A Tiger Woods grouping is always a crazy scene at a major championship, but it promises to be even more so at Turnberry when the British Open begins on Thursday. Organizers of the championship have put
Meanwhile, Tiger Woods can expect even more attention than usual the first two rounds of the British Open. He is playing with Lee Westwood of
Defending champion Padraig Harrington will play with former U.S. Open champions Jim Furyk and Geoff Ogilvy.The first group Thursday includes former Open champion Mark Calcavecchia, among the fastest players in golf, The Associated Press reports
Two-time defending champion Padraig Harrington will play the first two rounds of the 138th British Open Championship at Turnberry with a pair of U.S. Open champions.Harrington, whose last win was at the PGA Championship last August, is paired with 2003 U.S. Open champion Jim Furyk and 2006 U.S. Open winner Geoff Ogilvy for the first two rounds. They will start at 2:20 p.m. local time or 9:20 a.m. (et) on Thursday, then 4:09 a.m. (et) on Friday.
World No. 1 and three-time British Open champion Tiger Woods has the exact opposite tee times. He will tee off Thursday at 4:09 a.m. (et), then 9:20 a.m. (et) on Friday. Woods is paired with Ryo Ishikawa and Lee Westwood, MiamiHerald.com reports.