The likes of Willie Park Snr and Old Tom Morris could never have imagined what The Open would become when they played in the 1st Championship at Prestwick in 1860, with a field of just eight players.
Now, 162 years and 149 Opens later, the home of golf will host The 150thOpen at the Old Course, St Andrews. On what is sure to be a historic Open with record crowds, the world’s greatest players will descend on Fife to try and capture the Claret Jug.
Cookie Club of America (CCA), is proud to announce that we have successfully completed the licensing process with TSBA Group and The R&A, in the UK and have been awarded this contract to produce “specialty cookies” for golf’s original Championship … The Open! (theopen.com)
Our License begins; July 2021 at Royal St. George’s, England; July 2022, St. Andrews Old Course, Scotland and July 2023 Royal Liverpool, England.
CCA will create a unique, beautiful and delicious image rich cookie assortment (approximately 25-30 designs) that will reflect upon some of the sport’s most historic endearing imagery on buttery vanilla shortbread style cookies. Cookies are expected to be available in convenience packages and a Limited Edition Commemorative tin, in celebration of The Open’s 150th Anniversary, that will be played at St Andrews, Scotland in July 2021.Cookies are expected to be sold On-Line, and at Selected Retail Markets and Venues both domestically and abroad. Distribution discussions are welcome.
Below are 3 of the 18 designs to be included in The Open collection!
Left to Right: They represent, Northern Ireland, England and Scotland
About The Open:
The 150th Open will be played on the historic links at St Andrews, The Old Course for the 30th time in July 2022.
For more than 150 years, the world's best players have faced the unrelenting challenge of links golf at The Open, golf's original and most international Championship.
On 17 October 1860, eight professional golfers assembled at Prestwick for a tournament to determine who would be the Champion Golfer.
The winner was to receive the Challenge Belt, a prize crafted from red Moroccan leather and worth £25. The competitors played three rounds of 12 holes, with Willie Park Snr. beating Old Tom Morris by two shots. A year later, Prestwick announced that the tournament shall be open to all the world.