After one and a bit rounds of the 136th Open Championship the home players are experiencing mixed fortunes and there’s been a surprisingly good performance from a former champion.

GM Instruction editor, Neil Tappin takes a closer look at how the best players in the world use the range during a week at The Open

An Hour in the Life

The 16th is the longest par 3 on the Open rota. At 248 yards it can require a driver when the wind’s against. The hole sees very few birdies and…

So far the worlds best players have given us some real pearls of wisdom. Discover some of the lesser known soundbites from the press centre

The tournament kicks off and some Scots are among the early starters.

After three days of watching practice Golf Monthly instruction editor Neil Tappin gives his opinion on the course and its set-up.

Nine-time major winner Gary Player was presented with the Golf Foundation’s inaugural ‘Spirit of Golf Award’ for his services to the game and his long-term championing of the cause of…

It's been hard work but there's finally been a siting of Monty. And a few other home players to boot.

Find out how Monty, Lawrie and the other Scottish warriors are dealing with predicatbly poor weather on Monday morning.

First impressions

Having watched The Open on TV every year from about 1986 onwards, it?s amazing to actually be playing in it. Ever since I started as a junior at Ashford Golf…

As ever the Thursday and Friday pairings at the Open have produced some fascinating groups. Defending champion Tiger Woods will tee off at 9.09 on Thursday morning alongside former champion…

Jeremy Ellwood goes "back of house" at Carnoustie with R&A officials to find out what goes into making it all happen so smoothly

Clive Agran is Carnoustie-bound, frankly anything could happen.

Benn Barham is playing in his second Open, read his Carnoustie week diary here

Twelve more players have booked their place at Carnoustie as Local Final Qualify came to a close with some impressive scoring.

Welcome to Golf Monthly?s online coverage of the 2007 Open Championship. This year the event returns to Carnoustie and arguably the toughest test on the rota. Just as…