2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic live coverage: How to watch Thursday’s first round

Bryson DeChambeau at Rocket Mortgage Classic

Bryson DeChambeau won last year's Rocket Mortgage Classic by three shots.

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The 2020-21 PGA Tour season continues on Thursday with the opening round of the 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit. Here’s what you need to know to watch the first-round action on TV or online.

Previewing Rocket Mortgage Classic Round 1

Bryson DeChambeau has made a lot of noise on and off the golf course in 2021. As far as the course goes, he backed up his U.S. Open victory with a win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, his eighth career title on the PGA Tour. This week, DeChambeau returns to the site of his sixth Tour win, Detroit Golf Club and the Rocket Mortgage Classic.

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The defending champion begins his title defense at 1:10 p.m. ET on Thursday, and he’s grouped with fellow pros Cameron Champ and Kramer Hickok for the opening round.

Below you will find everything you need to watch the first round on Thursday.

How to watch Rocket Mortgage Classic Round 1 on TV

Golf Channel will air the action for the first round of the 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic with three hours of coverage from 3-6 p.m. ET on Thursday.

How to stream Rocket Mortgage Classic Round 1 online

You can stream the first round Golf Channel TV coverage of the 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic on golfchannel.com. Fans can also view Featured Group coverage of the opening round all day Thursday via PGA Tour Live with a subscription.

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2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic Round 1 tee times (All times ET)

Tee No. 1

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
12:00 p.m. – Jonas 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
1:00 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
2:00 p.m. – Kris Ventura, Connor Arendell, Tain Lee, Irvine, CA

Tee No. 10

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
12:00 p.m. – Chesson Hadley, Harold Varner III, Will Gordon
12:10 p.m. – Vaughn Taylor, Ben Martin, Scott Stallings
12:20 p.m. – Matt Every, 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
1:00 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
2:00 p.m. – Rob Oppenheim, Mito Pereira, Timothy O’Neal

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