USGA releases 2017 U.S. Open first- and second-round tee times, groupings

<a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="/pga/players/11107/" data-ylk="slk:Jordan Spieth">Jordan Spieth</a> is looking for a second U.S. Open title in three years. (REUTERS)
Jordan Spieth is looking for a second U.S. Open title in three years. (REUTERS)

The U.S. Golf Association has announced full-field tee times for the first and second rounds of the 2017 U.S. Open, to be conducted June 15-18 at Erin Hills Golf Course in Hartford, Wisc.

In setting up opening round groupings, the USGA has some traditional leanings, and they’ve followed through again with those for Thursday-Friday.

In a grouping of the last three U.S. Open champions, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth and Martin Kaymer will play together for the first two days, going off at 8:35 a.m. CT from No. 10 on Thursday.

Jason Day, Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy are also together for the first 36 holes, teeing off in Round 1 at 2:09 p.m. from No. 1.

Phil Mickelson, who said he will likely not play in the Open to attend his daughter’s high school graduation, is currently scheduled to play at 2:20 p.m. with Steve Stricker and Stewart Cink from No. 1. Whichever player is second on the alternate list – and the USGA doesn’t release the priority order of the list – will take Mickelson’s place.

The USGA has held six spots open in the event players get into the top 60 in next week’s Official World Golf Ranking. However, only two players can conceivably do that, meaning another four alternates will get in the tournament.

2017 U.S. Open first- and second-round tee times

All times Central

No. 1/No. 10

  • 6:45 a.m./12:30 p.m. – Jordan Niebrugge, Talor Gooch, Kevin Dougherty

  • 6:56 a.m./12:41 p.m. – Andres Romero, Brice Garnett, Player TBD

  • 7:07 a.m./12:52 p.m. – Yusaku Miyazato, J.T. Poston, Aaron Rai

  • 7:18 a.m./1:03 p.m. – David Lingmerth, Paul Dunne, Haotong Li

  • 7:29 a.m./1:14 p.m. – Stewart Hagestad (a), Chez Reavie, Gene Sauers

  • 7:40 a.m./1:25 p.m. – Brandt Snedeker, Alex Noren, Tyrrell Hatton

  • 7:51 a.m./1:36 p.m. – Rafa Cabrera Bello, Thomas Pieters, Brooks Koepka

  • 8:02 a.m./1:47 p.m. – Gary Woodland, J.B. Holmes, Jason Kokrak

  • 8:13 a.m./1:58 p.m. – Russell Knox, Scott Gregory (a), Martin Laird

  • 8:24 a.m./2:09 p.m. – Kevin Kisner, Billy Horschel, Branden Grace

  • 8:35 a.m./2:20 p.m. – Webb Simpson, Ernie Els, Lucas Glover

  • 8:46 a.m./2:31 p.m. – Tyson Alexander, Christopher Crawford (a), Max Greyserman

  • 8:57 a.m./2:42 p.m. – Matthew Campbell, Garrett Osborn, Walker Lee (a)

  • 12:30 p.m./6:45 a.m. – Jack Maguire, Corey Conners, Ben Kohles

  • 12:41 p.m./6:56 a.m. – Eddie Pepperell, Chan Kim, Player TBD

  • 12:52 p.m./7:07 a.m. – Jhonattan Vegas, Yuta Ikeda, Sean O’Hair

  • 1:03 p.m./7:18 a.m. – Andrew Johnston, Brian Stuard, George Coetzee

  • 1:14 p.m./7:29 a.m. – Marc Leishman, Pat Perez, Si Woo Kim

  • 1:25 p.m./7:40 a.m. – Russell Henley, Scottie Scheffler (a), Harris English

  • 1:36 p.m./7:51 a.m. – Bubba Watson, Adam Scott, Sergio Garcia

  • 1:47 p.m./8:02 a.m. – Henrik Stenson, Charl Schwartzel, Louis Oosthuizen

  • 1:58 p.m./8:13 a.m. – Jimmy Walker, Justin Thomas, Paul Casey

  • 2:09 p.m./8:24 a.m. – Jason Day, Justin Rose, Rory McIlroy

  • 2:20 p.m./8:35 a.m. – Steve Stricker, Stewart Cink, Phil Mickelson

  • 2:31 p.m./8:46 a.m. – Ryan Brehm, John Oda (a), Jonathan Randolph

  • 2:42 p.m./8:57 a.m. – Mason Andersen (a), Derek Barron, Roman Robledo

No. 10/No. 1

  • 6:45 a.m./12:30 p.m. – Player TBD, Ted Potter Jr., Daniel Chopra

  • 6:56 a.m./12:41 p.m. – Shugo Imahira, Player TBD, Matthew Wallace

  • 7:07 a.m./12:52 p.m. – Charley Hoffman, Jason Dufner, Hideto Tanihara

  • 7:18 a.m./1:03 p.m. – Jeunghun Wang, Thomas Aiken, Bradley Dredge

  • 7:29 a.m./1:14 p.m. – Scott Harvey (a), Jamie Lovemark, Michael Putnam

  • 7:40 a.m./1:25 p.m. – Brian Harman, Tommy Fleetwood, Bud Cauley

  • 7:51 a.m./1:36 p.m. – Hideki Matsuyama, Rickie Fowler, Jon Rahm

  • 8:02 a.m./1:47 p.m. – Lee Westwood, Ross Fisher, Graeme McDowell

  • 8:13 a.m./1:58 p.m. – Danny Willett, Zach Johnson, Angel Cabrera

  • 8:24 a.m./2:09 p.m. – Matt Kuchar, Francesco Molinari, Patrick Reed

  • 8:35 a.m./2:20 p.m. – Martin Kaymer, Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson

  • 8:46 a.m./2:31 p.m. – Joaquin Niemann (a), Stephan Jaeger, Joel Stalter

  • 8:57 a.m./2:42 p.m. – Daniel Miernicki, Sahith Theegala (a), Player TBD

  • 12:30 p.m./6:45 a.m. – Wade Ormsby, Oliver Bekker, Kyle Thompson

  • 12:41 p.m./6:56 a.m. – Brandon Stone, Troy Merritt, Player TBD

  • 12:52 p.m./7:07 a.m. – Satoshi Kodaira, Daniel Summerhays, Alexander Levy

  • 1:03 p.m./7:18 a.m. – William McGirt, Keegan Bradley, Kevin Na

  • 1:14 p.m./7:29 a.m. – Brad Dalke (a), Wesley Bryan, Brendan Steele

  • 1:25 p.m./7:40 a.m. – Nick Flanagan, Richie Ramsay, Bryson DeChambeau

  • 1:36 p.m./7:51 a.m. – Daniel Berger, Roberto Castro, Bill Haas

  • 1:47 p.m./8:02 a.m. – Adam Hadwin, Emiliano Grillo, Cheng

  • 1:58 p.m./8:13 a.m. – Scott Piercy, Shane Lowry, Jim Furyk

  • 2:09 p.m./8:24 a.m. – Matthew Fitzpatrick, Peter Uihlein, Byeong Hun An

  • 2:20 p.m./8:35 a.m. – Kevin Chappell, Maverick McNealy (a), Bernd Wiesberger

  • 2:31 p.m./8:46 a.m. – Xander Schauffele, Trey Mullinax, Cameron Champ (a)

  • 2:42 p.m./8:57 a.m. – Sam Ryder, Alex Smalley (a), Andy Pope


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