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British Open

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 4 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 24 people
Destination(s): England  
Specialty Categories: Golf  
Season: July
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 4995 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 4995 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary.

Day 1, Thursday July 17: Depart Home

Take an overnight flight to Manchester England.

Day 2, Friday July 18: Manchester, England

On arrival at the Manchester Airport, you will be met by your private guide, who will assist you with your luggage and your transfer to the hotel. Spend an afternoon at leisure.

Hotel: Kilhey Court Hotel
Meals: Dinner

Day 3, Saturday July 19: The British Open

Transfer to South-port to attend the British Open at Royal Birkdale. The course provides a formidable test of links golf and fully deserves its recognition as a true venue for the Open Championship. Transfer back to the hotel and spend the evening at leisure.

Hotel: Kilhey Court Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4, Sunday July 20: British Open

Return to Royal Birkdale for the final day of the British Open. The Open was last played at Birkdale in 1998 when Mark O’Meara lifted the Claret Jug. Watch the world’s best golfers battling the elements as they drive down deep valleys between towering dunes on the finest links course in Britain. Transfer back to the hotel and spend the evening at leisure.

Hotel: Kilhey Court Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5, Monday July 21: Royal Lytham & St. Annes

Play Royal Lytham & St Annes. It was here in 1926 that Bobby Jones won the British Open Championship.His legendary shot to the 17th green is commemorated by a plaque. More recently, this was the site of the 2001 British Open Championship, which was won by David Duval.

Hotel: Kilhey Court Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6, Tuesday July 22: Royal Liverpool

Golf today on Royal Liverpool, the venue for the 2006 British Open Championship. Despite its somewhat flat and benign appearance, Royal Liverpool is among the toughest and most demanding of the great seaside championship links of Britain. Built in 1869, on what was then the racecourse of the Liverpool Hunt Club, Hoylake, as it is more commonly known, is one of the oldest English seaside courses which lies at the very heart of the history and development of golf in Britain.

Hotel: Kilhey Court Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7, Wednesday July 23: Royal Birkdale

Play Hillside Golf Club. Situated next door to Royal Birkdale, Hillside is widely regarded as the best links never to have hosted the Open Championship. The links provides a variety of holes in a majestic setting that will test the best players. The course is well known for its wonderful conditioning with very slick greens. The back nine holes are amongst the best in Britain.

Hotel: Kilhey Court Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8, Thursday July 24: Depart

Depart from Manchester Airport for your flight home.

Trip Format: Our Escorted Trips are designed for sociable travellers who want access to our Horizon guides on the ground 24 hours a day so that they can focus on having fun, meeting new people, and getting the most out of their travel experience rather than spending all of their time planning logistics, making choices, or reaching into their wallets. The itinerary, prices and dates are all fixed, and every trip is escorted by a Horizon guide.

Trip Series: Our Exploratory Series of trips are designed for travellers who are over 35, luxury-conscious, risk-loving, spiritually-curious and non group-travel oriented. The itineraries are built with a focus on personal freedom to allow you to savour experiences, haggle in the marketplace, linger over meals, or imbibe wine with the locals at the cafe.

Start: Manchester, England
Finish: Manchester, England

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- All accommodations on a shared twin/double room basis
- All meals as indicated in the itinerary
- All transfers, events & local experts as indicated
- All special events and on-trip surprises
- All pre-departure materials, including documents wallets and destination details
- All green fees included in itinerary

Sgl Suppl: $955