29 Jul '17, 9pm

First Hole Horrors At Royal Birkdale

First Hole Horrors At Royal Birkdale

Mark O’Meara had the job of getting the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale underway, but it didn’t quite go to plan as he sliced his opening drive over the fence and out of bounds. And we're off…#TheOpen pic.twitter.com/VymiAUXEYH — The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 2017 And the former Open champion, who went on the card an eight, wasn’t the only one who struggled to find the first fairway. Fellow American, Bryson DeChambeau, touched down in the UK on Monday straight off the back of victory at the John Deere Classic, but racked up a seven at the devilish opener. Bryson DeChambeau struggles at the start of his Open Championship [Getty Images] Meanwhile, there were triple-bogey sevens for Maverick McNealy and KT Kim. It wasn’t until Game 9 that the first birdie was made, that three coming from Sweden’s Alex Noren. Alex Noren makes the first birdie at the difficult opening ...

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