Viewer’s guide: RSM Classic tee times, TV schedule and purse

Cameron Champ
Cameron Champ headlines the field at the RSM Classic this week.

The PGA Tour returns to the U.S. this week for the RSM Classic at Sea Island Resort in St. Simons Island, Ga.

Cameron Champ, who recently won the Sanderson Farms Championship last month, headlines the field. Champ is paired alongside a duo of Sea Island natives, Patton Kizzire and Davis Love III, in the first two rounds. The trio will tee off at 10:10 a.m. on Thursday morning from the 10th hole and at 11:10 a.m. on Friday morning from the 1st hole. Love III is the host of the event.

Defending champion Austin Cook, paired up alongside Kevin Kisner and Mackenzie Hughes, will tee off at 10 a.m. ET on Thursday morning from the 10th hole and 11 a.m. ET on Friday morning from the 1st hole.

The trio of Webb Simpson, Zach Johnson and Jim Furyk will begin from the opening tee at 11:10 a.m. on Thursday and from the 10th hole at 10 a.m. on Friday. Simpson, who has posted seven top-25 finishes in his last 10 starts, enters as the betting favorite with 9/1 odds. Simpson, who has finished under par in 19 of his last 22 rounds at Sea Island, is the top-ranked player in the field at No. 20.

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What: RSM Classic
Where: Sea Island Resort, St. Simons Island, Ga.
When: Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 15-18
Defending champion: Austin Cook
Purse: $6.4 million ($1.15 million winner)

TV Schedule

Thursday: 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. ET (Golf Channel)
Friday: 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. ET (Golf Channel)
Saturday: 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. ET (Golf Channel)
Sunday: 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. ET (Golf Channel)