Spectator Information

GATE HOURS

Wednesday 26th July: 07:00 – 19:00
Thursday 27th July: 06:00 – 21:30
Friday 28th July: 06:00 – 21:30
Saturday 29th July: 07.45 – 20.00
Sunday 30th July: 06.30 – 10.00

CAMERA POLICY

Cameras are permitted ONLY on practice days (Wednesday). Cameras are NOT permitted on competition days (Thursday – Sunday). Although mobile phones are permitted on all five days of the event, the use of the camera facility is as per the above.

VENUE ADDRESS

Royal Porthcawl Golf Club
Rest Bay
Porthcawl
CF36 3UW
Wales
T: +44 (1656) 782251

MOBILE PHONE POLICY

Spectators are prohibited from using mobile phones whilst on the golf course. Mobile Phones can only be used in The Championship Village. Mobile Phone Zones will be signposted accordingly.

  • Mobile devices are permitted but must be on silent.
  • Calls are only permitted in designated “MOBILE PHONES ZONES”.
  • Data use is permitted outside these areas but please be respectful to the players and spectators around you.
  • No video recording permitted at any time.
  • No photographs permitted during competition round (i.e. after Wednesday)
  • Violation may result in the confiscation of your mobile device or removal from the tournament.

GRANDSTANDS

There will be grandstands in the following places

  • Practice Ground
  • 1st Tee
  • 18th Green
  • Others – TBC

All access will be free and available to the public on a first come first served basis.

Travel

There are many ways to travel to the Senior Open Championship, please click on any of the below options to find out more information.