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British Open tee times 2015: Dustin Johnson, Danny Willett are Sunday's final pairing

The bottom of the tee sheet is loaded with former major winners and players at the top of the world rankings but they're all chasing Dustin Johnson in a day-late third round.

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Dustin Johnson started his last weekend round at a major in the final group of the draw and he's right back in that spot again at the Open Championship. Less than a month after that three-putt on the 18th green at Chambers Bay ended the U.S. Open, Johnson sits one shot clear of the field after a delayed 36 holes at St. Andrews.

Johnson is the most talented player in the field this week so it's no surprise to see him back on top and heading into the final two rounds as the favorite. It's more surprising that Johnson does not yet have a major win, or two, given the weekend positions he's already held at 31 years old. Johnson has anchored the tee sheet over and over at the majors in his career. Each time, some unfortunate mistake or break has prevented him from getting that career-changing title. He heads out at 3 p.m. local (10 a.m. ET)  off No. 1 tee at the Old Course on Sunday.

Johnson will play with Danny Willett, the 27-year-old Englishman who held the lead throughout the morning half of the second round some 28 hours prior to DJ's finish. Willett does not have near the record as DJ at the majors, but he's been a top English prospect for almost a decade now. He beat Rory McIlroy in an amateur tournament and faced Johnson in that legendary 2007 Walker Cup, which was loaded on both sides. With the 10 hour delay on Saturday, Willett had the odd break of getting a full day off in the middle of a major championship. He did show up to the grounds and hit some balls on the range but he knew well before lunchtime that he was not going to make a competitive shot all day. Now he sits around another full day waiting for that anchor tee time with Johnson.

There are some world-class chasers of that final group who will undoubtedly post some birdies out ahead of them. Adam Scott, Jason Day, Jordan Spieth, Hideki Matsuyama, Justin Rose, and Sergio Garcia are just a few of the superstars and former major winners within striking distance. Spieth and Garcia will be together in what is probably the most tasty pairing of the third round. The conditions are supposed to be much more tame on Sunday so low front nine scores should be out there. Johnson is playing as the favorite and will be hard to beat, but there's too much talent in that group for it not to become interesting.

The 14-hours worth of delays over the two-day second round means we won't have a Sunday evening finish. The R&A didn't even contemplate trying to squeeze in 36 holes on Sunday, which is doable and what would have happened in the States at a PGA Tour event. Instead, they will send the field off in twosomes all on No.1 on a normal third round schedule, leaving Monday as a full fourth round.

Here's the full tee sheet for Sunday's third round (all times ET):

Tee Time Players
3:15 a.m. Scott Arnold David Duval
3:25 a.m. John Senden Lee Westwood
3:35 a.m. Brendon Todd Ernie Els
3:45 a.m. Graeme McDowell Ross Fisher
3:55 a.m. Billy Horschel Hunter Mahan
4:05 a.m. Graham DeLaet Jim Furyk
4:15 a.m. Matt Kuchar Bernhard Langer
4:25 a.m. Mark O'Meara Bernd Wiesberger
4:35 a.m. Jason Dufner Rafael Cabrera-Bello
4:45 a.m. Ben Martin Thomas Aiken
5 a.m. Marcus Fraser Marc Leishman
5:10 a.m. Andy Sullivan Ashley Chesters (a)
5:20 a.m. Harris English Rickie Fowler
5:30 a.m. Henrik Stenson Jamie Donaldson
5:40 a.m. Francesco Molinari Thongchai Jaidee
5:50 a.m. Richie Ramsay Eddie Pepperell
6 a.m. Ryan Palmer Patrick Reed
6:10 a.m. Ollie Schniederjans (a) Kevin Na
6:20 a.m. Brett Rumford James Morrison
6:30 a.m. Phil Mickelson Gary Woodland
6:45 a.m. Cameron Tringale David Lipsky
6:55 a.m. Ryan Fox Greg Chalmers
7:05 a.m. David Howell Stewart Cink
7:15 a.m. Brooks Koepka Romain Langasque (a)
7:25 a.m. Anthony Wall Matt Jones
7:35 a.m. David Lingmerth Greg Owen
7:45 a.m. Branden Grace Paul Casey
7:55 a.m. Martin Kaymer Padraig Harrington
8:05 a.m. Webb Simpson Jordan Niebrugge (a)
8:15 a.m. Jimmy Walker Russell Henley
8:30 a.m. Jordan Spieth Sergio Garcia
8:40 a.m. Charl Schwartzel Justin Rose
8:50 .am. Geoff Ogilvy Anirban Lahiri
9:00 a.m. Steven Bowditch Hideki Matsuyama
9:10 a.m. Luke Donald Retief Goosen
9:20 a.m. Paul Dunne (a) Louis Oosthuizen
9:30 a.m. Jason Day Robert Streb
9:40 a.m. Adam Scott Zach Johnson
9:50 a.m. Marc Warren Paul Lawrie
10 a.m. Danny Willett Dustin Johnson

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