The 2021 PGA Championship gets underway early on Thursday morning, and there are some absolutely loaded groups to follow throughout the first two rounds at the second major of 2021. The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island has been playing fast and firm early in the week, according to Jon Rahm, which means the best ball-strikers in the world should rise to the top of the field this week.
There are plenty of them scattered throughout these tee times, and a lot are playing together for the first 36 holes. The best groups are a tad less loaded with star power than normal at a PGA (a good thing), save one obvious exception. Here’s a look at probably the five most compelling heading into Thursday’s Round 1.
- Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka (8:33 a.m. ET)
- Collin Morikawa, Bryson DeChambeau, Hideki Matsuyama (8:44 a.m….