The Players Championship 2015: Tee Times, Channel & Odds

Coming off his match play win, Rory McIlroy is a favorite for THE PLAYERS Championship. (Getty)

Coming off his match play win, Rory McIlroy is a favorite for THE PLAYERS Championship. (Getty)

It’s time for golf’s “fifth major.”

The PGA Tour tees off this weekend at the famous TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, with THE PLAYERS Championship.

Thanks to the top-notch field, the purse (a tour-richest $10 million) and general prestige, THE PLAYERS is often referred to as golf’s “fifth major.”

Coming off his WGC Match Play win, world’s No. 1 Rory McIlroy and Masters champion Jordan Spieth are the tournament favorites at 7/1.

Also returning to the course is Tiger Woods, who last played at the Masters, but has teed it up just once since early February. Woods is listed at 28/1.

The field also includes Justin Rose (18/1), Henrik Stenson (20/1), Dustin Johnson (25/1), Phil Mickelson (40/1) and defending champion Martin Kaymer (70/1).

Keep reading for all the important information you need for THE PLAYERS Championship, including TV, tee times and odds to win.

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The Basics

What:

THE PLAYERS Championship

When:

Thursday, May 7, through Sunday, May 10

Where:

TPC Sawgrass – Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

TV Times & Channel:

First Round: Thursday, 1 to 7 p.m. Eastern, Golf Channel
Second Round: Friday, 1 to 7 p.m. Eastern, Golf Channel
Third Round: Saturday, 2 to 7 p.m. Eastern, NBC
Final Round: Sunday, 2 to 7 p.m. Eastern, NBC
Live From The Players will air each day of the tournament beginning at 9 a.m. on Golf Channel

Purse:

$10 million; Winners Share: $1.8 million

FedExCup Points For the Winner:

600

Last Year’s Winner:

Martin Kaymer


THE PLAYERS Championship Tee Times


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All times Eastern

Thursday’s First Round
Starting on No. 1 Tee

7:15 AM: Jeff Overton, Brice Garnett, Anirban Lahiri
7:25 AM: Carl Pettersson, Lee Westwood, Shawn Stefani
7:36 AM: Marc Leishman, Freddie Jacobson, Troy Merritt
7:46 AM: Camilo Villegas, Angel Cabrera, Scott Stallings
7:57 AM: Nick Taylor, Webb Simpson, Michael Thompson
8:07 AM: Chris Kirk, Chesson Hadley, Scott Piercy
8:18 AM: Boo Weekley, John Senden, Nick Watney
8:28 AM: Harris English, Jonas Blixt, Steve Stricker
8:39 AM: James Hahn, Gary Woodland, Ian Poulter
8:49 AM: Seung-Yul Noh, Scott Brown, Darren Clarke
9:00 AM: Will MacKenzie, Russell Knox, Joost Luiten
9:10 AM: Jerry Kelly, Ricky Barnes, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano
12:25 PM: Robert Garrigus, Pat Perez, Branden Grace
12:35 PM: Danny Lee, Scott Langley, Spencer Levin
12:46 PM: Brendon de Jonge, Luke Guthrie, Andrew Svoboda
12:56 PM: Matt Jones, Luke Donald, Louis Oosthuizen
1:07 PM: J.B. Holmes, Bill Haas, Hunter Mahan
1:17 PM: Justin Rose, Dustin Johnson, Zach Johnson
1:28 PM: Jim Furyk, Brandt Snedeker, Henrik Stenson
1:38 PM: Phil Mickelson, Sergio Garcia, K.J. Choi
1:49 PM: Martin Kaymer, Adam Scott, Tiger Woods
1:59 PM: Tim Wilkinson, Daniel Berger, Thongchai Jaidee
2:10 PM: Brendan Steele, Erik Compton, Danny Willett
2:20 PM: Sean O’Hair, Martin Flores, Stephen Gallacher

Starting on No. 10 Tee

7:15 AM: Bryce Molder, Andres Romero, Cameron Tringale
7:25 AM: Jhonattan Vegas, Aaron Baddeley, Morgan Hoffmann
7:36 AM: Daniel Summerhays, Michael Putnam, Justin Thomas
7:46 AM: Padraig Harrington, Graeme McDowell, Ryan Palmer
7:57 AM: Ben Martin, Rory Sabbatini, Stewart Cink
8:07 AM: Jimmy Walker, Hideki Matsuyama, Ernie Els
8:18 AM: Brooks Koepka, Patrick Reed, Rickie Fowler
8:28 AM: Bubba Watson, Billy Horschel, Matt Kuchar
8:39 AM: Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Jason Day
8:49 AM: Ben Crane, Keegan Bradley, David Toms
9:00 AM: Jason Bohn, Bernhard Langer, Ryo Ishikawa
9:10 AM: Bo Van Pelt, Adam Hadwin, Shane Lowry
12:25 PM: George McNeill, William McGirt, Kevin Kisner
12:35 PM: Chris Stroud, Brian Stuard, Jamie Donaldson
12:46 PM: David Hearn, Jason Kokrak, Billy Hurley III
12:56 PM: Charley Hoffman, Sang-Moon Bae, Geoff Ogilvy
1:07 PM: Robert Streb, Steven Bowditch, Russell Henley
1:17 PM: Alex Cejka, Ryan Moore, Justin Leonard
1:28 PM: Brendon Todd, Jason Dufner, Charles Howell III
1:38 PM: Matt Every, Charl Schwartzel, Vijay Singh
1:49 PM: Brian Harman, Kevin Streelman, Retief Goosen
1:59 PM: Brian Davis, Graham DeLaet, Kevin Chappell
2:10 PM: John Huh, Paul Casey, Bernd Wiesberger
2:20 PM: Kevin Na, Robert Allenby, Derek Fathauer

Friday’s Second Round
Starting on No. 1 Tee

7:15 AM: George McNeill, William McGirt, Kevin Kisner
7:25 AM: Chris Stroud, Brian Stuard, Jamie Donaldson
7:36 AM: David Hearn, Jason Kokrak, Billy Hurley III
7:46 AM: Charley Hoffman, Sang-Moon Bae, Geoff Ogilvy
7:57 AM: Robert Streb, Steven Bowditch, Russell Henley
8:07 AM: Alex Cejka, Ryan Moore, Justin Leonard
8:18 AM: Brendon Todd, Jason Dufner, Charles Howell III
8:28 AM: Matt Every, Charl Schwartzel, Vijay Singh
8:39 AM: Brian Harman, Kevin Streelman, Retief Goosen
8:49 AM: Brian Davis, Graham DeLaet, Kevin Chappell
9:00 AM: John Huh, Paul Casey, Bernd Wiesberger
9:10 AM: Kevin Na, Robert Allenby, Derek Fathauer
12:25 PM: Bryce Molder, Andres Romero, Cameron Tringale
12:35 PM: Jhonattan Vegas, Aaron Baddeley, Morgan Hoffmann
12:46 PM: Daniel Summerhays, Michael Putnam, Justin Thomas
12:56 PM: Padraig Harrington, Graeme McDowell, Ryan Palmer
1:07 PM: Ben Martin, Rory Sabbatini, Stewart Cink
1:17 PM: Jimmy Walker, Hideki Matsuyama, Ernie Els
1:28 PM: Brooks Koepka, Patrick Reed, Rickie Fowler
1:38 PM: Bubba Watson, Billy Horschel, Matt Kuchar
1:49 PM: Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Jason Day
1:59 PM: Ben Crane, Keegan Bradley, David Toms
2:10 PM: Jason Bohn, Bernhard Langer, Ryo Ishikawa
2:20 PM: Bo Van Pelt, Adam Hadwin, Shane Lowry

Starting on No. 10 Tee

7:15 AM: Robert Garrigus, Pat Perez, Branden Grace
7:25 AM: Danny Lee, Scott Langley, Spencer Levin
7:36 AM: Brendon de Jonge, Luke Guthrie, Andrew Svoboda
7:46 AM: Matt Jones, Luke Donald, Louis Oosthuizen
7:57 AM: J.B. Holmes, Bill Haas, Hunter Mahan
8:07 AM: Justin Rose, Dustin Johnson, Zach Johnson
8:18 AM: Jim Furyk, Brandt Snedeker, Henrik Stenson
8:28 AM: Phil Mickelson, Sergio Garcia, K.J. Choi
8:39 AM: Martin Kaymer, Adam Scott, Tiger Woods
8:49 AM: Tim Wilkinson, Daniel Berger, Thongchai Jaidee
9:00 AM: Brendan Steele, Erik Compton, Danny Willett
9:10 AM: Sean O’Hair, Martin Flores, Stephen Gallacher
12:25 PM: Jeff Overton, Brice Garnett, Anirban Lahiri
12:35 PM: Carl Pettersson, Lee Westwood, Shawn Stefani
12:46 PM: Marc Leishman, Freddie Jacobson, Troy Merritt
12:56 PM: Camilo Villegas, Angel Cabrera, Scott Stallings
1:07 PM: Nick Taylor, Webb Simpson, Michael Thompson
1:17 PM: Chris Kirk, Chesson Hadley, Scott Piercy
1:28 PM: Boo Weekley, John Senden, Nick Watney
1:38 PM: Harris English, Jonas Blixt, Steve Stricker
1:49 PM: James Hahn, Gary Woodland, Ian Poulter
1:59 PM: Seung-Yul Noh, Scott Brown, Darren Clarke
2:10 PM: Will MacKenzie, Russell Knox, Joost Luiten
2:20 PM: Jerry Kelly, Ricky Barnes, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano


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THE PLAYERS Championship Odds


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The below odds were provided by sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com and are subject to change.

Jordan Spieth … 7/1
Rory McIlroy … 7/1
Justin Rose … 18/1
Henrik Stenson … 20/1
Jim Furyk … 20/1
Dustin Johnson … 25/1
Jason Day … 25/1
Tiger Woods … 28/1
Hideki Matsuyama … 33/1
Jimmy Walker … 33/1
Sergio Garcia … 33/1
Adam Scott … 40/1
Bubba Watson … 40/1
Lee Westwood … 40/1
Matt Kuchar … 40/1
Paul Casey … 40/1
Phil Mickelson … 40/1
Louis Oosthuizen … 50/1
Rickie Fowler … 50/1
Zach Johnson … 50/1
Billy Horschel … 55/1
Hunter Mahan … 55/1
Patrick Reed … 55/1
Brooks Koepka … 66/1
JB Holmes … 66/1
Ian Poulter … 70/1
Kevin Na … 70/1
Martin Kaymer … 70/1
Sean O’Hair … 70/1
Gary Woodland … 75/1
Luke Donald … 75/1
Brandt Snedeker … 80/1
Charl Schwartzel … 80/1
Daniel Berger … 80/1
Harris English … 80/1
Keegan Bradley … 80/1
Ryan Moore … 80/1
Ryan Palmer … 80/1
Russell Henley … 90/1
Bill Haas … 100/1
Branden Grace … 100/1
Brendon Todd … 100/1
Cameron Tringale … 100/1
Charley Hoffman … 100/1
Danny Willett … 100/1
Graeme McDowell … 100/1
Jason Kokrak … 100/1
Marc Leishman … 100/1
Morgan Hoffman … 100/1
Webb Simpson … 100/1
Bernd Wiesberger … 125/1
Brendon De Jonge … 125/1
Chris Kirk … 125/1
Graham Delaet … 125/1
Justin Thomas … 125/1
Kevin Streelman … 125/1
Matt Jones … 125/1
Russell Knox … 125/1
Steve Stricker … 125/1
Ben Martin … 150/1
Boo Weekley … 150/1
Brendan Steele … 150/1
Daniel Summerhays … 150/1
David Hearn … 150/1
Jamie Donaldson … 150/1
Jason Dufner … 150/1
John Senden … 150/1
Kevin Kisner … 150/1
Nick Watney … 150/1
Sangmoon Bae … 150/1
Shane Lowry … 150/1
Shawn Stefani … 150/1
Matt Every … 175/1
Pat Perez … 175/1
Scott Piercy … 175/1
Ben Crane … 200/1
Charles Howell III … 200/1
Chesson Hadley … 200/1
Chris Stroud … 200/1
Erik Compton … 200/1
Ernie Els … 200/1
George Mcneill … 200/1
Jerry Kelly … 200/1
Jonas Blixt … 200/1
Joost Luiten … 200/1
K.J. Choi … 200/1
Padraig Harrington … 200/1
Troy Merritt … 200/1
Aaron Baddeley … 250/1
Alex Cejka … 250/1
Angel Cabrera … 250/1
Anirban Lahiri … 250/1
Bo Van Pelt … 250/1
Carl Pettersson … 250/1
Danny Lee … 250/1
Fredrik Jacobson … 250/1
Geoff Ogilvy … 250/1
Jason Bohn … 250/1
John Huh … 250/1
Kevin Chappell … 250/1
Retief Goosen … 250/1
Robert Streb … 250/1
Seung-yul Noh … 250/1
William Mcgirt … 250/1
Brian Davis … 300/1
Brian Stuard … 300/1
Bryce Molder … 300/1
Camilo Villegas … 300/1
David Toms … 300/1
Jeff Overton … 300/1
Jhonattan Vegas … 300/1
Luke Guthrie … 300/1
Michael Putnam … 300/1
Rory Sabbatini … 300/1
Ryo Ishikawa … 300/1
Scott Brown … 300/1
Scott Stallings … 300/1
Spencer Levin … 300/1
Stephen Gallacher … 300/1
Steven Bowditch … 300/1
Stewart Cink … 300/1
Thongchai Jaidee … 300/1
Vijay Singh … 300/1
Will Mackenzie … 300/1
Michael Thompson … 350/1
Brian Harman … 400/1
Brice Garnett … 400/1
James Hahn … 400/1
Nick Taylor … 400/1
Robert Garrigus … 400/1
Adam Hadwin … 500/1
Andres Romero … 500/1
Andrew Svoboda … 500/1
Bernhard Langer … 500/1
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano … 500/1
Martin Flores … 500/1
Ricky Barnes … 500/1
Robert Allenby … 500/1
Scott Langley … 500/1
Billy Hurley III … 750/1
Darren Clarke … 750/1
Derek Fathauer … 750/1
Justin Leonard … 750/1
Tim Wilkinson … 750/1



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