How to watch Round 1 on Thursday

Jordan Spieth flashed some positive signs at last week’s Tournament of Champions.

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The PGA Tour is staying put this week for the 2023 Sony Open in Hawaii, which gets underway Thursday afternoon with the opening round at Waialae Country Club. Here’s what you need to know to watch Round 1 on TV or online.

Preview Sony Open Round 1

Jordan Spieth still has a lot to prove, if not to us, then to himself. At 29, the longtime PGA Tour star already has three major titles and 13 Tour wins on his resume. But many of those accomplishments came early in his career.

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Speith experienced a lengthy slowdown in his performance that saw him fail to capture a victory in 2018, 2019 and 2020. But he finally re-entered the winner’s circle at the 2021 Valero Texas Open, then followed it up with another win at last year’s RBC Heritage.

Now Spieth is hoping to spend another year contending and winning on Tour, with his sights set on this week’s Sony Open.

Spieth will get his opening round started at 1 pm ET on Thursday with Billy Horschel and Zach Johnson. You can stream the first round via PGA Tour Live on ESPN+ beginning at 12 pm ET, or watch the telecast on Golf Channel starting at 7:30 pm ET.

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Below you will find everything you need to watch the first round of the 2023 Sony Open in Hawaii.

How to watch Sony Open Round 1 on TV

Golf Channel will carry the opening round of the 2023 Sony Open in Hawaii on TV with a three-and-a-half-hour telecast from 7-10:30 pm ET on Thursday.

How to stream Sony Open Round 1 online

You can stream the opening round of the 2023 Sony Open in Hawaii via PGA Tour Live on ESPN+, which will have exclusive coverage beginning at 12 pm ET on Thursday, in addition to featured group coverage and a simulcast of the Golf Channel coverage. Fans can also stream the first round of Golf Channel TV coverage via Peacock.

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2023 Sony Open Round 1 tee times (All times ET)

Tee No. 1

12:10pm – Brendan Steele, John Huh, Matthias Schwab

12:20pm – Michael Kim, Parker McLachlin, Doc Redman

12:30pm – Andrew Putnam, KJ Choi, Mark Hubbard

12:40pm – Stewart Cink, Si Woo Kim, Jim Herman

12:50pm – Adam Svensson, Harris English, Michael Thompson

1:00pm – JJ Spaun, Ryan Brehm, Webb Simpson

1:10pm – Ryan Moore, Sam Ryder, Max McGreevy

1:20pm – Nate Lashley, Scott Piercy, Brandon Wu

1:30pm – Kevin Yu, MJ Daffue, Vincent Norrman

1:40pm – Trevor Cone, Kevin Roy, Kohei Okada

1:50pm – Dylan Wu, Carson Young, Danny Guise

2:00pm – Harry Hall, Kyle Westmoreland, Yuto Katsuragawa

4:50pm – Peter Malnati, Denny McCarthy, Kurt Kitayama

5:00pm – Patton Kizzire, David Lingmerth, Hayden Buckley

5:10pm – Brice Garnett, Ryan Armour, Stephan Jaeger

5:20pm – Robert Streb, Richy Werenski, Nick Taylor

5:30pm – Keegan Bradley, Tom Kim, Mackenzie Hughes

5:40pm – Hideki Matsuyama, Sungjae Im, Adam Scott

5:50pm – Corey Conners, Rory Sabbatini, Jerry Kelly

6:00pm – Nick Hardy, Ben Taylor, Harrison Endycott

6:10pm – Taylor Montgomery, Carl Yuan, Taiga Semikawa

6:20 pm – Ben Griffin, Augusto Núñez, Keita Nakajima

6:30pm – Harry Higgs, Will Gordon, Kazuki Higa

6:40pm – SH Kim, Anders Albertson, George Markham

Tee No. 10

12:10pm – Troy Merritt, Kyle Stanley, Christiaan Bezuidenhout

12:20 pm – Emiliano Grillo, Chesson Hadley, Alex Smalley

12:30pm – Chris Kirk, Maverick McNealy, Kelly Kraft

12:40pm – Chad Ramey, Lucas Glover, Cam Davis

12:50pm – Russell Henley, Tom Hoge, Matt Kuchar

1:00pm – Billy Horschel, Jordan Spieth, Zach Johnson

1:10pm – Brian Harman, Russell Knox, Austin Smotherman

1:20pm – Adam Schenk, Zac Blair, Kramer Hickok

1:30pm – Justin Suh, Eric Cole, Matti Schmid

1:40pm – Erik Barnes, Sam Stevens, Cole Hammer

1:50pm – Davis Thompson, Tano Goya, Kaito Onishi

2:00pm – Paul Haley II, Trevor Werbylo, Austen Truslow

4:50pm – Kevin Tway, Aaron Baddeley, Brian Stuard

5:00pm – Ryan Palmer, Kevin Streelman, Aaron Rai

5:10pm – Keith Mitchell, Jimmy Walker, Byeong Hun An

5:20pm – KH Lee, Tyler Duncan, Gary Woodland

5:30pm – Chez Reavie, JT Poston, Brendon Todd

5:40pm – Danny Lee, David Lipsky, Greyson Messrs

5:50pm – Adam Long, Austin Cook, Ben Martin

6:00pm – Joseph Bramlett, Zecheng Dou, Brandon Matthews

6:10pm – Michael Gligic, Nico Echavarria, Jesse Mueller

6:20pm – Robby Shelton, Andrew Novak, Joseph Winslow

6:30pm – Scott Harrington, Brent Grant, Michael Castillo

6:40pm – Tyson Alexander, Austin Eckroat, Blaze Akana

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