Royal Portrush puts on quite a show to open British Open

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Royal Portrush puts on quite a show to open British Open

Memorable day full of high scores; Holmes leads
J.B. Holmes of the United States plays tee shot on the 5th hole during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. He took an early lead after Thursday’s opening round.
Tiger Woods of the United States prepares to chip onto the 18th green, as the scoreboard shows the leading players and Woods score been at bottom left, during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland.
Northern Ireland’s Darren Clarke plays his tee shot on the 9th hole during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. Clarke’s opening tee shot was among the highlights of the day.
Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy reacts after hitting his tee shot on the 1st hole into the long rough during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. The home favorite, McIlroy had a quadruple bogey on the opening hole, and it only got worse.
David Duval of The United States plays his shot from the 7th hole during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. Duval recorded a 14 on the par-5 hole.
Brooks Koepka of the United States plays a shot to the 17th green during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. A monster in majors, Koepka is in contention once more.
Ireland’s Shane Lowry reacts after finishing his round on the 18th green during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. Lowry posted a low score early.

Royal Portrush puts on quite a show to open British Open

J.B. Holmes of the United States plays tee shot on the 5th hole during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. He took an early lead after Thursday’s opening round.
Tiger Woods of the United States prepares to chip onto the 18th green, as the scoreboard shows the leading players and Woods score been at bottom left, during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland.
Northern Ireland’s Darren Clarke plays his tee shot on the 9th hole during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. Clarke’s opening tee shot was among the highlights of the day.
Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy reacts after hitting his tee shot on the 1st hole into the long rough during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. The home favorite, McIlroy had a quadruple bogey on the opening hole, and it only got worse.
David Duval of The United States plays his shot from the 7th hole during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. Duval recorded a 14 on the par-5 hole.
Brooks Koepka of the United States plays a shot to the 17th green during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. A monster in majors, Koepka is in contention once more.
Ireland’s Shane Lowry reacts after finishing his round on the 18th green during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. Lowry posted a low score early.
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