How to watch the 2023 Fortinet Championship on Thursday: Round 1 live coverage

Justin Thomas hits iron shot at PGA Tour event

Justin Thomas is hoping to turn his game around at the Fortinet Championship.

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The 2023 Fortinet Championship kicks off Thursday with the opening round at Silverado Resort’s North Course. Here’s what you need to know to watch Round 1 on TV or online.

Previewing Round 1

In some ways, Justin Thomas has nothing on the line at this week’s Fortinet Championship. In other ways, the two-time major champion has everything on the line.

Thomas will play on the U.S. Ryder Cup team in a couple of weeks, and nothing he does on the course this week will impact that event. But he has also struggled all year long, making his way onto the American side via a controversial captain’s pick. So Thomas is intent on building some positive momentum in his game before heading to Rome to play for his country.

Thomas tees off for the opening round of the Fortinet at 3:38 p.m. ET Thursday with playing partners Akshay Bhatia and Sahith Theegala.

You can stream the first round of the Fortinet Championship via PGA Tour Live on ESPN+ beginning at 10 a.m. ET on Thursday, or you can watch the telecast on Golf Channel starting at 6 p.m. ET.

Below you will find everything you need to watch the first round of the 2023 Fortinet Championship.

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How to watch the Fortinet Championship on TV Thursday

Golf Channel will air the opening round of the 2023 Fortinet Championship on TV with a three-hour telecast from 6-9 p.m. ET on Thursday.

How to stream the Fortinet Championship online Thursday

You can stream the first round of the 2023 Fortinet Championship on Thursday via PGA Tour Live on ESPN+, which will have exclusive coverage beginning at 10 a.m. ET, in addition to featured group coverage. Fans can stream Golf Channel’s first-round TV coverage via Peacock.

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2023 Fortinet Championship Round 1 tee times (All times ET)

Tee No. 1

9:55 a.m. – Arjun Atwal, Derek Lamely, Paul Haley II
10:06 a.m. – Dylan Frittelli, Wesley Bryan, D.A. Points
10:17 a.m. – Ryan Palmer, D.J. Trahan, David Lipsky
10:28 a.m. – Erik van Rooyen, Garrick Higgo, Brian Gay
10:39 a.m. – J.J. Spaun, Chad Ramey, Luke List
10:50 a.m. – Lucas Herbert, Martin Laird, Andrew Landry
11:01 a.m. – Patton Kizzire, Hank Lebioda, S.H. Kim
11:12 a.m. – Kevin Tway, Jason Dufner, Henrik Norlander
11:23 a.m. – Scott Piercy, Ryan Moore, Kevin Stadler
11:34 a.m. – Ben Martin, Sangmoon Bae, Derek Ernst
11:45 a.m. – Matt NeSmith, Sam Stevens, Austin Smotherman
11:56 a.m. – Brandon Matthews, Trevor Werbylo, Ryan Gerard
12:07 p.m. – Hayden Springer, Fred Biondi, Preston Summerhays (a)
3:05 p.m. – Taylor Pendrith, Callum Tarren, MJ Daffue
3:16 p.m. – Austin Cook, Austin Eckroat, Zecheng Dou
3:27 p.m. – Aaron Baddeley, Greg Chalmers, Geoff Ogilvy
3:38 p.m. – Akshay Bhatia, Justin Thomas, Sahith Theegala
3:49 p.m. – Nick Hardy, Mackenzie Hughes, Cam Davis
4:00 p.m. – Stewart Cink, Brendon Todd, Lanto Griffin
4:11 p.m. – Jimmy Walker, Doug Ghim, Dylan Wu
4:22 p.m. – Eric Cole, Taylor Montgomery, Davis Thompson
4:33 p.m. – Cameron Percy, Robby Shelton, Vince Whaley
4:44 p.m. – Adam Long, Sam Ryder, Christiaan Bezuidenhout
4:55 p.m. – James Hahn, Mark Hubbard, Justin Lower
5:06 p.m. – Michael Gligic, Augusto Núñez, Brent Grant
5:17 p.m. – Devon Bling, Blake Hathcoat, Chase Sienkiewicz

Tee No. 10

9:55 a.m. – Sean O’Hair, Beau Hossler, Carson Young
10:06 a.m. – Ricky Barnes, Kevin Yu, Harrison Endycott
10:17 a.m. – Kevin Chappell, Will Gordon, Tyson Alexander
10:28 a.m. – Max Homa, Cameron Champ, Joel Dahmen
10:39 a.m. – Kevin Kisner, Webb Simpson, Matt Kuchar
10:50 a.m. – K.H. Lee, Andrew Putnam, Zach Johnson
11:01 a.m. – Kelly Kraft, Doc Redman, Andrew Novak
11:12 a.m. – Chris Stroud, Kyle Stanley, Scott Brown
11:23 a.m. – C.T. Pan, Jonathan Byrd, Greyson Sigg
11:34 a.m. – Ryan Armour, Cody Gribble, Charley Hoffman
11:45 a.m. – Satoshi Kodaira, Alex Noren, Matti Schmid
11:56 a.m. – Carl Yuan, Trevor Cone, Kevin Roy
12:07 p.m. – Peter Kuest, Henry Chung, Morgan Deneen
3:05 p.m. – William McGirt, Brian Stuard, Max McGreevy
3:16 p.m. – Tommy Gainey, Matthias Schwab, Harry Hall
3:27 p.m. – Sung Kang, Peter Malnati, Ben Taylor
3:38 p.m. – Robert Streb, J.B. Holmes, Troy Merritt
3:49 p.m. – Chez Reavie, Tyler Duncan, Scott Stallings
4:00 p.m. – Nico Echavarria, Jim Herman, Richy Werenski
4:11 p.m. – Martin Trainer, Kevin Streelman, Stephan Jaeger
4:22 p.m. – Russell Knox, Zac Blair, Kramer Hickok
4:33 p.m. – Ted Potter Jr., Chesson Hadley, Justin Suh
4:44 p.m. – Nate Lashley, Brice Garnett, Ben Crane
4:55 p.m. – S.Y. Noh, Nick Watney, Harry Higgs
5:06 p.m. – Scott Harrington, Tano Goya, Kyle Westmoreland
5:17 p.m. – Tom Johnson, Cyril Bouniol, Jacob Bergeron

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