Tiger Woods lines up a putt on No. 18. Woods finished the third round tied for 2nd.
GULLANE, Scotland - Lee Westwood has contended enough in the majors that he can identify important moments, even if he could barely see his ball.
Miguel Angel Jimenez provides perspective on a difficult day for most golfers: "Fun is when you enjoy what you're doing. I play golf and I enjoy it."
GULLANE, Scotland - Miguel Angel Jimenez looked like the only guy who was having fun.
19-year-old Jordan Spieth lines up a putt on the 16th green during the first round of the British Open. Spieth, 19, won the John Deere Classic on Sunday and shot a 69 Thursday.
GULLANE, Scotland - Carl Pettersson's golf bag was a little bit lighter. And the burly Swede didn't stand quite so tall Thursday in the British Open.
Tiger Woods' opening-round 69 left him three shots behind leader Zach Johnson. "I'm very pleased to shoot anything even-par or better," Woods said.
Zach Johnson studies his shot at the 13th green. Johnson, atop the leaderboard at any major for the first time in six years, had only one bogey in the first round.
GULLANE, Scotland - A blue sky and a gentle breeze usually means ripe scoring conditions at the British Open. Just not on the brown links of Muirfield.
GULLANE, Scotland - A month after winning the U.S. Open, Justin Rose still hasn't settled on an engraver to etch his name into the trophy he brought home from the Merion Golf Club.
If Justin Rose can win this weekend, he would be the rare reigning titleholder of the U.S. and British opens at the same time.
GULLANE, Scotland — A month after winning the U.S. Open, Justin Rose still hasn’t settled on an engraver to etch his name into the trophy he brought home from the Merion Golf Club.