Four-time Masters winner Woods hasn't won a major since 2008 and an Open since 2006.
|Birthplace:||San Diego, California|
A brilliant winner of the Claret Jug at Muirfield last year in his 20th appearance in The Open
|Birthplace:||Holywood, Northern Ireland|
McIlroy was third at St Andrews in 2010 but that remains his only top 20 in six Open starts.
|Birthplace:||Johannesburg, South Africa|
A brilliant fourth at Royal Birkdale as an amateur in 1998 but has never made the top 10 in an Open as a pro.
Second (2012) and third (2013) in the last two Opens, Scott is one of the big favourites this year.
Had a sensational second half of the season in 2013 and now in hot pursuit of a first major title.
|Birthplace:||Winter Park, Florida|
Ultra-consistent in the majors in recent years but has still to make the big breakthrough.
|Birthplace:||Portrush, Northern Ireland|
The Northern Irishman has a strong record in the majors, highlighted by his 2010 US Open victory.
The Englishman has won some big tournaments in his career but still can't get it done in the majors.
Still carries the unwanted tag of one of the best players yet to have never won a major after a string of near misses.
The Ryder Cup hero was third in last year's Open at Muirfield and also a runner-up in 2008.
The Spaniard has had seven top 10s in the Open and played in the final group at Hoylake in 2006.
The unorthodox left-hander won a second Masters green jacket in three years at Augusta in April.
|Birthplace:||Columbia, South Carolina|
The American bomber has had his chances at the majors but is still looking to land his first big one.
The Aussie has taken to majors like a duck to water and already has five top four finishes.
|Birthplace:||Raleigh, North Carolina|
Won the 2012 US Open at Olympic Club in San Francisco on just his fifth start in a major.
Monday - Wednesday, August 9-11, 2010
Thursday - Saturday, Aug 12-14, 2010
Final Competitive Round:
Sunday, Aug 15, 2010