Muirfield's pot bunkers yield yakety sax moments on Day 1 at the British Open

There was much ado about the concrete greens at Muirfield on Thursday, overshadowing the annual British Open pot bunker disasters. Thankfully, we're here with the Benny Hill montage to recap the first day's carnage.

One of the defining characteristics of a British Open are the many pot and bowl bunkers which dot the links courses of Great Britain. Muirfield's bunkers aren't as extreme as some of the others in the rota, but there are still plenty of lies where advancing your ball forward is simply not an option (Harris English displayed the best example of that on Thursday). And of course, several of the best players in the world (Rory McIlroy, Matt Kuchar, Brandt Snedeker) found themselves in that predicament on Thursday. It's a scenario which screams out for yakety sax, so we gave it the Benny Hill treatment:

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