As often happens at The Open, the weather can be a factor. With temperatures in the upper 60s, the fashion at the event is littered with turtleneck sweaters, half-zips galore and hoodies.
That doesn’t mean there aren’t some bold choices and fun accents Thursday for the first round.
A classic Tiger look
At a historic course, Tiger went with a time-tested, cold-weather look: white mock turtleneck and navy V-neck sweater.
Woods is struggling in his opening round so he might not be around for a shade of red this weekend.
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Look of the day: Justin Thomas and his joggers
Thomas, who has won two majors, is still looking for his first top-10 finish at The Open. For the first round his fit, featuring some bare ankles, was championship-worthy.
Honoring Scotland on your feet
The thistle is the national flower of Scotland. According to the Scotland Tourism Board, the flower has long been a part of Scottish history. It has been featured in the country’s legends and poetry.
Rory McIlroy is among those golfers sponsored by Nike wearing shoes featuring thistles.
Bucket hat summer
Amateur Barclay Brown, from England, is a surprise name on the leaderboard. He played collegiate golf at Stanford and decided to rock the camo Cardinal bucket hat during his round.
Keep it casual
Phil Mickelson eschewed a collared shirt and complemented his black quarter-zip with black T-shirt. It was quite the talk of social media during the round. Mickelson shot even-par 72 to open the event. He missed the cut at last month’s U.S. Open.