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Lytham action live on opengolf.com

12.02am 26th June 2001 - Media

Followers of the Open Championship around the world will be kept up-to-date with all the action from Royal Lytham & St. Annes in July through the official website, www.opengolf.com. Last year 128 million page views were recorded as golfers kept track of the progress of Tiger Woods around the Old Course at St Andrews.

Live scoring, with a constantly updated leader board, is backed by up-to-the-minute news and colour photography of play on the course. Views of the action will come from special webcams and there will be quotes and comments from the leading contenders, plus video highlights.

The challenge presented by each hole is described with the help of Royal Lytham professional Eddie Birchenough and illustrated with detailed plans and overviews from helicopter-mounted cameras.

This wealth of live action direct from the course is in addition to the complete history and background to the Championship which appears on the regularly updated year-round website.

Coverage direct from Lytham will begin with the Final Qualifying on Sunday and Monday, July 15-16, and continue through the week until the ancient silver trophy is presented to the 2001 champion on Sunday, 22nd July.

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