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EDM (Early Day Motion) 956: tabled on 21 February 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 22 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the decision by the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews to stage the 150th Open at St Andrews from 11 to 18 July 2021; notes that this will be the 30th time that The Open has been played over the historic Old Course, which first hosted the championship in 1873; hopes that more people of all ages across the UK will be inspired by the tournament to take part in golf; notes that The Open delivers an economic benefit of up to £100 million to its host area; and looks forward to welcoming players and spectators from around the world to mark the occasion of the 150th staging of golf's oldest championship at the home of golf in 2021.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.