Pugh makes Open Championship debut Thursday

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

ETSU rising junior tees off at 7:28 (ET)

GULLANE, Scotland (July 17, 2013) – East Tennessee State University rising junior Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) makes his Open Championship debut Thursday morning as the Welsh product tees off at Muirfield at 7:28 (ET).

Pugh secured a spot in golf’s oldest Major Championship by winning the 2012 European Amateur Championship, and the Buccaneer golfer is paired with 1997 Open Championship winner Justin Leonard (USA) and 2009 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year Marc Leishman (AUS).

Earlier in the week, Pugh had a practice times on Monday and Tuesday before first round play gets underway Thursday morning.

Live coverage of the Open Championship begins at 4 a.m. (ET) on ESPN, while coverage will also be available on ESPN3 as well as by using Watch ESPN on your tablet. Twitter updates can also be accessed by following @ETSUAthletics and @The_Open.

For more information on the 2013 Open Championship, visit www.theopen.com.

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