Shell Houston Open 2013: Tee times, pairings, TV schedule for Thursday

David Cannon

The PGA Tour moves to Redstone Country Club for the 2013 Shell Houston Open. Play gets underway on Thursday, but who's the favorite heading in?

The 2013 Shell Houston Open begins on Thursday from the Redstone tournament course in Humble, Texas as players continue to prepare for the Masters in two weeks.

Rory McIlroy is scheduled to compete after a brief layoff from PGA Tour events. McIlroy is also the betting favorite heading into Thursday's first round. He will begin the tournament in a group with Dustin Johnson and Keegan Bradley. Phil Mickelson is also scheduled to be in the field, in an event he's had some recent success in. Mickelson won the Shell Houston Open in 2011 and finished in a tie for fourth place last season. On Thursday, he will play in a pairing with Hunter Mahan and Geoff Ogilvy.

Other notable pairings include Steve Stricker playing with Bill Haas and Brandt Snedeker, and Lee Westwood being paired with Louis Oosthuizen and Charlie Beljan.

Thursday's opening round will be televised by the Golf Channel with coverage from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET. Here is a complete look at the first round tee times (all times ET).

Tee No. 1

8:20 a.m.: Joe Ogilvie , John Mallinger , James Driscoll
8:30 a.m.: Charley Hoffman , David Lynn , Hank Kuehne
8:40 a.m.: Brian Harman , Jason Kokrak , David Lingmerth
8:50 a.m.: George McNeill , Chris Kirk , Justin Leonard
9:00 a.m.: Charlie Beljan , Louis Oosthuizen , Lee Westwood
9:10 a.m.: Marc Leishman , Bo Van Pelt , Scott Verplank
9:20 a.m.: J.J. Henry , Brendan Steele , Retief Goosen
9:30 a.m.: Jonas Blixt , Angel Cabrera , John Senden
9:40 a.m.: David Hearn , Ken Duke , Nicholas Thompson
9:50 a.m.: Cameron Tringale , Bud Cauley , George Coetzee
10:00 a.m.: Boo Weekley , Jeff Overton , Thorbjorn Olesen
10:10 a.m.: Erik Compton , Brad Fritsch , Scott Gardiner
10:20 a.m.: Bobby Gates , Jin Park , Matt Dobyns
1:20 p.m.: Jason Bohn , Pat Perez , Jeff Maggert
1:30 p.m.: Brian Davis , James Hahn , Josh Teater
1:40 p.m.: Mark O'Meara , Kevin Stadler , Martin Flores
1:50 p.m.: Nick Watney , Scott Stallings , Carl Pettersson
2:00 p.m.: Scott Brown , Bryce Molder , Henrik Stenson
2:10 p.m.: Tommy Gainey , Johnson Wagner , Lucas Glover
2:20 p.m.: Ben Crane , Sean O'Hair , Gary Woodland
2:30 p.m.: William McGirt , Seung-Yul Noh , Ryo Ishikawa
2:40 p.m.: Greg Owen , Chris Stroud , Branden Grace
2:50 p.m.: Ricky Barnes , Luke Guthrie , Richard H. Lee
3:00 p.m.: Justin Bolli , Peter Tomasulo , Robert Streb
3:10 p.m.: Ross Fisher , Shawn Stefani , Doug LaBelle II
3:20 p.m.: Luke List , Henrik Norlander , Kelly Kraft

Tee No. 10

8:20 a.m.: Tag Ridings , Billy Horschel , Matt Every
8:30 a.m.: Matt Jones , Brendon de Jonge , Justin Hicks
8:40 a.m.: Charles Howell III , Brandt Jobe , Harris English
8:50 a.m.: Phil Mickelson , Hunter Mahan , Geoff Ogilvy
9:00 a.m.: Michael Thompson , John Merrick , Russell Henley
9:10 a.m.: Kyle Stanley , Aaron Baddeley , Arron Oberholser
9:20 a.m.: Ben Curtis , D.A. Points , Stewart Cink
9:30 a.m.: John Huh , Martin Laird , Jonathan Byrd
9:40 a.m.: Tim Herron , David Mathis , Scott Langley
9:50 a.m.: Chez Reavie , Joey Snyder III , Jimmy Walker
10:00 a.m.: Will Claxton , Daniel Summerhays , Patrick Reed
10:10 a.m.: Ben Kohles , D.H. Lee , Shane Lowry
10:20 a.m.: Steven Bowditch , Alistair Presnell , Michael Putnam
1:20 p.m.: Ryan Palmer , Chad Campbell , Brian Stuard
1:30 p.m.: John Rollins , Andres Romero , Kevin Chappell
1:40 p.m.: Paul Casey , Tom Gillis , Sang-Moon Bae
1:50 p.m.: Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy , Keegan Bradley
2:00 p.m.: Brandt Snedeker , Bill Haas , Steve Stricker
2:10 p.m.: Jerry Kelly , Wes Short Jr. , Robert Allenby
2:20 p.m.: Michael Bradley , Stuart Appleby , Trevor Immelman
2:30 p.m.: Troy Matteson , Hunter Haas , Troy Kelly
2:40 p.m.: Graham DeLaet , Colt Knost , Roberto Castro
2:50 p.m.: Bob Estes , Greg Chalmers , Jordan Spieth
3:00 p.m.: Cameron Percy , Fabian Gomez , Clayton Wonnell
3:10 p.m.: Jim Herman , Lee Williams , Randy Lowry
3:20 p.m.: Eric Meierdierks , Paul Haley II , Steve Wheatcroft

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