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Tee off times and pairings at The 149th Open Golf Championship

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Golf fans in Kent will be itching to know when their favourite players will be teeing off today (July 15), as The 149th Open Golf Championship begins.

The Open, which will see players from all over the world compete for the Claret Jug, will run at the Royal St George’s Golf Course in Sandwich until Sunday (July 18).

Crowds of up to 32,000 are expected on each of the Championship days from today until Sunday, Kent police said.

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The event is included in the government’s Event Research Programme, explaining why The Open can happen with higher capacities than the current COVID-19 step three guidance.

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Fans who are eager to watch four-time major champion Rory McIlroy will have to wait a little longer today, as he is one of the last players to tee off.

But, when are competitors expected to begin their journey on St George's today and tomorrow?

Here at KentLive, we've done some research into this burning question and this is what we found.

Tee off times for round one today (July 15)

12.09pm T Merritt (USA), A Long (USA), J Ahlers (Rsa)

12.20pm J Day (Aus), J Luiten (Ned), J Veerman (USA)

12.31pm J Catlin (USA), Romain Langasque (Fra), Aaron Pike (Aus)

12.42pm Sam Forgan (Eng), Padraig Harrington (Ire), Brad Kennedy (Aus)

12.53pm Tony Finau (US), Adam Hadwin (Can), Billy Horschel (US)

1.04pm Patrick Cantlay (US), Matthew Fitzpatrick (Eng), Ryan Fox (NZ)

1.15pm Marc Leishman (Aus), Francesco Molinari (Ita), Matt Wallace (Eng)

1.26pm Corey Conners (Can), Collin Morikawa (US), Sebastian Munoz (Col)

1.37pm Sam Bairstow (Eng), Keith Mitchell (US), Jason Scrivener (Aus)

1.48pm Emiliano Grillo (Arg), Benjamin Hebert (Fra), Charley Hoffman (US)

Jason Day of Australia plays his shot from the first tee during Day One of The 149th Open

2.04pm Keegan Bradley (US), Rafael Cabrera (Spa), Richard T Lee (Can)

2.15pm Carlos Ortiz (Mex), Matthias Schwab (Aut), Brendon Todd (US)

2.26pm Russell Henley (US), Shaun Norris (SA), Webb Simpson (US)

2.37pm Daniel Hillier (NZ), Matt Jones (Aus), Marcel Siem (Ger)

2.48pm Tyrrell Hatton (Eng), Kevin Kisner (US), Phil Mickelson (US)

2.59pm Rickie Fowler (US), Robert MacIntyre (Sco), Xander Schauffele (US)

3.10pm Tommy Fleetwood (Eng), Adam Scott (Aus), Justin Thomas (US)

3.21pm Rory McIlroy (NI), Patrick Reed (US), Cameron Smith (Aus)

3.32pm Max Homa (US), Matt Kuchar (US), Henrik Stenson (Swe)

3.43pm Ben Hutchinson (Eng), Ryosuke Kinoshita (Jpn), Antoine Rozner (Fra)

3.54pm Kurt Kitayama (US), Deyen Lawson (Aus), Poom Saksansin (Tha)

4.05pm Ricardo Celia (Col), Yuki Inamori (Jpn), Jimmy Walker (US)

4.16pm Rikard Karlberg (Swe), Ryutaro Nagano (Jpn), Nicholas Poppleton (Eng)

Justin Rose of England plays his shot from the eighth tee during Day One of The 149th Open

Tee off times for round two tomorrow (July 16)

6.35am Daniel Croft (Eng), Aaron Rai (Eng), Paul Waring (Eng)

6.46am Christoffer Bring (Den), Jazz Janewattananond (Tha), Daniel van Tonder (SA)

6.57am Matthias Schmid (Ger), Brendan Steele (US), Harold Varner III (US)

7.08am Jaco Ahlers (SA), Troy Merritt (US), Adam Long (US)

7.19am Jason Day (Aus), Joost Luiten (Ned), Johannes Veerman (US)

7.30am John Catlin (US), Romain Langasque (Fra), Aaron Pike (Aus)

7.41am Sam Forgan (Eng), Padraig Harrington (Ire), Brad Kennedy (Aus)

7.52am Tony Finau (US), Adam Hadwin (Can), Billy Horschel (US)

8.03am Patrick Cantlay (US), Matthew Fitzpatrick (Eng), Ryan Fox (NZ)

8.14am Marc Leishman (Aus), Francesco Molinari (Ita), Matt Wallace (Eng)

Jack Senior of England plays a shot \9 during Day One of The 149th Open

8.25am Corey Conners (Can), Collin Morikawa (US), Sebastian Munoz (Col)

8.36am Sam Bairstow (Eng), Keith Mitchell (US), Jason Scrivener (Aus)

8.47am Emiliano Grillo (Arg), Benjamin Hebert (Fra), Charley Hoffman (US)

9.03am Keegan Bradley (US), Rafael Cabrera (Spa), Richard T Lee (Can)

9.14am Carlos Ortiz (Mex), Matthias Schwab (Aut), Brendon Todd (US)

9.25am Russell Henley (US), Shaun Norris (SA), Webb Simpson (US)

9.36am Daniel Hillier (NZ), Matt Jones (Aus), Marcel Siem (Ger)

9.47am Tyrrell Hatton (Eng), Kevin Kisner (US), Phil Mickelson (US)

9.58am Rickie Fowler (US), Robert MacIntyre (Sco), Xander Schauffele (US)

10.09am Tommy Fleetwood (Eng), Adam Scott (Aus), Justin Thomas (US)

Jaco Ahlers of South Africa plays his shot from the first tee during Day One of The 149th Open

10.20am Rory McIlroy (NI), Patrick Reed (US), Cameron Smith (Aus)

10.31am Max Homa (US), Matt Kuchar (US), Henrik Stenson (Swe)

10.42am Ben Hutchinson (Eng), Ryosuke Kinoshita (Jpn), Antoine Rozner (Fra)

10.53am Kurt Kitayama (US), Deyen Lawson (Aus), Poom Saksansin (Tha)

11.04am Ricardo Celia (Col), Yuki Inamori (Jpn), Jimmy Walker (US)

11.15am Rikard Karlberg (Swe), Ryutaro Nagano (Jpn), Nicholas Poppleton (Eng)

11.36am Marcus Armitage (Eng), Richard Bland (Eng), Andy Sullivan (Eng)

11.47am Justin Harding (SA), Chan Kim (US), Haotong Li (Chn)

11.58am Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano (Spa), Abel Gallegos (Arg), Michael Lorenzo-Vera (Fra)

12.09pm Richard Mansell (Eng), Alexander Noren (Swe), JC Ritchie (SA)

Jon Rahm of Spain plays a bunker shot during on the ninth hole on Day One of The 149th Open

12.20pm Dean Burmester (SA), Laird Shepherd (Eng), Danny Willett (Eng)

12.31pm Christiaan Bezuidenhout (SA), Sam Horsfield (Eng), Min-Woo Lee (Aus)

12.42pm Viktor Hovland (Nor), Ryan Palmer (US), Thomas Detry (Bel)

12.53pm Abraham Ancer (Mex), Paul Casey (Eng), Ian Poulter (Eng)

1.04pm Garrick Higgo (SA), Brooks Koepka (US), Jason Kokrak (US)

1.15pm Daniel Berger (US), Joel Dahmen (US), Joaquin Niemann (Chi)

1.26pm Darren Clarke (NI), Joe Long (Eng), Bernd Wiesberger (Aut)

1.37pm Marcus Kinhult (Swe), Chris Kirk (US), Jack Senior (Eng)

1.48pm Talor Gooch (US), Chengtsung Pan (Tai), Jonathan Thomson (Eng)

2.04pm Ernie Els (SA), Cole Hammer (US), Gary Woodland (US)

Brian Harman of the United States lines up a shop on the ninth hole during Day One of The 149th Open

2.15pm Sam Burns (US), Jorge Campillo (Spa), Lucas Herbert (Aus)

2.26pm Bryson DeChambeau (US), Branden Grace (SA), Jordan Spieth (US)

2.37pm Brian Harman (US), Mackenzie Hughes (Can), Dylan Frittelli (SA)

2.48pm Guido Migliozzi (Ita), Victor Perez (Fra), Kevin Streelman (US)

2.59pm Shane Lowry (Ire), Louis Oosthuizen (SA), Jon Rahm (Spa)

3.10pm Stewart Cink (US), Martin Kaymer (Ger), Lee Westwood (Eng)

3.21pm Dustin Johnson (US), Justin Rose (Eng), Will Zalatoris (US)

3.32pm Sergio Garcia (Spa), Yuxin Lin (Chn), Scottie Scheffler (US)

3.43pm Harris English (US), Chez Reavie (US), Erik van Rooyen (SA)

3.54pm Byeong-Hun An (Kor), Lucas Glover (US), Brandt Snedeker (US)

4.05pm Takumi Kanaya (Jpn), Marcel Schneider (Ger), Cameron Tringale (US)

4.16pm Lanto Griffin (US), Rikuya Hoshino (Jpn), Connor Worsdall (Eng)

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