Spieth, Thomas highlight Round 1 tee times at Tournament of Champions
The 2016-17 PGA Tour season resumes this week at the Sentry Tournament of Champions, and the co-favorites heading into the event will also be paired together for the opening round.
Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas will tee off last at 5:50 p.m. ET on Thursday, thanks to finishing Nos. 1 and 2 in last season's FedEx Cup playoffs. Xander Schauffele - who won at East Lake en route to the Rookie of the Year award - will play with Dustin Johnson in the penultimate group at 5:40 p.m. ET.
Jon Rahm is slotted with Marc Leishman at 5:30 p.m. ET, while Rickie Fowler and Hideki Matsuyama are one group ahead at 5:20 p.m. ET.
Here is the full lineup for Day 1 at Kapalua:
|Player 1||Player 2||Tee time (ET)|
|Ryan Armour||Austin Cook||3:10 p.m.|
|Patton Kizzire||D.A. Points||3:20 p.m.|
|Jonas Blixt||Chris Stroud||3:30 p.m.|
|Si Woo Kim||Grayson Murray||3:40 p.m.|
|Cameron Smith||Bryson DeChambeau||3:50 p.m.|
|Wesley Bryan||Billy Horschel||4:00 p.m.|
|Brendan Steele||Hudson Swafford||4:10 p.m.|
|Patrick Cantlay||Jason Dufner||4:20 p.m.|
|Adam Hadwin||Kevin Chappell||4:30 p.m.|
|Kyle Stanley||Brian Harman||4:40 p.m.|
|Daniel Berger||Jhonattan Vegas||4:50 p.m.|
|Russell Henley||Pat Perez||5:00 p.m.|
|Brooks Koepka||Kevin Kisner||5:10 p.m.|
|Rickie Fowler||Hideki Matsuyama||5:20 p.m.|
|Jon Rahm||Marc Leishman||5:30 p.m.|
|Xander Schauffele||Dustin Johnson||5:40 p.m.|
|Justin Thomas||Jordan Spieth||5:50 p.m.|
The 34-man field is strictly limited to 2017 winners on the PGA Tour.
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