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Royal Birkdale Golf Club in the town of (This article is about the English town of Southport. For other uses, see Southport (disambiguation).) Southport is a seaside town in the north west of England. It is in the Merseyside borough of Sefton. It was included in Sefton when it was formed on April 1, 1974. Originally it had... Southport in Arms of the former Merseyside Metropolitan County Council Merseyside is a metropolitan county, created in the 1974 local government reform. It is in the north of England, on the River Mersey, composed of the metropolitan boroughs of Liverpool, Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral. The county was initially administered by... Merseyside, Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Official language None; English is de facto Capital London Capitals coordinates 51° 30 N, 0° 10 W Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK... England (but formerly in Lancashire (archaically, the County of Lancaster) is a county palatine of England, lying on the Irish Sea. Its name is sometimes abbreviated to Lancs. Its traditional county town was Lancaster, but the county council is now based in Preston. The county borders Cumbria, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, and... Lancashire), is one of the clubs in the The Champions Belt & The Claret Jug. The Open Championship, typically referred to in North America as the British Open, is the annual mens championship golf tournament first played on 17 October 1860 at Prestwick, Prestwick Golf Club. Each year the event is hosted by one of several... Open Championship rotation. It has also hosted the The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. The Ryder Cup was first competed for in 1927, with the US competing against Great Britain. After nearly 40 years of US dominance (Britain... Ryder Cup, the The Walker Cup is a series of golf matches conducted biennially between teams comprising the leading amateur golfers of the United States and the United Kingdom and Ireland. It is named in honor of George Herbert Walker (grandfather and namesake of the former President of the United States George H... Walker Cup, and the Curtis Cup.

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Birkdale - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (473 words)
Birkdale is a coastal village and district in northwestern England.
From 1894 to 1912 Birkdale and the adjoining suburb/village of Ainsdale were administered by Birkdale Urban District Council before becoming part of the county borough of Southport.
A.J.P. Taylor was born in Birkdale in 1906.
Royal Birkdale Golf Club - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (194 words)
Royal Birkdale Golf Club in the town of Southport, England, is one of the clubs in the Open Championship rotation.
Previous winners of the Open at Royal Birkdale are Mark O'Meara, Ian Baker-Finch, Tom Watson, Johnny Miller, Lee Trevino, Arnold Palmer and Peter Thomson (on two separate occasions).
Birkdale is the only course in the Open rotation that has never had a champion from the United Kingdom.
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