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Top 6 most prestigious golf tournaments in the world (Part 2)

3. British Open

Is the oldest golf tournament in the four major majors of the first professional golf world held on 17/10/1860. This tournament is only held in the UK during 4 days from Thursday to Sunday and is held alternately on the pitch of Scotland, Northern Ireland and England. Also, the tournament takes place sometime after the US Open and before the PGA Championship.

Currently, the Open Championship world golf has 156 leading golf professionals in the world to join with amateur champions. The remaining opportunity to participate will be given to golfers both amateur and professional with outstanding achievements in qualifying.

4. PGA Championship

An annual tournament of the American Professional Golf Association and only held in the United States. The prize of this tournament is up to 8 million USD of PGA Tour, European Tour and Japan Golf Tour.

To participate in this tournament, golfers must be in the ranking from 1 to 100 in the world golf rankings and golfers who have won the PGA system from the previous years have the right to participate in the tournament next year. In particular, the PGA Championship is invited to compete for the next five years and will be exempted from qualifying for a lifetime for this tournament.

5. Major U.S. Open Women’s Championship

In addition to the four prestigious tournaments mentioned above, the Women’s Open is also one of the six world-class golf tournaments for the world’s top professional golfer.

6. Ryder Cup teammate tournament

A tournament that is the most different from the one we just shared above. This is a team tournament under the guidance of the captain and vice-captain. Before becoming a European and American tournament, the Ryder Cup was a tournament between England and the USA.

The tournament can play differently from Open, The Master, PGA Championship, namely as follows.

Foursome is a playing method in which each team consists of 2 golfers and each golfer will hit the ball alternately with the same ball. The team with the fewest golf clubs wins at that hole.

Fourball is a method of playing every team of 2 golfers will play with their own ball instead of rotating ball. At each hole, the team with the individual who wins the least points wins.

Above are 6 most prestigious leagues in the world, each of which has many unique points and attractions, with each of these giving golfers a great experience to conquer golf.