The Waste Management Phoenix Open gets under way on Thursday and television coverage begins at 2 p.m. MT.
The 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open will feature many big-name golfers as the early season tournament schedule begins to heat up. The tournament is highlighted by the likes of Phil Mickelson, Jason Dufner, Keegan Bradley, and returning champion Kyle Stanley.
The Phoenix Open got underway at 8:30 a.m. MT after a one hour frost delay. The first group out on tee No. 1 featured Bo Van Pelt, Kevin Stadler and Kevin Chappell; while the first group to start at the 10th hole included Robert Garrigus, Kevin Sutherland and Kevin Streelman. Keep up with the leaderboard.
The big groups will follow shortly. Group 16 (9:06 a.m. tee time) is the most star-studded with Mickelson, Dufner, and Rickie Fowler all playing together. Right behind them, Group 17 (9:15 a.m. tee time) features Brandt Snedeker, Hunter Mahan and Padraig Harrington. Both groups begin their play on the 10th hole.
The top afternoon groups are 27 and 28, both teeing off from the first hole. Nick Watney, Bubba Watson and Russell Henley are all playing in Group 27 (1:16 p.m. tee time) and Bradley, Stanley and Martin Kaymer are in Group 28 (1:25 p.m. tee time).
Television coverage begins at 2 p.m. MT on the Golf Channel.