The Open 2015: Legendary starter Ivor Robson fights back tears during final announcement after 41 years

Paul Dunne the last man to be introduced by Robson

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Much-loved announcer Ivor Robson called his 18,995th and final name after 41 years at The Open.

Robson started the role in 1975 at Carnoustie.

"It's been such a great honour," he told the BBC. "I can't thank everyone enough for giving me this role."

When he called a name for the final time, Irishman Paul Dunne, Robson appeared emotional and was clearly fighting back tears.

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