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2012 Open Championship: Thursday, in pictures

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Tiger Woods watches his shot from the 7th tee during his first round of the 2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes.

John Daly walks on the first hole during the first round of the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club.
Jeev Milkha Singh acknowledges the crowd on the second hole during the first round of the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club.
Barry Lane hits the opening tee shot during the first round of the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club.
Golf fans watch the play on the first hole during the first round of the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club.
John Daly watches his shot from the 1st tee during his first round of the 2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes.
David Duval lines up a putt during the first round of the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club.
Ian Poulter reacts after a missed putt on the fourth during the first round of the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club.
Adam Scott hits a tee shot on the fifth during the first round of the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club.
Tiger Woods watches his tee shot at the par-3 1st hole at Royal Lytham & St. Annes during the first round of the Open Championship.
Ernie Els is one of three players to win a major with the anchored putter, coming last July at the Open Championship.
Tiger Woods lines up his putt on the 2nd green during his first round of the 2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes.
Defending champion Darren Clarke plays a shot from the rough on the 2nd hole during his first round of the Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes.
Amateur golfer Alan Dunbar jumps to get a better view on the 2nd hole during his first round at the 2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes.
Sergio Garcia drops his club as he watches his shot from the 14th tee during his first round of the 2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham and St. Annes.
Tiger Woods watches his shot from the 7th tee during his first round of the 2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes.
Tiger Woods watches his shot from the 14th tee during his first round of the 2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham and St. Annes.
Zach Johnson plays out of a bunker on the 18th hole during the first round of the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club.
Tiger Woods takes a swing on the 14th hole during the first round of the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club.
Tiger Woods plays a shot from the rough on the 15th hole during the first round of the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club.
Rory McIlroy watches his shot from the 2nd fairway during his first round at the 2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham and St. Annes.
Jason Blue poses with a golf glove given to him by Rory McIlroy after he was struck by his golf ball on the 15th hole during the first round of the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club.
Phil Mickelson searches for his golf ball on the 8th hole during the first round of the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club.
Phil Mickelson hits his tee shot on the 11th hole during the first round of the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club.
Zach Johnson hits a tee shot on the 14th hole during the first round of the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club.