2014 British Open TV schedule, 1st and 2nd round tee times, live stream

2014 British Open TV schedule, 1st and 2nd round tee times, live stream

Phil Mickelson reacts to a birdie putt on the 18th hole during the final round of last year's Open Championship.
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The 143rd Open Championship will at Royal Liverpool (Hoylake) for the 12th time in history, with last tournament held there being in 2006.

That year, Tiger Woods finished off his second consecutive Open Championship with a two-shot win over Chris DiMarco. 

The last back-to-back Open champion was Padraig Harrington in 2007 and 2008.

Last year, Phil Mickelson made four birdies in the last six holes, scoring a three-shot victory over Henrik Stenson to secure his fifth major championship. It was third year in a row in which the British Open winner was 40 years or older.

Here's what you need to know before the tournament starts:

Where: Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Merseyside, England

When: July 17-20

Defending champion: Phil Mickelson

Television: (All times Eastern)
Thursday, Round 1
4 a.m. ESPN, WatchESPN

Friday, Round 2
4 a.m. ESPN, WatchESPN

Saturday, Round 3
7 a.m. ESPN, WatchESPN

Sunday, Final Round
6 a.m. ESPN, WatchESPN

Live streaming will be on WatchESPN, and Tiger Woods will have a livestream dedicated to him on ESPN3. 

Thursday and Friday tee times and scores for the entire field can be found here.

Course length: 7,350 yards

Par: 35-37-72

Field: 156 players (152 professionals, 4 amateurs)

Betting: The latest odds

Favorites: Justin Rose, Adam Scott, Rory McIlroy

Purse: $9,244,557; Winner will take home $1,668,663. Mickelson received $1,442,826 for his victory last year.

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