Seven of the top 20 players in the world are preparing for next week's British Open by playing at the Barclays Scottish Open at Loch Lomond Golf Club, which begins Thursday. These images are from Wednesday's pro-am.
Phil Mickelson hasn't made a cut since winning the Players Championship in May.
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Mickelson began his British Open preparation by playing a practice round at Carnoustie on Monday.
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Ernie Els's best finish on the PGA Tour this season was a second at the Verizon Heritage.
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Colin Montgomerie, far left, won his first event in 18 months last week at the European Open.
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Sergio Garcia finished second at the Players Championship, but he missed the cut at the Masters and the U.S. Open.
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Angel Cabrera finished tied for 60th at the European Open, his first tournament since winning the U.S. Open.
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Luke Donald tied for 10th at the Masters, but missed the cut at the U.S. Open.
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Darren Clarke hasn't recorded a top 10 this season.
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