The 2021 Masters – Tee Times, Featured Groups, Prize Money, TV, Streaming Info and More

Published 04/07/2021, 10:30 AM EDT
AUGUSTA, GA – APRIL 07: A flag with the Augusta National logo is seen during the Par 3 Contest prior to the 2010 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 7, 2010 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

The Masters is back at the Augusta National just five months after the previous tournament in November. The golfers are incredibly excited to be a part of the field for the 2021 Masters, as things are back to normal this year. As Round 1 begins on Thursday, here are some of the information that you need to know.


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The stage is set for the 85th edition of the Masters. While defending champion Dustin Johnson would look to defend his crown at Augusta this year, the field is jam-packed with golfers who also want a piece of history. 

Featured Groups in Rounds 1 & 2


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The 2021 Masters has brought all the excitement once again! While the tournament is yet to kick-start, looking at the groupings has already got everyone pumped. There are few groups where three incredible golfers are placed against one another. 

Defending champion Dustin Johnson will tee-off on Thursday at 10:30 AM ET along with English golfer Lee Westwood and U.S. Amateur champion Tyler Strafaci.

But this isn’t all. There are a few more mouth-watering groups that have already got golf fans excited about the 2021 Masters. 

AUGUSTA, GA – APRIL 06: A general view of the 16th green is seen during a practice round prior to the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Rory McIlroy is grouped with World No. 3 Jon Rahm and four-time PGA Tour winner Xander Schauffele. 

Bryson DeChambeau will tee-off with former Masters winner Adam Scott and 2021 Genesis Invitational champion Max Homa at 1:36 PM. 

There are a lot more groups that will be interesting, but here is the final one: Valero Texas Open champion Jordan Spieth will tee-off with Cameron Smith and Collin Morikawa at 2:00 PM

Compete tee-times for Round 1 and Round 2 at 2021 Masters



7:45 AMLee Elder (Honorary Starter)Gary Player (Honorary Starter)Jack Nicklaus (Honorary Starter)
8:00 AMMichael ThompsonHudson Swafford 
8:12 AMSandy Lyle (Scotland)Matt Jones (Australia)Dylan Frittelli (S. Africa)
8:24 AMIan Woosnam (Wales)Jim HermanStewart Cink
8:36 AMSebastian Munoz (Colombia)Henrik Stenson (Sweden)Robert Streb
8:48 AMBernhard Langer (Germany)Will Zalatoris*Joe Long (England)
9:00 AMBrian HarmanIan Poulter (England)Brendon Todd
9:12 AMCharl Schwartzel (S. Africa)Si Woo Kim (Korea)Corey Conners (Canada)
9:24 AMDanny Willett (England)Joaquin Niemann (Chile)Kevin Kisner
9:36 AMJason Day (Australia)Matthew WolffCameron Champ
9:48 AMHideki Matsuyama (Japan)Harris EnglishAbraham Ancer (Mexico)
10:06 AMBubba WatsonBrooks KoepkaViktor Hovland (Norway)
10:18 AMSergio Garcia (Spain)Webb SimpsonChristiaan Bezuidenhout (S. Africa)
10:30 AMDustin JohnsonLee Westwood (England)*Tyler Strafaci
10:42 AMXander SchauffeleJon Rahm (Spain)Rory Mcllroy (Northern Ireland)
10:54 AMPatrick ReedDaniel BergerPaul Casey (England)
11:06 AMVijay Singh (Fiji)Martin Laird (Scotland) 
11:18 AMLarry MizeJimmy WalkerBrian Gay
11:30 AMCarlos Ortiz (Mexico)Mackenzie Hughes (Canada)Bernd Wiesberger (Austria)
11:42 AMMike Weir (Canada)C. T. Pan (Chinese Taipei)Robert MacIntyre (Scotland)
11:54 AMJose Maria Olazabal (Spain)Matt Wallace (England)Lanto Griffin
12:12 PMVictor Perez (France)Jason KokrakMarc Leishman (Australia)
12:24 PMFred CouplesFrancesco Molinari (Italy)*Charles Osborne
12:36 PMZach JohnsonKevin NaGary Woodland
12:48 PMShane Lowry (Ireland)Justin Rose (England)Matt Kuchar
1:00 PMBilly HorschelTyrrell Hatton (England)Ryan Palmer
1:12 PMPhil MickelsonTommy Fleetwood (England)Scottie Scheffler
1:24 PMPatrick CantlaySungjae Im (Korea)Matt Fitzpatrick (England)
1:36 PMAdam Scott (Australia)Bryson DeChambeauMax Homa
1:48 PMTony FinauLouis Oosthuizen (S. Africa)Justin Thomas
2:00 PMJordan SpiethCameron Smith (Australia)Collin Morikawa



8:00 AMVijay Singh (Fiji)Martin Laird (Scotland) 
8:12 AMLarry MizeJimmy WalkerBrian Gay
8:24 AMCarlos Ortiz (Mexico)Mackenzie Hughes (Canada)Bernd Wiesberger (Austria)
8:36 AMMike Weir (Canada)C. T. Pan (Chinese Taipei)Robert MacIntyre (Scotland)
8:48 AMJose Maria Olazabal (Spain)Matt Wallace (England)Lanto Griffin
9:00 AMVictor Perez (France)Jason KokrakMarc Leishman (Australia)
9:12 AMFred CouplesFrancesco Molinari (Italy)*Charles Osborne
9:24 AMZach JohnsonKevin NaGary Woodland
9:36 AMShane Lowry (Ireland)Justin Rose (England)Matt Kuchar
9:48 AMBilly HorschelTyrrell Hatton (England)Ryan Palmer
10:06 AMPhil MickelsonTommy Fleetwood (England)Scottie Scheffler
10:18 AMPatrick CantlaySungjae Im (Korea)Matt Fitzpatrick (England)
10:30 AMAdam Scott (Australia)Bryson DeChambeauMax Homa
10:42 AMTony FinauLouis Oosthuizen (S. Africa)Justin Thomas
10:54 AMJordan SpiethCameron Smith (Australia)Collin Morikawa
11:06 AMMichael ThompsonHudson Swafford 
11:18 AMSandy Lyle (Scotland)Matt Jones (Australia)Dylan Frittelli (S. Africa)
11:30 AMIan Woosnam (Wales)Jim HermanStewart Cink
11:42 AMSebastian Munoz (Colombia)Henrik Stenson (Sweden)Robert Streb
11:54 AMBernhard Langer (Germany)Will Zalatoris*Joe Long (England)
12:12 PMBrian HarmanIan Poulter (England)Brendon Todd
12:24 PMCharl Schwartzel (S. Africa)Si Woo Kim (Korea)Corey Conners (Canada)
12:36 PMDanny Willett (England)Joaquin Niemann (Chile)Kevin Kisner
12:48 PMJason Day (Australia)Matthew WolffCameron Champ
1:00 PMHideki Matsuyama (Japan)Harris EnglishAbraham Ancer (Mexico)
1:12 PMBubba WatsonBrooks KoepkaViktor Hovland (Norway)
1:24 PMSergio Garcia (Spain)Webb SimpsonChristiaan Bezuidenhout (S. Africa)
1:36 PMDustin JohnsonLee Westwood (England)*Tyler Strafaci
1:48 PMXander SchauffeleJon Rahm (Spain)Rory Mcllroy (Northern Ireland)
2:00 PMPatrick ReedDaniel BergerPaul Casey (England)

TV and Streaming Info

TV: Thursday-Friday: 3-7:30 p.m., ESPN

STREAMING: Thursday-Friday: 3-7:30 p.m., and the Masters app

Will there be fans at the 2021 Masters?

Unlike last year, the Augusta National will invite a limited number of patrons to enjoy the tournament this year. 

AUGUSTA – APRIL 2000: General view of the 12th hole taken during the 2000 US Masters held in April, 2000 at the Augusta National Golf Club, in Augusta, Georgia, USA. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

The pandemic’s severity saw the participants play through an empty course in 2020. However, that won’t be the case this year as the organizers have decided to invite fans. However, there will be strict social distancing norms to be followed at all times. 

How much will the champion take home at the 2021 Masters? 


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The Masters is one of the most lucrative tournaments on the golf calendar. The total prize purse for the 2021 Masters is set at $11.5 million. As for the champion, he will receive an 18% cut ( $2,070,000). 

Furthermore, here is a tabulated breakdown of the prize money the top eight players will receive at the 2021 Masters.: 

Winner18% of the total purse$2,070,000
Second Place10.8% of the total purse$1,193,400
Third Place6.8% of the total purse$751,400
Fourth Place4.8% of the total purse$530,400
Fifth Place4% of the total purse$442,000
Sixth Place3.6% of the total purse$397,800
Seventh Place3.35% of the total purse$370,175
Eighth Place3.1% of the total purse$342,550


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Arjun Athreya is a senior writer at Essentially Sports and has been contributing since early 2020. Having developed an avid interest in sports at an early age, he pursued a Journalism degree and graduated from Madras Christian College. Arjun manages the Golf division and its content, and primarily covers news pertaining to the NBA as well.