2020 CJ Cup live coverage: How to watch Round 1 on Thursday

Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy plays a practice round ahead of the 2020 CJ Cup.

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The 2020 CJ Cup kicks off Thursday at exclusive Shadow Creek in Las Vegas. Here’s what you need to know to watch the first round.

Previewing CJ Cup Round 1

The opening round of the CJ Cup will see multiple star PGA Tour pros make their first starts in quite a while. One of those players is World No. 4 Rory McIlroy. McIlroy, who recently became a father, took some time off after a solid top-10 finish at the U.S. Open at Winged Foot in September, but now he’s ready for another attempt to add to his wins total.

McIlroy tees off at 1:40 p.m. ET on Thursday, and he’ll play alongside Si Woo Kim and Sergio Garcia, who is on a hot streak highlighted by his first win since 2017 at the Sanderson Farms.

Brooks Koepka has spent a lot more time away from the game than McIlroy, but not by choice. Duel leg injuries hampered Koepka’s play in 2020 and forced him to hang up his spikes for two months. Now he’s back and confident as ever. Koepka will start working off the rust at 2:46 p.m. ET, flanked by defending champion Justin Thomas and Sungjae Im.

Below you will find everything you need to watch the first round of the 2020 CJ Cup on Thursday.

How to watch CJ Cup Round 1 on TV

Golf Channel will air the action for the first round of the CJ Cup with three hours of coverage on Thursday from 5-8 p.m. ET.

How to stream CJ Cup Round 1 online

You can catch the full first round Golf Channel TV coverage of the CJ Cup on golfchannel.com. Fans can also view Featured Group coverage of the opening round all day Thursday via PGA Tour Live, though you will need a subscription to access both options.

CJ Cup tee times for Round 1 (ET)

Tee No. 1

12:45 p.m. – Talor Gooch, Harry Higgs, Jaekyeong Lee
12:56 p.m. – Tyler Duncan, Keegan Bradley, Brendan Steele
1:07 p.m. – Marc Leishman, Andrew Landry, Jordan Spieth
1:18 p.m. – Brendon Todd, Jason Day, Louis Oosthuizen
1:29 p.m. – Sebastián Muñoz, Matt Kuchar, Bubba Watson
1:40 p.m. – Richy Werenski, Joaquin Niemann, Hideki Matsuyama
1:51 p.m. – Danny Lee, Robby Shelton, Jeongwoo Ham
2:02 p.m. – Brian Harman, Alex Noren, Carlos Ortiz
2:13 p.m. – Patrick Cantlay, Paul Casey, Matthew Fitzpatrick
2:24 p.m. – Rickie Fowler, Kyoung-Hoon Lee, Hanbyeol Kim
2:35 p.m. – Collin Morikawa, Viktor Hovland, Xander Schauffele
2:46 p.m. – Justin Thomas, Sungjae Im, Brooks Koepka
2:57 p.m. – Mackenzie Hughes, Kevin Streelman, Seonghyeon Kim

Tee No. 10

12:45 p.m. – Russell Henley, Joel Dahmen, Scottie Scheffler
12:56 p.m. – Cameron Smith, Corey Conners, Ian Poulter
1:07 p.m. – Nick Taylor, Billy Horschel, Tommy Fleetwood
1:18 p.m. – Daniel Berger, Sung Kang, Justin Rose
1:29 p.m. – Jon Rahm, Tyrrell Hatton, Matthew Wolff
1:40 p.m. – Sergio Garcia, Rory McIlroy, Si Woo Kim
1:51 p.m. – Byeong Hun An, Abraham Ancer, Joohyung Kim
2:02 p.m. – Jason Kokrak, Tom Hoge, Tae Hee Lee
2:13 p.m. – Gary Woodland, Kevin Kisner, Adam Long
2:24 p.m. – Jim Herman, Michael Thompson, Dylan Frittelli
2:35 p.m. – Lanto Griffin, Cameron Champ, J.T. Poston
2:46 p.m. – Kevin Na, Shane Lowry, Ryan Palmer
2:57 p.m. – Adam Hadwin, Harris English, Mark Hubbard

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