It is an annual golf tournament organized by The R & A ( The Royal and ancient golf club of st. Andrew).
It is the oldest golf club in the world.
It is one of the four major championship and also oldest in all of four other championship.
- Master tournament hosted by Agusta National golf club US in April.
- PGA championship hosted by professional golfer association of America in May.
- US Open hosted by United States Golf Association (USGA) in US on father’s day (June)
- The open championship
The first open championship was played in 1860 in Scotland.
It is the only major championship played outside the US.
The current champion is Shane Lowry
, who won 148th open championship.