Open 2018 leaderboard LIVE: Kevin Kisner in charge with Rory McIlroy and Tommy Fleetwood close by

FOLLOWING a hard-fought day one at Carnoustie, Kevin Kisner tops the leaderboard at The Open.

The American tees off at 12.53pm as he looks to extend his advantage – but the chasing pack are not far behind.

 The Open returns to Carnoustie following an eleven-year absence

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The Open returns to Carnoustie following an eleven-year absence

The Open 2018 leaderboard

THROUGH four days of competition at Carnoustie, the world's best are set to battle it out. 

And SunSport is here every step of the way to keep you up to date thanks to our LIVE leaderboard.

Here are the latest standings.

FOLLOWING a hard-fought day one at Carnoustie, Kevin Kisner tops the leaderboard at The Open.