British Open sand sculptures by Peter Bignell

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Peter Bignell, center, and his small team of fellow sculptors worked on a beach near the Old Course's first fairway. (Read Alan Bastable's story.)
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The claret jug
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The Swilcan Bridge
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Tiger Woods
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Padraig Harrington
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The sculptures were sponsored by Kingsbarns Distillery, a fledgling whisky-maker.
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A hardy accordion player on the beach inspired this work.