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The Open 2018: Scenes From Carnoustie

Stunning shots from Scotland's storied golf course.

The 147th Open Championship continues into the weekend at Carnoustie Golf Club in Scotland — the seventh time in history that the storied course has played host to golf's oldest major. Here, stunning scenes from the opening rounds. (Above, Jordan Spieth plays from a deep bunker on the sixth hole during the second round.)

GATHER ROUND Richard Heathcote/R&A via Getty Images GATHER ROUND Jordan Spieth draws a crowd for his tee shot on 15. ZACH ATTACK Warren Little/R&A via Getty Images ZACH ATTACK Zach Johnson finishes the day tied for the lead with fellow American Kevin Kisner. RIGHT AS RAIN Andrew Redington/Getty Images RIGHT AS RAIN Rory McIlroy mashes his drive off the 18th tee in front of a well-protected crowd. CLOSING THOUGHTS David Cannon/Getty Images CLOSING THOUGHTS Tiger takes in the scene on the 18th green after capping off a second consecutive even-par round. LOW AND STEADY Harry How/Getty Images LOW AND STEADY Spain's Jon Rahm gets creative from a bunker en route to a birdie on the sixth hole. LOOK OUT! Matthew Lewis/R&A via Getty Images LOOK OUT! Tiger Woods sends his shot screaming past photographers on the second hole. TUNNEL VISION Richard Heathcote/R&A via Getty Images TUNNEL VISION USA's Bryson Dechambeau makes his way to the 1st tee to kick off his second round. GRAND OPENING Matthew Lewis/R&A via Getty Images GRAND OPENING All eyes are fixed on Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy as he hits off of Carnoustie's magnificent first tee. BLASTED! Warren Little/R&A via Getty Images BLASTED! Scotland's Russell Knox plays from a deep trap on the 6th green. CLUBFACE David Cannon/Getty Images CLUBFACE Denmark's Thorbjørn Olesen stares down his fourth-hole tee shot. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LONG BALLS Harry How/Getty Images CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LONG BALLS Big hitter Dustin Johnson lets it rip on the ninth tee. TOUGH LIE Stuart Franklin/Getty Images TOUGH LIE Dangers await errant tee shots at Carnoustie, including this thicket for Masanori Kobayashi of Japan. CROUCHING TIGER Jan Kruger/R&A via Getty Images CROUCHING TIGER Three-time Open champion Tiger Woods always attracts a crowd. PAIN IN THE NECK Francois Nel/Getty Images PAIN IN THE NECK Tiger Woods plays through pain with kinesiology tape. RORY HOKEY POKEY Matthew Lewis/R&A via Getty Images RORY HOKEY POKEY Rory McIlroy puts his left foot in and takes his right foot out of a bunker on the first fairway. IN FORM Richard Heathcote/R&A via Getty Images IN FORM Tiger looks locked in off the 18th tee. He would go on to make par and finish even on the day.



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