How to watch the FedEx St. Jude Championship on Thursday: Round 1 live coverage

Rory McIlroy is ready to make some noise in the FedEx Cup Playoffs.

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The 2022 FedEx St. Jude Championship begins Thursday with the opening round at TPC Southwind. Here’s what you need to know to watch Round 1 on TV or online.

Previewing St. Jude Round 1

The FedEx Cup Playoffs are set to begin at the St. Jude, and all of the top PGA Tour stars are in the mix, with one eye on the $2.7 million winner’s share in Memphis, and one eye on the $18 million grand prize.

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Among them is fan favorite and World No. 3 Rory McIlroy. The four-time major champion nearly made it five at the Open in July before falling short on Sunday, but he still has two wins on the season, earning him 6th place in the FedEx Cup standings.

Sitting above him at the beginning of the playoffs are Scottie Scheffler and Cameron Smith, who are Nos. 1 and 2 in both the FedEx standings and in the Official World Golf Ranking.

McIlroy will tee off for the opening round at 2:06 p.m. ET, while Scheffler and Smith will play in the same group beginning at 9:21 a.m. ET. You can stream the first round via PGA Tour Live on ESPN+, or watch the telecast on Golf Channel.


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Below you will find everything you need to watch the first round of the 2022 FedEx St. Jude Championship.

How to watch FedEx St. Jude Championship Round 1 on TV

Golf Channel will air the opening round of the 2022 FedEx St. Jude Championship with a four-hour telecast from 2-6 p.m. ET on Thursday.

How to stream FedEx St. Jude Championship Round 1 online

You can stream the opening round of the 2022 FedEx St. Jude Championship via PGA Tour Live on ESPN+ from 8:15 a.m.-7 p.m. ET on Thursday, which includes featured group coverage. Fans can also stream the first round of Golf Channel TV coverage on


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2022 FedEx St. Jude Championship Round 1 tee times (All times ET)

Tee No. 1

8:15 a.m. – Brendon Todd, Trey Mullinax, Brandon Wu

8:26 a.m. – Taylor Moore, Cam Davis, John Huh

8:37 a.m. – Alex Noren, Taylor Pendrith, Alex Smalley

8:48 a.m. – Mackenzie Hughes, Si Woo Kim, Tyrrell Hatton

8:59 a.m. – Kurt Kitayama, Lucas Herbert, Sebastián Muñoz

9:10 a.m. – Maverick McNealy, Russell Henley, Keegan Bradley

9:21 a.m. – J.J. Spaun, Cameron Tringale, Aaron Wise

9:32 a.m. – Jhonattan Vegas, Lee Hodges

9:43 a.m. – Greyson Sigg, Ryan Palmer, Nick Watney

9:54 a.m. – Robert Streb, Jason Day, Doug Ghim

1:00 p.m. – David Lipsky, Peter Malnati, Andrew Putnam

1:11 p.m. – Chad Ramey, Adam Long, Adam Scott

1:22 p.m. – Emiliano Grillo, Brendan Steele, Harold Varner III

1:33 p.m. – Collin Morikawa, Davis Riley, Seamus Power

1:44 p.m. – John Rahm, Tom Hoge, Billy Horschel

1:55 p.m. – Sungjae Im, Kramer Hickok, Will Zalatoris

2:06 p.m. – Xander Schauffele, Patrick Cantlay, Rory McIlroy

2:17 p.m. – Aaron Rai, Danny Lee, Adam Svensson

2:28 p.m. – Justin Rose, Hayden Buckley, Vince Whaley

2:39 p.m. – Tyler Duncan, Matthias Schwab, Patton Kizzire

2:50 p.m. – Kramer Hickok, Rickie Fowler

Tee No. 10

8:15 a.m. – Matthew NeSmith, Gary Woodland, Beau Hossler

8:26 a.m. – Marc Leishman, Anirban Lahiri, Troy Merritt

8:37 a.m. – Adam Hadwin, Chez Reavie, Chris Kirk

8:48 a.m. – Viktor Hovland, Joaquin Niemann, J.T. Poston

8:59 a.m. – Max Homa, Matt Fitzpatrick, Jordan Spieth

9:10 a.m. – Tony Finau, Justin Thomas, Cameron Young

9:21 a.m. – Scottie Scheffler, Cameron Smith, Sam Burns

9:32 a.m. – Martin Laird, Sam Ryder, Scott Piercy

9:43 a.m. – Michael Thompson, Callum Tarren, Max McGreevy

9:54 a.m. – Lucas Glover, Webb Simpson, Nick Taylor

1:00 p.m. – Russell Knox, Kevin Streelman, Mark Hubbard

1:11 p.m. – Wyndham Clark, Joel Dahmen, Patrick Rodgers

1:22 p.m. – Christiaan Bezuidenhout, Matt Kuchar, Brian Harman

1:33 p.m. – K.H. Lee, Scott Stallings, Denny McCarthy

1:44 p.m. – Keith Mitchell, Mito Pereira, Sahith Theegala

1:55 p.m. – Joohyung “Tom” Kim, Sepp Straka, Kevin Kisner

2:06 p.m. – Shane Lowry, Luke List, Corey Conners

2:17 p.m. – Stephan Jaeger, C.T. Pan, Adam Schenk

2:28 p.m. – Chesson Hadley, Dylan Frittelli, James Hahn

2:39 p.m. – Stewart Cink, Kevin Tway, Ryan Brehm

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