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The Open Championship in numbers

Wirral Globe:

3:46pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AS with any big event, a lot of planning and organisation went in to Hoylake's staging of the Open Championship. Here we look at some of the statistics behind the tournament.

Railway was the fairway to go to the Open

Wirral Globe:

3:20pm Monday 21st July 2014

More than 60,000 people used the railway to travel between Liverpool and Hoylake and, with the same numbers travelling back to the city, more than 120,000 journeys were made using the Merseyrail service during the four days.

Wirral's warm Open welcome praised by council leaders

Wirral Globe:

1:06pm Monday 21st July 2014

“There has been an unprecedented amount of positive media interest in Hoylake and Wirral as a result of the championship and feedback has been overwhelmingly positive." - Cllr Phil Davies.

Police praise Open visitors

Wirral Globe:

11:40am Monday 21st July 2014

MERSEYSIDE Police has thanked the golf spectators who attended the Open Championship for helping to make the event a huge success.

RE-READ: The Open: The fourth and final day

Wirral Globe: The Claret Jug is presented to each year's winner of The Open Championship

10:06am Sunday 20th July 2014

Live coverage of the final round of the Open at Royal Liverpool.

The Open: What made it special

Wirral Globe:

AS Hoylake says farewell to the 143rd Open Championship, we look back at some of the highlights of the tournnament, captured by Globe photographer Paul Heaps.

Rory celebrates by drinking red wine from Claret Jug - but now sets sights on more major success

Wirral Globe:

9:28am Monday 21st July 2014

Rory McIlroy celebrated his Open triumph by drinking red wine out of the Claret Jug, but was also quick to target more major success following his hard-fought win at Royal Liverpool.

VIDEO: More than 200,000 watch as Rory McIlroy wins the Open Championship at Hoylake

Wirral Globe:

8:16pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Rory McIlroy is the winner of the Open 2014 at Hoylake.

Perfect Sunday start for Rory at Royal Liverpool

Wirral Globe:

4:48pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Rory McIlroy's bid to win the Open Championship got off to the perfect start on Sunday at Royal Liverpool.

The Open: Day two

Wirral Globe: The Claret Jug is presented to each year's winner of The Open Championship

7:40am Friday 18th July 2014

Live updates from Hoylake as the 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool.


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