Key hole from the opening round of British Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — A look at the key hole Thursday in the first round of the British Open:

HOLE: 1

YARDAGE: 375

PAR: 4

STROKE AVERAGE: 3.974

RANK: 12

KEY FACT: Tiger Woods began the British Open with a tee shot that landed in a divot and a second shot that bounced into the Swilcan Burn. He made double bogey and went on to a 78, matching his highest start in the British Open. Rory McIlroy began his round by making a 60-foot putt on his way to a 66 to finish two shots out of the lead.

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