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Tiger Woods watches the progress of a practice shot at Muirfield

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Video: Champions of The Open

Watch the videos below, from the organisers of The Open, to see clips of previous Open champions.

Video: Champions of The Open

Watch the videos below, from the organisers of The Open, to see clips of previous Open champions.

Tony Jacklin following his US Open victory in 1970

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Rose won at Merion to become the first Major winner from England for 17 years

Just Rose with the US Open trophy and 15 years ago as a 17-year-old at Royal Birkdale

The hoodoo 'is broken': Justin Rose hopes US Open victory can inspire fellow Englishmen to Major success

Rose became the first Enlish winner of a Major for 17 years

Adam Scott of Australia receives his green jacket from 2012 Masters champion Bubba Watson

The Masters 2013: How Greg Norman finally won a Green Jacket for Australia

Adam Scott reveals that the Great White Shark’s support gave him back the belief he had lost

Drop it: Tiger Woods may regret his decision to continue at Augusta

James Lawton: Tiger Woods has missed a golden opportunity to do the right thing – he should have walked

There was for the briefest time here yesterday a feeling that Tiger Woods might do something more valuable than he had ever done before on or around a golf course.

Tiger Woods claims his first Green Jacket in 1997

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Paul McGinley celebrates Ryder Cup victory in 2002

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His first love was Gaelic football until a knee injury made him turn to golf and put him on the road to £10million in career prize money, says Kevin Garside

Rory McIlroy topped the European and US money lists this season

'I could use hockey sticks and an orange': Rory McIlroy switches clubs

World No 1 plays down fears that change to Nike from Titleist will affect his game

Tom Lewis must finish in Scottish Open top five to reach the Open

Tom Lewis fights for chance to repeat Open heroics

Cast your minds back 12 months. Golf was in a lather at the achievements of Rory McIlroy and wondering if Tom Watson might reprise the wonders of Turnberry when he pitched up at Royal St George's. McIlroy did not feature at all in the Open drama. Watson did by virtue of playing alongside an amateur by the name of Tom Lewis.

Please replace divots: Tiger Woods churns up the turf on the first fairway as he looks to drag himself back into contention

James Lawton: As tentative as a kitten, Tiger is close to point of no return

More than anything, it was like a funeral. There were more sighs than conversation and when the convention of the first tee dictated applause, it was subdued enough to be over almost as soon as it began.

Augusta Diary: Donald's comic turn proves a blast

The cat is well and truly out of the bag, the cool cat even. So much for Luke Donald cast in the role of the staid, quiet Englishman with all the humour of John Major during a sponsored silence. The dude, as the say over here, is a blast.

'Uncluttered' Watson on hand to guide Lewis through the spotlight

Five-time Open champion steadies British amateur's nerve with timely advice to keep things simple and also finds the time to sink a 15th hole-in-one of his illustrious career

Norman and Faldo ruled out of 2011 Open entry

Greg Norman and Sir Nick Faldo, first and second in the record-breaking 1993 Open at Sandwich, will not be involved in this year's championship at the Kent course.

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