Sport in Liverpool comes in all shapes and sizes. From top premiership football teams to the Royal Liverpool golf course at Hoylake. Liverpool is a place with thriving passion and is home to some of the world’s most famous sporting events and venues.
The Open Championship is one of the world’s greatest golfing tournaments and Merseyside has two Open venues – Royal Birkdale and Royal Liverpool. Along with these famous courses there are also many challenging and popular golfing venues that make Liverpool an admired region for golf enthusiasts. Top venues include Bowring Park Golf Club, Allerton Golf Course, Huyton & Prescot Golf Club, Aintree Golf Centre and Childwall Golf Club.
Anfield and Goodison Park are the homes of Liverpool’s two top flight premiership football teams; Liverpool FC and Everton FC that attract thousands of fans both locally and nationally week in and week out. The Reds are one of England’s most successful club sides, having won more major trophies than most other teams including many league championships and European Cups.
Everton have an impressive football history of their own, with many league championships to their name and five FA cups, they’re Goodison Park home has been graced by some of the game’s wonderful talents including football legends Dixie Dean, Ted Sagar, Dave Watson, Graeme Sharp and Duncan Ferguson.
Along with golf and football, the famous Grand National is host to crowds of around eighty thousand every year and is one of the world’s most famous steeplechases. Ladies Day at the Grand National is now one of the fastest selling days at the Grand National meeting and attracts crowds of around 50,000. the race is famous for being one of the most controversial in the game due to how unpredictable it can be and attracts people to have a bet who do not normally have a flutter on horse racing themselves.