PGA Championship

Els paired with Poulter, Matsuyama in 100th major

2017-08-08 10:52
Ernie Els (Gallo Images)

Charlotte - Seven South Africans will be participating in this year's final major, the PGA Championship, at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Ernie Els, Charl Schwartzel, Louis Oosthuizen, Branden Grace, Brandon Stone, Dylan Frittelli and Richard Sterne will fly the SA flag at the tournament starting on Thursday, August 10.

Els, who is a four-time major winner, will tee off in his 100th major.

1st round, Thursday, August 10 (All times SA time):

Hole 1

13:20: Grayson Murray (USA), Rich Berberian (USA), Peter Uihlein (USA)

13:30: Adam Rainaud (USA), Tony Finau (USA), Fabrizio Zanotti (PAR)

13:40: Song Young-Han (KOR), Dave McNabb (USA), Charles Howell (USA)

13:50: Kang Sung (KOR), Wesley Bryan (USA), Dylan Frittelli (RSA)

14:00: William McGirt (USA), Francesco Molinari (ITA), Jim Herman (USA)

14:10: Gary Woodland (USA), Andy Sullivan (ENG), Kyle Stanley (USA)

14:20: Rich Beem (USA), Vijay Singh (FIJ), John Daly (USA)

14:30: Louis Oosthuizen (RSA), Danny Willett (ENG), J.B. Holmes (USA)

14:40: Thomas Pieters (BEL), Xander Schauffle (USA), Rod Pampling (AUS)

14:50: Thorbjorn Olesen (DEN), Brendan Steele (USA), Hudson Swafford (USA)

15:00: Cameron Smith (AUS), Bernd Wiesberger (AUT), Brandon Stone (RSA)

15:10: K.T. Kim (KOR), Greg Gregory (USA), James Hahn (USA)

15:20: Richard Sterne (RSA), Ryan Vermeer (USA), Chris Stroud (USA)

18:35: Lucas Glover (USA), Matt Dobyns (USA), Hideto Tanihara (JPN)

18:45: Mike Small (USA), Jason Kokrak (USA), Satoshi Kodaira (JPN)

18:55: Thomas Bjorn (DEN), Branden Grace (RSA), Pat Perez (USA)

19:05: Adam Scott (AUS), Luke Donald (ENG), Webb Simpson (USA)

19:15: Billy Horschel (USA), Matthew Fitzpatrick (ENG), Kim Si-Woo (KOR)

19:25: Jimmy Walker (USA), Phil Mickelson (USA), Jason Dufner (USA)

19:35: Rory McIlroy (NIR), Jon Rahm (ESP), Rickie Fowler (USA)

19:45: Matt Kuchar (USA), Justin Rose (ENG), Chris Kirk (USA)

19:55: Daniel Berger (USA), Jim Furyk (USA), Kevin Kisner (USA)

20:05: Ross Fisher (ENG), Rafa Cabrera Bello (ESP), Ryan Moore (USA)

20:15: Jhonattan Vegas (VEN), Bryson DeChambeau (USA), Jordan Smith (ENG)

20:25: Alex Beach (USA), Sean O'Hair (USA), Kevin Na (USA)

20:35: Chris Moody (USA), Luke List (USA), Jamie Lovemark (USA)

Hole 10:

13:25: Shane Lowry (IRE), Stuart Deane (USA), Pablo Larrazabal (ESP)

13:35: Alex Noren (SWE), Scott Hebert (USA), Russell Knox (SCO)

13:45: Hideki Matsuyama (JPN), Ernie Els (RSA), Ian Poulter (ENG)

13:55: Daniel Summerhays (USA), Robert Streb (USA), Chris Wood (ENG)

14:05: Tommy Fleetwood (ENG), Justin Thomas (USA), Patrick Reed (USA)

14:15: Bubba Watson (USA), Charl Schwartzel (RSA), Paul Casey (ENG)

14:25: Sergio Garcia (ESP), Brooks Koepka (USA), Jordan Spieth (USA)

14:35: Jason Day (AUS), Dustin Johnson (USA), Henrik Stenson (SWE)

14:45: Padraig Harrington (IRL), Keegan Bradley (USA), Davis Love III (USA)

14:55: Zach Johnson (USA), Lee Westwood (ENG), Charley Hoffman (USA)

15:05: David Lingmerth (SWE), Scott Brown (USA), Nicolas Colsaerts (BEL)

15:15: Scott Hend (AUS), Kenny Pigman (USA), Andrew Johnston (ENG)

15:25: Kelly Kraft (USA), Brian Smock (USA), Patrick Rodgers (USA)

18:30: David Muttitt (USA), Bud Cauley (USA), Graham DeLaet (CAN)

18:40: Rod Perry (USA), Yuta Ikeda (JPN), Emiliano Grillo (ARG)

18:50: Joost Luiten (NED), Paul Claxton (USA), Russell Henley (USA)

19:00: Patrick Cantlay (USA), Thongchai Jaidee (THA), Soren Kjeldsen (DEN)

19:10: Omar Uresti (USA), Yang Yong-Eun (KOR), Shaun Micheel (USA)

19:20: Danny Lee (NZL), Marc Leishman (AUS), Anirban Lahiri (IND)

19:30: An Byeong-Hun (KOR), Kevin Chappell (USA), Mackenzie Hughes (CAN)

19:40: Jonas Blixt (SWE), Steve Stricker (USA), Brian Harman (USA)

19:50: D.A. Points (USA), Tyrrell Hatton (ENG), Adam Hadwin (CAN)

20:00: Martin Laird (SCO), Bill Haas (USA), Graeme McDowell (NIR)

20:10: Wang Jeung-Hun (KOR), Alexander Levy (FRA), Jamie Broce (USA)

20:20: J.J. Wood (USA), Ryan Fox (NZL), Li Haotong (CHN)

20:30: Jaysen Hansen (USA), Chez Reavie (USA), Cody Gribble (USA)

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