Bird's-eye view of the British Open

Ever see a blimp flying over and wonder what the view is like from up there? Well, take a look at these images of Muirfield from up above. This unique perspective of the British Open provides a true appreciation of the course’s classic beauty.


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GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 21: Phil Mickelson of the United States holds the Claret Jug after winning the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 21, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Phil Mickelson of the United States holds the Claret Jug after winning the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 21, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 20: Lee Westwood of England and Tiger Woods of the United States walk down the 18th fairway during the third round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 20, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Lee Westwood of England and Tiger Woods of the United States walk down the 18th fairway during the third round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 20, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 21: General View of the 11th hole and 14th tee during the final round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 21, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

General View of the 11th hole and 14th tee during the final round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 21, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 21: Ian Poulter of England tees off on the 15th hole during the final round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 21, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Ian Poulter of England tees off on the 15th hole during the final round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 21, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 21: Ian Poulter of England walks down the 14th hole during the final round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 21, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Ian Poulter of England walks down the 14th hole during the final round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 21, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 20: Lee Westwood of England tees off on the 18th hole during the third round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 20, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Lee Westwood of England tees off on the 18th hole during the third round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 20, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 21: Ian Poulter of England plays out of the rough on the 17th hole during the final round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 21, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Ian Poulter of England plays out of the rough on the 17th hole during the final round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 21, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 20: Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain tees off on the 8th hole during the third round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 20, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain tees off on the 8th hole during the third round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 20, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland.

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 20: A general view of the 15th and third holes during the third round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 20, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

A general view of the 15th and third holes during the third round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 20, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 19: Aerial View of the course and surrounding area during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Aerial View of the course and surrounding area during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 19: Nick Watney of the USA plays from a greenside bunker on the 10th during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Nick Watney of the USA plays from a greenside bunker on the 10th during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 19: Justin Rose of England plays into the 18th green during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Justin Rose of England plays into the 18th green during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 20: Lee Westwood of England tees off on the 11th hole during the third round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 20, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Lee Westwood of England tees off on the 11th hole during the third round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 20, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 19: Aerial View of the 16th hole during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Aerial View of the 16th hole during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 18: Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland walks down a fairway during the first round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 18, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland walks down a fairway during the first round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 18, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 19: Aerial View of the 18th hole and the clubhouse during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Aerial View of the 18th hole and the clubhouse during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 19: Aerial View of the 18th and 17th holes, the tented village clubhouse during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Aerial View of the 18th and 17th holes, the tented village clubhouse during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 18: Dustin Johnson of the United States and Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium walk up the 10th hole during the first round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 18, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Dustin Johnson of the United States and Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium walk up the 10th hole during the first round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 18, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 19: Lee Westwood of England tees off on the 11th hole during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Lee Westwood of England tees off on the 11th hole during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 18: Golf fans help Luke Donald of England look for his ball during the first round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 18, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Golf fans help Luke Donald of England look for his ball during the first round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 18, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

3GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 18: Phil Mickelson of the United States hits from a bunker on the 13th hole as Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland looks on during the first round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 18, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Phil Mickelson of the United States hits from a bunker on the 13th hole as Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland looks on during the first round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 18, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 19: Aerial View of the course and surrounding area during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Aerial View of the course and surrounding area during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

!GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 18: Phil Mickelson of the United States walks down the 14th hole with Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland during the first round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 18, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Phil Mickelson of the United States walks down the 14th hole with Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland during the first round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 18, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 18: General View of the 6th green and 7th tee during the first round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 18, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

General View of the 6th green and 7th tee during the first round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 18, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 18: Tiger Woods of the United States celebrates a birdie on the 13th hole during the first round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 18, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Tiger Woods of the United States celebrates a birdie on the 13th hole during the first round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 18, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 18: Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland walks down a fairway during the first round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 18, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland walks down a fairway during the first round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 18, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 19: Aerial View of the course and surrounding area during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Aerial View of the course and surrounding area during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 19: Aerial View of the course, clubhouse, tented village and surrounding area during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Aerial View of the course, clubhouse, tented village and surrounding area during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

GULLANE, SCOTLAND - JULY 19: Aerial View of Bass Rock during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Aerial View of Bass Rock during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 19, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

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