2021 Valero Texas Open: How to watch the final event before the Masters

Rickie Fowler

Rickie Fowler has a lot on the line at the Valero Texas Open.

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On the heels of an exciting weekend at the Match Play, the PGA Tour sticks around in Texas this week for the 2021 Valero Texas Open. Here’s everything you need to know to watch the tournament.

Valero Texas Open preview

The 2021 Masters, the first men’s major of the year (and the second Masters in less than six months), is right around the corner. But before Masters week begins, players have one last chance to punch their ticket to Augusta National at the Valero Texas Open.

One of the players who needs a victory at TPC San Antonio is Rickie Fowler. The popular five-time PGA Tour winner has fallen into a slump over the past two years since his last win at the 2019 Waste Management Phoenix Open. Due to his precipitous drop in the Official World Golf Ranking (he’s now ranked 94th), he currently isn’t qualified for the Masters.

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If he doesn’t pick up a win this week, he’ll end his 10-year run of consecutive Masters appearances, a stretch that features three top-10s, including a second-place finish in 2018 and a T9 in 2019.

Another big-name joining Fowler in the Texas Open field is Jordan Spieth. The three-time major champion is coming out of a slump of his own at the moment, with four top-10s in his last six starts. Though he’s already qualified for Augusta thanks to his 2015 Masters win, he’s desperately searching for his first win since 2017 this week.

You can find the full list of tee times for Thursday and Friday below, along with complete information about streaming the 2021 Valero Texas Open online or watching the action on TV.

Valero Texas Open basics

What: 2021 Valero Texas Open
Where: TPC San Antonio – AT&T Oaks, San Antonio, Texas
When: Thursday-Sunday, April 1-4
Purse: $7.7 million ($1.386 million winner’s share)
Last year’s champion: Corey Conners (2019)

How to watch the Valero Texas Open on TV

With a cable subscription, you can watch the 2021 Valero Texas Open on Golf Channel and NBC. Golf Channel will air the first two rounds on Thursday and Friday and provide early-round coverage on the weekend. NBC takes over for the third and final rounds on Saturday and Sunday evenings. Check out the full TV schedule below.

Thursday, April 1: 2-6 p.m. ET (Golf Channel)
Friday, April 2:
2-6 p.m. ET (Golf Channel)
Saturday, April 3:
1-3 p.m. ET (Golf Channel); 3-6 p.m. ET (NBC)
Sunday, April 4:
1-3 p.m. ET (Golf Channel); 3-6 p.m. ET (NBC)

How to watch the Valero Texas Open online, streaming

You can stream the 2021 Valero Texas Open online in various ways. You can watch the Golf Channel coverage at golfchannel.com/watch and the NBC broadcasts at nbc.com/live by logging in with your cable credentials. Another way to catch the action is with PGA Tour Live, which also includes featured group coverage, though you’ll need a subscription to access the stream.

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2021 Valero Texas Open tee times: Round 1 (ET)

Tee No. 1

8:25 a.m. – Denny McCarthy, Tom Lewis, Bernd Wiesberger
8:36 a.m. – Ryan Moore, Sean O’Hair, Bo Hoag
8:47 a.m. – Cameron Percy, Sam Ryder, Erik van Rooyen
8:58 a.m. – Charles Howell III, Troy Merritt, Jason Dufner
9:09 a.m. – Michael Kim, Brice Garnett, Luke Donald
9:20 a.m. – Ryan Armour, Wesley Bryan, Danny Lee
9:31 a.m. – Brandt Snedeker, Satoshi Kodaira, Danny Willett
9:42 a.m. – Tyler Duncan, Ted Potter, Jr., Patton Kizzire
9:53 a.m. – Bo Van Pelt, D.J. Trahan, David Hearn
10:04 a.m. – Tom Hoge, J.J. Spaun, Bronson Burgoon
10:15 a.m. – Roger Sloan, Rhein Gibson, Sam Bennett
10:26 a.m. – Michael Gligic, Sebastian Cappelen, Austin Eckroat
1:20 p.m. – John Huh, Rafa Cabrera Bello, Xinjun Zhang
1:31 p.m. – Harold Varner III, Robby Shelton, Scott Harrington
1:42 p.m. – Brian Stuard, Rory Sabbatini, Byeong Hun An
1:53 p.m. – Joel Dahmen, Cameron Champ, Tony Finau
2:04 p.m. – Phil Mickelson, Matt Kuchar, Hideki Matsuyama
2:15 p.m. – J.B. Holmes, Andrew Putnam, Davis Love III
2:26 p.m. – Si Woo Kim, Lanto Griffin, Adam Long
2:37 p.m. – Brian Gay, Nate Lashley, Keith Mitchell
2:48 p.m. – Kyle Stanley, Charley Hoffman, Charl Schwartzel
2:59 p.m. – Chesson Hadley, Cameron Tringale, Chase Seiffert
3:10 p.m. – Matt Wallace, Ryan Brehm, Akshay Bhatia
3:21 p.m. – Rob Oppenheim, Joseph Bramlett, Mac Meissner

Tee No. 10

8:25 a.m. – Anirban Lahiri, Sepp Straka, Kyoung-Hoon Lee
8:36 a.m. – Henrik Norlander, Doc Redman, Adam Schenk
8:47 a.m. – Ben Martin, Abraham Ancer, Cameron Davis
8:58 a.m. – Gary Woodland, Rickie Fowler, Scottie Scheffler
9:09 a.m. – Ryan Palmer, Corey Conners, Jordan Spieth
9:20 a.m. – Andrew Landry, Keegan Bradley, Jimmy Walker
9:31 a.m. – Branden Grace, Brendan Steele, Kevin Chappell
9:42 a.m. – Graeme McDowell, Aaron Wise, D.A. Points
9:53 a.m. – Chris Kirk, Scott Stallings, Patrick Rodgers
10:04 a.m. – Vaughn Taylor, Peter Malnati, Scott Brown
10:15 a.m. – Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Kramer Hickok, Greyson Sigg
10:26 a.m. – Rafael Campos, J.J. Killeen, Tain Lee
1:20 p.m. – Nick Watney, Luke List, Will Gordon
1:31 p.m. – Seung-Yul Noh, K.J. Choi, Sam Burns
1:42 p.m. – Padraig Harrington, Kelly Kraft, Harry Higgs
1:53 p.m. – Sung Kang, Martin Trainer, Henrik Stenson
2:04 p.m. – Nick Taylor, Austin Cook, Kevin Stadler
2:15 p.m. – Martin Laird, Russell Knox, Jim Furyk
2:26 p.m. – Sebastián Muñoz, Pat Perez, Zach Johnson
2:37 p.m. – Adam Hadwin, Hunter Mahan, Beau Hossler
2:48 p.m. – Jhonattan Vegas, Matthew NeSmith, Doug Ghim
2:59 p.m. – Camilo Villegas, Lucas Glover, Brandon Hagy
3:10 p.m. – Hank Lebioda, Kris Ventura, Sam Fidone
3:21 p.m. – Vincent Whaley, Carlos Sainz Jr., Patrick Grimes

2021 Valero Texas Open tee times: Round 2 (ET)

Tee No. 1

8:25 a.m. – Nick Watney, Luke List, Will Gordon
8:36 a.m. – Seung-Yul Noh, K.J. Choi, Sam Burns
8:47 a.m. – Padraig Harrington, Kelly Kraft, Harry Higgs
8:58 a.m. – Sung Kang, Martin Trainer, Henrik Stenson
9:09 a.m. – Nick Taylor, Austin Cook, Kevin Stadler
9:20 a.m. – Martin Laird, Russell Knox, Jim Furyk
9:31 a.m. – Sebastián Muñoz, Pat Perez, Zach Johnson
9:42 a.m. – Adam Hadwin, Hunter Mahan, Beau Hossler
9:53 a.m. – Jhonattan Vegas, Matthew NeSmith, Doug Ghim
10:04 a.m. – Camilo Villegas, Lucas Glover, Brandon Hagy
10:15 a.m. – Hank Lebioda, Kris Ventura, Sam Fidone
10:26 a.m. – Vincent Whaley, Carlos Sainz Jr., Patrick Grimes
1:20 p.m. – Anirban Lahiri, Sepp Straka, Kyoung-Hoon Lee
1:31 p.m. – Henrik Norlander, Doc Redman, Adam Schenk
1:42 p.m. – Ben Martin, Abraham Ancer, Cameron Davis
1:53 p.m. – Gary Woodland, Rickie Fowler, Scottie Scheffler
2:04 p.m. – Ryan Palmer, Corey Conners, Jordan Spieth
2:15 p.m. – Andrew Landry, Keegan Bradley, Jimmy Walker
2:26 p.m. – Branden Grace, Brendan Steele, Kevin Chappell
2:37 p.m. – Graeme McDowell, Aaron Wise, D.A. Points
2:48 p.m. – Chris Kirk, Scott Stallings, Patrick Rodgers
2:59 p.m. – Vaughn Taylor, Peter Malnati, Scott Brown
3:10 p.m. – Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Kramer Hickok, Greyson Sigg
3:21 p.m. – Rafael Campos, J.J. Killeen, Tain Lee

Tee No. 10

8:25 a.m. – John Huh, Rafa Cabrera Bello, Xinjun Zhang
8:36 a.m. – Harold Varner III, Robby Shelton, Scott Harrington
8:47 a.m. – Brian Stuard, Rory Sabbatini, Byeong Hun An
8:58 a.m. – Joel Dahmen, Cameron Champ, Tony Finau
9:09 a.m. – Phil Mickelson, Matt Kuchar, Hideki Matsuyama
9:20 a.m. – J.B. Holmes, Andrew Putnam, Davis Love III
9:31 a.m. – Si Woo Kim, Lanto Griffin, Adam Long
9:42 a.m. – Brian Gay, Nate Lashley, Keith Mitchell
9:53 a.m. – Kyle Stanley, Charley Hoffman, Charl Schwartzel
10:04 a.m. – Chesson Hadley, Cameron Tringale, Chase Seiffert
10:15 a.m. – Matt Wallace, Ryan Brehm, Akshay Bhatia
10:26 a.m. – Rob Oppenheim, Joseph Bramlett, Mac Meissner
1:20 p.m. – Denny McCarthy, Tom Lewis, Bernd Wiesberger
1:31 p.m. – Ryan Moore, Sean O’Hair, Bo Hoag
1:42 p.m. – Cameron Percy, Sam Ryder, Erik van Rooyen
1:53 p.m. – Charles Howell III, Troy Merritt, Jason Dufner
2:04 p.m. – Michael Kim, Brice Garnett, Luke Donald
2:15 p.m. – Ryan Armour, Wesley Bryan, Danny Lee
2:26 p.m. – Brandt Snedeker, Satoshi Kodaira, Danny Willett
2:37 p.m. – Tyler Duncan, Ted Potter, Jr., Patton Kizzire
2:48 p.m. – Bo Van Pelt, D.J. Trahan, David Hearn
2:59 p.m. – Tom Hoge, J.J. Spaun, Bronson Burgoon
3:10 p.m. – Roger Sloan, Rhein Gibson, Sam Bennett
3:21 p.m. – Michael Gligic, Sebastian Cappelen, Austin Eckroat

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