Decision details

Ricoh Women's British Open Championship

Decision status: Awaiting Implementation

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


A report by the Deputy Chief Executive/Director of Corporate Services advised Members that on 1 February 2010 it had been formally announced that the Ricoh Women’s British Open Championship 2012 would be staged at Royal Liverpool Golf Club between 9 and 16 September 2012.  The Council and its partners had been working with IMG, the owners of the event, and Royal Liverpool Golf Club for sometime to secure this tournament for Wirral.  It was part of the Council’s overall strategy to develop golf as a major tourism and economic driver for Wirral.  Cabinet was also reminded of the recent announcement of the return of The Open championship to Royal Liverpool in 2014.




(1)  the actions set out in the report required to facilitate the hosting of the Ricoh Women’s Golf Open Championship at Royal Liverpool in 2012 be agreed; and


(2)  the Royal Liverpool Golf Club be congratulated on attracting this tournament which will be a boost for tourism and marketing of the borough.


Publication date: 31/03/2010

Date of decision: 18/03/2010

Decided at meeting: 18/03/2010 - Cabinet

Effective from: 10/04/2010

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