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WM Phoenix Open Day 1 tee times feature Rahm-Thomas grouping

Feb 3, 2021, 3:51 PM | Updated: 3:54 pm
PGA pro C.T. Pan hits driver off of No. 18 during Round 1 of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, Thu...
PGA pro C.T. Pan hits driver off of No. 18 during Round 1 of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports)
(Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports)

It may look a bit different this year, but the Waste Management Phoenix Open rolls on as scheduled this week.

While fan attendance will be lower and venues scaled down significantly, the level of competition in the 2021 WMPO won’t see a drop off in talent.

And it all kicks off Thursday.

Highlighted in this year’s tournament is the addition of Rory McIlroy to the field. It marks the first appearance for McIlroy. He’ll tee it up on the back nine first at 8 a.m. with Daniel Berger and Xander Schauffele.

As for former Arizona State Sun Devil and local favorite Jon Rahm, he’ll tee off on No. 1 at 12:10 p.m. with Harris English and Justin Thomas.

That grouping will be followed by 2020 WMPO champion Webb Simpson, Gary Woodland and Hideki Matsuyama at 12:20 p.m.

Last year, Wyndham Clark led after the first round with a 62 (9-under). He’ll look to find similar success early on in the 9 a.m. grouping of Sam Burns and Erik van Rooyen. The trio starts on No. 10.

Here’s a full look of the WMPO Round 1 groupings:

Waste Management Phoenix Open tee times (Round 1)

Tee No. 1

7:20 a.m. — Kyle Stanley, Sam Ryder, Scott Harrington
7:30 a.m. — Camilo Villegas, Lucas Glover, Rory Sabbatini
7:40 a.m. — Joel Dahmen, Tom Hoge, Will Gordon
7:50 a.m. — Sungjae Im, Ryan Palmer, Russell Knox
8 a.m. — J.T. Poston, Keith Mitchell, Zach Johnson
8:10 a.m. — Max Homa, Satoshi Kodaira, Patton Kizzire
8:20 a.m. — Hudson Swafford, Jason Dufner, Jimmy Walker
8:30 a.m. — Brian Gay, Richy Werenski, Austin Cook
8:40 a.m. — Sebastián Muñoz, Pat Perez, Kevin Streelman
8:50 a.m. — Ryan Moore, Henrik Norlander, Adam Schenk
9 a.m. — Brian Stuard, Scott Stallings, Mark Hubbard
11:40 p.m. — Louis Oosthuizen, Harold Varner III, Scottie Scheffler
11:50 p.m. — Russell Henley, Vaughn Taylor, John Huh
12 p.m. — Padraig Harrington, Steve Stricker, Jerry Kelly
12:10 p.m. — Harris English, Jon Rahm, Justin Thomas
12:20 p.m. — Webb Simpson, Gary Woodland, Hideki Matsuyama
12:30 p.m. — Matthew Wolff, Ryan Armour, Brendan Steele
12:40 p.m. — Brendon Todd, Chez Reavie, Brice Garnett
12:50 p.m. — Robert Streb, Michael Thompson, Aaron Wise
1 p.m. — C.T. Pan, Billy Horschel, Jordan Spieth
1:10 p.m. — Cameron Tringale, Talor Gooch, Xinjun Zhang
1:20 p.m. — Mark Anguiano, Davis Riley, John Augenstein

Tee No. 10

7:20 a.m. — Emiliano Grillo, Byeong Hun An, Will Zalatoris
7:30 a.m. — Matt Jones, Luke List, Jamie Lovemark
7:40 a.m. — James Hahn, Scott Brown, Matthew NeSmith
7:50 a.m. — Si Woo Kim, Brooks Koepka, Rickie Fowler
8 a.m. — Daniel Berger, Rory McIlroy, Xander Schauffele
8:10 a.m. — Cameron Champ, Bubba Watson, Jason Day
8:20 a.m. — Carlos Ortiz, Nate Lashley, Luke Donald
8:30 a.m. — Sung Kang, J.B. Holmes, Andrew Putnam
8:40 a.m. — Nick Taylor, Brian Harman, Kevin Stadler
8:50 a.m. — Charley Hoffman, Harry Higgs, Bo Hoag
9 a.m. — Sam Burns, Wyndham Clark, Erik van Rooyen
11:40 p.m. — Adam Hadwin, Charl Schwartzel, Denny McCarthy
11:50 p.m. — Chris Kirk, Hunter Mahan, Bo Van Pelt
12 p.m. — Danny Lee, Patrick Rodgers, Beau Hossler
12:10 p.m. — Stewart Cink, Kevin Tway, William McGirt
12:20 p.m. — Dylan Frittelli, Adam Long, Troy Merritt
12:30 p.m. — Tyler Duncan, Michael Kim, Grayson Murray
12:40 p.m. — Martin Laird, Corey Conners, Ted Potter, Jr.
12:50 p.m. — Martin Trainer, Matt Kuchar, Keegan Bradley
1 p.m. — Doc Redman, Sepp Straka, Tom Lewis
1:10 p.m. — Sean O’Hair, Kyoung-Hoon Lee, Robby Shelton
1:20 p.m. — Vincent Whaley, Jesse Mueller, Nick Hardy

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