Photos: The British Open is off and running at Royal Portrush

148th British Open Championship - Day 2
Phil Mickelson shoots out of the rough on the eighth hole during the second round of the 148th British Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club in Portrush, Northern Ireland.
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All four seasons in one day at Royal Portrush
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Shaun Norris of South Africa tees off on the fourth hole.
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Rory’s up and down days
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland reacts after his second shot during the second round.
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Hats for golf balls
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Children hold out their hats for golf balls near the 18th green during the second round of the British Open.
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18th agony
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Takumi Kanaya of Japan on the 18th green.
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Not so rough
Shane Lowry
Ireland's Shane Lowry plays from the rough on the 18th hole during the second round of the British Open at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland.
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Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy misses cut
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Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy is consoled by his caddy at the 18th green.
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Lowry’s Army
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Ireland's Shane Lowry heads down the fairway on the 17th hole.
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One giant leap
Dylan Frittelli
South Africa's Dylan Frittelli leaps over the metal railing as he searches for his ball on the 17th hole during the second round of the British Open at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland.
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Bunkers and mogels
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays his second shot on the first hole during the second round.
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Missing the weekend
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Tiger Woods acknowledges his fans at the 18th hole.
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Sold out
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Spectators watch the action during the second round of the British Open.
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Caddie and girlfriend
Lee Westwood, Helen Storey
England's Lee Westwood with his caddie and girlfriend Helen Storey walk to the fifth hole.
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Tunnel vision
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A Marshall wait in the tunnel that runs between the 10th hole and the 11th hole.
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Claret Jug
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A Claret Jug is traced in the sand on the beach next to the Royal Portrush course in Northern Ireland.
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High spirits
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American golf fans are in high spirits during the second round of the British Open at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland.
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