As in any golf tournament, the number of questions heading into the 2012 Open Championship borders on ridiculous.
Numerous star players are still looking to win their first major championship. With top-10 players Luke Donald, Lee Westwood and Justin Rose among them, it is a legitimate question to wonder if any of those three will take the title this week in their home region major.
Finally there's the always-present question at a British Open: will the weather be a huge factor or play a limited role in the final result?
In fact, those questions are present at nearly every major tournament.
There are some questions which pervade more deeply in this particular tournament.