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British Open Golf Field 2013: Golfers to Watch on Day 1

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British Open Golf Field 2013: Golfers to Watch on Day 1
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We are not going to let our head get way out over our skis.

There is little doubt that getting off to a good start is usually important in any major tournament. However, you can't win a major on the first day of competition.

Can you lose it? Almost certainly. A brutal start can take the heart out of most of the top pro golfers, knowing that there are problems with their game and that they have a a long way to go to catch up.

A great start, on the other hand, will give a golfer the confidence that he can contend and stay with the leaders.

Here's our take on the players to look at on Day 1 of the British Open.

(Tee times listed in the following slides are all Eastern Time.)

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