Social Eyes Kaymer & the tennis star, Daly's a big hit

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Welcome to this week’s Open Championship packed edition of Social Eyes – catching up with all the social media goings on at Royal Troon.

First up, Martin Kaymer had a fellow famous German sportsperson accompany him in an Open practice round – tennis star Sabine Lisicki. But are the pair an item? Not according to German newspaper Bild, who say they’re ‘just good friends’.

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Now playing at the Open is new experience for a lot of players this week – but especially PGA Tour player William McGirt, as the Memorial Tournament winner revealed on Twitter that this was his very first trip to Europe!

John Daly was spotted putting one-handed on the Senior Tour last week. He took to Twitter to explain why, and had a hashtag that all of us amateur golfers can understand.

His peers are loving him this week, too. Joost Luiten played a practice round with Daly…

While Smylie Kaufman admired him from afar on the driving range…


Speaking of Smylie, he really appreciated this by a sneaky scoreboard operator and gave it a RT.

Time for a selfie? It was for Darren Clarke and his Ryder Cup vice-captain Paul Lawrie on the tee at the Postage Stamp.

Down at the green of the Postage Stamp, Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston gave an indication of how deep the coffin bunker is…

Found myself lonely in the coffin bunker today. Wat a wicked hole. I think more par 3s should be like this.
A photo posted by Andrew 'Beef' Johnston (@beefgolf) on Jul 11, 2016 at 1:13pm PDT

And finally...

The Postage Stamp is certainly the most talked about hole this week – but it won’t be the toughest. That award is likely to be given to the par-4 11th, which played at a stroke average of 4.65 in in 1997. Here’s Rafa Cabrera-Bello’s take on it…

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