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STRI at the 2018 Open Championship in Carnoustie

News, Sport / 24th July 2018

STRI consultants helped deliver another memorable Open Championship at Carnoustie in 2018.

Francesco Molinari claimed an historic victory at the 147th Open, where the Italian posted a bogey-free two-under-par 69 to win on eight under, two clear of Justin Rose, Rory McIlroy, Kevin Kisner and Xander Schauffele.

STRI’s team and the Carnoustie greenkeeping team work tirelessly before, and during, the tournament to ensure the Championship golf links course delivered a formidable challenge to the world’s top golfers, as well as a stunning spectacle to the watching public.

Here are a few highlights from STRI’s time at Carnoustie.



Head of Ecology, Bob Taylor, talks to Open TV about the ecological work that goes into putting on The Open.

Frank Nobilo discusses speed at Carnoustie Golf Links with Agronomy manager, Richard Windows