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The 148th Open, Royal Portrush

The 148th Open, Royal Portrush

Are you ready for The Open?

Portrush is set to come alive from 14th to 21st July 2019 when The 148th Open, one of the four golf tournament majors, returns to Royal Portrush Golf Club for the first time in 68 years, and your business can benefit!

With top tips on getting your business ready for The 148th Open and useful marketing resources, Tourism NI and Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council developed a guide to aid local businesses in maximising the commercial potential around this iconic tournament.


Are you ready for The Open? - Getting your business ready

The Open Toolkit

Know all about it

It is important to keep up-to-date with the latest news and updates from the official organisers of The Open by:


Tee it up for golf visitors

Remember that you and your staff are the face of Northern Ireland for the hundreds of thousands of spectators and visitors coming from across the world. This is not just about July 2019; this is about the legacy of The 148th Open. When we go the extra mile as hosts, our golfing guests hurry back. And they encourage their golf-crazy friends too.

Stay informed, talk to your staff about traffic and transport and shine a light for the destination by providing our world-famous warm welcome to the global visitors.


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