Tee times for the opening of the 2017 British Masters at Close House which boasts a blockbuster field, including Rory McIlroy, Sergio Garcia and Lee Westwood.

With seven events until the DP World Tour Championships on the European Tour’s Race to Dubai, it’s all to play for to make to the top-100 on the European money list.

Lee Westwood is the man to bring European Tour golf back to the North East in fifteen years and after a remodel of Close House the 2017 edition of the tournament is set to shine.

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THE FIELD:

  • 3 former world number ones make up the 132-man field (Rory McIlroy, Lee Westwood & Martin Kaymer).
  • 7 Major champions including 2017 Masters winner, Sergio Garcia.
  • There are 86 all-time European Tour winners.
  • 9 players out of the Top-20 in the Race to Dubai, but not leader Tommy Fleetwood.
  • 2 former British Masters champions Matt Fitzpatrick (2015) and Alex Noren (2016).

McIlroy, Fitzpatrick and Andy Sullivan are grouped together for the first two rounds. Scheduled to tee off at 08:10 a.m. (BST) for their first round. Masters champion Sergio Garcia will tee off at 12:40 p.m. (BST) alongside defending champion Alex Noren and tournament host Lee Westwood.

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Thursday Tee Times: 2017 British Masters

1st tee

07:30 Robert Coles, Bradley Dredge, Marcel Siem (Ger)

07:40 Simon Dyson, Nathan Holman (Aus), Thomas Aiken (SA)

07:50 Renato Paratore (Ita), Jens Fahrbring (Swe), Dylan Frittelli (SA)

08:00 Florian Fritsch (Ger), Gary Stal (Fra), Alexander Knappe (Ger)

08:10 Alvaro Quiros (Spa), Sebastien Gros (Fra), Jason Scrivener (Aus)

08:20 David Horsey, Kiradech Aphibarnrat (Tha), Sam Brazel (Aus)

08:30 Mark Foster, Daniel Brooks, Justin Walters (SA)

08:40 Mikko Ilonen (Fin), Chris Hanson, Richard Sterne (SA)

08:50 James Morrison, Paul Peterson (USA), Eddie Pepperell

09:00 Bernd Ritthammer (Ger), Joel Stalter (Fra), Paul Dunne

09:10 Johan Edfors (Swe), Stuart Manley, Wade Ormsby (Aus)

12:00 Anders Hansen (Den), Ashley Chesters, George Coetzee (SA)

12:10 Ashun Wu (Chn), Jose-Filipe Lima (Por), Andrew Dodt (Aus)

12:20 Laurie Canter, Graeme McDowell, Russell Knox

12:30 Danny Willett, Martin Kaymer (Ger), Chris Wood

12:40 Alex Noren (Swe), Lee Westwood, Sergio Garcia (Spa)

12:50 Tyrrell Hatton, Ian Poulter, Ross Fisher

13:00 David Lingmerth (Swe), Victor Dubuisson (Fra), Bernd Wiesberger (Aut)

13:10 Miguel Angel Jimenez (Spa), Graeme Storm, Haotong Li (Chn)

13:20 Edoardo Molinari (Ita), Jamie Donaldson, Nicolas Colsaerts (Bel)

13:30 Sebastian Soderberg (Swe), Marcus Armitage, Gregory Havret (Fra)

13:40 Duncan Stewart, Damien Perrier (Fra), Daniel Im (USA)

 

10th tee

07:30 Johan Carlsson (Swe), Lasse Jensen (Den), Paul Waring

07:40 Joakim Lagergren (Swe), Chris Paisley, Nacho Elvira (Spa)

07:50 Jorge Campillo (Spa), Lee Slattery, Robin Williams

08:00 Haydn Porteous (SA), Adrian Otaegui (Spa), Jeunghun Wang (Kor)

08:10 Matthew Fitzpatrick, Andy Sullivan, Rory McIlroy

08:20 Thongchai Jaidee (Tha), Shane Lowry, Lucas Bjerregaard (Den)

08:30 Richie Ramsay, Alexander Levy (Fra), Jordan Smith

08:40 Stephen Gallacher, Scott Hend (Aus), Pablo Larrazabal (Spa)

08:50 Paul Lawrie, Jose-Maria Olazabal (Spa), Richard Bland

09:00 Magnus A Carlsson (Swe), Tom Lewis, Mikko Korhonen (Fin)

09:10 Scott Jamieson, Raphael Jacquelin (Fra), Matthew Cort

12:00 Brett Rumford (Aus), Alejandro Canizares (Spa), Darren Fichardt (SA)

12:10 Nathan Kimsey, Benjamin Hebert (Fra), Anthony Wall

12:20 Julien Quesne (Fra), Peter Hanson (Swe), Robert Rock

12:30 Oliver Fisher, Marcus Fraser (Aus), Dean Burmester (SA)

12:40 Pep Angles (Spa), Rikard Karlberg (Swe), Gregory Bourdy (Fra)

12:50 Robert Karlsson (Swe), Matteo Manassero (Ita), Mike Lorenzo-Vera (Fra)

13:00 Nino Bertasio (Ita), Felipe Aguilar (Chi), Marc Warren

13:10 Sam Walker, David Drysdale, Jon Lupton

13:20 Soomin Lee (Kor), Matt Wallace, S.S.P Chawrasia (Ind)

13:30 Ricardo Gouveia (Por), Eduardo De La Riva (Spa), Brandon Stone (SA)

13:40 Aaron Rai, Niclas Fasth (Swe), Romain Langasque (Fra)

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