Updated Sony Open fourth round tee times: Inclement weather shakes up Sunday schedule

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Inclement weather forced the PGA Tour to adjust the schedule for Sunday's final round at the Sony Open.

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There’s rain in the forecast in Honolulu, Hawaii just in time for the final round of the Sony Open. Like, a lot of rain.

So much rain, it seems, the PGA Tour decided it’d be easier to adjust the entirety of the final round of the tournament rather than attempt to wait out more sun. Tournament organizers are taking NO chances that we could be waiting hours (or perhaps even days) to determine a winner at Waialae Country Club due to the weather. Instead, the PGA Tour and Sony Open have elected to move around the tee times and rejigger the tournament schedule in order to allow for an orderly (and sunny) finish to play on Sunday.

The main changes, which were made on Saturday evening, are relatively minor. Whereas Golf Channel had initially blocked off the 4-9:00 p.m. ET block to broadcast the final round of play, the network now believes the tournament will be completed by 8:00 p.m. Rules officials will also allow players to utilize preferred lies throughout the final round to help combat expectedly soggy conditions.

According to The Weather Channel, the storms have already begun in Honolulu, but we can expect a brief break of sunshine this afternoon. Then, around 5:00 p.m. local time, the wet weather will once again pick up, where it is forecasted to continue until late Wednesday evening. Such is life on a tropical island, we suppose.

You can check out the full adjusted schedule below, including tee time, broadcast, streaming and gambling information.

How to watch the Sony Open round 4 on TV

Golf Channel will once again carry live, final round coverage from the final round at the Sony Open. Fans can catch all the action from 4-8:00 p.m. ET on Golf Channel Sunday.

How to stream round 4 at the Sony Open

You can stream the final round of Golf Channel TV coverage of the 2021 Sony Open on golfchannel.com. Fans can also view Featured Group coverage of the opening round all day Sunday via PGA Tour Live, though you will need a subscription to access both options.

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Updated Sony Open Round 4 tee times (All times ET, adjusted for inclement weather) 

Tee No. 1 

1:20 p.m. — Sergio Garcia, Kevin Kisner, Cameron Davis

1:30 p.m. — Ryan Palmer, Hudson Swafford, Lanto Griffin 

1:40 p.m. — Ryan Armour, Carlos Ortiz, Kramer Hickok

1:50 p.m. — Brendon Todd, Michael Thompson, Mark Hubbard

2 p.m. — Matt Jones, Jason Kokrak, James Hahn

2:10 p.m. — Vaughn Taylor, Mackenzie Hughes, Si Woo Kim

2:20 p.m. — Patton Kizzire, Nick Hardy, Collin Morikawa

2:30 p.m. — Webb Simpson, Anirban Lahiri, Robby Shelton

2:40 p.m. — Aaron Baddeley, Billy Horschel, Hideki Matsuyama

2:50 p.m. — Nick Taylor, Marc Leishman, Daniel Berger

3 p.m. — Stewart Cink, Chris Kirk, Keith Mitchell

3:10 p.m. — Charley Hoffman, Russell Henley, Peter Malnati

3:20 p.m. — Kevin Na, Brendan Steele, Joaquin Niemann

Tee No. 10 

1:20 p.m. — Brice Garnett, Harris English, Sepp Straka

1:30 p.m. — Charles Howell III, Kyoung-Hoon Lee, Cameron Smith

1:40 p.m. — Mike Weir, K.J. Choi, Austin Cook

1:50 p.m. — Brian Harman, Jim Herman, Wesley Bryan

2 p.m. — Pat Perez, Brian Stuard, Troy Merritt

2:10 p.m. — Jim Furyk, Adam Scott, Emiliano Grillo

2:20 p.m. — Scott Brown, Satoshi Kodaira, Harry Higgs

2:30 p.m. — Brian Gay, Nelson Ledesma, Sebastián Muñoz

2:40 p.m. — Jerry Kelly, Zach Johnson, Sungjae Im

2:50 p.m. — Chez Reavie, Chris Baker, Michael Kim

3 p.m. — Ryosuke Kinoshita, Martin Trainer

3:10 p.m. — Jamie Lovemark, Robert Streb

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James Colgan is an assistant editor at GOLF, contributing stories for the website and magazine on a broad range of topics. He writes the Hot Mic, GOLF’s weekly media column, and utilizes his broadcast experience across the brand’s social media and video platforms. A 2019 graduate of Syracuse University, James — and evidently, his golf game — is still defrosting from four years in the snow, during which time he cut his teeth at NFL Films, CBS News and Fox Sports. Prior to joining GOLF, James was a caddie scholarship recipient (and astute looper) on Long Island, where he is from.