The 2021 Masters starts at Augusta National on Thursday simply 5 months after Dustin Johnson won his very first Green Jacket in the previous revival last November.
The very first significant champion of the year will certainly not fairly have the exact same crazy accumulation connected to it however continues to be much prepared for.
Bryson DeChambeau fell short to measure up to his invoicing in 2015 however is the among the pre-tournament favourites together with fellow Americans Johnson and also Justin Thomas.
Rory McIlroy will certainly require a considerable turnaround of type to finish the occupation conquest with an initial Masters success however Lee Westwood remains in great fettle and also has a solid document at Augusta.
Meanwhile punters fearing their Masters ante-post bank on Jon Rahm would certainly drop also prior to he embarks on on Thursday were thrilled to listen to that the Spaniard’s partner delivered on Saturday.
Rahm, the globe No 3, had actually formerly introduced he would certainly miss out on the very first significant of the year if Kelley was most likely to enter into work. She scheduled the 2nd week of April. “I would certainly never ever miss out on the birth of my first-born in a million years,” Rahm claimed.
But in an Instagram article, Rahm, 26, exposed the bright side, stating that infant child Kepa was |in excellent health and wellness”. “He is 7.2lb and also 20.5in, large child from the Basque Country,” Rahm claimed. “Without a question the best day of my life!”
When Rahm will certainly show up right here is uncertain, although when he does make certain that he will certainly be quizzed regarding “The Nappy Factor”, the meant bounce that brand-new daddies appreciate on the training course. In 2016, Danny Willett notoriously ended up being the very first Englishman to put on an eco-friendly coat simply a week after Zac was birthed, including material to concept of Keith Elliott.
In “The Golf Form Book 1996” the Liverpudlian wagering expert assumed his “Nappy Factor” theory. The retired business economics speaker had actually placed in years of meticulous study and also mentioned a number of recipients consisting of Jack Nicklaus Arnold Palmer, Greg Norman and also Nick Price. “I’m not exactly sure why, however it’s most powerful with boys as the very first kid,” Elliott informed the Daily Telegraph.
When is it?
The Masters obtains under means on Thursday, April 8.
What time will the activity begin?
Last year’s tee times were a little various because of the daytime hrs in November, however we will certainly back to an extra acquainted routine this year.
When the Masters was kept in April in 2019 the preliminary started at 1.30pm UK time. Complete tv insurance coverage will certainly not begin up until a lot later on, although there will certainly be included team insurance coverage readily available through the red switch. The last teams will certainly start at 7pm therefore the activity win coating around 11.30pm UK time. It ought to be a hr or two previously on Sunday.
What are the first-round tee times?
USA unless mentioned, perpetuity BST, (x) signifies beginners
- 13:00 M Thompson, H Swafford
- 13:12 S Lyle (Sco), M Jones (Aus), D Frittelli (Rsa)
- 13:24 I Woosnam (Wal), J Herman, S Cink
- 13:36 S Munoz (Col), H Stenson (Swe), R Streb
- 13:48 B Langer (Ger), W Zalatoris, (x) J Long (Eng)
- 14:00 B Harman, I Poulter (Eng), B Todd
- 14:12 C Schwartzel (Rsa), Si Woo Kim (Kor), C Conners (Can)
- 14:24 D Willett (Eng), J Niemann (Chl), K Kisner
- 14:36 J Day (Aus), M Wolff, C Champ
- 14:48 H Matsuyama (Jpn), H English, A Ancer (Mex)
- 15:06 B Watson, B Koepka, V Hovland (Nor)
- 15:18 S Garcia (Esp), W Simpson, C Bezuidenhout (Rsa)
- 15:30 D Johnson, L Westwood (Eng), (x) T Strafaci
- 15:42 X Schauffele, J Rahm (Esp), R McIlroy (NIrl)
- 15:54 P Reed, D Berger, P Casey (Eng)
- 16:06 V Singh (Fij), M Laird (Sco)
- 16:18 L Mize, J Walker, B Gay
- 16:30 C Ortiz (Mex), M Hughes (Can), B Wiesberger (Aut)
- 16:42 M Weir (Can), CT Pan (Tai), R MacIntyre (Sco)
- 16:54 J M Olazabal (Esp), M Wallace (Eng), L Griffin
- 17:12 V Perez (Fra), J Kokrak, M Leishman (Aus)
- 17:24 F Couples, F Molinari (Ita), (x) C Osborne
- 17:36 Z Johnson, K Na, G Woodland
- 17:48 S Lowry (Irl), J Rose (Eng), M Kuchar
- 18:00 B Horschel, T Hatton (Eng), R Palmer
- 18:12 P Mickelson, T Fleetwood (Eng), S Scheffler
- 18:24 P Cantlay, Sungjae Im (Kor), M Fitzpatrick (Eng)
- 18:36 A Scott (Aus), B DeChambeau, M Homa
- 18:48 T Finau, L Oosthuizen (Rsa), J Thomas
- 19:00 J Spieth, C Smith (Aus), C Morikawa