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Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake

Where: Merseyside, England
Times hosting: 12, including this year
You know it as: "That place where Tiger Woods cried."
Unique features: A short drive from Liverpool's Penny Lane of Beatles fame; Site of first contest between Great Britain and the U.S. in 1921, an event that became known as the Walker Cup the following year.
Noteworthy moments: In 2006, Tiger Woods (left) won the British Open just two months after his father passed away. He accomplished the feat by only using his driver once all week. The previous time Hoylake hosted the Open -- 39 years before -- Roberto De Vicenzo managed to sign a correct scorecard to claim his lone major title.
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