Golf's Open proves a fair way to boost tourism
23rd July 2012
THE four-day Open Golf Championship held at the Royal Lytham golf club on the Fylde coast last weekend brought in around £90m to the local economy, according to tourism chiefs.Economic development bosses at Lancashire County Council estimate that the event was attended by around 200,000 people over the course of the weekend, and was watched by over 500m worldwide. It is the 11th time that the Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club has hosted the Open.County Councillor for economic development, Michael Green, said: "The overa......for the full story register now for free or login below...
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