Woods drawn with McDowell, Oosthuizen at Muirfield
Tiger Woods is getting a late start to the British Open at
Woods plays the opening two rounds with former British Open
champion Louis Oosthuizen and former U.S. Open champion Graeme
McDowell. They tee off at 2:45 p.m. local time, with a 9:44 a.m.
start on Friday. It’s the first time Woods has been drawn with
either of them on a weekday of a major.
Woods is the betting favorite to end his five-year drought in
Rory McIlroy plays with Scottish Open winner Phil Mickelson,
along with Hideki Matsuyama of Japan.
Nick Faldo, returning to Muirfield one last time, is in a group
with five-time Open champion Tom Watson and Fred Couples.
U.S. Open champion Justin Rose plays with defending champion
Ernie Els and Brandt Snedeker.