How To Watch Rocket Mortgage Classic: Round 1 Tee Times, Featured Groups, Tv & Live Streaming Info

Published 06/30/2021, 5:30 AM EDT
Mar 5, 2021; Orlando, Florida, USA; Bryson DeChambeau hits his tee shot on the first hole box before the second round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament at Bay Hill Club & Lodge. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports


After the conclusion of the Travelers Championship last week, the PGA Tour will now stop at Motor City for its next schedule. The Rocket Mortgage Classic is returning in 2021 and the tournament boasts a star-studded field this year. Here’s everything you need to know about tee times and featured groups ahead of Round 1 on Thursday. 

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The third edition of the Rocket Mortgage Classic will be played at the Detroit Golf Club from July 1-4. The field has been locked in and defending champion Bryson DeChambeau will be put to a massive test this year. 

DeChambeau won the event in 2020 by overpowering the Detroit Golf Club. His powerful tee shots were heard all around and ‘The Scientist’ shot 23-under par for the tournament and won it by three strokes. 

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As the 2021 edition of the Rocket Mortgage Classic beings on Thursday, here’s Round 1 tee times and featured groups: 

Rocket Mortgage Classic: Featured Groups

Featured Group 

Tee Time

Jason Kokrak, Patrick Reed, Webb Simpson1:00 p.m. (1st tee)
Bryson DeChambeau, Cameron Champ, Kramer Hickok  1:10 p.m. (1st tee)
Max Homa, Matthew Wolff, Bubba Watson7:45 a.m. (10th tee)
Phil Mickelson, Hideki Matsuyama, Rickie Fowler7:55 a.m. (10th tee)

Round 1 tee times for Rocket Mortgage Classic

1st tee

Tee time (ET)

Players

6:45 a.m.Byeong Hun An, Doc Redman, Brandon Hagy
6:55 a.m.Mark Hubbard, Robby Shelton, Tyler McCumber
7:05 a.m.Emiliano Grillo, Henrik Norlander, Adam Schenk
7:15 a.m.Nick Taylor, Jason Day, Jason Dufner
7:25 a.m.Joel Dahmen, Martin Trainer, Ryan Armour
7:35 a.m.Matt Jones, Brendon Todd, Ted Potter, Jr.
7:45 a.m.Lanto Griffin, Sung Kang, Charles Howell III
7:55 a.m.Brian Gay, Richy Werenski, Kevin Stadler
8:05 a.m.Si Woo Kim, Nate Lashley, Scott Piercy
8:15 a.m.Kyle Stanley, Anirban Lahiri, Tom Lewis
8:25 a.m.J.J. Spaun, Bronson Burgoon, Bo Hoag
8:35 a.m.Vincent Whaley, Michael Gligic, Justin Suh
8:45 a.m.Mark Anderson, Jeff Roth, Daniel Wetterich
NoonJonas Blixt, Tom Hoge, Sam Ryder
12:10 p.m.Aaron Baddeley, Cameron Percy, Chase Seiffert
12:20 p.m.Peter Malnati, Sepp Straka, Will Zalatoris
12:30 p.m.Martin Laird, Gary Woodland, William McGirt
12:40 p.m.K.H. Lee, Tyler Duncan, Jimmy Walker
12:50 p.m.J.B. Holmes, Kevin Tway, Keegan Bradley
1 p.m.Jason Kokrak, Patrick Reed, Webb Simpson
1:10 p.m.Bryson DeChambeau, Cameron Champ, Kramer Hickok
1:20 p.m.Chris Kirk, Camilo Villegas, Peter Uihlein
1:30 p.m.Hunter Mahan, David Hearn, Doug Ghim
1:40 p.m.Scott Brown, Cameron Tringale, Rafa Cabrera Bello
1:50 p.m.Rafael Campos, Ben Taylor, John Pak
2 p.m.Kris Ventura, Connor Arendell, Tain Lee

10th tee

Tee time (ET)

Players

6:45 a.m.James Hahn, D.J. Trahan, Patrick Rodgers
6:55 a.m.Bo Van Pelt, Seamus Power, Cam Davis
7:05 a.m.Brian Stuard, Sean O’Hair, Alex Noren
7:15 a.m.Sebastián Muñoz, Kevin Kisner, Satoshi Kodaira
7:25 a.m.Adam Long, Michael Kim, Harrison Frazar
7:35 a.m.Michael Thompson, Brandt Snedeker, Luke Donald
7:45 a.m.Max Homa, Matthew Wolff, Bubba Watson
7:55 a.m.Phil Mickelson, Hideki Matsuyama, Rickie Fowler
8:05 a.m.Sungjae Im, Patton Kizzire, Mackenzie Hughes
8:15 a.m.Maverick McNealy, Harry Higgs, Matthew NeSmith
8:25 a.m.Fabián Gómez, Rory Sabbatini, Hank Lebioda
8:35 a.m.Ryan Brehm, Rhein Gibson, Davis Thompson
8:45 a.m.Sebastian Cappelen, Chris Baker, Austin Eckroat
NoonChesson Hadley, Harold Varner III, Will Gordon
12:10 p.m.Vaughn Taylor, Ben Martin, Scott Stallings
12:20 p.m.Matt Everym Denny McCarthy, Scott Harrington
12:30 p.m.Troy Merritt, Kevin Chappell, Danny Willett
12:40 p.m.Chez Reavie, Brice Garnett, Danny Lee
12:50 p.m.Dylan Frittelli, Austin Cook, Pat Perez
1 p.m.Robert Streb, Andrew Landry, Andrew Putnam
1:10 p.m.Garrick Higgo, Joaquin Niemann, Russell Knox
1:20 p.m.Adam Hadwin, Lucas Glover, Beau Hossler
1:30 p.m.Grayson Murray, Nick Watney, K.J. Choi
1:40 p.m.Joseph Bramlett, Michael Gellerman, Curtis Thompson
1:50 p.m.Roger Sloan, Nelson Ledesma, Willie Mack III
2 p.m.Rob Oppenheim, Mito Pereira, Timothy O’Neal

How to Watch Live Coverage of Round 1

Television

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Round 1, Thursday: 3 p.m.-6 p.m. ET (Golf Channel)

PGA Tour Live (Live Streaming)

Round 1, Thursday: 6:45 a.m.-6 p.m. ET (Featured Groups)

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