SLIDESHOW: Famous faces

FAMOUS faces were out in force this week for the beginning of a major golfing tournament.

The Dunhill Cup, which pairs professional golfers with amateurs, attracts lovers of the sport from the worlds of sport, show business and industry.

Playing over the Carnoustie, St Andrews and Kingsbarns links courses the level of talent on show is expected to be high.

On Thursday morning a host of stars teed off at Carnoustie. From the world of golf – Rafa Cabrera-Bello.; Ernie Els; Louis Oosthuizen; Colin Montgomerie; Padraig Harrington and Darren Clarke.

Celebrity golfers teeing off in the morning were: Sir Steve Redgrave; Oscar Pistorius; Michael Phelps; Bill Murray; Huey Lewis; Greg Kinnear and Brian Lara.

Our slideshow shows just a few of these big names as they began their Alfred Dunhill Cup campaigns.