Tee occasions for the primary two British Open rounds have been introduced Monday. The 148th Open Championship starts Thursday at Royal Portrush because the event returns to Northern Eire for the primary time since 1951.

A few of the featured teams within the ultimate primary of the yr: 2014 Open champion Rory McIlroy will likely be paired with 2019 U.S. Open champion Gary Wooded area and Paul Casey. They start play at five:09 a.m. ET on Thursday. McIlroy shot a 61 at the previous Royal Portrush path when he was once simply 16.

Tiger Woods returns to play for the primary time since his T-21 end at Pebble Seaside and the U.S. Open just about a month in the past. Woods will likely be a part of a late-day grouping Thursday, becoming a member of the acerbic Patrick Reed and flamable Matt Wallace going out at 10:10 a.m. ET Thursday.

A leaner, if now not meaner, Phil Mickelson joins Eire’s Shane Lowry and Branden Grace of South Africa within the bid to win Champion Golfer of the 12 months honors. Mickelson says he has misplaced 15 kilos within the ultimate 10 days as a part of a coffee-fueled rapid. They are going to play at 2:52 a.m. ET Thursday and seven:53 a.m. ET Friday.

Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson stroll at the 18th hollow at Royal Portrush Golfing Membership all over a convention spherical. (Picture: Peter Morrison, AP)

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International No. 1 Brooks Koepka, who has received 3 primary championships previously 14 months, tries to win the general primary of 2019 beginning at eight:04 a.m. ET Thursday. He is grouped with Louis Oosthuizen and Shubhankar Sharma.

For reference, Northern Eire is 5 hours forward of Jap Time in the USA. So a 1 p.m. tee time at Royal Portrush approach play starts at eight a.m. at the East Coast.

Listed below are the Spherical 1 & 2 tee occasions and pairings for the British Open, together with all 156 avid gamers within the box. All occasions indexed are Jap.

Thursday: Tee Occasions – Spherical 1

1 – 1:35 a.m. Darren Clarke, James Sugrue (a), Charley Hoffman

2 – 1:46 a.m. Emiliano Grillo, Sung Kang, Thomas Thurloway (a)

three – 1:57 a.m. Andy Sullivan, Christiaan Bezuidenhout, Alexander Levy

four – 2:08 a.m. Chan Kim, Zander Lombard, Brandon Wu (a)

five – 2:19 a.m. Richard Sterne, Romain Langasque, Matthias Schmid (a)

6 – 2:30 a.m. Padraig Harrington, Matthew Fitzpatrick Andrew Putnam

7 – 2:41 a.m. Bubba Watson, Eddie Pepperell, Rafa Cabrera-Bello

eight – 2:52 a.m. Phil Mickelson, Shane Lowry, Branden Grace

nine – three:03 a.m. Alex Noren, Mike Lorenzo-Vera, Sam Locke

10 – three:14 a.m. Webb Simpson, Sergio Garcia, C.T. Pan

11 – three:25 a.m. Ryan Palmer, Andrea Pavan, Dylan Frittelli

12 – three:36 a.m. Kyle Stanley, Robert MacIntyre, Andrew ‘Red meat’ Johnston

13 – three:47 a.m. Mikko Korhonen, Oliver Wilson, Curtis Knipes (a)

14 – four:03 a.m. Ian Poulter, Sungjae Im, Kiradech Aphibarnrat

15 – four:14 a.m. Henrik Stenson, Xander Schauffele, Graeme McDowell

16 – four:25 a.m. Haotong Li, Russell Knox, Bernd Weisberger

17 – four:36 a.m. Jason Kokrak, Connor Syme, Austin Connelly

18 – four:47 a.m. Zach Johnson, David Duval, Corey Conners

19 – four:58 a.m. Francesco Molinari, Bryson DeChambeau, Adam Scott

20 – five:09 a.m. Rory McIlroy, Gary Wooded area, Paul Casey

21 – five:20 a.m. Rickie Fowler, Kevin Kisner, Hideki Matsuyama

22 – five:31 a.m. Jim Furyk, Si-Woo Kim, Jimmy Walker

23 – five:42 a.m. Luke Lista, Alexander Bjork, Paul Waring

24 – five:53 a.m. Shugo Imahira, Nate Lashley, Benjamin Herbert

25 – 6:04 a.m. Mikumu Horikawa, Callum Shinkwin, Garrick Porteous

26 – 6:15 a.m. Promenade Messawat, Matthew Stanley Baldwin, Jack Senior

27 – 6:36 a.m. Tom Lehman, Joaquin Niemann, Miguel Angel Jimenez

28 – 6:47 a.m. Byeong Hun An, Jorge Campillo, Chris Wooden

29 – 6:58 a.m. Joel Dahmen, Adri Arnaus, Dimitrios Papadatos

30 – 7:09 a.m. Stewart Cink, Rory Sabbatini, Innchoon Hwang

31 – 7:20 a.m. Erik Van Rooyen, Kurt Kitayama, Jake McLeod

32 – 7:31 a.m. Ryan Fox, Shaun Norris, Dongkyu Jang

33 – 7:42 a.m. Tyrrell Hatton, Keith Mitchell, Thomas Pieters

34 – 7:53 a.m. Justin Thomas, Tommy Fleetwood, Thorbjorn Olesen

35 – eight:04 a.m. Brooks Koepka, Louis Oosthuizen, Shubhankar Sharma

36 – eight:15 a.m. Billy Horschel, Jazz Janewattananond, Aaron Sensible

37 – eight:26 a.m. Jordan Spieth, Marc Leishman, Danny Willett

38 – eight:37 a.m. Cameron Smith, Adam Hadwin, David Lipsky

39 – eight:48 a.m. Paul Lawrie, Chez Reavie, Justin Harding

40 – nine:04 a.m. Takumi Kanaya (a), Tom Lewis, Brandon Stone

41 – nine:15 a.m. Lucas Glover, Joost Luiten, Nino Bertasio

42 – nine:26 a.m. Ernie Els, J.B. Holmes, Abraham Ancer

43 – nine:37 a.m. Brandt Snedeker, Lee Westwood, Brian Harman

44 – nine:48 a.m. Justin Rose, Tony Finau, Lucas Bjerregaard

45 – nine:59 a.m. Dustin Johnson, Jason Day, Keegan Bradley

46 – 10:10 a.m. Tiger Woods, Matt Wallace, Patrick Reed

47 – 10:21 a.m. Jon Rahm, Patrick Cantlay, Matt Kuchar

48 – 10:32 a.m. Kevin Streelman, Document Redman, Robert Rock

49 – 10:43 a.m. Adrian Otaegui, Yuta Ikeda, Isidro Benitez

50 – 10:54 a.m. Patton Kizzire, Sang Hyun Park, Yuki Inamori

51 – 11:05 a.m. Yoshinori Fujimoto, Doyeob Mun, Andrew Wilson

52 – 11:16 a.m. Gunn Charoenkul, Yosuke Asaji, Ashton Turner

Friday: Tee Occasions – Spherical 2

1 – 1:35 a.m. Tom Lehman, Joaquin Niemann, Miguel Angel Jimenez

2 – 1:46 a.m. Byeong Hun An, Jorge Campillo, Chris Wooden

three – 1:57 a.m. Joel Dahmen, Adri Arnaus, Dimitrios Papadatos

four – 2:08 a.m. Stewart Cink, Rory Sabbatini, Innchoon Hwang

five – 2:19 a.m. Erik Van Rooyen, Kurt Kitayama, Jake McLeod

6 – 2:30 a.m. Ryan Fox, Shaun Norris, Dongkyu Jang

7 – 2:41 a.m. Tyrrell Hatton, Keith Mitchell, Thomas Pieters

eight – 2:52 a.m. Justin Thomas, Tommy Fleetwood, Thorbjorn Olesen

nine – three:03 a.m. Brooks Koepka, Louis Oosthuizen, Shubhankar Sharma

10 – three:14 a.m. Billy Horschel, Jazz Janewattananond, Aaron Sensible

11 – three:25 a.m. Jordan Spieth, Marc Leishman, Danny Willett

12 – three:36 a.m. Cameron Smith, Adam Hadwin, David Lipsky

13 – three:47 a.m. Paul Lawrie, Chez Reavie, Justin Harding

14 – four:03 a.m. Takumi Kanaya (a), Tom Lewis, Brandon Stone

15 – four:14 a.m. Lucas Glover, Joost Luiten, Nino Bertasio

16 – four:25 a.m. Ernie Els, J.B. Holmes, Abraham Ancer

17 – four:36 a.m Brandt Snedeker, Lee Westwood, Brian Harman

18 – four:47 a.m Justin Rose, Tony Finau, Lucas Bjerregaard

19 – four:58 a.m. Dustin Johnson, Jason Day, Keegan Bradley

20 – five:09 a.m. Tiger Woods, Matt Wallace, Patrick Reed

21 – five:20 a.m. Jon Rahm, Patrick Cantlay, Matt Kuchar

22 – five:31 a.m. Kevin Streelman, Document Redman, Robert Rock

23 – five:42 a.m. Adrian Otaegui, Yuta Ikeda, Isidro Benitez

24 – five:53 a.m. Patton Kizzire, Sang Hyun Park, Yuki Inamori

25 – 6:04 a.m. Yoshinori Fujimoto, Doyeob Mun, Andrew Wilson

26 – 6:15 a.m. Gunn Charoenkul, Yosuke Asaji, Ashton Tur

27 – 6:36 a.m. Darren Clarke, James Sugrue (a), Charley Hoffman

28 – 6:47 a.m. Emiliano Grillo, Sung Kang, Thomas Thurloway (a)

29 – 6:58 a.m. Andy Sullivan, Christiaan Bezuidenhout, Alexander Levy

30 – 7:09 a.m. Chan Kim, Zander Lombard, Brandon Wu (a)

31 – 7:20 a.m. Richard Sterne, Romain Langasque, Matthias Schmid (a)

32 – 7:31 a.m. Padraig Harrington, Matthew Fitzpatrick Andrew Putnam

33 – 7:42 a.m. Bubba Watson, Eddie Pepperell, Rafa Cabrera-Bello

34 – 7:53 a.m. Phil Mickelson, Shane Lowry, Branden Grace

35 – eight:04 a.m. Alex Noren, Mike Lorenzo-Vera, Sam Locke

36 – eight:15 a.m. Webb Simpson, Sergio Garcia, C.T. Pan

37 – eight:26 a.m. Ryan Palmer, Andrea Pavan, Dylan Frittelli

38 – eight:37 a.m. Kyle Stanley, Robert MacIntyre, Andrew ‘Red meat’ Johnston

39 – eight:48 a.m. Mikko Korhonen, Oliver Wilson, Curtis Knipes (a)

40 – nine:04 a.m. Ian Poulter, Sungjae Im, Kiradech Aphibarnrat

41 – nine:15 a.m. Henrik Stenson, Xander Schauffele, Graeme McDowell

42 – nine:26 a.m. Haotong Li, Russell Knox, Bernd Weisberger

43 – nine:37 a.m. Jason Kokrak, Connor Syme, Austin Connelly

44 – nine:48 a.m. Zach Johnson, David Duval, Corey Conners

45 – nine:59 a.m. Francesco Molinari, Bryson DeChambeau, Adam Scott

46 – 10:10 a.m. Rory McIlroy, Gary Wooded area, Paul Casey

47 – 10:21 a.m. Rickie Fowler, Kevin Kisner, Hideki Matsuyama

48 – 10:32 a.m. Jim Furyk, Si-Woo Kim, Jimmy Walker

49 – 10:43 a.m. Luke Lista, Alexander Bjork, Paul Waring

50 – 10:54 a.m. Shugo Imahira, Nate Lashley, Benjamin Herbert

51 – 11:05 a.m. Mikumu Horikawa, Callum Shinkwin, Garrick Porteous

52 – 11:16 a.m. Promenade Messawat, Matthew Stanley Baldwin, Jack Senior