Open week is well under way as the players have started finalising their preparations for the tournament. Here are the best Open Championship pictures from Royal Troon so far...

Best Open Championship Pictures So Far…

Sergio Garcia, Rafa Cabrera Bello and Luke Donald inspect a putter…

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Henni Zuel interviewing 2014 Open Champion Rory McIlroy…

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1995 Open Champion John Daly…

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Rickie Fowler tees off on the second hole…

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Defending champion Zach Johnson hands the Claret Jug back to R&A Chief Executive Martin Slumbers…

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Where the winning putt will be holed on Sunday evening…

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Colin Montgomerie will hit the opening tee shot of the 145th Open Championship at 6.35am on his home course of Troon…

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G-Mac giving a lucky fan a signed ball…

 

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The Master at work…

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World number 27 Shane Lowry poses for a selfie with a fan…

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Miguel Angel Jimenez with his wife Susanna Styblo…

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Miguel chips onto the green at the ‘Railway’ hole…

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Jordan Spieth playing with…yep you guessed it, Justin Thomas and Smylie Kaufman

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2014 Open Champion Rory McIlroy hitting into the 18th green…

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Bookies’ favourite Dustin Johnson on the 5th green…

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The Ice Man…

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World number six Bubba Watson…

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Robert Rock and James Hahn chatting away…

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Jordan Spieth working hard on his swing…

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