Suffolk golfer to swing for Open glory

SUFFOLK golfer Jamie Abbott will partner Zane Scotland and Tom Pernice Jnr in the first two rounds of the Open Championship at St Andrews.

The Fynn Valley golfer will tee off in his first round at 10.37am when the tournament gets under way on Thursday.

He will go out at 3.48pm on Friday.

Manchester-born Scotland celebrates his 28th birthday on Saturday while 50-yearold

Tom Pernice Jnr, who is from the USA, has four professional wins to his name.

Justin Rose, winner of two of his last three tournaments in America, will partner world number one Tiger Woods.

Rose, now back up to 16th in the world rankings, has been drawn with Woods and Colombian Camilo Villegas.

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They tee-off at 9.09am on Thursday and 2.20pm on Friday.

- You can follow Abbott’s progress live on this website.

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