WGC-Bridgestone Invitational 2018: Tee times, how to watch Tiger Woods live

Tiger Woods (Getty Images)

The WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club is back for the 65th anniversary of professional golf at the famous South Course in Akron, Ohio.

The field of golfers is littered with stars, highlighted by Tiger Woods, who is making his first appearance at the Bridgestone Invitational in four years. He’s fresh off of a near victory at the British Open, where he tied for sixth at 5-under, just three strokes back of the winner, Francesco Molinari. Woods has eight career victories at Firestone Country Club with his last win coming in 2013. He also set the course record at 21-under back in 2000.

The rest of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational field features Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas and last year’s Bridgestone Invitational champion, Hideki Matsuyama. 

Here’s everything you need to know about the 2018 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. including tee times and how to watch Tiger live. 

PGA Tour TV & live-streaming schedule: 
WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

Woods will be part of PGA Tour Live’s Featured Groups coverage throughout the tournament. Woods will tee off with Jason Day on Thursday at 10:20 a.m. ET and on Friday at 2:10 p.m. 

Golf Channel will have live coverage of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on Thursday and Friday starting at 1:30 p.m. ET for Rounds 1-2. On Saturday, Golf Channel will have live coverage of Round 3 beginning at noon with CBS taking over on Saturday at 2 p.m. On Sunday, Golf Channel will start final-round coverage at noon with CBS again taking over at 2 p.m.

Live TV schedule

Thursday: Golf Channel (1:30-6:30 p.m.)
Friday: Golf Channel (1:30-6:30 p.m.)
Saturday: Golf Channel (Noon-1:45 p.m.); CBS Sports (2-6 p.m.)
Sunday: Golf Channel (Noon-1:45 p.m.); CBS Sports (2-6 p.m.)

You can also live stream the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at GolfChannel.com, PGA Tour live.

Live-streaming schedule

Thursday: PGA Tour Live (Featured groups 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; 2-6:30 p.m.)
Friday: PGA Tour Live (Featured groups 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; 2-6:30 p.m.)
Saturday: PGA Tour Live (Featured groups 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.)
Sunday: PGA Tour Live (Featured groups 9 a.m.-6 p.m.)

WGC-Bridgestone Invitational tee times, pairings

Tiger Woods tees off from No. 10 on Thursday at 10:20 a.m. ET along with Jason Day. Here’s a look at the full Bridgestone Invitational tee times for Rounds 1 & 2. 

Round 1: Thursday, Aug. 2 (all times Eastern)

1st tee
9:20 a.m. – Rafa Cabrera Bello
9:30 a.m. – Shubhankar Sharma, Aaron Wise
9:40 a.m. – Xander Schauffele, Jaco Ahlers
9:50 a.m. – Brendan Steele, Russell Knox
10 a.m. – Jordan Spieth, Matthew Fitzpatrick
10:10 a.m. – Marc Leishman, Brian Harman
10:20 a.m. – Luke List, Anirban Lahiri
10:30 a.m. – Alexander Björk, Patrick Cantlay
10:40 a.m. – Adam Hadwin, Paul Casey
10:50 a.m. – Sergio Garcia, Charl Schwartzel
1:10 p.m. – Haotong Li, Rickie Fowler
1:20 p.m. – Kodai Ichihara, Patton Kizzire
1:30 p.m. – Kevin Chappell, Adam Scott
1:40 p.m. – Matt Kuchar, Tommy Fleetwood
1:50 p.m. – Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose (WD)
2 p.m. – Justin Thomas, Phil Mickelson
2:10 p.m. – Dustin Johnson, Francesco Molinari
2:20 p.m. – Louis Oosthuizen, Pat Perez
2:30 p.m. – Ryuko Tokimatsu, Bubba Watson
10th tee
9:20 a.m. – Byeong Hun An, Daniel Berger
9:30 a.m. – Brandon Stone, Brooks Koepka
9:40 a.m. – Cameron Smith, Kyle Stanley
9:50 a.m. – Austin Cook, Jhonattan Vegas
10 a.m. – Alex Noren, Ted Potter, Jr.
10:10 a.m. – Rory McIlroy, Hideki Matsuyama
10:20 a.m. – Tiger Woods, Jason Day
10:30 a.m. – Charley Hoffman, Branden Grace
10:40 a.m. – Thorbjørn Olesen, Webb Simpson
1:10 p.m. – Tyrrell Hatton, Kiradech Aphibarnrat
1:20 p.m. – Satoshi Kodaira, Bryson DeChambeau
1:30 p.m. – Wade Ormsby, Ross Fisher
1:40 p.m. – Ian Poulter, Zach Johnson
1:50 p.m. – Patrick Reed, Paul Dunne
2 p.m. – Kevin Na, Emiliano Grillo
2:10 p.m. – Jon Rahm, Andrew Landry
2:20 p.m. – Si Woo Kim, Kevin Kisner
2:30 p.m. – Tony Finau, Gary Woodland

Round 2: Friday, Aug. 3

1st tee
9:20 a.m. – Tyrrell Hatton, Kiradech Aphibarnrat
9:30 a.m. – Satoshi Kodaira, Bryson DeChambeau
9:40 a.m. – Wade Ormsby, Ross Fisher
9:50 a.m. – Ian Poulter, Zach Johnson
10 a.m. – Patrick Reed, Paul Dunne
10:10 a.m. – Kevin Na, Emiliano Grillo
10:20 a.m.- Jon Rahm, Andrew Landry
10:30 a.m.- Si Woo Kim, Kevin Kisner
10:40 a.m. – Tony Finau, Gary Woodland
1:10 p.m. – Byeong Hun An, Daniel Berger
1:20 p.m. – Brandon Stone, Brooks Koepka
1:30 p.m. – Cameron Smith, Kyle Stanley
1:40 p.m. – Austin Cook, Jhonattan Vegas
1:50 p.m. – Alex Noren, Ted Potter, Jr.
2 p.m. – Rory McIlroy, Hideki Matsuyama
2:10 p.m. – Tiger Woods, Jason Day
2:20 p.m. – Charley Hoffman, Branden Grace
2:30 p.m. – Thorbjørn Olesen, Webb Simpson
10th tee
9:20 a.m. – Haotong Li, Rickie Fowler
9:30 a.m. – Kodai Ichihara, Patton Kizzire
9:40 a.m. – Kevin Chappell, Adam Scott
9:50 a.m. – Matt Kuchar, Tommy Fleetwood
10 a.m. – Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose (WD)
10:10 a.m. – Justin Thomas, Phil Mickelson
10:20 a.m. – Dustin Johnson, Francesco Molinari
10:30 a.m. – Louis Oosthuizen, Pat Perez
10:40 a.m. – Ryuko Tokimatsu, Bubba Watson
1:10 p.m. – Rafa Cabrera Bello
1:20 p.m. – Shubhankar Sharma, Aaron Wise
1:30 p.m. – Xander Schauffele, Jaco Ahlers
1:40 p.m. – Brendan Steele, Russell Knox
1:50 p.m. – Jordan Spieth, Matthew Fitzpatrick
2 p.m. – Marc Leishman, Brian Harman
2:10 p.m. – Luke List, Anirban Lahiri
2:20 p.m. – Alexander Björk, Patrick Cantlay
2:30 p.m. – Adam Hadwin, Paul Casey
2:40 p.m. – Sergio Garcia, Charl Schwartzel