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Irish Open Thursday and Friday tee times as McDowell, McIlroy, Rahm and the rest prepare to do battle at Ballyliffin

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th July 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Ballyliffin Golf Club, Co Donegal, Ireland.
Keith Duffy at the Pro-Am at Ballyliffin.
Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th July 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Ballyliffin Golf Club, Co Donegal, Ireland. Keith Duffy at the Pro-Am at Ballyliffin. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 6th July 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Ballyliffin Golf Club, Co Donegal, Ireland. Rory McIlroy's father, Gerry McIlroy, centre in white, on the 11th fairway. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 6th July 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Ballyliffin Golf Club, Co Donegal, Ireland. Rory McIlroy on the 11th tee. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 6th July 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Ballyliffin Golf Club, Co Donegal, Ireland. Thorbjørn Olesen on the 11th tee. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 6th July 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Ballyliffin Golf Club, Co Donegal, Ireland. Rory McIlroy on the 11th green. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 6th July 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Ballyliffin Golf Club, Co Donegal, Ireland. Rory McIlroy with his caddy Harry Diamond on the 10th tee. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Alan Lewis - PhotopressBelfast.co.uk 5/7/2018 Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin Kernoghan Rory McIlroy's mother Rosie and wife Erica at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Ballyliffin - Rory McIlroy has started his bid for a second Irish Open success alongside Matt Fitzpatrick and Thorbjon Olsen at the Ballyliffin links in Donegal. The 2016 champion and four-time major winner goes out with Englishman Fitzpatrick and Danish player Olesen in the opening two rounds. Last year's winner Jon Rahm tees off with Rafa Cabrera Bello and former US Open champion Graeme McDowell. Shane Lowry, winner in 2009, is grouped with Lee Westwood and Thomas Pieters.
Alan Lewis - PhotopressBelfast.co.uk 5/7/2018 Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin Kernoghan Rory McIlroy teeing off the 2nd at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Ballyliffin - Rory McIlroy has started his bid for a second Irish Open success alongside Matt Fitzpatrick and Thorbjon Olsen at the Ballyliffin links in Donegal. The 2016 champion and four-time major winner goes out with Englishman Fitzpatrick and Danish player Olesen in the opening two rounds. Last year's winner Jon Rahm tees off with Rafa Cabrera Bello and former US Open champion Graeme McDowell. Shane Lowry, winner in 2009, is grouped with Lee Westwood and Thomas Pieters.
Alan Lewis - PhotopressBelfast.co.uk 5/7/2018 Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin Kernoghan Rory McIlroy teeing off the 8th at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Ballyliffin - Rory McIlroy has started his bid for a second Irish Open success alongside Matt Fitzpatrick and Thorbjon Olsen at the Ballyliffin links in Donegal. The 2016 champion and four-time major winner goes out with Englishman Fitzpatrick and Danish player Olesen in the opening two rounds. Last year's winner Jon Rahm tees off with Rafa Cabrera Bello and former US Open champion Graeme McDowell. Shane Lowry, winner in 2009, is grouped with Lee Westwood and Thomas Pieters.
Jim Nesbitt takes part in the Pro-Am at Ballyliffin. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th July 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Ballyliffin Golf Club, Co Donegal, Ireland. Brian McFaddenat the Pro-Am at Ballyliffin. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th July 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Ballyliffin Golf Club, Co Donegal, Ireland. Enda Kenny and Jihad El Sibai take part in the Pro-Am at Ballyliffin. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th July 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Ballyliffin Golf Club, Co Donegal, Ireland. Jim Nesbitt takes part in the Pro-Am at Ballyliffin. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Jim Nesbitt takes part in the Pro-Am at Ballyliffin. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Rory McIlroy on the 1st tee with Tony McCoy, JP McManus and Dermot Desmond at the Pro-Am at Ballyliffin. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Rory McIlroy on the 1st fairway at the Pro-Am at Ballyliffin. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Alan Lewis - PhotopressBelfast.co.uk 4/7/2018 Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin Kernoghan Keith Wood playing in today's Pro-Am at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open in Ballyliffin, Donegal. Rory McIlroy will start his bid for a second Irish Open success alongside Matt Fitzpatrick and Thorbjon Olsen at the Ballyliffin links in Donegal. The 2016 champion and four-time major winner goes out with Englishman Fitzpatrick and Danish player Olesen in the opening two rounds. Last year's winner Jon Rahm tees off with Rafa Cabrera Bello and former US Open champion Graeme McDowell. Shane Lowry, winner in 2009, is grouped with Lee Westwood and Thomas Pieters.
Alan Lewis - PhotopressBelfast.co.uk 4/7/2018 Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin Kernoghan Padraig Harrington playing in today's Pro-Am at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open in Ballyliffin, Donegal. Rory McIlroy will start his bid for a second Irish Open success alongside Matt Fitzpatrick and Thorbjon Olsen at the Ballyliffin links in Donegal. The 2016 champion and four-time major winner goes out with Englishman Fitzpatrick and Danish player Olesen in the opening two rounds. Last year's winner Jon Rahm tees off with Rafa Cabrera Bello and former US Open champion Graeme McDowell. Shane Lowry, winner in 2009, is grouped with Lee Westwood and Thomas Pieters.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th July 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Ballyliffin Golf Club, Co Donegal, Ireland. Rory McIlroy on the fairway with Tony McCoy at the Pro-Am at Ballyliffin. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th July 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Ballyliffin Golf Club, Co Donegal, Ireland. Tony McCoy takes part in the Pro-Am at Ballyliffin. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th July 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Ballyliffin Golf Club, Co Donegal, Ireland. JP McManus takes part in the Pro-Am at Ballyliffin. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th July 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Ballyliffin Golf Club, Co Donegal, Ireland. Keith Wood takes part in the Pro-Am at Ballyliffin. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th July 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Ballyliffin Golf Club, Co Donegal, Ireland. Keith Wood takes part in the Pro-Am at Ballyliffin. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th July 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Ballyliffin Golf Club, Co Donegal, Ireland. Graeme McDowell takes part in the Pro-Am at Ballyliffin. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th July 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Ballyliffin Golf Club, Co Donegal, Ireland. Rory McIlroy practices before the Pro-Am at Ballyliffin. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th July 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Ballyliffin Golf Club, Co Donegal, Ireland. Rory McIlroy on the 1st tee with his Tony McCoy at the Pro-Am at Ballyliffin. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Rory McIlroy signing autographs for fans at today's Pro-Am at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open in Ballyliffin, Donegal.
Alan Lewis - PhotopressBelfast.co.uk 4/7/2018 Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin Kernoghan Darren Clarke teeing off the 1st at today's Pro-Am at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open in Ballyliffin, Donegal. Rory McIlroy will start his bid for a second Irish Open success alongside Matt Fitzpatrick and Thorbjon Olsen at the Ballyliffin links in Donegal. The 2016 champion and four-time major winner goes out with Englishman Fitzpatrick and Danish player Olesen in the opening two rounds. Last year's winner Jon Rahm tees off with Rafa Cabrera Bello and former US Open champion Graeme McDowell. Shane Lowry, winner in 2009, is grouped with Lee Westwood and Thomas Pieters.
Alan Lewis - PhotopressBelfast.co.uk 4/7/2018 Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin Kernoghan Golf fans enjoying the fantatic weather at today's Pro-Am at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open in Ballyliffin, Donegal. Rory McIlroy will start his bid for a second Irish Open success alongside Matt Fitzpatrick and Thorbjon Olsen at the Ballyliffin links in Donegal. The 2016 champion and four-time major winner goes out with Englishman Fitzpatrick and Danish player Olesen in the opening two rounds. Last year's winner Jon Rahm tees off with Rafa Cabrera Bello and former US Open champion Graeme McDowell. Shane Lowry, winner in 2009, is grouped with Lee Westwood and Thomas Pieters.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th July 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Ballyliffin Golf Club, Co Donegal, Ireland. Graeme McDowell takes part in the Pro-Am at Ballyliffin. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th July 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Ballyliffin Golf Club, Co Donegal, Ireland. Rory McIlroy practices before the Pro-Am at Ballyliffin. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

The Irish Open begins on Thursday as the local hopefuls bid to get their tournaments off to a promising start.

But just when do Graeme McDowelll, Rory McIlroy and the rest tee off during the first two rounds at Ballyliffin? Find out right here.

Tee-times for Thursday and Friday at the Irish Open (Irish players in bold)

FIRST TEE (10th TEE)

07:30 tomorrow (12:30 Friday) M Foster (Eng), A Wu (Chn), P Oriol (Esp)

 07:40 (12:40) J Dantorp (Swe), D Drysdale (Sco), J Morrison (Eng)

 07:50 (12:50) H Sturehed (Swe), G Havret (Fra), C Hanson (Eng)

 08:00 (13:00) A Saddier (Fra, A Chesters (Eng), P Khongwatmai (Tha)

 08:10 (13:10) A Pavan (Ita), B Hebert (Fra), M Baldwin (Eng)

 08:20 (13:20) L Canter, R Rock, D Horsey (all Eng)

 08:30 (13:30) J Scrivener (Aus), S Gallacher (Sco), O Fisher (Eng)

 08:40 (13:40) S Brown (Eng), N Bertasio (Ita), M Fraser (Aus)

 08:50 (13:50) P Hanson (Swe), S Hend (Aus), M Pavon (Fra)

 09:00 (14:00) J Kruyswijk (RSA), B Stone (RSA), S Lee (Kor)

 09:10 (14:10) S Horsfield (Eng), W Ormsby (Aus), R Gouveia (Por)

 09:20 (14:20) N Geyger (Chi), C Ford (Eng), R Paratore (Ita)

09:30 (14:30) J Norris (Aus), R McGee (Ire), M Warren (Sco)

10th TEE (FIRST TEE)

07:30 tomorrow (12:30 Friday) R Evans (Eng), F Zanotti (Par), M Kinhult (Swe)

 07:40 (12:40) B Rumford (Aus), S Jamieson (Sco), M Southgate (Eng)

07:50 (12:50) J Campillo (Esp), N Colsaerts (Bel), R Fox (Nzl)

 08:00 (13:00) M Ilonen (Fin), A Otaegui (Esp), Y Miyazato (Jpn)

08:10 (13:10) A Sullivan (Eng), M Korhonen (Fin), D Frittelli (RSA)

08:20 (13:20) J Rahm (Esp), G McDowell (NI), R Cabrera Bello (Esp)

08:30 (13:30) K Aphibarnrat (Tha), P Harrington (Irl), C Wood (Eng)

08:40 (13:40) L Bjerregaard (Den), E Pepperell (Eng), J Donaldson (Wal)

08:50 (13:50) S Sharma (Ind), J Smith (Eng), S Kjeldsen (Den)

09:00 (14:00) J Choi (Kor), T Pulkkanen (Fin), C Pigem (Esp)

09:10 (14:10) A Quiros (Esp), E Molinari (Ita), E Van Rooyen (RSA)

09:20 (14:20) C McNamara (Irl), S Thornton (Irl), B Neil (Sco)

09:30 (14:30) M Lorenzo-vera (Fra), G Green (Mas), D Lipsky (USA)

FIRST TEE (10th TEE)

12:30 tomorrow (07:30 Friday) P Waring (Eng), R Sterne (RSA), M Siem (Ger)

 12:40 (07:40) P Larrazabal (Esp), T Detry (Bel), L Slattery (Eng)

12:50 (07:50) G Moynihan (Irl), A Connelly (Can), D Burmester (RSA)

13:00 (08:00) P Uihlein (USA), Haotong Li (Chn), J Suri (USA)

13:10 (08:10) P Dunne (Irl), M Wallace (Eng), A Levy (Fra)

13:20 (08:20) R McIlroy (NI), M Fitzpatrick (Eng), T Olesen (Den)

13:30 (08:30) S Lowry (Irl), L Westwood (Eng), T Pieters (Bel)

13:40 (08:40) R Karlsson (Swe), R Knox (Sco), A Björk (Swe)

 13:50 (08:50) D Clarke (NI), T Bjorn (Den), D Willett (Eng)

14:00 (09:00) P McGinley (Irl), T Jaidee (Tha), D Howell (Eng)

14:10 (09:10) SSP Chawrasia (Ind), G Fernandez - Castano (Esp), G Coetzee (RSA)

14:20 (09:20) H Tanihara (Jpn), R Ramsay (Sco), S Fernandez (Esp)

14:30 (09:30) Z Lombard (RSA), R Jacquelin (Fra), F Aguilar (Chi)

10th TEE (FIRST TEE)

12:30 tomorrow (07:30 Friday) D Brooks (Eng), S Gros (Fra), C Sharvin (NI)

12:40 (07:40) O Farr (Wal), N O’Briain (Irl), J Winther (Den)

12:50 (07:50) J Lagergren (Swe), R Bland (Eng), A Dodt (Aus)

13:00 (08:00) A Romero (Arg), G Bourdy (Fra), J Wang (Kor)

13:10 (08:10) L Jensen (Den), C Paisley (Eng), R Wattel (Fra)

13:20 (08:20) M Nixon (Eng), N Elvira (Esp), D Fichardt (RSA)

13:30 (08:30) T Aiken (RSA), M Manassero (Ita), B Dredge (Wal)

13:40 (08:40) D Im (USA). T Immelman (RSA), J Walters (RSA)

13:50 (08:50) C Syme (Sco), A Bland (Aus), C Shinkwin (Eng)

14:00 (09:00) C Sordet (Fra), S Brazel (Aus), C Moriarty (Irl)

14:10 (09:10) C Bezuidenhout (RSA), R Hyun Cho (Kor), H Porteous (RSA)

14:20 (09:20) J Guerrier (Fra), C Koepka (USA), M Schwab (Aut)

14:30 (09:30) L Gagli (Ita), A Rai (Eng), M Kieffer (Ger)

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