Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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Valspar Championship: Tiger Woods’ tee times, Thursday-Friday pairings and how to watch

PALM HARBOR — Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth and Henrik Stenson open play in the Valspar Championship at lunch time today — 12:46 p.m. to be precise — on the No. 1 tee on the Copperhead course at Innisbrook.

Here’s a look at how you can watch the Valspar and tee times for the Thursday and Friday.

When play starts Thursday and Friday:  6:45 a.m. off the No. 1 and No.  10 tees.

Watch the featured groupPGA Tour Live (10-minute free trial/subscription required after that) is showing featured groups from 6:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. The first featured group: Rory McIlroy, Sergio Garcia and Adam Scott.

Watch the featured holes: The par-3 15th and 17th holes will be shown from 3-6 p.m on PGA Tour Live.

Watch live TV coverage: 2-6 p.m. on Golf Channel.

Watch live stream online: 2-6 p.m. on fuboTV (free) and NBCSports.com

Listen live: Noon-6 p.m. on PGA Tour Radio.

No. 1 tee

6:50 a.m.: Chris Couch, Martin Flores, Beau Hossler

7:01 a.m.: Ben Martin, Whee Kim, Michael Kim

7:12 a.m.: Jason Kokrak, Luke List, Patrick Rodgers

7:23 a.m.: Ryan Moore, Davis Love III, Charles Howell III

7:34 a.m.: Rod Pampling, William McGirt, Stewart Cink

7:45 a.m.: Billy Horschel, D.A. Points, Brian Gay

7:56 a.m.: Grayson Murray, Patrick Reed, Chris Kirk

8:07 a.m.: Charley Hoffman, Webb Simpson, Steve Stricker

8:18 a.m.: J.J. Henry, Danny Lee, Keegan Bradley

8:29 a.m.: Troy Merritt, Robert Garrigus, Ross Fisher

8:40 a.m.: Corey Conners, Zecheng Dou, Rod Perry

8:51 a.m.: Abraham Ancer, Ben Silverman, Ty Strafaci

11:40 a.m.: Chez Reavie, Jamie Lovemark, Kevin Tway

11:51 a.m.: Retief Goosen, Martin Piller, Brandon Harkins

12:02 p.m.: Chad Campbell, Bob Estes, Tom Hoge

12:13 p.m.: Cameron Smith, Smylie Kaufman, Padraig Harrington

12:24 p.m.: Austin Cook, Bryson DeChambeau, Brian Stuard

12:35 p.m.: Adam Hadwin, Tony Finau, Charl Schwartzel

12:46 p.m.: Henrik Stenson, Jordan Spieth, Tiger Woods

12:57 p.m.: Jimmy Walker, Graeme McDowell, Sangmoon Bae

1:08 p.m.: John Huh, Tyrone Van Aswegen, Ryan Blaum

1:19 p.m.: Kevin Streelman, Lucas Glover, Sung Kang

1:30 p.m.: Brice Garnett, Sam Ryder, T.J. Vogel

1:41 p.m.: Aaron Wise, Xinjun Zhang, Dylan Meyer

No. 10 tee

6:50 a.m.: J.B. Holmes, Chesson Hadley, Louis Oosthuizen

7:01 a.m.: Scott Brown, Rory Sabbatini, Richy Werenski

7:12 a.m.: Byeong Hun An, Harold Varner III, Kelly Kraft

7:23 a.m.: Ryan Armour, Jason Dufner, Peter Malnati

7:34 a.m.: Fabián Gómez, David Lingmerth, Luke Donald

7:45 a.m.: Gary Woodland, Justin Rose, Rory McIlroy

7:56 a.m.: Sergio Garcia, Adam Scott, Matt Kuchar

8:07 a.m.: Aaron Baddeley, Billy Hurley III, Ernie Els

8:18 a.m.: Camilo Villegas, Bud Cauley, Blayne Barber

8:29 a.m.: Robert Streb, Harris English, C.T. Pan

8:40 a.m.: Seamus Power, Stephan Jaeger, Sam Burns

8:51 a.m.: Jonathan Randolph, Tom Lovelady, Jack Maguire

11:40 a.m.: Alex Cejka, Scott Stallings, Sean O’Hair

11:51 a.m.: Ian Poulter, Colt Knost, Derek Fathauer

12:02 p.m.: Bill Haas, Geoff Ogilvy, Matthew Fitzpatrick

12:13 p.m.: Russell Knox, Nick Watney, Paul Casey

12:24 p.m.: Ted Potter, Jr., Mackenzie Hughes, Greg Chalmers

12:35 p.m.: Branden Grace, Brandt Snedeker, Jim Furyk

12:46 p.m.: Vaughn Taylor, Shane Lowry, Zach Johnson

12:57 p.m.: Si Woo Kim, Hudson Swafford, Matt Every

1:08 p.m.: Nick Taylor, Martin Laird, Kevin Na

1:19 p.m.: Ryan Palmer, Ollie Schniederjans, Dominic Bozzelli

1:30 p.m.: Sam Saunders, Nicholas Lindheim, Jimmy Stanger

1:41 p.m.: Trey Mullinax, Talor Gooch, Tyler Duncan

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