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Last Updated: Tuesday, 12 July, 2005, 06:53 GMT 07:53 UK
Golf Lingo Bingo!
Peter Alliss at the 1985 Open Championship
2005 Open Championship
LIVE on TV, Radio & Online

The Open - a physical and mental test of patience, stamina and technique, a tournament that separates the men from the boys.

Preparation is key, the right kit is essential.

A 42" plasma television (of course with fully functional red button for BBC interactive coverage) is a must, along with plenty of sustenance-providing snacks and hops-based energy drinks.

Few sports can take the viewer to the limits of endurance like the Open - but if your eyes are aching at the mere thought of a 10-hour telly marathon then fear not - we're here to help.

Golf Lingo Bingo, a revolutionary twist on the numbers game loved by blue-rinsed octogenarians everywhere, will help you through.

All you have to do is watch the action unfold on the goggle box with BBC Sport, and mark your card when Peter Alliss comes up with another classic line, or Ken Brown steals a driver from Monty's bag.

So tune in, turn it up and (most important of all) print out your Lingo Bingo card - all part of our public service remit...

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Course: St Andrews
Par: 72
Conditions: Blustery, cold, wet, occasionally sunny...a typical Scottish summer

If and when you hear the following Alliss-isms, mark them off on your score card - and remember - NO CHEATING - or we'll send Sam Torrance round with a mashie-niblick.

A babbling brook
Hole 1:
A babbling brook/burn

Hole 2:
Any mention of a rubbish town that a player lives in

Hole 3:
It's a funny old game

A birthday cake
Hole 4:
Happy Birthday to...

Hole 5:
Cor Blimey O'Reilly

Hole 6:
Would you believe it?

Sam Torrance
Hole 7:
Sam Torrance alludes to the Ryder Cup win in 2004

Hole 8:
Craig Doyle mentions his terrific record at St Andrews

Hole 9:
A Mashie Niblick/jigger/cleek

No medals for Jean in Carnoustie!
Hole 10:
The "monthly medal"

Hole 11:
Peter Alliss calls Julian Tutt "Tutty", or Ken Brown "Kenneth"

Hole 12:
As dear old Henry Longhurst used to say...

Hole 13:
Wayne Grady waxes lyrical about his BBQ technique

Hole 14:

Hole 15:
Julian Tutt describing a lie as "devilishly difficult"

Hole 16:
Any mention of Bruce Forsyth/Jimmy Tarbuck/Ronnie Corbett

Ken Brown
Hole 17:
Ken Brown re-enacts a pivotal moment from Open history

Hole 18:
Peter "Versace" Alliss on golf's sartorial stars

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