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Throwback Thursday: British Open Edition

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#TBT: British Open Edition

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The Open Championship, or British Open, is the oldest Major golf tournament. It was established way back in 1860, and has been running strong nearly every year since. Of all the Majors in golf, the British Open probably has the most unique feel to it because of the links-style courses it's played on.

Here's a look back at some British Opens of the past, Throwback Thursday style:

10. Tiger Woods (2000)

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10. Tiger Woods (2000)

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This was Tiger's first Open Championship. He also took home the Claret Jug in 2005 and 2006. Can he do it again in 2014?

9. John Daly and His Mullet With the Claret Jug (1995)

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9. John Daly and His Mullet With the Claret Jug (1995)

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This was Daly's first, and likely last, Major championship. What a photo.

8. Arnold Palmer Tees Off In 1970

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8. Arnold Palmer Tees Off In 1970

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Arnold Palmer teeing off at St. Andrews on July 13, 1970, while Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus chill in the background. Definitely a golf moment in time.

7. Tom Watson After Defeating Jack Nicklaus In 1977

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7. Tom Watson After Defeating Jack Nicklaus In 1977

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Watson and Nicklaus battled until the very end of the 1977 Open Championship. Watson ultimately walked away with his second Claret Jug.

6. Greg Norman In One of Those Crazy Bunkers

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6. Greg Norman In One of Those Crazy Bunkers

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'The Shark' Greg Norman trapped in a bunker that sums up the British Open. Norman has taken home the Claret Jug twice (1986,1993).

5. Jack Nicklaus (1978)

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5. Jack Nicklaus (1978)

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The Golden Bear holding the Claret Jug after winning the British Open at St Andrews in 1978. This would be his last Open Championship win.

4. Nick Faldo (1987)

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4. Nick Faldo (1987)

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A shot of an enthused Flaldo after winning his first Claret Jug in 1987. He would also go on to win in 1990.

3. Gary Player (1974)

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3. Gary Player (1974)

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A classic shot of one of the most iconic golfers in history. Player won the British at Carnoustie (1968) and at Royal Lytham & St Annes (1974).

2. Tiger Woods Teeing Off (2000)

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2. Tiger Woods Teeing Off (2000)

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This picture shows the backdrop of the Open Championship, something that gives it that unique feel.

1. Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus Duking It Out (1977)

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1. Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus Duking It Out (1977)

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From Wikipedia: "The two played together in the final two rounds and had separated themselves from the field under clear skies, leading this Open to be remembered as the "Duel in the Sun." This was the first Open ever held at Turnberry, which renamed its 18th hole after the duel. Three months earlier, Watson had held off Nicklaus to win his first green jacket at the Masters."