How to watch the 2021 Zurich Classic of New Orleans: TV schedule, streaming, tee times

Jon Rahm and Ryan Palmer at 2021 Zurich Classic

Jon Rahm and Ryan Palmer teamed up for the win at the last Zurich Classic.

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This week the PGA Tour hosts its annual team event in Louisiana, the 2021 Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Here’s everything you need to know to watch the tournament.

Zurich Classic preview

The Zurich Classic is the one event each year when we get to see PGA Tour pros compete under a entirely different format from every other official tournament. It wasn’t always that way, but beginning in 2017, the Zurich transformed from a typical individual stroke-play event to a team format.

The new format is a mix of match play and stroke play. Eighty two-player teams will play four-ball for the first and third rounds, and foursome for the second and final rounds, while maintaining a team stroke-play score. Thirty-three teams and ties will make the cut and play the weekend.

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In foursomes (also known as alternate shot), teammates will alternate tee shots hole to hole, and take turns hitting shots from the tee to the green to achieve a single score for each hole. In four-ball, both players will play all shots and the best score for each hole will count toward the team’s total score to par.

Last year’s Zurich Classic was canceled due to Covid-19 concerns, so the reigning champions are still Jon Rahm and Ryan Palmer, who teamed up to win the 2019 event. Rahm and Palmer are back to defend their title along with a host of other Tour stars.

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

Zurich Classic basics

What: 2021 Zurich Classic of New Orleans
Where: TPC Louisiana, Avondale, La.
When: Thursday-Sunday, April 22-25
Purse: $7.4 million ($1,069,300 million winner’s share for each team member)
Last year’s champion: Jon Rahm/Ryan Palmer (2019)

How to watch the Zurich Classic on TV

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

Thursday, April 15: 3:30-6:30 p.m. ET (Golf Channel)
Friday, April 16:
3:30-6:30 p.m. ET (Golf Channel)
Saturday, April 17:
1-3 p.m. ET (Golf Channel); 3-6 p.m. ET (CBS)
Sunday, April 18:
1-3 p.m. ET (Golf Channel); 3-6 p.m. ET (CBS)

How to watch the Zurich Classic online, streaming

You can stream the 2021 Zurich Classic online in various ways. You can watch the Golf Channel coverage at golfchannel.com/watch and the CBS broadcasts at CBS.com 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 Zurich Classic tee times: Round 1 (ET)

Tee No. 1

8:00 a.m. – Blaum/Byrd; Putnam/Harrington
8:13 a.m. – Mahan/Haas; Vegas/Romero
8:26 a.m. – Austin/Mediate; Pan/Zhang
8:39 a.m. – Laird/Taylor; Stadler/Wagner
8:52 a.m. – Todd/Kirk; Reavie/Glover
9:05 a.m. – Kang/Choi; Merritt/Streb
9:18 a.m. – Hovland/Ventura; McDowell/Wallace
9:31 a.m. – Lee/Stanley; NeSmith/Seiffert
9:44 a.m. – Straka/Teater; Wilkinson/McNeill
9:57 a.m. – Shelton/Hickok; Hoag/Roach
1:05 p.m. – Oppenheim/Murray; Percy/Chalmers
1:18 p.m. – Hoffman/Watney; Hadley/Martin
1:31 p.m. – Oosthuizen/Schwartzel; Malnati/Baker
1:44 p.m. – Morikawa/Wolff; Leishman/Smith
1:57 p.m. – Stenson/Rose; Rahm/Palmer
2:10 p.m. – Kisner/Brown; Kokrak/Perez
2:23 p.m. – Homa/Gooch; Jones/Spaun
2:36 p.m. – Noren/Norlander; Tringale/Castro
2:49 p.m. – Clark/van Rooyen; Lebioda/Burgoon
3:02 p.m. – Pieters/Lewis; Higgs/Gellerman

Tee No. 10

8:00 a.m. – Dufner/Bozzelli; Tway/Kraft
8:13 a.m. – Trahan/Barnes; Lee/Bae
8:26 a.m. – Kim/Hagy; Thompson/Gordon
8:39 a.m. – Schauffele/Cantlay; Watson/Scheffler
8:52 a.m. – Champ/Finau; Horschel/Burns
9:05 a.m. – Mitchell/Snedeker; Bradley/Steele
9:18 a.m. – Willett/Hatton; Im/An
9:31 a.m. – Hearn/Sucher; Redman/Ryder
9:44 a.m. – Hoge/Hossler; Every/Beljan
9:57 a.m. – Hubbard/Cappelen; McNealy/Bramlet
1:05 p.m. – Aphibarnrat/Atwal; Ledesma/Gómez
1:18 p.m. – Duncan/Schenk; Van Pelt/List
1:31 p.m. – Werenski/Uihlein; Piercy/Bhatia
1:44 p.m. – Trainer/Hahn; Knox/Stuard
1:57 p.m. – Cook/Landry; Garnett/Stallings
2:10 p.m. – Holmes/Garrigus; Frittelli/Streelman
2:23 p.m. – Dahmen/Griffin; Grace/Varner III
2:36 p.m. – Hojgaard/Taylor; Sloan/Baddeley
2:49 p.m. – Suh/Ghim; Gligic/Whaley
3:02 p.m. – Campos/Anderson; Gibson/Taylor

2021 Zurich Classic tee times: Round 2 (ET)

Tee No. 1

9:20 a.m. – Aphibarnrat/Atwal; Ledesma/Gómez
9:31 a.m. – Duncan/Schenk; Van Pelt/List
9:42 a.m. – Werenski/Uihlein; Piercy/Bhatia
9:53 a.m. – Trainer/Hahn; Knox/Stuard
10:04 a.m. – Cook/Landry; Garnett/Stallings
10:15 a.m. – Holmes/Garrigus; Frittelli/Streelman
10:26 a.m. – Dahmen/Griffin; Grace/Varner III
10:37 a.m. – Hojgaard/Taylor; Sloan/Baddeley
10:48 a.m. – Suh/Ghim; Gligic/Whaley
10:59 a.m. – Campos/Anderson; Gibson/Taylor
1:35 p.m. – Dufner/Bozzelli; Tway/Kraft
1:46 p.m. – Trahan/Barnes; Lee/Bae
1:57 p.m. – Kim/Hagy; Thompson/Gordon
2:08 p.m. – Schauffele/Cantlay; Watson/Scheffler
2:19 p.m. – Champ/Finau; Horschel/Burns
2:30 p.m. – Mitchell/Snedeker; Bradley/Steele
2:41 p.m. – Willett/Hatton; Im/An
2:52 p.m. – Hearn/Sucher; Redman/Ryder
3:03 p.m. – Hoge/Hossler; Every/Beljan
3:14 p.m. – Hubbard/Cappelen; McNealy/Bramlet

Tee No. 10

9:20 a.m. – Oppenheim/Murray; Percy/Chalmers
9:31 a.m. – Hoffman/Watney; Hadley/Martin
9:42 a.m. – Oosthuizen/Schwartzel; Malnati/Baker
9:53 a.m. – Morikawa/Wolff; Leishman/Smith
10:04 a.m. – Stenson/Rose; Rahm/Palmer
10:15 a.m. – Kisner/Brown; Kokrak/Perez
10:26 a.m. – Homa/Gooch; Jones/Spaun
10:37 a.m. – Noren/Norlander; Tringale/Castro
10:48 a.m. – Clark/van Rooyen; Lebioda/Burgoon
10:59 a.m. – Pieters/Lewis; Higgs/Gellerman
1:35 p.m. – Blaum/Byrd; Putnam/Harrington
1:46 p.m. – Mahan/Haas; Vegas/Romero
1:57 p.m. – Austin/Mediate; Pan/Zhang
2:08 p.m. – Laird/Taylor; Stadler/Wagner
2:19 p.m. – Todd/Kirk; Reavie/Glover
2:30 p.m. – Kang/Choi; Merritt/Streb
2:41 p.m. – Hovland/Ventura; McDowell/Wallace
2:52 p.m. – Lee/Stanley; NeSmith/Seiffert
3:03 p.m. – Straka/Teater; Wilkinson/McNeill
3:14 p.m. – Shelton/Hickok; Hoag/Roach

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