With only hours to go until the Open proper gets underway the Golf Monthly team gives you a behind the scenes look at Carnoustie.
GM equipment editor gets an exclusive look at some new gear on the practice range

While the GM bloggers have had varying early week experiences, including an early start for Benn Barham and an encounter with the MOD for Clive Agran.

In between watching the worlds greatest and attending parties the Golf Monthly editorial team managed to fit a round of golf in at Panmure. Meanwhile Scot Watch is well underway and is beginning to get exciting!