British Open 2014

We know you're bummed that you can't be watching the 2014 British Open at Royal Liverpool this weekend, so we've compiled a list of the next best thing: the top 5 places to watch right here in NYC. Yesterday's opening round proved that this is going to be an exciting weekend of golf. So if you're not a fan already, then it's time to jump on the bandwagon. Head to one of these bars to see if Tiger Woods is going to make a comeback, or if Rory McIlroy will prove himself as the new world's best golfer.

[Photo via @swilcan22, @joeballance]