2017 Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic Thursday's first round: Leaderboard, featured groups, tee times, TV, pin placements

2017 Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic Thursday’s first round: Leaderboard, featured groups, tee times, TV, pin placements

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The 2017 Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic begins on Thursday (July 6) with the first round from the Oneida Reservation near Green Bay, Wis. The first round begins right at 7:30 a.m. Central time, with players teeing off two tees on the first-time tournament host.

In this first-year event, a field headlined by In Gee Chun and Ariya Jutanugarn is vying for the $300,000 first-place prize from the $2 million prize pool.

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

Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic leaderboard

The 2017 Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic leaderboard is expected to feature low scores, which have become commonplace on the LPGA in 2017 with winning totals usually in the 20-under range. (LPGA.com has the live leaderboard.)

Tee times and featured groups

A full starting field teed off in threesomes on Thursday, with the 2017 Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic Thursday tee times running from 7:30 a.m. Central time through the final group at 2:31 p.m. Here are some marquee groups throughout the day.

No. 1

  • 1:36 p.m. -- Suzann Pettersen, Charley Hull, Moriya Jutanugarn
  • 1:47 p.m. -- Brooke Henderson, Lizette Salas, Minjee Lee

No. 10

  • 8:36 a.m. -- Sandra Gal, Cristie Kerr, Sei Young Kim
  • 8:47 a.m. -- Paula Creamer, Ariya Jutanugarn, In Gee Chun

Pin placements

The LPGA Tour 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 Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic airs on TV on Thursday on Golf Channel, with coverage going from 6-8:30 p.m. Eastern.

On the Golf Channel app and on golfchannel.com, streaming coverage beings at 6 p.m. Eastern.

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