Yes, Muirfield is one of the ten or so greatest courses in the world and, along with the Old Course, the pre-eminent championship links in the British Isles. It's bound to be a compelling Open. But as the USGA has begun to include less-traditional venues like Chambers Bay and Erin Hills alongside traditional hosts like Oakmont and Winged Foot, the R&A may also wish to consider some new blood for the rota. Here are 10 courses where we'd love to see the Open Championship contested, ranked in order from No. 10 (pure fantasy) to No. 1 (no excuses, make it happen!).
The top 10 venues where we'd love to see The Open
By: Thomas Dunne