Photos of bunkers at the British Open

1 of 21 Fred Vuich
Digging Out The Masters is known for the legendary greens at Augusta National. The U.S. Open — no matter where it's played — is synonymous with brutal rough. The British Open, called the Open Championship everywhere in the world except the United States, is known for devilish bunkers. Almost all of the classic links courses on the rota are littered with cavernous pot bunkers, and they create some of the scariest shots you'll see all year. Here are some blasts from the recent past. At left, a scene from the 2003 Open at Royal St. George's in Sandwich, England.
2 of 21 Andrew Redington/Getty Images
Trevor Immelman, South Africa Royal Troon, 2004
3 of 21 Stuart Franklin/Getty Images
Phil Mickelson, United States Royal Troon, 2004
4 of 21 David Cannon/Getty Images
Davis Love III, United States Royal Troon, 2004
5 of 21 Stuart Franklin/Getty Images
Michael Campbell, New Zealand Royal Troon, 2004
6 of 21 Stuart Franklin/Getty Images
Trevor Immelman, South Africa Royal Troon, 2004
7 of 21 Bob Martin/SI
Tiger Woods, United States St. Andrews, 2005
8 of 21 Fred Vuich/SI
Paul Casey, England Royal Liverpool, 2006
9 of 21 Robert Beck/SI
Yasuharu Imano, Japan Royal Liverpool, 2006
10 of 21 Bob Martin/SI
Davis Love III, United States Royal St. George's, 2003
11 of 21 Robert Beck/SI
Luke Donald, England Royal St. George's, 2003
12 of 21 Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images
John Daly, United States Muirfield, 2002
13 of 21 Andrew Redington/Getty Images
David Howell, England Royal Troon, 1997
14 of 21 Stephen Mundy/Getty Images
Sergio Garcia, Spain Royal Lytham & St. Annes, 2001
15 of 21 Stephen Mundy/AP
Jose Maria Olazabal, Spain Royal Lytham & St. Annes, 2001
16 of 21 Steve Holland/AP
Greg Norman, Australia Muirfield, 2002
17 of 21 Fred Vuich/SI
Hal Sutton, United States Muirfield, 2002
18 of 21 Fred Vuich/SI
Thomas Levet, France Muirfield, 2002
19 of 21 Harry How/Getty Images
Bob Tway, United States Muirfield, 2002
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Mike Weir, Canada Muirfield, 2002
21 of 21 Robert Beck/SI
Sergio Garcia, Spain Royal Liverpool, 2006