St. Andrews has been generous to the British Open golfers so far, and its favorable weather has also contributed to a ton of players who can make a run for the championship.
It is hard enough to predict a golf winner, so with so much golf remaining, this task is not made much easier after only one round.
But it is never too early to take a look at who has the edge in taking home the championship at the end of the weekend.
Although it is not a requirement to have a good start to win a Major, it certainly cannot hurt a contender's case to have a solid Round 1 under his belt.
So here is a quick look at 10 guys who have positioned themselves well to fight for the trophy at the end of the weekend.