Prime-time viewing for Woods, Spieth at US Open
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) The opening round of Tiger Woods and Masters champion Jordan Spieth will be televised in prime time.
Spieth was placed in the same group as Jason Day and Justin Rose for the opening two rounds next week at Chambers Bay. They will tee off at 5:17 p.m. EDT as Fox Sports makes its debut in golf.
Woods is in the group right behind them with Rickie Fowler and Louis Oosthuizen.
Rory McIlroy, the world's No. 1 player, is with defending champion Martin Kaymer and U.S. Amateur champion Gunn Yang. They will tee off Thursday morning, which will be 11:28 a.m. EDT, and then most of their second round will be featured in prime time.
Phil Mickelson, with Angel Cabrera and Bubba Watson start at 10:33 a.m. EDT on Thursday.