The PGA Tour goes Hollywood this week, as the Northern Trust Open gets underway Thursday morning at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles. Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson and Mark Wilson, already a two-time winner on tour this year, highlight a stellar field getting started with early-morning tee times. Wilson has already notched wins at the Sony Open in Hawaii and at the Waste Management Phoenix Open -- on the same day his beloved Green Bay Packers won Super Bowl XLV.
Steve Stricker, always a contender for the FedEx Cup, will try to become the sixteenth player to win multiple Northern Trust titles. Stricker, who won the event last year, will tee off at 7:32 a.m. PST (10:32 a.m. EST) with Johnson and D.A. Points.
Other notable Northern Trust Open tee time include (all times Eastern):
10:21 a.m.: Louis Oosthuizen, Zach Johnson,Geoff Ogilvy
10:21 a.m.: Mark Wilson, Jim Furyk, Matt Kuchar
11:03 a.m.: Stuart Appleby, John Rollins, Mike Weir
3:01 p.m.: Bubba Watson, Anthony Kim, Fred Couples
3:12 p.m.: Phil Mickelson, Luke Donald, Paul Casey
For the complete list of tee times, click here.
Televised coverage of the tournament will start at 3 p.m. on the Golf Channel.