The Open 2015: St Andrews in person is a world away from following on TV | Bryan Graham

First impressions: Bryan Armen Graham, the Guardian America deputy sports editor, on his first visit to the historic Home of Golf

As my train hurtled northbound through the stupefyingly beautiful scenery along Scotland’s east coast on Monday afternoon, the anticipation grew for my first visit to the Home of Golf. By the time the engine eased into Leuchars rail station, before a short bus journey into the university town of St Andrews, those butterflies had only redoubled.

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