PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL - MAY 11: Tiger Woods hits a tee shot during a practice round prior to the start of THE PLAYERS Championship held at THE PLAYERS Stadium course at TPC Sawgrass on May 11, 2011 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Woods announced June 7, 2011 that he will not play in the U.S. Open because of an injury to his left leg. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
The 2012 British Open begins Thursday. Tiger Woods and a slate of other golfers with ties to Florida will make their bid for the Open Championship.
The 2012 British Open begins on Thursday, July 19, and the possibilities for the tournament are wide open. A full schedule, TV information and more information is below.
As usual, Florida is well represented. Tiger Woods and numerous other world class golfers make their home in the area, and a few were born here: Matt Kuchar was born in Winter Park and Bubba Watson was born in Bagdad. A complete list of golfers who call the area home:
- Keegan Bradley, Jupiter
- Luke Donald, Palm Beach Gardens
- Rickie Fowler, Jupiter
- Jim Furyk, Ponte Vedra Beach
- Charles Howell III, Orlando
- Ian Poulter, Orlando
- Vijay Singh, Ponte Vedra Beach
- Tiger Woods, Jupiter Island
- Thursday, July 19: 5 a.m.-3 p.m. on ESPN
- Friday, July 20: 5 a.m.-3 p.m. on ESPN
- Saturday, July 21: 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on ESPN
- Sunday, July 22: 6 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on ESPN, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on ABC