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The 2019 Masters: How to watch, tee times and pairings for first round play

Who to watch at the Masters golf tournament

The 2019 Masters begins on Thursday morning with 87 of the world's best golfers battling it out over a four-day tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia. The tournament culminates on Sunday, April 14, where final round play will determine who's earned the right to wear the fabled green jacket.


How to watch the 2019 Masters Tournament 

  • What: The 2019 Masters Tournament
  • When: April 11-14
  • Where: Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Georgia
  • TV channels: ESPN (Rounds 1 and 2 on Thursday and Friday) and CBS (Rounds 3 and 4 on Saturday and Sunday)

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There is no shortage of star power at this year's Masters tournament: Rory McIlroy, who has won the three other major championships but not a green jacket, is considered one of the favorites; Dustin Johnson, the 2016 U.S. Open champion, could prove formidable; three-time major winner and 25-year-old golf prodigy Jordan Spieth is hungry for a second green jacket; and last year's Masters champion Patrick Reed is looking to repeat.

Previous Masters champions and veteran fan-favorites Tiger Woods, Sergio Garcia, Phil Mickelson and Jose Maria Olazabal will all be participating in the tournament, aiming to capture past glory.

Masters champion Patrick Reed on his mental game going into tournament

Tee times and pairings

Here are pairings and tee times for some of the more popular players in the tournament this year, according to The Masters official website (all times EDT):

  • Group 4, 9:03 a.m.: Angel Cabrera, Aaron Wise, Justin Harding
  • Group 5, 9:25 a.m.: Fred Couples, Si Woo Kim, J.B. Holmes
  • Group 9, 9:58 a.m.: Sergio Garcia, Tony Finau, Henrik Stenson
  • Group 11, 10:31 a.m.: Patrick Reed, Webb Simpson, Viktor Hovland
  • Group 14, 11:04 a.m.: Tiger Woods, Haotong Li, Jon Rahm
  • Group 15, 11:15 a.m.: Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler, Cameron Smith
  • Group 19, 11:59 a.m.: Jose Maria Olazabal, Kevin Na, Thorbjorn Olesen
  • Group 22, 12:43 p.m.: Vijay Singh, Billy Horschel, Jovan Rebula
  • Group 27, 1:38 p.m.: Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau, Jason Day
  • Group 28, 1:49 p.m.: Phil Mickelson, Justin Rose, Justin Thomas
  • Group 29, 2 p.m.: Jordan Spieth, Paul Casey, Brooks Koepka
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