Tour Championship 2019: Golf Thursday, August 22, at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. Check out the full list of Tour Championship tee times for Thursday’s first round below. The Tour Championship is the final tournament of both the 2019 PGA Tour season and the FedEx Cup Playoffs. The Top 30 players will compete to take home a piece of the enormous prize pool, with the winner’s share worth $15 million.
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Tour Championship 2019
Date : Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
Time : 9:00 PM ET
Thursday, Aug. 22: 1-6 p.m. on Golf Channel
Friday, Aug. 23: 1-6 p.m. on Golf Channel
Saturday, Aug. 24: 1-2:30 p.m. on Golf Channel, 2:30-7 p.m. on NBC
Sunday, Aug. 25: 12-1:30 p.m. on Golf Channel, 1:30-6 p.m. on NBC
The yearlong FedEx Cup reaches its conclusion this weekend as 30 golfers compete to take home the $15 million prize at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. For the first time, the PGA is unveiling a new points-based bonus system based on where a golfer sits in the standings entering the final tournament. This is a response to last year’s Tour Championship where Tiger Woods won his first tournament in five years at the event, syphoning much of the attention away from Justin Rose, who actually won the FedEx Cup. In an effort to help ensure the winner of the PGA Championship is also the winner of the FedEx Cup, Justin Thomas, who is currently first in the FedEx Cup standings, will begin the tournament at 10-under. The advantage gradually decreases as you proceed down the rankings, with golfers 26-30 starting the tournament at even-par.
And speaking of the Tiger Woods effect, Woods is among several big-name golfers who failed to qualify for the Tour Championship. Jordan Spieth and Phil Mickelson will also be sitting out the final tournament of the FedEx Cup. Thomas rose to his spot atop the standings after an impressive win at Medinah Country Club in the BMW Championship this past weekend, as did Patrick Cantlay who jumped to second with his second-place finish. Here is all of the information for how to watch the Tour Championship, including an updated list of tee times, the complete TV schedule and more.
Justin Thomas, who finds himself in first place to start the week, will have the best chance to win and capture his second FedEx Cup title. Thomas tees off on Thursday afternoon at 2:05 p.m. ET. He’ll be joined by current No. 2 Patrick Cantlay, with Brooks Koepka and Patrick Reed teeing off 10 minutes prior. Once person who doesn’t have a tee time for Thursday is the defending champion, Tiger Woods. Woods was unable to play well enough to re-enter the Top 30 last week, and instead will have to sit this one out. As the U.S. Presidents Cup captain, however, Tiger will probably watch the action closely from home.
Tour Championship Tee Times: Thursday’s first round (ET)
11:45 a.m. – Lucas Glover, Jason Kokrak
11:55 a.m. – Louis Oosthuizen, Charles Howell III
12:05 p.m. – Chez Reavie, Bryson DeChambeau
12:15 p.m. – Corey Conners, Sungjae Im
12:25 p.m. – Marc Leishman, Tommy Fleetwood
12:35 p.m. – Rickie Fowler, Kevin Kisner
12:45 p.m. – Justin Rose, Brandt Snedeker
12:55 p.m. – Hideki Matsuyama, Paul Casey
1:05 p.m. – Adam Scott, Dustin Johnson
1:15 p.m. – Gary Woodland, Tony Finau
1:25 p.m. – Webb Simpson, Abraham Ancer
1:35 p.m. – Matt Kuchar, Xander Schauffele
1:45 p.m. – Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm
1:55 p.m. – Brooks Koepka, Patrick Reed
2:05 p.m. – Justin Thomas, Patrick Cantlay