I think we can all agree that The Open in St. Andrews was far from dull with its fair share of excitement, poor performances, shocking moments, grueling weather and thrilling finish to top it all off.
Here is our round up of the best pictures from some of the top golfing photographers, that highlighted the magical moments of the 144th Open Championship.
Players, officials, groundskeepers, fans, and caddies all looking for Ernie’s ball. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty
Dustin Johnson plays out of the rough on the 4th. Photograph: Jon Super/AP
Speith tees off from the 9th. Photograph: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Groundsmen working hard to clear the surface water after heavy rain. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty
Marc Leishman on the 15th. Photograph: Warren Little/R&A/Getty
Seagulls waiting to attack. Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters
Fans attempting to walk on the windswept beach. Photograph: Jon Super/AP
Tiger woods reacting to missing his putt on the 18th. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty
Sergio García reacts after missing a birdie on the sixteenth green. Photograph: David J Phillip/AP
And finally, Zach Johnson reacts after winning the playoff. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty