Sometimes the sun shines brightly and then 10 minutes later there is rain and wind that changes everything. Welcome to the 148th Open Championship being held in Northern Ireland.

The best golfers in the world battle the weather and the Royal Portrush course.

Shane Lowry played early in the day and posted a 4-under par score.

Now golfers look to that score as a marker.

Check out round one scores by clicking here

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