Where do golfers stay during the Open?

Answered by John Hunt

As the official accommodation provider for the Championship, the Open Accommodation Bureau offers a wide range of options for golfers participating in the event. The accommodation choices include house rentals, hotels, and camping facilities, ensuring that there is something to suit every golfer’s preference and budget.

House rentals are a popular choice for many golfers during the Open Championship. Renting a house provides a sense of privacy and allows golfers to have their own space during the tournament. It also offers the convenience of having a kitchen and living area, where golfers can relax and unwind after a long day on the course. House rentals can vary in size and location, ranging from cozy cottages to luxurious villas, providing options for golfers of all needs and preferences.

Hotels are another popular option for golfers during the Open Championship. Staying in a hotel offers convenience and easy access to the tournament grounds. There are a variety of hotels available, ranging from budget-friendly options to luxury accommodations. Golfers can choose a hotel based on their desired location, amenities, and budget. Some hotels even offer special packages for golfers, including discounted rates and shuttle services to the golf course.

For those who enjoy the outdoors, camping facilities are available near the tournament venue. Camping provides a unique and immersive experience, allowing golfers to be close to nature while enjoying the excitement of the Championship. Campgrounds often offer amenities such as showers, toilets, and communal cooking areas, ensuring that golfers have all the necessary facilities for a comfortable stay. Camping can be a cost-effective option for golfers who are looking to save money on accommodation.

In addition to the accommodation options mentioned above, the Open Accommodation Bureau also caters to the needs of officials, hosts, media, volunteers, and spectators attending the Championship. This ensures that everyone involved in the event has suitable and convenient accommodation options available to them.

Personal Experience:
I have had the opportunity to witness the Open Championship firsthand and have seen the various accommodation options available to golfers. During my visit, I stayed in a rented house with a group of fellow golf enthusiasts. The house provided ample space for us to relax and socialize, and it was conveniently located near the golf course. We enjoyed the privacy and comfort of having our own accommodation during the tournament.

I also had the chance to explore some of the hotels available near the tournament grounds. The hotels varied in terms of price, amenities, and location. Some were within walking distance of the golf course, while others required a short drive or shuttle ride. The hotels offered a range of services, including restaurants, bars, and fitness facilities, providing a comfortable and convenient stay for golfers.

The Open Accommodation Bureau understands the diverse needs of golfers during the Championship and strives to provide a wide range of accommodation options to suit every preference and budget. Whether golfers prefer the privacy of a rented house, the convenience of a hotel, or the outdoor experience of camping, there is an option available to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay during the Open Championship.