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2023 Players Championship tee times, pairings: Complete field, groups, schedule for Round 1 at TPC Sawgrass

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The stage doesn’t get much bigger as it pertains to non-major golf events than this week at the 2023 Players Championship. The PGA Tour’s flagship event welcomes 44 of the top 50 players in the Official World Golf Rankings to TPC Sawgrass as competitors vie for what has commonly been known as the year’s “fifth major.” 

The top three players in the game — Jon Rahm, Scottie Scheffler and 2019 champion Rory McIlroy — have been dominant to start 2023, and they are featured alongside each other through the first two days of competition. Set to kick off their tournaments Thursday at 7:56 a.m. ET, they aim to add to their recent successes and expand the gap between them and the rest of the world.

This group will be on the heels of a pair of former Players Championship winners, Rickie Fowler and Adam Scott, as well as two-time major champion Collin Morikawa, a trio that starts at 7:45 a.m.

Justin Thomas, the 2021 champion, gets a comfortable pairing the first couple days alongside good friends Jordan Spieth and Max Homa. Sure to be a popular group to follow for those on the grounds, the American trio is scheduled to start at 12:56 p.m. Thursday before a quick turn around Friday morning.

Here’s a look at the tee times for the first-round of action at TPC Sawgrass. Be sure to check out the Players Championship TV schedule and coverage guide along with live coverage of Round 1 from The Players.

2023 Players Championship — Rounds 1 tee times, pairings

All times Eastern

No. 1

  • 6:50 a.m. — Robby Shelton, Austin Smotherman, Min Woo Lee
  • 7:01 a.m. — Kevin Streelman, Denny McCarthy, Matthew NeSmith
  • 7:12 a.m. — Byeong Hun An, Christiaan Bezuidenhout, Doug Ghim
  • 7:23 a.m. — Michael Thompson, Brendon Todd, Keith Mitchell
  • 7:34 a.m. — Kevin Kisner, Nick Taylor, Corey Conners
  • 7:45 a.m. — Trey Mullinax, Cam Davis, Tyler Duncan
  • 7:56 a.m. — Adam Svensson, Joel Dahmen, Robert Streb
  • 8:07 a.m. — J.J. Spaun, Chad Ramey, Luke List
  • 8:18 a.m. — Russell Henley, Mackenzie Hughes, Brian Harman
  • 8:29 a.m. — Emiliano Grillo, Mark Hubbard, Matt Wallace
  • 8:40 a.m. — Nate Lashley, Troy Merritt, Kelly Kraft
  • 8:51 a.m. — Aaron Baddeley, David Lingmerth, Ben Martin
  • 11:50 a.m. — Kevin Tway, Russell Knox, Chesson Hadley
  • 12:01 p.m. — Andrew Putnam, Maverick McNealy, Doc Redman
  • 12:12 p.m. — Beau Hoser, Adam Schenk, Stephan Jaegar
  • 12:23 p.m. — Lucas Herbert, Aaron Wise, Jason Day
  • 12:34 p.m. — Matt Fitzpatrick, Viktor Hovland, Shane Lowry
  • 12:45 p.m. — Kurt Kitayama, Will Zalatoris, Xander Schauffele
  • 12:56 p.m. — Max Homa, Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth 
  • 1:07 p.m. — Sam Burns, Cameron Young, Sahith Theegala 
  • 1:18 p.m. — Chris Kirk, Seamus Power, Keegan Bradley
  • 1:29 p.m. — Sam Ryder, Davis Riley, Taylor Moore
  • 1:40 p.m. — Alex Noren, Thomas Detry, Max McGreevy
  • 1:51 p.m. — Joseph Bramlett, Justin Suh, Andrew Novak

No. 10

  • 6:50 a.m. — Danny Willett, Brandon Wu, Davis Thompson
  • 7:01 a.m. — Adam Long, Hayden Buckley, Taylor Montgomery
  • 7:12 a.m. — Tommy Fleetwood, Taylor Pendrith, Callum Tarren
  • 7:23 a.m. — Si Woo Kim, Webb Simpson, Tyrrell Hatton
  • 7:34 a.m. — Tony Finau, Tom Kim, Patrick Cantlay
  • 7:45 a.m. — Collin Morikawa, Adam Scott, Rickie Fowler
  • 7:56 a.m. — Jon Rahm, Scottie Scheffler, Rory McIlroy
  • 8:07 a.m. — Justin Rose, Billy Horschel, Hideki Matsuyama
  • 8:18 a.m. — Nico Echavarria, Sungjae Im, Harris English
  • 8:29 a.m. — Jhonattan Vegas, Peter Malnati, Ryan Fox
  • 8:40 a.m. — Adam Hadwin, Patrick Rodgers, Greyson Sigg
  • 8:51 a.m. — Nick Hardy, Eric Cole, Harrison Endycott
  • 11:50 a.m. — David Lipsky, S.H. Kim, Tyson Alexander
  • 12:01 p.m. — Kramer Hickok, Lee Hodges, Will Gordon
  • 12:12 p.m. — Ben Griffin, Matthias Schwab, Justin Lower
  • 12:23 p.m. — Sepp Straka, Garrick Higgo, Stewart Cink
  • 12:34 p.m. — Chez Reavie, Tom Hoge, Francesco Molinari
  • 12:45 p.m. — J.T. Poston, Lucas Glover, Matt Kuchar
  • 12:56 p.m. — K.H. Lee, Martin Laird, Gary Woodland
  • 1:07 p.m. — Ryan Brehm, Lanto Griffin, Scott Stallings
  • 1:18 p.m. — Ryan Palmer, Patton Kizzire, Alex Smalley
  • 1:29 p.m. — Dylan Frittelli, Jerry Kelly, Wyndham Clark
  • 1:40 p.m. — Scott Piercy, James Hahn, Nick Watney
  • 1:51 p.m. — Aaron Rai, Dylan Wu, Erik Barnes

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