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Sam Snead, 88, the Open Champion of 1946, will be the oldest of the 22 Past Champions who will be at St Andrews playing in the Past Champions Challenge. The best known names in world golf will be playing the first two and last two holes of the Old Course on Wednesday 19th July. For the winning team there will be a cheque for £40,000 made out to their favourite charity

The winner of the 2000 Open Championship at St Andrews will receive £500,000, an increase of £150,000 on the cheque that accompanied the Claret Jug which Paul Laurie won last year at Carnoustie