What time is Rory McIlroy and other big names starting at The Open? Tee times and how to watch as the Northern Irishman is paired with Jon Rahm and Justin Rose

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Rory McIlroy begins his quest for a second Open title later today, with Jon Rahm and Justin Rose also in action.

The Northern Irishman’s only win at the tournament came in 2014 when he finished two shots above Rickie Fowler.

The 34-year-old comes into the tournament off an impressive win at the Scottish Open, finishing finish 15 under in North Berwick ahead of Robert MacIntyre.

Rahm will be looking for another big win this week. The Spaniard has already claimed the Masters title in the final round at Augusta.

With The Open already well underway, what time is McIlroy in action? How can you watch it? Mail Sport provides the answers below. 

Rory McIlroy begins his quest for a second Open title later this afternoon in Liverpool

Rory McIlroy begins his quest for a second Open title later this afternoon in Liverpool

Masters champions Jon Rahm is also in action later today and is in the same group as Justin Rose and McIlroy

Masters champions Jon Rahm is also in action later today and is in the same group as Justin Rose and McIlroy

What time is McIlroy and other big names in action?

Rory McIlroy will begin his quest for a second Open title today, with the Northern Irishman due to get underway at 2.59pm.

The former world No 1 was also paired in the same group as Jon Rahm and Justin Rose.

Scottie Scheffler’s Open tournament is already underway, with the world No 1 starting at 9.47 this morning.

Tee times

The full tee times on Day One of The Open is as follows:

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6:35 Branden Grace (SA), Matthew Jordan (Eng), Richie Ramsay (Sco)

6:46 Russell Henley (US), Jazz Janewattananond (Tha), Graeme Robertson (Sco)

6:57 Ryan Fox (NZ), Lucas Herbert (Aus), Byeong-Hun An (Kor)

7:08 Rikuya Hoshino (Jpn), Alex Maguire (Ire)*, Charl Schwartzel (SA)

7:19 Hiroshi Iwata (Jpn), Pablo Larrazabal (Spa), Adrian Meronk (Pol)

7:30 Jose Luis Ballester (Spa)*, Patrick Reed (US), Connor Syme (Sco)

7:41 Darren Clarke (NI), Victor Perez (Fra), Thomas Pieters (Bel)

7:52 Christo Lamprecht (SA)*, Joost Luiten (Ned), Louis Oosthuizen (SA)

World No 1 Scottie Scheffler is already well underway, with the American teeing off at 9:47am

World No 1 Scottie Scheffler is already well underway, with the American teeing off at 9:47am

8:03 Stewart Cink (US), Trey Mullinax (US), JT Poston (US)

8:14 Harris English (US), Andrew Putnam (US), Henrik Stenson (Swe)

8:25 Thorbjoern Olesen (Den), Jordan Smith (Eng), Scott Stallings (US)

8:36 Ernie Els (SA), Takumi Kanaya (Jpn), Kurt Kitayama (US)

8:47 Sam Burns (US), Chris Kirk (US), Sepp Straka (Aut)

9:03 Jason Day (Aus), Matthew Fitzpatrick (Eng), Jordan Spieth (US)

9:14 Talor Gooch (US), Padraig Harrington (Ire), Seamus Power (Ire)

9:25 Kyoung-Hoon Lee (Kor), Davis Riley (US), Taiga Semikawa (Jpn)

9:36 Patrick Cantlay (US), Brooks Koepka (US), Hideki Matsuyama (Jpn)

9:47 Tommy Fleetwood (Eng), Scottie Scheffler (US), Adam Scott (Aus)

9:58 Wyndham Clark (US), Xander Schauffele (US), Cameron Smith (Aus)

10:09 Rickie Fowler (US), Shane Lowry (Ire), Robert MacIntyre (Sco)

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10:20 Bryson DeChambeau (US), Si-Woo Kim (Kor), Cameron Young (US)

10:31 Bio Kim (Kor), Kazuki Yasumori (Jpn), Nicolai Hoejgaard (Den)

10:42 Haydn Barron (Aus), Daniel Bradbury (Eng), Oliver Farr (Wal)

10:53 Tiger Christensen (Ger)*, Martin Rohwer (SA), Marcel Siem (Ger)

11:04 Richard Bland (Eng), Lee Hodges (US), Antoine Rozner (Fra)

11:15 Laurie Canter (Eng), Yannik Paul (Ger), Sami Valimaki (Fin)

11:36 Alex Fitzpatrick (Eng), Rasmus Hoejgaard (Den), Matthew Southgate (Eng)

11:47 Daniel Hillier (NZ), Kensei Hirata (Jpn), Kyung-Nam Kang (Kor)

11:58 Kazuki Higa (Jpn), Michael Kim (US), Callum Shinkwin (Eng)

Justin Rose is also in action today and has been paired in the same group as Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm

Justin Rose is also in action today and has been paired in the same group as Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm

12:09 Kyle Barker (SA), Zack Fischer (US), Taichi Kho (Hkg)

12:20 Romain Langasque (Fra), Travis Smyth (Aus), Brendon Todd (US)

12:31 Alexander Bjoerk (Swe), Adrian Otaegui (Spa), Gary Woodland (US)

12:42 Christiaan Bezuidenhout (SA), Harrison Crowe (Aus)*, Min-Woo Lee (Aus)

12:53 Corey Conners (Can), Billy Horschel (US), Alexander Noren (Swe)

13:04 Abraham Ancer (Mex), Tom Hoge (US), Joo-Hyung Kim (Kor)

13:15 Zach Johnson (US), David Micheluzzi (Aus), Matt Wallace (Eng)

13:26 Emiliano Grillo (Arg), Dustin Johnson (US), Sahith Theegala (US)

13:37 Mateo Fernandez (Arg)*, Denny McCarthy (US), Francesco Molinari (Ita)

13:48 Thomas Detry (Bel), Brian Harman (US), Thriston Lawrence (SA)

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14:04 John Daly (US), Taylor Moore (US), Danny Willett (Eng)

14:15 Ben Griffin (US), Ockie Strydom (SA), David Lingmerth (Swe)

14:26 Adria Arnaus (Spa), Ewen Ferguson (Sco), Keita Nakajima (Jpn)

14:37 Keegan Bradley (US), Sung-Jae Im (Kor), Joaquin Niemann (Chi)

14:48 Tony Finau (US), Viktor Hovland (Nor), Justin Thomas (US)

14:59 Rory McIlroy (NI), Jon Rahm (Spa), Justin Rose (Eng)

15:10 Tyrrell Hatton (Eng), Max Homa (US), Collin Morikawa (US)

15:21 Phil Mickelson (US), Adam Schenk (US), Nick Taylor (Can)

15:32 Alejandro Canizares (Spa), Ignacio Elvira (Spa), Marc Warren (Sco)

15:43 Connor McKinney (Aus), Guido Migliozzi (Ita), Oliver Wilson (Eng)

Defending champion Cameron Smith is already in action and has been paired with Wyndham Clark and Xander Schauffele

Defending champion Cameron Smith is already in action and has been paired with Wyndham Clark and Xander Schauffele

How to watch

Golf fans will be able to watch the action on Sky Sports Golf. Coverage for Day One got underway ay 6.30am.

Today’s action will also be streamed live on the official Sky Go app.

Fans watching in the US will be able to view all of the action live on Peacock. 

Odds

Scottie Scheffler to win – 5/1

Rory McIlroy to win – 7/1

Jon Rahm to win – 12/1

Cameron Smith to win – 14/1

Patrick Cantlay to win – 20/1

All odds via Paddy Power and correct at the time of publication. 

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