McIlroy, Rahm and Rose make up marquee group to open at Royal Liverpool

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The British Open is formally underway.

The fourth and ultimate main championship of the yr kicked off on Thursday morning from Royal Liverpool in Hoylake, England. That is the third British Open held at Royal Liverpool this century, with the earlier ones gained by Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.

Tommy Fleetwood, Emiliano Grillo and Christo Lamprecht jumped out in entrance at 5-under after the opening spherical. Antoine Rozner, Adrian Otaegui and Brian Harman are a shot behind. Stewart Cink and reigning U.S. Open champion Wyndham Clark, who truly hit a fan’s iPad on Thursday, are among the many group at 3-under.

A number of notable names struggled within the opening spherical. Brooks Koepka is 4 photographs again at 1-under, whereas McIlroy went even par on the day. Masters champion Jon Rahm is at 3-over, and Phil Mickelson fell to 6-over after going 5-over on his ultimate two holes of the day — a spot that is impacted a lot within the discipline already.

The British Open is returning to Royal Liverpool this week for the first time in nearly a decade

The British Open is returning to Royal Liverpool this week for the primary time in practically a decade (Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Photographs)

Play will resume on Friday morning. Listed below are the notable teams for the second spherical of the match:

British Open notable teams

Friday tee occasions, all occasions ET

4:58 a.m.: Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm, Justin Rose

5:09 a.m.: Collin Morikawa, Max Homa, Tyrrell Hatton

5:20 a.m.: Phil Mickelson, Nick Taylor, Adam Schenk

9:04 a.m.: Jordan Spieth, Matt Fitzpatrick, Jason Day

9:37 a.m.: Patrick Cantlay, Brooks Koepka, Hideki Matsuyama

9:48 a.m.: Scottie Scheffler, Tommy Fleetwood, Adam Scott

9:59 a.m.: Cam Smith, Xander Schauffele, Wyndham Clark

10:10 a.m.: Shane Lowry, Rickie Fowler, Robert MacIntyre

10:21 a.m.: Cameron Younger, Si Woo Kim, Bryson DeChambeau

Here’s a full listing of tee occasions. The second spherical of the British Open resumes at 1:35 a.m. ET on Friday.

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