The Open Championship tee times and TV schedule: Rory McIlroy to play with Leishman and Olesen as Irish Open winner Knox grouped with Tiger Woods
Scroll down for all the Thursday and Friday tee times at Carnoustie
Rory McIlroy has been paired with Marc Leishman and Thorbjorn Olesen for the opening two rounds of this year's Open Championship.
McIlroy's group will begin at 12.53pm on Thursday and will tee off at 7.52am on Friday.
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McIlroy and Olesen also played together during the opening two rounds of the Irish Open earlier this month. The Holywood golfer, of course, endured a tough week on the greens at Ballyliffin.
His final tournament total of -2, in a tie for 28th, betrayed his tee to green brilliance but after a week away from tournament golf to work on it, McIlroy is confident he can get himself into contention at the year's third major championship.
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Darren Clarke will play alongside Bernhard Langer and Retief Goosen at 9.36am on Thursday and 2.37pm on Friday.
Defending champion Jordan Spieth will tee off at 9.58am on Thursday at Carnoustie alongside Justin Rose and Kiradech Aphibarnrat.
Former world number one Tiger Woods begins his tournament at 3.21pm on Thursday with Irish Open champion Russell Knox and Hideki Matsuyama. That group tees off at 10.20am on Friday.
The last time the Open Championship was played at Carnoustie, there was an Irish winner as Padraig Harrington came out on top in 2007, beating Sergio Garcia in a play-off for the first of his back-to-back Open Championship titles.
Harrington has been grouped with Bubba Watson and Matt Wallace for this week's opening two rounds and will begin at 2.48pm on Thursday.
Shane Lowry begins at 7.41am on Thursday with Tyrrell Hatton and Patrick Cantlay, just one group ahead of fellow Irishman Paul Dunne, who is grouped with Ross Fisher and Austin Cook.
How can I watch The Open?
Sky will be showing the entire thing live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Golf, starting with the first tee time at 6.30am on Thursday and ending with the lifting of the Claret Jug on Sunday afternoon.
BBC Two will show two hours of highlights after each day's play from 8pm to 10pm.
The 147th Open Championship round one and round two tee-times in full
Thursday tee time (Friday tee time) Northern Irish and Irish players in bold
06:35 (11:36) Sandy LYLE, Martin KAYMER, Andy SULLIVAN
06:46 (11:47) Erik VAN ROOYEN, Brady SCHNELL, Matthew SOUTHGATE
06:57 (11:58) Danny WILLETT, Emiliano GRILLO, Luke LIST
07:08 (12:09) Mark CALCAVECCHIA, Danthai BOONMA, Shaun NORRIS
07:19 (12:20) Kevin CHAPPELL, Oliver WILSON, Eddie PEPPERELL
07:30 (12:31) Ross FISHER, Paul DUNNE, Austin COOK
07:41 (12:42) Tyrrell HATTON, Patrick CANTLAY, Shane LOWRY
07:52 (12:53) Thomas PIETERS, Kevin KISNER, Marcus KINHULT
08:03 (13:04) Phil MICKELSON, Satoshi KODAIRA, Rafael CABRERA BELLO
08:14 (13:15) Brian HARMAN, Yuta IKEDA, Andrew LANDRY
08:25 (13:26) Si-Woo KIM, Webb SIMPSON, Nicolai HOJGAARD (a)
08:36 (13:37) Stewart CINK, Brandon STONE, Hideto TANIHARA
08:47 (13:48) Gary WOODLAND, Yusaku MIYAZATO, Sung KANG
09:03 (14:04) Ernie ELS, Adam HADWIN, Chesson HADLEY
09:14 (14:15) Pat PEREZ, Julian SURIUSA, George COETZEE
09:25 (14:26) David DUVAL, Scott JAMIESON, Kevin NA
09:36 (14.37) Darren CLARKE, Bernhard LANGER, Retief GOOSEN
09:47 (14.48) Matt KUCHAR, Anirban LAHIRI, Peter UIHLEIN
09:58 (14.59) Jordan SPIETH, Justin ROSE, Kiradech APHIBARNRAT
10:09 (15:10) Jon RAHM, Rickie FOWLER, Chris WOOD
10:20 (15:21) Louis OOSTHUIZEN, Paul CASEY, Patrick REED
10:31 (15:32) Tony FINAU, Xander SCHAUFFELE, Jhonattan VEGAS
10:42 (15:43) Yuxin LIN (a), Alexander BJORK, Sang Hyun PARK
10:53 (15:54) James ROBINSON, Haraldur MAGNUS, Zander LOMBARD
11:04 (16:05) Kodai ICHIHARA, Rhys ENOCH, Marcus ARMITAGE
11:15 (16:16) Sean CROCKER, Gavin GREEN, Ashton TURNER
11:36 (06:35) Brandt SNEDEKER, Sam LOCKE (a), Cameron DAVIS
11:47 (06:46) Patton KIZZIRE, Jonas BLIXT, Charles HOWELL III
11:58 (06:57) Charl SCHWARTZEL, Daniel BERGER, Tom LEWIS
12:09 (07:08) Alexander LEVY, Ryan MOORE, Byeong Hun AN
12:20 (07:19) Michael HENDRY, Kelly KRAFT, Lee WESTWOOD
12:31 (07:30) Henrik STENSON, Tommy FLEETWOOD, Jimmy WALKER
12:42 (07:41) Matthew FITZPATRICK, Russell HENLEY, Jovan REBULA (a)
12:53 (07:52) Rory McILROY, Marc LEISHMAN, Thorbjorn OLESEN
13:04 (08:03) Dustin JOHNSON, Alex NOREN, Charley HOFFMAN
13:15 (08:14) Zach JOHNSON, Adam SCOTT, Brendan STEELE
13:26 (08:25) Justin THOMAS, Francesco MOLINARI, Branden GRACE
13:37 (08:36) Jason DAY, Shota AKIYOSHI, Haotong LI
13:48 (08:47) Todd HAMILTON, Beau HOSSLER, Jorge CAMPILLO
14:04 (09:03) Ryuko TOKIMATSU, Chez REAVIE, Michael KIM
14:15 (09:14) Kyle STANLEY, Nicolas COLSAERTS, Jens DANTORP
14:26 (09:25) Tom LEHMAN, Dylan FRITTELLI, Grant FORREST
14:37 (09:36) Lucas HERBERT, Min Chel CHOI, Jason KOKRAK
14:48 (09:47) Padraig HARRINGTON, Bubba WATSON, Matt WALLACE
14:59 (09.58) Ian POULTER, Cameron SMITH, Brooks KOEPKA
15:10 (10:09) Sergio GARCIA, Bryson DeCHAMBEAU, Shubhankar SHARMA
15:21 (10:20) Tiger WOODS, Hideki MATSUYAMA, Russell KNOX
15:32 (10:31) Jason DUFNER, Ryan FOX, Keegan BRADLEY
15:43 (10:42) Ryan ARMOUR, Abraham ANCER, Masahiro KAWAMURA
15:54 (10:53) Jazz JANEWATTANANOND, Fabrizio ZANOTTI, Jordan SMITH
16:05 (11:04) Brett RUMFORD, Masanori KOBAYASHI, Jack SENIOR
16:16 (11:15) Matthew JONES, Thomas CURTIS, Bronson BURGOON
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