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Famous faces come out in force at the Swingzone in St Andrews

The R&A Swingzone is always a busy and happy place for the Golf Foundation to share their story and programmes with the youngsters at The Open.

And The 150th Open at St Andrews has been no different.

The stand in the spectator's village has been a hive of activity throughout the week, with the long putting challenge, the chipping area and the Golfway activity zone all busy with a combination of Sported groups, local golf clubs, and interested passers-by. 

Notably, the famous faces in attendance at The Open have also found their way to the Golf Foundation's stand throughout the week. Former Women's Open Champion Georgia Hall came to share her story and her skills with a group on Thursday morning as the tournament proper got underway.

Further to this, Nick Dougherty, Nicola Bennett, Jazzy Golfer, Brian O'Driscoll, Tim Henman, Rick Shiels and Guy Charnock have all tried their hands at the Golf Foundation's 30 second challenge, as well as taking part in games with the youngsters, and bringing a smile to their faces.

Visits from First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, as well as the fabulous EDGA golfers who took part in the Celebration of Champions at the event, have all added to the fun and games.

The celebration of the HSBC Golf Roots initiative has been a brilliant part of The 150th Open, and the support of The R&A and Scottish Golf has helped to bring the stand to life all week long.

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