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Philip Bernie Philip Bernie | 15:16 UK time, Thursday, 16 July 2009

The 138th Open Championship started today. There are plenty of people trying to predict who will be lifting the famous Claret Jug come Sunday. Could Padraig Harrington make history be claiming his third consecutive Championship title? His form hasn't been great of late, but he's shown before that he's a man for the big occasion. To ensure you don't have to miss a moment of the action, we'll be providing our most comprehensive coverage of The Open ever.

Our live coverage starts on BBC Two. Over the course of the four days we will have over 40 hours of coverage on BBC One and BBC Two. BBC Red Button will also broadcast comprehensive coverage on each day of The Open, providing viewers with the choice to select a three-hole option where you can see play exclusively through holes 9, 10 and 11.

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