Tiger Woods won the Masters in August in April The Open 2019Date: July 18-21 Course: Royal Portrush, Northern IrelandCoverage: live radio and text commentary on all four days. Highlights every night on BBC Two.
Big winner Tiger Woods played his first practice round at Royal Portrush on Sunday fifteen times as he prepared to bid for a fourth Open victory.
The sun was shining on Northern Ireland & north coast when the American got a first introduction to the famous left course.
The 43-year-old secured his first big win in 11 years in April with a Masters victory that came after four back operations.
Woods won the Open in 2000 for back-to-back successes in 2005 and 2006.
Former Masters champion Patrick Reed was also one of the players on the course on Sunday.
Francesco Molinari of Italy starts his defense of the Open title when the first round starts on Thursday.
The championship makes its first return to Northern Ireland since 1951, when it was also played on the Dunluce Left
the Englishman Max Faulkner won that tournament, which was 26 holes on the last day with two shots.