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PHOTOS: The best pictures from the British Open 1st round

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The picturesque backdrops and complicated layout of Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, England, made for some simply breathtaking shots in the opening of the British Open on Thursday. 

Here is a look at the top-10 photographs from an eventful opening day. 

Yoshinobu Tsukada tees off on 15

The daily update on John Daly's pants (they have ladies on them)

Fans watch from behind a fence just outside the course boundaries

Sergio Garcia lifts a shot out of a pot bunker

Everyone was chasing Rory McIlroy, including this two-wheeled camera rig

Hyung-Sung Kim gets a good look at how long the rough really is

Tiger Woods stands in front of a blue sky

Zach Johnson celebrates a chip-in by tossing his club 

Tiger Woods tees off on the oceanside 15th

Adam Scott finishes his round in the late afternoon shadows


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