<b>FIREMAN, John Kellaway:</b> "I keep my clubs in the boot of my car and often go straight from the fire station to the Royal. You see tragic things in my line of work, people dying in car accidents and fires. To go from that to the wide-open spaces of the golf course, it's a relief."
2 of 7Drew Gardner
<b>ROOFER, Les Lucas:</b> "The clubhouse roof is red clay tile, very traditional. I'm up there once a year or so, to make repairs and clean the gutters. The view of the course from there is fantastic. If you could sell a rooftop ticket for the Open, you'd be talking about a lot of money."
3 of 7Drew Gardner
<b>COOK, Nick Laughton:</b> "The Artesans have an annual dinner with the members in the main clubhouse. You wear a suit, collared shirt and tie. I'm a quick-food chef -- bacon and eggs and such. The club's food is very fine -- braised steak in a pie and such. Haven't had a bad meal there yet."
4 of 7Drew Gardner
<b>MILKMAN, Bobby Lucas (retired):</b> "When I was delivering milk, I'd get up at four in the morning. Me body clock still gets me up at that hour, even though now I'm an OAP -- an Old-Age Pensioner. I'll go to the golf course at six some mornings; everything's still and quiet. It's brilliant."
5 of 7Drew Gardner
<b>BARBER, Alan Evans:</b> "I cut the hair of many members, both Village Play and regular members. I'm not shy about suggesting if a man needs a cut, especially at the end of a match when I'm on the losing side. I'm always looking to get a little something back."
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<b>POSTMEN, Dave Kilty (left) and Dave Adamson: </b>"I deliver mail by bike in Hoylake. Now, with the Internet, I'm delivering many more golf clubs. I know the club members on my route. Their mail from the club has a special Open stamp that has the claret jug right on it."
7 of 7Drew Gardner
<b>PAINTERS, Terry Hearty and John Dalton (left, retired):</b> "I was an assistant pro at Hoylake from 1959 to '63, and played the '61 Open at Royal Birkdale, when Palmer won. It was marvelous being a pro, but it was a good move for me, getting me amateur status back and becoming a painter."
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