How to watch the 2021 Zurich Classic on Thursday: Round 1 tee times, TV schedule, streaming

The 2021 Zurich Classic of New Orleans kicks off on Thursday with the opening round from TPC Louisiana. Here’s what you need to know to watch the first round on Thursday.

Previewing Zurich Classic Round 1

While some top pros are taking the week off, several big names are in the field for the two-player team event that is the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.

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World No. 3 Jon Rahm and Ryan Palmer, who are the defending champions this week having won the most recent edition of the tournament in 2019, are back to try to repeat. Reigning PGA champion Collin Morikawa is teaming up with fellow young gun Matthew Wolff, while Xander Schauffele (No. 5) and Patrick Cantlay (No. 10) make up the only team featuring two players in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Ranking.

The players will be competing under a four-ball format on Thursday, with both teammates playing all of their own shots and the lowest score between the two counting toward the scorecard. Below you will find everything you need to know to watch the opening round of the 2021 Zurich Classic on TV or online.

How to watch Zurich Classic Round 1 on TV

Golf Channel will air the action for the first round of the 2021 Zurich Classic of New Orleans with three hours of coverage from 3:30-6:30 p.m. ET on Thursday.

How to stream Zurich Classic Round 1 online

You can stream the first round of Golf Channel TV coverage of the 2021 Zurich Classic of New Orleans on golfchannel.com. Fans can also view Featured Group coverage of the opening round all day Thursday via PGA Tour Live with a subscription.

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2021 Zurich Classic Round 1 tee times (All times 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

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