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