2021 American Express tee times: First round groupings for Thursday

Rickie Fowler

Rickie Fowler has a lot to play for this week at the 2021 American Express.

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This week the PGA Tour is back in California for the 2021 American Express in La Quinta, Calif. You can find full first round tee times at the bottom of this post.

Notable groupings for American Express Round 1

Rickie Fowler has a lot to play for at this week’s American Express event. The fan favorite and five-time PGA Tour champion hasn’t entered the winner’s circle since February of 2019 when he won the Waste Management Phoenix Open, and he’s fallen all the way down to No. 60 in the Official World Golf Ranking.

If Fowler is going to mount a comeback in 2021, not to mention qualify for the Masters in April, it could start on Thursday. Fowler tees off for the opening round at 12:50 p.m. on the Nicklaus Tournament Course. He’ll have some company in the star-power department with Phil Mickelson joining him in his group. Mickelson is making his 2021 debut this week and, like Fowler, looking for a comeback season on Tour.

Other notable pairings for the opening round include Brooks Koepka, Paul Casey and Cameron Champ (12:40 p.m. ET); Tony Finau, Matthew Wolff and Kevin Na (1:50 p.m. ET); Abraham Ancer, Scottie Scheffler and John Senden (12:10 p.m. ET); and Patrick Reed, Andrew Landry and Gary Woodland (1:40 p.m. ET).

Check out the full first round tee times for the 2021 American Express below.

American Express Round 1 tee times (All times ET)

Nicklaus Tournament Course – Tee No. 1

12:10 p.m. – Brian Harman, Sean O’Hair, Will Gordon
12:20 p.m. – Hunter Mahan, Byeong Hun An, Sam Ryder
12:30 p.m. – Michael Thompson, Tyler Duncan, Troy Merritt
12:40 p.m. – Michael Kim, Aaron Wise, Pat Perez
12:50 p.m. – Richy Werenski, J.T. Poston, Brice Garnett
1:00 p.m. – Kevin Streelman, Adam Schenk, Maverick McNealy
1:10 p.m. – Brandon Hagy, Kristoffer Ventura, Chris Baker
1:20 p.m. – Nick Watney, John Huh, Bo Hoag
1:30 p.m. – Alex Noren, Bronson Burgoon, Henrik Norlander
1:40 p.m. – Hudson Swafford, Sungjae Im, Russell Knox
1:50 p.m. – Andrew Putnam, Ryan Armour, Luke Donald
2:00 p.m. – Seung-Yul Noh, Cameron Tringale, J.J. Spaun
2:10 p.m. – Mark Wilson, Sebastian Cappelen, Harry Hall

Nicklaus Tournament Course – Tee. No 10

12:10 p.m. – Aaron Baddeley, James Hahn, Doc Redman
12:20 p.m. – Emiliano Grillo, Luke List, Jamie Lovemark
12:30 p.m. – Brian Gay, Satoshi Kodaira, Kevin Stadler
12:40 p.m. – Cameron Champ, Brooks Koepka, Paul Casey
12:50 p.m. – Patrick Cantlay, Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler
1:00 p.m. – Scott Brown, Kyoung-Hoon Lee, Erik van Rooyen
1:10 p.m. – Rhein Gibson, Vincent Whaley, Ben Taylor
1:20 p.m. – Lucas Glover, Tim Wilkinson, Cameron Davis
1:30 p.m. – Kyle Stanley, Bill Haas, Sepp Straka
1:40 p.m. – Martin Laird, Nick Taylor, Brendan Steele
1:50 p.m. – Max Homa, Charles Howell III, Jason Dufner
2:00 p.m. – Peter Malnati, Scott Stallings, Sam Burns
2:10 p.m. – Roger Sloan, Michael Gellerman, Joohyung Kim

Stadium Course – Tee No. 1

12:10 p.m. – John Senden, Abraham Ancer, Scottie Scheffler
12:20 p.m. – Charl Schwartzel, Danny Lee, Robby Shelton
12:30 p.m. – Adam Long, Jimmy Walker, Zach Johnson
12:40 p.m. – Kevin Tway, Keegan Bradley, Patton Kizzire
12:50 p.m. – Chez Reavie, Brandt Snedeker, Austin Cook
1:00 p.m. – Adam Hadwin, Bo Van Pelt, Tyler McCumber
1:10 p.m. – Rob Oppenheim, Mark Anderson, Michael Gligic
1:20 p.m. – Chris Kirk, Beau Hossler, Denny McCarthy
1:30 p.m. – Tom Hoge, Mark Hubbard, Matthew NeSmith
1:40 p.m. – Patrick Reed, Andrew Landry, Gary Woodland
1:50 p.m. – Kevin Na, Matthew Wolff, Tony Finau
2:00 p.m. – Charley Hoffman, Chesson Hadley, Joel Dahmen
2:10 p.m. – Rafael Campos. Nelson Ledesma, Michael Block

Stadium Course – Tee No. 10

12:10 p.m. – Ryan Moore, Camilo Villegas, Wyndham Clark
12:20 p.m. – Josh Teater, Kelly Kraft, Xinjun Zhang
12:30 p.m. – C.T. Pan, Francesco Molinari, Martin Trainer
12:40 p.m. – Nate Lashley, Ted Potter, Jr., Si Woo Kim
12:50 p.m. – Steve Jones, Anirban Lahiri, Scott Harrington
1:00 p.m. – Brian Stuard, Matt Jones, Doug Ghim
1:10 p.m. – Kramer Hickok, Chase Seiffert, John Augenstein
1:20 p.m. – Fabián Gómez, Rory Sabbatini, David Hearn
1:30 p.m. – Russell Henley, Patrick Rodgers, Talor Gooch
1:40 p.m. – Sung Kang, Grayson Murray, Steve Stricker
1:50 p.m. – Jim Herman, Lanto Griffin, Scott Piercy
2:00 p.m. – Vaughn Taylor, Ben Martin, Cameron Percy
2:10 p.m. – Hank Lebioda, Joseph Bramlett, Akshay Bhatia

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