Open Championship on high security alert over possible protest disruption

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  • Just Stop Oil has targeted high-profile sporting events
  • Police to deploy plain clothes officers at Hoylake

Merseyside police will launch an unprecedented and large‑scale security effort around the 151st Open Championship, including deployment of plain clothes officers, as the threat of protest lingers with Just Stop Oil having targeted high-profile events throughout the summer.

Traders have priced the Open as odds-on to be the next competition targeted by the movement trying to force the government to end new fossil fuel licensing and production, and Open attendees have been warned to prepare for stringent security checks upon arrival at Royal Liverpool.

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Written by Ewan Murray at Royal Liverpool
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