Willett, Day, Fowler in same Open group
Masters champion Danny Willett will play with with world number one Jason Day and Rickie Fowler in the first two rounds of the 145th Open Championship.
Willett’s group will tee off at 09:25 BST on Thursday, while 2014 champion Rory McIlroy is in the group behind with Hideki Matsuyama and Bubba Watson.
Jordan Spieth plays with Justin Rose and Shane Lowry at 09:03 while US Open winner Dustin Johnson is off at 14:04.
Meanwhile Colin Montgomerie will hit the first shot at Royal Troon at 06:35.
The Scot, who is grouped with England’s Luke Donald and Australian Marc Leishman, said on Sky Sports: “It is a great honour. Coming from Troon, I look forward to it.
“I have stood on the (1st) tee many times before so it shouldn’t be a problem. It’ll be an exciting three-ball.
“This is my last time to be playing [The Open] here so it was important to qualify. Any time you have the opportunity to play your home course is a bonus.”
Reigning champion Zach Johnson is grouped with Adam Scott and Henrik Stenson at 14:15 while another star-studded three-ball on Thursday afternoon is the 13:26 group containing Phil Mickelson, Lee Westwood and Ernie Els.
L-R: President, Lawn Tennis Club, Mr. Rotimi Edu; Trustee, Mr. Tunde Oremule; Chairman, Board of Trustee, Group Captain Ita David Ikpeme (rtd) and Chairman, Standard Group of Companies, Dr. Ahmed Salaudeen, during the inauguration of the Club’s Gym, donated by by Dr. Salaudeen in Lagos at the weekend