Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy is the leader after the first round after shooting a six-under par 66. The former US Open and PGA champion is playing with Hideki Matsuyama of Japan, who's at 3 under 69, and American Jordan Spieth. They will get started at 9:27 a.m. Friday.
Thursday was a banner day for Italy at the British Open. Matteo Manassero shot a five-under 67, good enough for second place. He will tee off at 8:05 a.m.
Meanwhile, the Molinari brothers, Edoardo and Francesco, both fired four-under par 68s Thursday. Edoardo gets started in Round Two at 7:21 a.m. Friday; Francesco will tee off Friday at 7:54 a.m.
Another golfer who's two shots off the pace is Spain's Sergio Garcia. He's paired with American Rickie Fowler, who shot a three-under par 69 Thursday, and Englishman Luke Donald. Garcia, who won the 1988 British Amateur, came closest to winning the Open in 2007. Donald has recorded a pair of fifth-place finishes, the most recent two years ago. This group will tee off at 8:38 a.m.
Three-time former Open champion Tiger Woods enjoyed a good first round. He also shot a three-under 69. Tiger is paired with Angel Cabrera and Henrik Stenson. This group will tee off at 9:05 a.m. Eastern.
Three other golfers – Jim Furyk and Brooks Koepka of the US and former Masters champ Adam Scott of Australia – are also at four under par. Scott tees off Friday at 4:26 a.m. Eastern. Koepka will join Edoardo Molinari at 7:21 a.m. and Furyk goes at 8:27 a.m.
Defending champion Phil Mickelson shot a two-over par 74 Thursday. He, along with South Africa's Ernie Els and Masters champ Bubba Watson, tee off at 4:04 a.m. Eastern.
You can watch the British Open on ESPN, beginning at 4 a.m. Eastern Friday.