We’ve seen some remarkable debuts down the years at The Open, but few can match Justin Rose’s bow.
Major champion, Olympic gold medallist and time spent at world number one; for Rose, though, it all began with the famous culmination of his inaugural Open.
A shot that immediately went down in history as one of the great moments in a Championship steeped in amateur pedigree, Rose strolled down the 18th of The 127th Open at Royal Birkdale in 1998 having already announced himself as a star, unaware, however, of what was to come.
In a spot of bother after finding rough just short of the green-side bunker on the iconic par four, Rose lofted a chip high into the Merseyside sky, to cries from the crowd: ‘Get in,’ they bayed.
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