Hero World Challenge 2016: Tee Times, Field & TV Schedule

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Tiger Woods returns to the golf course in this week’s Hero World Challenge. (Getty)

For the first time in 15 months, Tiger Woods is returning to competitive golf.

Woods will play with Patrick Reed for the first two rounds of the Hero World Challenge. The pair tees off at Noon ET on Thursday at Albany in the Bahamas.

The former world’s No. 1 player has been out with a back injury since the Wyndham Championship in August 2015.

The star-studded field includes Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson, Bubba Watson and Rickie Fowler, among others.

It gets underway Thursday, December 1, at 11:10 a.m. Eastern when Watson and Fowler tee off from Hole No. 1.

Keep reading to see the full field, tee times and TV schedule:

Hero World Challenge Field & Tee Times

All times Eastern

11:10 a.m. — Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler

11:20 a.m. — Jimmy Walker, Brandt Snedeker

11:30 a.m. — J.B. Holmes, Zach Johnson

11:40 a.m. — Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson

11:50 a.m. — Jordan Spieth, Matt Kuchar

12:00 p.m. — Patrick Reed, Tiger Woods

12:10 p.m. — Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka

12:20 p.m. — Hideki Matsuyama, Louis Oosthuizen

12:30 p.m. — Emiliano Grillo, Russell Knox

Hero World Challenge TV Schedule

All times Eastern

Thursday, December 1 — Golf Channel (1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

Friday, December 2 — Golf Channel (1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

Saturday, December 3 — Golf Channel (Noon to 2:30 p.m.), NBC (2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.)

Sunday, December 4 — Golf Channel (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.), NBC (1 p.m. to 4 p.m.)