Mr Hillis said the legacy of hosting The Open would far outweigh any short term loss.
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The Open: Portrush hosting golf's biggest tournament 'is boost for tourism'

The return of The Open, the biggest golf tournament in the world, to Portrush, County Antrim, has been greeted as a "real boost for tourism".

Royal Portrush club's place on the rota of host courses is to be confirmed next week. It is likely to be held in 2019.

Will Leitch has been finding out the local reaction in Portrush.

  • 12 Jun 2014
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