First Round of British Open at Royal Birkdale

1 of 22 Robert Beck/SI
First Round of the British Open Rocco Mediate birdied the final two holes to move into a three-way tie for the lead at one under par.
2 of 22 Bob Martin/SI
Sergio Garcia started off his round with a bogey.
3 of 22 Bob Martin/SI
Garcia finished at two over par.
4 of 22 Bob Martin/SI
Retief Goosen shot a 1-over 71 in a round that included four birdies.
5 of 22 John Biever/SI
Lee Westwood went bogey-double bogey-bogey on his first three holes.
6 of 22 Robert Beck/SI
Paul Lawrie, the 1999 British Open champion, was three over par at the turn.
7 of 22 Robert Beck/SI
Jean Van De Velde, who famously triple-bogeyed 18 at the 1999 Open to lose his lead and the tournament, birdied the par-3 seventh hole.
8 of 22 Robert Beck/SI
Angel Cabrera double bogeyed the par-4 eighth hole.
9 of 22 John Biever/SI
Robert Karlsson birdied par-4 first hole, but finished at five over par.
10 of 22 Robert Beck/SI
Zach Johnson finished his up-and-down round at three over par.
11 of 22 Robert Beck/SI
Back-to-back bogeys on 16 and 17 dropped him back to even par for the round.
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Adam Scott was bogey-free on the front nine.
13 of 22 John Biever/SI
Greg Norman finished one stroke off the lead at even par.
14 of 22 John Biever/SI
Phil Mickelson got off to a rocky start in his first round with bogeys on the first two holes.
15 of 22 John Biever/SI
The newlywed Norman was followed by his wife, Chris Evert, The couple recently got married in the Bahamas.
16 of 22 John Biever/SI
Fifty-three-year-old Norman has won the British Open twice.
17 of 22 John Biever/SI
A triple bogey the par-4 sixth hole stood out on his scorecard.
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Mickelson finished with a 9-over 79.
19 of 22 John Biever/SI
Neither rain nor wind could keep the fans away from Royal Birkdale.
20 of 22 Bob Martin/SI
Defending champion Padraig Harrington, playing with an injured wrist, is at four over par.
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Ernie Els shot a disappointing 10-over 80.
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Fredrik Jacobson, who kicked his round off with a double bogey, finished at one over par.