Devon amateur at the Open

North Devon amateur golfer, Jimmy Mullen, has qualified for the Open Championship.

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Devon golfer tees off to a good start at The Open

Jimmy Mullen playing in The Open today at Muirfield, Scotland. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

19 year-old Jimmy Mullen finished on level par after a round of 71. The West Country's big Open hopeful is from East-the-Water near Bideford, Devon, and trains at the Royal North Devon Golf Club in Westward Ho!, England's oldest course.

Aged 19, Mullen is one of the The Open's youngest-ever players. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

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