% off the cost of an Adult ticket thanks to reduced price options and they will also benefit from the availability of free accommodation at The Open Camping Village.

The R&A is also reminding fans of the importance of buying from only official sources of tickets for The 149th Open are via or Authorised Ticketing Providers. Any tickets made available on websites such as Viagogo,, Stubhub, eBay and Gumtree are done so without the permission of The R&A and as such, may be refused entry to the Championship.

  • Tickets for The 149th Open can be purchased via with early bird prices available until midday on Friday 5 July