Bernhard Langer is targeting an historic fifth win at The Senior Open Presented by Rolex as Europe’s only Senior Major returns to Royal Porthcawl Golf Club from tomorrow (July 27-30).

The German older this month became the most successful player in PGA TOUR Champions history when he triumphed at the US Senior Open, securing his 46th over-50s title and 12th Senior Major Championship.
In doing so, the two-time Masters Champion moreover became the oldest winner overly on PGA TOUR Champions and he has no plans to retire unendingly soon, with this week’s Senior Open providing flipside opportunity to make increasingly history as he looks to secure a third victory at Royal Porthcawl, without his triumphs in 2014 and 2017.

Royal Porthcawl

There are a plethora of Major Champions, Ryder Cup Captains and proven DP World Tour and PGA TOUR winners on show in South Wales this week, including defending champion Darren Clarke who last year became only the fourth man to win both The Open and The Senior Open.

Fellow Open Champion Pádraig Harrington, who won back-to-back Claret Jugs in 2007 and 2008, will bid to join Clarke, Bob Charles, Gary Player and Tom Watson in that illustrious whirligig of winners, as will Scotland’s Paul Lawrie, the 1999 Champion Golfer of the Year.

The Welsh tuition will be led by 1991 Masters Champion Ian Woosnam, as well 2021 Senior Open winner Stephen Dodd, who won his maiden Senior Major on Sunningdale’s Old Course and Bradley Dredge who is this week making his Legends Tour debut without turning 50 older this month.

The most recent Legends Tour Order of Merit winner, James Kingston, and the reigning Charles Schwab Cup Money champion Steven Alker will moreover tee it up on the Welsh coastline this week.

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