Timeline
     
2012

Ricoh Women's British Open - Jiyai Shin

Jiyai Shin dominates the field in tough conditions to win the first Women's Open to be played at Hoylake by 9 strokes.

Champion Jiyai Shin with the Trophy
2006


The Open Championship - Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods, the worthy winner of his third Open Championship, his first on English soil.

The Open Championship
1992

The Curtis Cup - GB&I

In a thrilling finish, the women from Great Britain and Ireland regain the Curtis Cup.

The Curtis Cup
1983

The Walker Cup - USA

The American side celebrate success. Tied going into the final series of matches, they dominate the singles to retain the Cup.

The Walker Cup
1969

The Amateur Championship - Sir Michael Bonallack

Played in the club's Centenary year, he defeats Bill Hyndman in the final to win the fourth of five Amateur Championships.

The Amateur Championship - Sir Michael Bonallack
1967


The Open Championship - Roberto de Vicenzo

The popular Argentinian holds off Jack Nicklaus to become the champion.

The Open Championship - Roberto de Vicenzo
1956


The Open Champsionhip - Peter Thomson

The Australian wins his third Open, he would go on to win five in all.

The Open Champsionhip - Peter Thompson
1947


The Open Championship - Fred Daly

The first Irish winner of the Open here at Hoylake.

The Open Championship - Fred Daly
1936

The Open Championship - Alf Padgham

Alf Padgham wins the 1936 Open at Hoylake.

The Open Championship - Alf Padgham
1930


The Open Championship - Bobby Jones

Victorious at Hoylake, Jones wins the second leg of the historic Grand Slam.

The Open Championship - Bobby Jones
1925

The English Amateur Championship - Thomas Froes Ellison

The inaugural Championship of England first played at Hoylake and won by a member of the club.

The English Amateur Championship - Thomas Froes Ellison
1924

The Open Championship - Walter Hagen

The flamboyant champion claims the second of his four open wins.

The Open Championship - Walter Hagen
1921

Great Britain vs The United States

The first match between the two sides. They were opponents again the following year in the first Walker Cup Match.

Great Britain vs The United States
1913

The Open Championship - J.H. Taylor

The only member of the Great Triumvirate to win an Open at Hoylake.

The Open Championship - J.H. Taylor
1912

The Amateur Championship - John Ball

John Ball claims his record eighth Amateur Championship at Westward Ho! at the age of fifty.

The English Amateur Championship - John Ball
1911

The US Amateur Championship - Harold Hilton

Harold Hilton becomes one of the very few overseas players to win the US Amateur Championship. His dramatic victory in the final at Apawamis, New York coming at the 37th Hole.

The US Amateur Championship - Harold Hilton
1907

The Open Championship - Arnaud Massy

The Frenchman becomes the first winner from Continental Europe.

The Open Championship - Arnaud Massy
1902

The Open Championship - Sandy Herd

The first Open Champion to win with the wound Haskell ball.

The Open Championship - Sandy Herd
1902

The first ever International Match - Scotland

Scotland defeat England. The inaugural match which would in time become The Home Internationals.

The First International Match
1897

The Open Championship - Harold Hilton

On his home course Harold Hilton claims his second Open win as an amateur, defeating a very strong field of professionals including the Great Triumvirate of Harry Vardon, J.H Taylor and James Braid.

The Open Championship
1896

The Ladies Amateur Championship - Amy Pascoe

Amy Pascoe beats fellow Englishwoman Lena Thomson 3&2 in the fourth playing of the event and the first time it was played at Hoylake.

The Ladies Amateur Championship
1895

The New Clubhouse

The new clubhouse, very much as it is today.

The New Clubhouse
1890

The Amateur Championship - John Ball

The Great Hoylake amateur wins his second Amateur Championship on his home course. In the same year he would become the first Englishman and amateur to win The Open at Prestwick.

The Amateur Championship
1885

The Amateur Championship - A.F.Macfie

Recognised as the first Amateur Championship, a tournament conceived and organised by Royal Liverpool Golf Club.

The Amateur Championship - A.F.Macfie 
1869

The Foundation of the Club

The foundation of the club and the beginnings for all things. For many years they met in rooms at the Royal Hotel on Stanley Road.

The Foundation of the Club