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2021 Northern Trust tee times, TV coverage, viewer's guide

August 23, 2021

Dustin Johnson smiles with the trophy following his 11-stroke victory in the final round of The Northern Trust at TPC Boston in 2020.

Keyur Khamar

Here we go … 125 players with $15 million on the line. In just three weeks, we will have a new FedEx Cup and Tour Championship winner.

Last year's champ, Dustin Johnson, is also looking to defend his 2020 Northern Trust title, which he won by 11 strokes at 30 under at TPC Boston. It was the largest margin of victory on tour 15 years dating back to a Phil Mickelson in 2006 at TPC Sugarloaf. DJ also has the opportunity to become the first back-to-back FedEx Cup champion, as he starts in 17th place in the points standings.

Along with Johnson is a who’s who of tour pros including Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth, Jon Rahm and Collin Morikawa. Morikawa leads the FedEx Cup points standings heading into this week at Liberty National, and he is looking for a win at East Lake to accompany his two major victories.

Fifty-five golfers will be eliminated after this event before a field of 70 takes on the BMW Championship, and, yes, The Northern Trust is the only one of the three playoff events with a 36-hole cut.

The winner of this event will receive a $1.71 million share of the $9.5 million purse.

TV/Streaming Schedule

Golf Channel will carry live coverage on Thursday and Friday from 2-6 p.m. EDT. On Saturday, Golf Channel will carry live coverage from 1-3 p.m with CBS finishing the day from 3-6 p.m.

With the final round pushed back to Monday, Golf Channel will begin televising at 12:30-2:30 p.m. CBS will pick up coverage at 2:30 p.m. and go until 6:30 p.m.

PGA Tour Live will be streaming the final round on Monday from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Outside the U.S., you can watch live Featured Groups, Featured Holes and main broadcast coverage on GOLFTV powered by the PGA TOUR. Click here to check local listings and availability.

Leader board

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Tee Times (all times EDT, all rounds at Liberty National)

MONDAY/Final Round

First Tee

11:30 a.m. -- Patton Kizzire, Zach Johnson, Jordan Spieth

11:41 a.m. -- Joaquin Niemann, Talor Gooch, Adam Schenk

11:52 a.m. -- Joel Dahmen, Sebastián Muñoz, Mackenzie Hughes

12:03 p.m. -- Stewart Cink, Harry Higgs, Cameron Champ

12:14 p.m. -- Aaron Wise, Patrick Cantlay, Robert Streb

12:25 p.m. -- Alex Noren, Kevin Na, Doug Ghim

12:36 p.m. -- Keegan Bradley, Sungjae Im, Lee Westwood

12:47 p.m. -- Keith Mitchell, Charley Hoffman, Pat Perez

12:58 p.m. -- Cameron Tringale, Brooks Koepka, Xander Schauffele

1:09 p.m. -- Harold Varner III, Sam Burns, Hudson Swafford

1:20 p.m. -- Viktor Hovland, Tom Hoge, Corey Conners

1:31 p.m. -- Justin Thomas, Tony Finau, Shane Lowry

1:42 p.m. -- Cameron Smith, Jon Rahm, Erik van Rooyen

10th tee

11:30 a.m. -- Paul Casey, Rory McIlroy, Billy Horschel

11:41 a.m. -- Cam Davis, Carlos Ortiz, Scottie Scheffler

11:52 a.m. -- Hideki Matsuyama, Seamus Power, Garrick Higgo

12:03 p.m. -- Harris English, Daniel Berger, Abraham Ancer

12:14 p.m. -- Brandt Snedeker, Chris Kirk, Kramer Hickok

12:25 p.m. -- K.H. Lee, Marc Leishman, Maverick McNealy

12:36 p.m. -- Chez Reavie, Bryson DeChambeau, Gary Woodland

12:47 p.m. -- Peter Malnati, Anirban Lahiri, Ian Poulter

12:58 p.m. -- Max Homa, Kevin Streelman Webb Simpson

1:09 p.m. -- Lanto Griffin, Luke List, Russell Henley

1:20 p.m. -- Andrew Putnam, Dylan Frittelli, James Hahn

1:31 p.m. -- Denny McCarthy, Scott Piercy, Brian Harman