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Last Updated: Thursday, 19 July 2007, 07:12 GMT 08:12 UK
The Open day one photos

England's Oliver Wilson

England's Oliver Wilson is one of the early starters and cards the day's first birdie as the Open gets under way

KJ Choi during the first round at Carnoustie

Brazil's Adilson da Silva briefly heads the leaderboard before KJ Choi of Korea birdies the fourth and moves top at three under

Darren Clarke and his caddie

Darren Clarke finds a bunker on the first and picks up a bogey, before moving to three over with a double bogey on the fifth

Justin Rose shows his frustration

Justin Rose opens with a birdie but a double bogey at the fifth proves frustrating

Caddie Craig Connelly smiles alongside Colin Montgomerie

Colin Montgomerie is in jovial spirits alongside his caddie Craig Connelly as he looks to tame the course

Woods celebrates his eagle at the 6th

Tiger Woods is in fine form as he joins Choi at the head of the leaderboard with a superb eagle at the 6th

South Africa's Retief Goosen

Retief Goosen moves into the lead on four under after 13 but a double bogey at the 15th sees him slip up

Ireland's Paul McGinley

Ireland's Paul McGinley replaces Goosen as leader on four under after sinking four birdies in his first seven holes

Clarke sinks a birdie on the 14th hole

Clarke sinks a birdie on the 14th hole on the way to carding an opening round of 72 at one over

Woods splashes out of a bunker

Woods drops two shots in two holes and slips to one under with Choi the early clubhouse leader on two under

David Howell splashes out of the sand

David Howell finds sand on the first three holes but recovers from four over to end his day on just one over par

New Zealand's Michael Campbell

New Zealand's Michael Campbell replaces Choi as clubhouse leader with a three-under round of 68

Woods watches a drive

Woods returns to two under with the first birdie of the day on the 16th and he ends his day's work with a round of 69

England's Ian Poulter chats with his caddie

England's Ian Poulter is resplendent in tartan slacks as he starts his Open with a solid 73

McGinley acknowledges the crowd at Carnoustie

McGinley safely navigates the final holes to claim the clubhouse lead with an fine four under par round of 67

John Daly plays out of the rough

John Daly's round falls apart as he finishes on 74 after earlier pitching in for an eagle to take the lead on five under

Luke Donald splashes out of the sand at the 18th

Luke Donald splashes out of the sand at the 18th as he bogeys the last on the way to a one-under 70

Spain's Sergio Garcia

Spain's Sergio Garcia claims a series of excellent birdies to take the lead from McGinley at six under after 14 holes

Rory McIlroy waves to the crowd

18-year-old European amateur champion Rory McIlroy enjoys his day as he cards a brilliant 68, three under for the day

Garcia acknowledges the crowd

Garcia drops his first shot of the round with a bogey on the 16th but gets it back by birdieing 17 to lead on six under



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