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Record holders Joe Root and Ross Fisher team up at St Andrews

England’s most successful cricket captain Joe Root and Ross Fisher, course record holder at St Andrews, have been drawn together in the 20th Anniversary Alfred Dunhill Links Team Championship.

At Headingley earlier this year, Root led England to an innings victory over India for his 27th Test win, overtaking Michael Vaughan.

In a brilliant career he has scored 23 centuries in Tests and 16 in One Day Internationals.

Ross Fisher played one of the greatest rounds ever seen at St Andrews to create a new course record with an 11-under-par 61 in the 2017 Alfred Dunhill Links. It could have been a 60, but he missed a four-foot birdie putt on the 18th green.

Among the other crowd-pleasing pairs are Luke Donald & Jamie Redknapp, Team Champions Tommy Fleetwood & Ogden Phipps, Hollywood superstar Andy Garcia & US golfer Troy Merritt, music legend Ronan Keating & Eddie Pepperell, Robert MacIntyre & Ashton Curtis and Scottish pair Grant Forrest & seven-time world snooker champion Stephen Hendry.

There are some fascinating family line-ups this year, including two-time winners Padraig Harrington and Tyrrell Hatton. Padraig is playing with brother Columb and Tyrrell with father Jeff. Other father and son partnerships are Billy Horschel Jnr and Billy Snr and Martin and Horst Kaymer.

To see the full draw click here