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The British Open 2016: What You Need to Know

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    The British Open 2016: What You Need to Know
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    File - Zach Johnson (right) winner of the 2015 British Open, walks with Rory McIlroy (left) atn the World Golf Championships-Dell Match Play at the Austin Country Club on March 26, 2016 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

    The 145th British Open Golf Championship begins July 14 at Royal Troon Golf Club in Ayrshire, Scotland. This will be the ninth open championship hosted by Royal Troon. Championships were held there in 1923, 1950, 1962, 1973, 1982, 1989, 1997 and 2004.

    The Royal Troon was founded in 1878. The course took its current form in 1888.

    WHERE TO WATCH 

    Thursday, July 14:

    1:30 a.m.-4 p.m. EDT, Golf Channel

    10 p.m.-12a.m. EDT, Golf Channel

     

    Friday, July 15:

    1:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. EDT, Golf Channel

    10 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. EDT, Golf Channel

     

    Saturday, July 16:

    4 a.m. - 7 a.m. EDT, Golf Channel

    7 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. EDT, NBC

    9 p.m. - 4 a.m. EDT, Golf Channel

     

    Sunday, July 17:

    4 a.m. - 7 a.m. EDT, Golf Channel

    7 a.m.– 2 p.m. EDT, NBC

    9 p.m. - 4 a.m. EDT, Golf Channel

     

    RECENT WINNERS: 

    2015 - Zach Johnson

    2014 - Rory McIlroy

    2013 - Phil Mickelson

    2012 - Ernie Els

    2011 - Darren Clarke

    2010 - Louis Oosthuizen

    2009 - Stewart Cink

    2008 - Padraig Harrington

    2007 - Padraig Harrington

    2006 - Tiger Woods