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The Open Championship 2015 Day 1- The Battle at St Andrews has Begun!

The Open Championship 2015 Day 1- The Battle at St Andrews has Begun!

The 144th Open Championship is already underway and off to a bright, sunny start on one of the world’s oldest golf courses at St Andrews in Fife on the east coast of Scotland. The first round and second-round tee-off started at 6:32am BST (11:02pm IST, 1:32pm EST) and the broadcast can be watched on ESPN (4am-3pm EST) or on Watch ESPN live stream.

At the moment, it is Jordan Spieth who is making the headlines as he aims for a third major in a row, hoping to beat Tiger Woods’s record in 2000 US Open, Open and PGA Championships. Woods, on the other hand, despite his disappointing start during the first is still looking to lift the prize. This year’s favourites are Dustin Johnson, Justin Rose, Adam Scott, Henrik Stenson and Rickie Fowler.

The game began with the first shot from Australia’s Rod Pampling. Here are the timings for the today’s round of plays:

  • 1:32 a.m. – Thomas Bjorn, Greg Owen and Rod Pampling
  • 1:43 a.m. – Todd Hamilton, Paul Dunne and James Hahn
  • 1:54 a.m. – Graham DeLaet, Brian Harman and Russell Knox
  • 2:05 a.m. – Matt Every, Alexander Levy and David Lingmerth
  • 2:16 a.m. – Joost Luiten, Matt Jones and Robert Streb
  • 2:27 a.m. – Anthony Wall, Byeong-Hun An and Jordan Niebrugge
  • 2:38 a.m. – Sandy Lyle, Charley Hoffman and Kevin Na
  • 2:49 a.m. – Retief Goosen, Shane Lowry and Kevin Streelman
  • 3:00 a.m. – Carl Pettersson, Luke Donald and Hunter Mahan
  • 3:11 a.m. – Ross Fisher, Victor Dubuisson and Billy Horschel
  • 3:22 a.m. – Graeme McDowell, Webb Simpson and Oliver Schniederjans
  • 3:33 a.m. – Ernie Els, Tom Watson and Brandt Snedeker
  • 3:44 a.m. – J.B. Holmes, Brendon Todd and Shinji Tomimura
  • 4:00 a.m. – Ian Poulter, Charl Schwartzel and Bubba Watson
  • 4:11 a.m. – Sergio Garcia, Lee Westwood and Patrick Reed
  • 4:22 a.m. – Darren Clarke, Matteo Manassero and Romain Langasque
  • 4:33 a.m. – Dustin Johnson, Hideki Matsuyama and Jordan Spieth
  • 4:44 a.m. – Paul Lawrie, Ryan Palmer and Kevin Kisner
  • 4:55 a.m. – Tiger Woods, Louis Oosthuizen and Jason Day
  • 5:05 a.m. – John Senden, Tadahiry Takayama and Brooks Koepka
  • 5:17 a.m. – David Duval, Stewart Cink and Ben Curtis
  • 5:28 a.m. – Mikko Ilonen, David Howell and Greg Chalmers
  • 5:39 a.m. – Raphael Jacquelin, David Hearn and Eddie Pepperell
  • 5:50 a.m. – Tyrell Hatton, Scott Arnold and Paul Kinnear
  • 6:01 a.m. – Adam Bland, Gary Boyd and Daniel Brooks
  • 6:12 a.m. – Scott Hend, Jonathan Moore and Ryan Fox
  • 6:33 a.m. – Mark Calcavecchia, Marcel Siem and Jaco Van Zyl
  • 6:44 a.m. – Thomas Aiken, David Lipsky and Jonas Blixt
  • 6:55 a.m. – Soren Kjeldsen, Morgan Hoffmann and Danny Lee
  • 7:06 a.m. – Richie Ramsay, Pablo Larrazabal and Cameron Tringale
  • 7:17 a.m. – Steven Bowditch, Hiroshi Iwata and Ben Martin
  • 7:28 a.m. – George Coetzee, Anirban Lahiri and Rafael Cabrera-Bello
  • 7:39 a.m. – Padraig Harrington, Liang Wen-Chong and Marc Warren
  • 7:50 a.m. – John Daly, Miguel Angel Jimenea and Jason Dufner
  • 8:01 a.m. – Zach Johnson, Bernd Wiesberger and Tommy Fleetwood
  • 8:12 a.m. – Thongchai Jaidee, Danny Willett and Gary Woodland
  • 8:23 a.m. – Geoff Ogilvy, Francesco Molinari and Bill Haas
  • 8:34 a.m. – Mark O’Meara, Russell Henley and Gunn Yang
  • 8:45 a.m. – Bernhard Langer, Tom Lehman and Justin Leonard
  • 9:01 a.m. – Stephen Gallacher, Hiroyuki Fujita and Ryan Moore
  • 9:12 a.m. – Adam Scott, Martin Kaymer and Jimmy Walker
  • 9:23 a.m. – Jamie Donaldson, Yuta Ikeda and Keegan Bradley
  • 9:34 a.m. – Matt Kuchar, Phil Mickelson and Henrik Stenson
  • 9:45 a.m. – Nick Faldo, Justin Rose and Rickie Fowler
  • 9:56 a.m. – Jim Furyk, Paul Casey and Branden Grace
  • 10:07 a.m. – Harris English, Ashley Chesters and Andy Sullivan
  • 10:18 a.m. – Koumei Oda, Marc Leishman and Kiradech Aphibarnrat
  • 10:29 a.m. – Edoardo Molinari, James Morrison and Romain Wattel
  • 10:40 a.m. – Pelle Edberg, Daniel Berger and Mark Young
  • 10:51 a.m. – Brett Rumford, Tom Gillis and Ben Taylor
  • 11:02 a.m. – Marcus Fraser, Scott Strange and Alister Balcombe
  • 11:13 a.m. – Taichi Teshima, Robert Dinwiddie and Rikard Karlberg

For the live leaderboard, check out http://www.theopen.com/leaderboard#!/traditional

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