This epic golf cruise itinerary includes tickets to the 2023 Open Championship at Royal Liverpool

Royal County Down golf course in Northern Irleand

Royal Country Down is one of Northern Ireland's top courses.

Evan Schiller

If watching the 2022 Open Championship at St. Andrews has you yearning to not only play links golf but also to see the world’s best competing in person, Perry Golf, a company that arranges international golf tours, has an epic itinerary available for 2023.

Have you ever considered a golf cruise? PerryGolf’s 2023 British Isles Golf Cruise is truly one for the books. The 12-night journey begins in Dublin, Ireland — not a British Isle, but that’s where you’re headed. Attendees will board a boutique Azamara vessel on July 20, 2023. The ship is smaller and more intimate than many of its Carnival or Royal Caribbean cousins, and accommodates less than 700 guests.

Stops on the cruise include Liverpool, where you’ll enjoy grounds tickets to the Open at Royal Liverpool on Saturday and Sunday, followed by the Isle of Man, Belfast, Glasgow, Invergordon, Dundee and Edinburgh, where you’ll disembark on August 1, 2023.

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The golf itinerary includes up to six rounds, depending on your selected package, and the courses on offer are spectacular: The K Club or Portmarnock Links in Ireland, Royal County Down or Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, and Turnberry or Prestwick, Royal Dornoch or Castle Stuart, Dunbarnie or Kingsbarns, and PGA Centenary or King’s Course in Scotland.

(Check out where all these courses rank on GOLF’s recently released list of the Top 100 Courses in the UK and Ireland.)

An interior stateroom on the ship, inclusive of on-board meals, starts at $6,100 and the six rounds of golf, Open attendance and access to sightseeing destinations (of which there is at least one in each port) add an additional $5,595.

According to PerryGolf, the trip is already 60 percent booked, so interested attendees should book ASAP.

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As a four-year member of Columbia’s inaugural class of female varsity golfers, Jessica can out-birdie everyone on the masthead. She can out-hustle them in the office, too, where she’s primarily responsible for producing both print and online features, and overseeing major special projects, such as GOLF’s inaugural Style Is­sue, which debuted in February 2018. Her origi­nal interview series, “A Round With,” debuted in November of 2015, and appeared in both in the magazine and in video form on