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  • Updated: July 17, 2013 - 8:54 PM

Ernie Els of South Africa holds up the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf Championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes golf club, Lytham St Annes, England Sunday, July 22, 2012. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison) ORG XMIT: MIN2013071718192696

The 142nd British Open began early Thursday, around 12:30 a.m. Minnesota time, with ESPN beginning its all-day coverage at 3 a.m.

tournament facts

What: Third golf major of the year.

When: Thursday-Sunday.

Where: Muirfield Golf Club in Gullane, Scotland.

TV: ESPN all four days.

In 2012: Ernie Els won at Royal Lytham & St. Annes.

Last time at Muirfield: Els won in 2002, the 15th time the course hosted the event.

Key statistic: Every winner of the British Open at Muirfield after World War II is in the World Golf Hall of Fame.

notable day 1 tee times

3 a.m.: Nick Faldo, Tom Watson and Fred Couples

3:11: Justin Rose, Ernie Els and Brandt Snedeker

3:44: Rory McIlroy, Hideki Matsuyama and Phil Mickelson

8:01: Lee Westwood, Charl Schwartzel and Sergio Garcia

8:12: Adam Scott, Matt Kuchar and Luke Donald

8:45: Tiger Woods, Graeme McDowell and Louis Oosthuizen

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Inside: British Open notebook and a complete list of tee times. C5

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NY Yankees - H. Kuroda 6:05 PM
Baltimore - M. Gonzalez
Pittsburgh - J. Locke 6:10 PM
Cincinnati - M. Latos
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NY Mets - Z. Wheeler
Toronto - M. Buehrle 6:10 PM
Tampa Bay - C. Archer
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