The 135th Open Championship
at Royal Liverpool
The 2006 Open Championship was a men’s major golf championship and the 135th Open Championship, played from 20–23 July at Royal Liverpool Golf Club. Tiger Woods held off Chris DiMarco, Ernie Els, Jim Furyk, and Sergio García for a two-shot victory. The win was his second consecutive Open Championship title and third overall. It was also Woods’ first major tournament win since the death of his father, Earl Woods, in May.