Muirfield prize – The 142nd British Open will be contested on the east coast of Scotland at Muirfield where the prized Claret Jug trophy awaits the winner after four days of play.
Muirfield makeover – It is the 16th time the Open has been played at Muirfield and the course has had a makeover -- with the biggest change coming at the par-five ninth hole.
Muirfield makeover – Muirfield course manager Colin Irvine shows the new bunker that has been dug out at the ninth hole.
Muirfield makeover – The historic course, which moved to Muirfield in 1891, has also been extended to a total yardage of 7192, putting it on a par with many of the other major venues.
Muirfield makeover – The famous yellow scorecard on the 18th at Muirfield will also be complemented by LED scoreboards on the seventh, 11th, 16th and 17th holes.
Muirfield memories – Ernie Els won the British Open the last time it was played at Muirfield in 2002. The South African survived a four-way play-off and won on the fifth extra hole.