Masters winner Willett to begin Open challenge

Masters Champion Danny Willett tees off in the first round of the British Open this morning.

Fellow Sheffield golfer Matthew Fitzpatrick and Worksop's Lee Westwood are also competing for the major championship at Royal Troon.

Fitzpatrick and Westwood are going for their first major titles Credit: PA

Willett is playing alongside world number one Jason Day for the first two days.

Here are their tee off times for the first two rounds:

  • 09:25 / 14:26 Danny Willett (Eng), Rickie Fowler (US), Jason Day (Aus)

  • 10:09 / 15:10 Billy Horschel (US), Matthew Fitzpatrick (Eng), Hideto Tanihara (Jpn)

  • 13:26 / 08:25 Phil Mickelson (US), Lee Westwood (Eng), Ernie Els (SA)