2014 Northern Trust Open: Tee times, pairings for Friday's round

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

There should be four straight days of perfect weather in LA this weekend, but even with those conditions, the first round at Riviera will need to finish up on Friday morning.

The slow play problem at the highest levels of golf has been a continued and significant theme through the first two months of the season, and the pace of a jammed tee sheet resulted in another round cut short due to darkness at Riviera. There were still 15 players out on the course when play was suspended on Thursday night at the Northern Trust Open, with the last groups still to play two more holes. A full field PGA Tour event is logistical challenge during the first two days, especially during limited daylight hours, but the pace has to pick up.

Those 15 players will be out bright and early Friday morning, and fortunately they were already scheduled to play in the morning wave. To be sure, they will be at the course earlier than they expected, but it's not the worst inconvenience to finish up those two holes, take a little break, and then head out at the tail end of the morning tee times.

There's been no indication that the PGA Tour will push the original Friday tee times back. The last groups will finish up on the last few holes on each side, while tee times begin at Nos. 1 and 10 starting at 6:40 a.m. local time. It's rare to see tee times on Tour before 7 a.m., so that's about as early as it gets -- an effort to continue to get the entire field through 18 before dark.

This is a pretty loaded field, so there's at least 10 solid players in each wave worth watching. But Dustin Johnson, the 18-hole leader, will not be out until late in the day and should be the focus of Golf Channel's coverage. DJ will go at 3:12 p.m. ET with Justin Rose and Jim Furyk.

Unless there's some fog that holds up play in the morning, everything should stay on schedule even with those players still needing to finish up the first round. Here's the full tee sheet for Friday's second round at Riviera, all times ET:

Morning wave off No. 1:
Tee Time Players
09:40 a.m. Driscoll, James Every, Matt Kokrak, Jason
09:50 a.m. Jacobson, Freddie Adams, Blake Lynn, David
10:01 a.m. Flores, Martin Langley, Scott Hoffmann, Morgan
10:11 a.m. Streelman, Kevin Watson, Bubba Oosthuizen, Louis
10:22 a.m. Moore, Ryan Fowler, Rickie Howell III, Charles
10:32 a.m. Bae, Sang-Moon Clarke, Darren Cabrera, Angel
10:43 a.m. Laird, Martin Gainey, Tommy Byrd, Jonathan
10:53 a.m. Ernst, Derek Beljan, Charlie McNeill, George
11:04 a.m. MacKenzie, Will Compton, Erik Colsaerts, Nicolas
11:14 a.m. Barnes, Ricky Teater, Josh Olesen, Thorbjorn
11:25 a.m. Baddeley, Aaron Perez, Pat Lee, D.H.
11:35 a.m. Peterson, John Dickerson, Bubba Allred, Jason
Morning wave off No. 10:
Tee Time Players
09:40 a.m. Immelman, Trevor Davis, Brian Bowditch, Steven
09:50 a.m. Knox, Russell Hahn, James Harman, Brian
10:01 a.m. Steele, Brendan Chalmers, Greg Fernandez-Castano, Gonzalo
10:11 a.m. Simpson, Webb Spieth, Jordan Couples, Fred
10:22 a.m. Walker, Jimmy Dufner, Jason Bradley, Keegan
10:32 a.m. Henry, J.J. Huh, John Frazar, Harrison
10:43 a.m. Potter, Jr., Ted Leishman, Marc Pettersson, Carl
10:53 a.m. Austin, Woody Na, Kevin Singh, Vijay
11:04 a.m. Crane, Ben Romero, Andres Gore, Jason
11:14 a.m. Goydos, Paul Thompson, Nicholas Ishikawa, Ryo
11:25 a.m. Molder, Bryce Holmes, J.B. Mallinger, John
11:35 a.m. Wilkinson, Tim Swafford, Hudson Holmes, Steve
Afternoon wave off No. 1:
Tee Time Players
2:30 p.m. Van Pelt, Bo Maggert, Jeff Baird, Briny
2:40 p.m. de Jonge, Brendon Guthrie, Luke Molinari, Francesco
2:51 p.m. Funk, Fred DeLaet, Graham Luiten, Joost
3:01 p.m. Kuchar, Matt Poulter, Ian Mahan, Hunter
3:12 p.m. Johnson, Dustin Rose, Justin Furyk, Jim
3:22 p.m. Stanley, Kyle Choi, K.J. Cink, Stewart
3:33 p.m. Wagner, Johnson Ogilvy, Geoff Verplank, Scott
3:43 p.m. Duke, Ken Westwood, Lee Goosen, Retief
3:54 p.m. Stallings, Scott Henley, Russell Toms, David
4:04 p.m. Tringale, Cameron Summerhays, Daniel Matsuyama, Hideki
4:15 p.m. Chappell, Kevin Todd, Brendon Dubuisson, Victor
4:25 p.m. Putnam, Michael Hadley, Chesson Varner III, Harold
Afternoon wave off No. 10:
Tee Time Players
2:30 p.m. Garrigus, Robert Senden, John McGirt, William
2:40 p.m. Matteson, Troy Wi, Charlie Lee, Richard H.
2:51 p.m. Levin, Spencer Stuard, Brian Hicks, Justin
3:01 p.m. Stadler, Kevin Haas, Bill Merrick, John
3:12 p.m. English, Harris Els, Ernie Schwartzel, Charl
3:22 p.m. Gay, Brian Curtis, Ben Vegas, Jhonattan
3:33 p.m. Brown, Scott Glover, Lucas Allenby, Robert
3:43 p.m. Love III, Davis Leonard, Justin Weir, Mike
3:54 p.m. Piercy, Scott Appleby, Stuart Yang, Y.E.
4:04 p.m. Hoffman, Charley Rollins, John Lingmerth, David
4:15 p.m. Harrington, Padraig Hearn, David Jones, Matt
4:25 p.m. Renner, Jim Goldberg, Aaron Homa, Max

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