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Former Open champion Sir Nick Faldo, English star Eddie Pepperell and legendary commentator Ken Brown have joined the backlash over the renovation of one of the most famous landmarks in golf.
The iconic Swilcan Bridge at St Andrews, estimated to be 700 years old, provides arguably the most famous photo opportunity in golf.
Legends including Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson and Tiger Woods have famously been pictured walking over the bridge, after teeing off on the 18th hole, to bid farewell to the Open Championship, which is played at the Old Course every five years.
A photo posted on Twitter by UK Golf Guy showed a paved area on each side of the iconic Old Course bridge.
'They appear to have built a garden patio next to the Swilken Bridge!' the post read.
Former Open champion Sir Nick Faldo on the iconic Swilcan Bridge at St Andrews
Brown tweeted: 'The