2017 KPMG Women's PGA Championship Thursday's first round: Leaderboard, featured groups, tee times, TV, pin placements
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2017 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship Thursday’s first round: Leaderboard, featured groups, tee times, TV, pin placements


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The 2017 KPMG Women's PGA Championship begins on Thursday (June 29) with the first round from Olympia Fields Country Club near Chicago. The first round begins right at 7:30 a.m. Central time, with players teeing off two tees on the first-time tournament host.

Brooke Henderson is defending champion in a field headlined by Lydia Ko, Lexi Thompson and Ariya Jutanugarn, all vying for the $525,000 first-place prize from the $3.5 million prize pool.

We've got all the info you need to know to get ready for the 2017 KPMG Women's PGA Championship first round, including the leaderboard featured groups and tee times, TV times and how you can watch online, as well first-round pin placements.



KPMG Women's PGA Championship leaderboard

The 2017 KPMG Women's PGA Championship leaderboard is expected to have a US Open feel to it, with the club hosting the 2003 US Open. (LPGA.com has the live leaderboard.)

Tee times and featured groups

A starting field of 156 players teed off in threesomes on Thursday at Olympia Fields, with the 2017 KPMG Women's PGA Championship Thursday tee times run from 7:30 a.m. Central time through the final group at 2:40 p.m. Here are some marquee groups throughout the day.

No. 1

  • 8:40 a.m. -- Alison Lee, Brooke Henderson, Ariya Jutanugarn
  • 8:50 a.m. -- Sandra Gal, Stacy Lewis, Michelle Wie

No. 10

  • 1:30 p.m. -- Azahara Munoz, Moriya Jutanugarn, Angela Stanford
  • 1:40 p.m. -- So Yeon Ryu, Gerina Piller, Suzann Pettersen
  • 1:50 p.m. -- Lydia Ko, Inbee Park, Lexi Thompson

Pin placements

The LPGA Tour and PGA of America releases the first-round pin sheet with the pin placements (or as they say officially, hole locations) just before play gets going in the morning.

TV times and how to watch online

The KPMG Women's PGA Championship airs on TV on Thursday on Golf Channel, with coverage going from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Eastern and picking back up at 7:30 p.m.

On the Golf Channel app and on golfchannel.com, streaming coverage beings at 12:30 p.m. Eastern.

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