The Zurich Classic, The PGA Tour’s only Two Man Tour Event

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Pairings, Tee Times, Course Information and More!

This Weeks PGA Tour Stop is at the TPC Louisiana where they will be hosting The Zurich Classic, the only Two Man Event on the Schedule.  The event last year was won by Cameron Smith and Jonas Blixit as they defeated another returning pair consisting of Kevin Kisner and Scott Brown.

This tournament is the only 2 man tournament on the tour and gives both the fans and the players alike a different look and feel to tournament play.  The format is set up like this, on Thursday and Saturday we will see Four Ball Action and on Friday and Sunday, alternating shot.  They tweaked the daily format in order to create a more dramatic finish.  The play resembles some of what you see during the Ryder Cup and the Presidents Cup…minus the drama that those other tournaments generate because of the team and country pride aspect.

The Recent Change in Format has helped the stop bring in some of the top players in the world.  For this weeks event, there will be 17 of the top 30 players including the return of the reigning US Open Champion Brooks Koepka who is finally returning from a fairly bad wrist injury.

The TPC Louisiana has hosted the Zurich Classic since 2005.  Set among 250 acres of Natural Wetlands, it measures around 7400 yards from the tips from the Mens Tee’s.

 

The Pairings look like this going into Thursday’s Start.

  1. Jordan Spieth – Ryan Palmer
  2. Justin Thomas – Bud Cauley
  3. Sergio Garcia – Rafael Cabrera Bello
  4. Jon Rahm – Wesley Bryan
  5. Justin Rose – Henrik Stenson
  6. Jason Day – Ryan Ruffels
  7. Bubba Watson – Matt Kuchar
  8. Patrick Reed – Patrick Cantlay
  9. Brooks Koepka – Marc Turnesa
  10. Tommy Fleetwood – Chris Paisley
  11. Jonas Blixt – Cameron Smith
  12. Jimmy Walker – Sean O’Hair
  13. Jim Furyk – David Duval
  14. Steve Stricker – Jerry Kelly
  15. Charley Hoffman – Nick Watney
  16. Ian Poulter – Graeme McDowell
  17. Kevin Kisner – Scott Brown
  18. Louis Oosthuizen – Charl Schwartzel
  19. Zach Johnson – Jonathan Byrd
  20. Billy Horschel – Scott Piercy
  21. Keegan Bradley – Jon Curran
  22. Jason Dufner – Pat Perez
  23. Daniel Berger – Gary Woodland
  24. K.J. Choi – Charlie Wi
  25. Russell Knox – Martin Laird
  26. Shane Lowry – Padraig Harrington
  27. Tony Finau – Daniel Summerhays
  28. Sam Burns – William McGirt
  29. John Peterson – Cody Gribble
  30. Matt Every – Sam Saunders
  31. David Lingmerth – Danny Lee
  32. Brice Garnett – Chesson Hadley
  33. Emiliano Grillo – Peter Uihlein
  34. Brant Snedeker – J.B. Holmes
  35. Rory Sabbatini – John Daly
  36. Retief Goosen – Tyrone Van Aswegen
  37. Ryan Armour – Johnson Wagner
  38. Greg Chalmers – Cameron Percy
  39. Fabian Gomez – Andres Romero
  40. D.A. Points – Kyle Thompson
  41. Mackenzie Hughes – Corey Conners
  42. Billy Hurley III – Peter Malnati
  43. Chris Kirk – J.T. Poston
  44. Brendan Steele – Jamie Lovemark
  45. Chris Stroud – Brian Stuard
  46. Hudson Swafford – Harris English
  47. Jamie Donaldson – Ross Fisher
  48. Chez Reavie – Lucas Glover
  49. Kevin Na – Byeong Hun An
  50. Kevin Tway – Kelly Kraft
  51. Chad Campbell – Matt Jones
  52. C.T. Pan – Zac Blair
  53. Harold Varner III – Robert Garrigus
  54. Michael Kim – Andrew Putnam
  55. Richy Werenski – Nicholas Lindheim
  56. Brian Gay – Aaron Wise
  57. J.J. Henry – Tom Hoge
  58. Andrew Landry – Talor Gooch
  59. Martin Piller – Joel Dahmen
  60. Keith Mitchell – Stephen Jaeger
  61. Abraham Ancer – Roberto Diaz
  62. J.J. Spaun – Sam Ryder
  63. Scott Stallings – Aaron Baddeley
  64. Smylie Kaufman – Tom Lovelady
  65. Ryan Blaum – Blayne Barber
  66. Colt Knost – Ricky Barnes
  67. Brandon Harkins – Lanto Griffin
  68. Brett Stegmaier – Cameron Tringale
  69. Sung Kang – John Huh
  70. Whee Kim – Andrew Yun
  71. Alex Cejka – Ben Crane
  72. Tyler Duncan – Adam Schenk
  73. Xinjun Zhang – Zecheng Dou
  74. Ben Silverman – Matt Atkins
  75. Seamus Power – David Hearn
  76. Shawn Stefani – John Rollins
  77. Jonathan Randolph – Trey Mullinax
  78. Troy Merritt – Brendon de Jonge
  79. Nate Lashley – Rob Oppenheim
  80. Denny McCarthy – Hunter Mahan
  81. Alternate: Bronson Burgoon – Conrad Shindler

Thursday Tee Times 

Tee No. 1

8 a.m. — Kevin Na/Byeong Hun An, Brian Gay/Aaron Wise

8:13 a.m. — Ryan Armour/Johnson Wagner, Chris Kirk/J.T. Poston

8:26 a.m. — Tony Finau/Daniel Summerhays, Hudson Swafford/Harris English

8:39 a.m. — Jimmy Walker/Sean O’Hair, Chris Paisley/Tommy Fleetwood

8:52 a.m. — Charley Hoffman/Nick Watney, Graeme McDowell/Ian Poulter

9:05 a.m. — Emiliano Grillo/Peter Uihlein, Matt Every/Sam Saunders

9:18 a.m. — Greg Chalers/Cameron Percy, Alex Cejka/Ben Crane

9:31 a.m. — Keegan Bradley/Jon Curran, Abraham Ancer/Roberto Diaz

9:44 a.m. — Harold Varner III/Robert Garrigus, Jamie Donaldson/ Ross Fisher

9:57 a.m. — Nate Lashley/Rob Oppenheim, Ben Silverman/Matt Akins

1:05 p.m. — Whee Kim/Andrew Yun, Kevin Tway/Kelly Kraft

1:18 p.m. — Brice Garnett/Chesson Hadley, Andrew Landry/Talor Gooch

1:31 p.m. — Jason Day/Ruffels, Brooks Koepka/Marc Turnesa

1:44 p.m. — Jonas Blixt/Cameron Smith, Patrick Reed/Patrick Cantlay

1:57 p.m. — Justin Rose/Henrik Stenson, Bubba Watson/Matt Kuchar

2:10 p.m. — Zach Johnson/Jonathan Byrd, David Lingmerth/Danny Lee

2:23 p.m. — Charl Schwartzel/Louis Oosthuizen, Kevin Kisner/Scott Brown

2:36 p.m. — Sung Kang/John Huh, Martin Flores/John Merrick

2:49 p.m. — Colt Knost/Ricky Barnes, Retief Goosen/Tyrone Van Aswegen

3:02 p.m. — Keith Mitchell/Stephan Jaeger, Jonathan Randolph/Trey Mullinax

Tee No. 10

8 a.m. — C.T. Pan/Zac Blair, Ryan Blaum/Blayne Barber

8:13 a.m. — Fabian Gomez/Andres Romero, K.J. Choi/Charlie Wi

8:26 a.m. — Steve Stricker/Jerry Kelly, David Duval/Jim Furyk

8:39 a.m. — Daniel Berger/Gary Woodland, Justin Thomas/Bud Cauley

8:52 a.m. — Wesley Bryan/Jon Rahm, Jordan Spieth/Ryan Palmer

9:05 a.m. — Billy Horschel/Scott Piercy, Sergio Garcia/Rafa Cabrera Bello

9:18 a.m. — Russell Knox/Martin Laird, Brandt Snedeker/J.B. Holmes

9:31 a.m. — J.J. Spaun/Sam Ryder, Chez Reavie/Lucas Glover

9:44 a.m. — Seamus Power/David Hearn, J.J. Henry/Tom Hoge

9:57 a.m. — Shawn Stefani/John Rollins, Brett Stegmaier/Cameron Tringale

1:05 p.m. — Michael Kim/Andrew Putnam, Chad Campbell/Matt Jones

1:18 p.m. — Aaron Baddeley/Scott Stallings, Mackenzie Hughes/Corey Conners

1:31 p.m. — Smylie Kaufman/Tom Lovelady, Cody Gribble/John Peterson

1:44 p.m. — Billy Hurley III/Peter Malnati, Chris Stroud/Briand Stuard

1:57 p.m. — Jason Dufner/Pat Perez, Shane Lowry/Padraig Harrington

2:10 p.m. — William McGirt/Sam Burns, Brendan Steele/Jamie Lovemark

2:23 p.m. — Troy Merritt/Brendon de Jonge, D.A. Points/Kyle Thompson

2:36 p.m. — Martin Piller/Joel Dahmen, Rory Sabbatini/John Daly

2:49 p.m. — Brandon Harkins/Lanto Griffin, Richy Werenski/Nicholas Lindheim

3:02 p.m. — Tyler Duncan/Adam Schenk, Xinjun Zhang/Zecheng Dou

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