Cape Town – The 147th Open Championship is under way at Carnoustie Golf Club in Scotland.
This year there will be 12 South Africans in the field this week: Brandon Stone, Charl Schwartzel, Louis Oosthuizen, Branden Grace, Ernie Els, Zander Lombard, Retief Goosen, George Coetzee, Dylan Frittelli, Erik van Rooyen, Shaun Norris and amateur Jovan Rebula.
The last time a South African lifted the famed Claret Jug was in 2012 when Ernie Els won by single stroke at Royal Lytham & St Annes.
REFRESH to follow all the action LIVE at this year’s Open:
Image of Claret Jug trophy in Carnoustie by AP