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 Claret Jug - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The claret jug is inscribed 'The Golf Champion Trophy', and it was made by Mackay Cunningham and Company of Edinburgh at a cost of £30.
The Claret Jug is the popular name of The Golf Champion Trophy, the winner's trophy in The Open Championship, one of the four major championships in the sport of golf.
The awarding of the Claret Jug dates from 1872, when a new trophy was needed after Young Tom Morris had won the original Championship Belt outright in 1870 by winning the Championship three years in a row.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Claret_Jug   (357 words)

  
 OPENGOLF - History - Claret Jug
The Claret Jug, or to use its proper name, The Golf Champion Trophy, is presented to each year’s winner of The Open Championship.
The Golf Champion Trophy, now commonly referred to as the Claret Jug, was made by Mackay Cunningham & Company of Edinburgh and was hallmarked 1873.
Unlike the Claret Jug, which must be returned in time for the next Championship, the Gold Medal is kept by the winner.
www.opengolf.com /history/claret_jug.sps   (919 words)

  
 2005 British Open Golf Championship
Following the 1927 Open, which was won at St Andrews by Bobby Jones, the club?s Championship Committee took the decision to retain the Claret Jug in future years and to present the winner with a replica.
The original Golf Champion Trophy is on permanent display in The Royal and Ancient Golf Clubhouse.
In 1990 a further replica was made for display in the new British Golf Museum at St Andrews and in 2000 a third was made for use in travelling exhibitions, and a fourth was created in 2003 for the same purpose.
www.standrewsgolf.co.uk /2005_british_open.php   (919 words)

  
 British Open Golf Vacations Tours AtlanticGolf British Open
Defending champion Tiger Woods will take his place amongst the past winners of the Claret Jug trophy in Liverpool, England.
The course was also the venue for The Open in 1930 when Bobby Jones achieved the seemingly impossible record of victories in the Amateur and Open Championships of Britain and America in one season.
The event was inspired by the Earl of Eglinton and Colonel James Fairlie and at their instigation the members of Prestwick contributed funds for an extravagant belt of red leather adorned with silver buckle and decorations.
www.atlanticgolf.com /british_open.htm   (919 words)

  
 Scottish Open: Scottish Open History
So when Prestwick Golf Club, The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, The Honorable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, Royal Liverpool Golf Club and Royal St. Georges all financed the purchase of the present trophy, the Claret Jug.
However, the 36 holes consisted of 3 rounds of the courses, then 12 holes and the winner — who was deemed, as the Scottish Open Champion Golfer for the year was Willie Park with a score of 174.
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www.standrewsgolf.co.uk /scottish_open.php   (919 words)

  
 Ernie Els - Press Releases
To mark his victory he was handed the most venerable trophy in golf.
And this is how much it meant to him: he has barely been parted from the little claret jug for a moment since.
Decked out in a suit minus the jacket, which was draped around his arms, he walked at a brisk pace.
www.ernieels.com /press_release.asp?page=25   (919 words)

  
 Scottish Open: Scottish Open History
So when Prestwick Golf Club, The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, The Honorable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, Royal Liverpool Golf Club and Royal St. Georges all financed the purchase of the present trophy, the Claret Jug.
StAndrewsGolf Store #1 for Golf Apparel and Gifts
However, the 36 holes consisted of 3 rounds of the courses, then 12 holes and the winner — who was deemed, as the Scottish Open Champion Golfer for the year was Willie Park with a score of 174.
www.standrewsgolf.co.uk /scottish_open.php   (919 words)

  
 PGATOUR.com - Claret Jug has a colorful history
Organizers elected to use a Claret Jug as their trophy because in that day, many social foursomes wagered and played for bottles (and sometimes cases) of claret, which was one of the most popular libations in clubhouses across the kingdom.
These are just a few of the stories that have made the Claret Jug not only one of the most fabled trophies in golf, but in all of sports.
Els went on to say that he was going to travel with the Claret Jug for most of the season, almost looking at it like a good luck charm.
www.golfweb.com /story/6480776   (1010 words)

  
 Buy British Open Tickets - Golf Ticket At Onlineseats
The Champion's Belt & The Claret Jug.Originally, the trophy presented to the event's winner was the Champion's Belt, a red leather belt with a silver buckle.
It was then replaced by the present trophy, the Claret Jug.
It was retired in 1870, when Tom Morris, Jr was allowed to keep it for winning the tournament three consecutive times.
www.onlineseats.com /golf-tickets/british-open/index.asp   (646 words)

  
 golf dictionary, golf holiday guides, golf course guides, golf course reviews - where2golf
The Open was not played in 1871, but resumed in 1872, when the trophy awarded was, and still is, The Claret Jug (see separate entry).
Presented to the winner of the annual match between two teams of mens professionals (aged over 40) representing the USA and the Rest of the World.
Presented to the winner of the World Match Play Championship, played annually at the Wentworth Club, England.
www.where2golf.com /golf_dictionary/index.asp?letter=T   (646 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Hamilton has struggled since 2004 British Open victory
After the trophy presentation, he clutched the claret jug as he would for most of the year and circled the ropes to celebrate with fans.
Whether feeling pressured to validate themselves with a second major and avoid being seen as a fluke champion, being knocked for a loop by the off-course demands that go with the title or simply by coincidence, some careers took quick downturns after their victories in golf's oldest championship.
A week or so after his stunning victory, Hamilton finally drank from the jug.
www.usatoday.com /sports/golf/pga/2005-07-12-hamilton-cover_x.htm   (646 words)

  
 World Golf Hall of Fame - Exhibits
His U.S. Open trophy and Claret Jug are on display, along with his commemorative Masters clubhouse trophy.
Golf bags, numerous clubs and even golf shoes Palmer has worn throughout the years also are on display.
Artifacts from his Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup involvement are on display, as is his 1960 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year Award and Hickok Belt signifying his Hickok Professional Athlete of the Year award that same year.
www.wgv.com /hof/ex_featured.html   (846 words)

  
 PGATOUR.com - World Golf Hall of Fame to unveil Arnold Palmer exhibit
His U.S. Open trophy and Claret Jug will be on display, along with his commemorative Masters clubhouse trophy.
Golf bags, numerous clubs and even golf shoes Palmer has worn throughout the years also will be on display.
Artifacts from his Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup involvement will be on display, as will his 1960 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year Award and Hickok Belt signifying his Hickok Professional Athlete of the Year award that same year.
www.golfweb.com /story/7870725   (996 words)

  
 British Open Golf Vacations Tours AtlanticGolf British Open
Defending champion Tiger Woods will take his place amongst the past winners of the Claret Jug trophy in Liverpool, England.
The course was also the venue for The Open in 1930 when Bobby Jones achieved the seemingly impossible record of victories in the Amateur and Open Championships of Britain and America in one season.
The event was inspired by the Earl of Eglinton and Colonel James Fairlie and at their instigation the members of Prestwick contributed funds for an extravagant belt of red leather adorned with silver buckle and decorations.
www.atlanticgolf.com /british_open.htm   (996 words)

  
 OnCourse Living: British Open, 2004 British Open, The Open, The Open Championship, Royal Troon, Royal Troon Golf Club, Royal Troon GC, telecast schedule
No competition was held in 1871, but the championship was reconstituted the following year when Prestwick, the Royal and Ancient, and the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers combined to provide the claret jug trophy that is still awarded to the champion golfer each year.
Our darkhorse pick is Darren Clarke, who vies to become the first Irishman to capture the title since Ulsterman Fred Daly in 1946.
Under the first rules of the competition it became the property of Young Tom Morris when he won the title three times in a row.
www.oncourseliving.com /majors/2004/04bropen.htm   (766 words)

  
 OPENGOLF - history - History
It was at this point that the famous silver claret jug replaced the belt as the Open trophy.
It was not until 1894 that other venues were added to the rota and Royal St George’s, at Sandwich in Kent, became the first non-Scottish club to enter the history of the Open, followed in 1897 by the Royal Liverpool Golf Club at Hoylake in Cheshire.
www.opengolf.com /history/default.sps   (766 words)

  
 Tommy Morris Jr.
The 1871 Open Championship was cancelled but in the following year the Prestwick Golf Club joined forces with the Royal and Ancient and The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers to subscribe to a new trophy, the silver claret jug, to be played for in rotation over the Prestwick, St. Andrews and Musselburgh courses.
The winner in 1872 was again Young Tommy Morris giving him a fourth record consecutive win...
www.foreteevideo.co.uk /Tommy.html   (158 words)

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