The second stop on the PGA Tour’s annual Florida Swing heads north to Orlando for the 54th edition of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Contested at Bay Hill Club and Lodge, the Arnold Palmer field features five of the top-7 ranked players in the world, including Justin Rose (No. 2), Brooks Koepka (No. 3), Bryson DeChambeau (No. 5), Rory McIlroy (No. 6), and Rickie Fowler (No. 7).
Jason Day, Phil Mickelson, and Patrick Reed are some of the other big names in the field.
McIlroy, the defending champion, will be paired with 2017 API winner Marc Leishman and reigning Masters champ Reed. 2016 winner Day will play alongside Fowler and Ian Poulter in the opening two rounds. Mickelson, Koepka, and DeChambeau make up a third featured group, while top-ranked Rose will be joined by Brandt Snedeker and Henrik Stenson in another top pairing.
With 122 players in the field, tee times for the opening two rounds will be in two waves (morning and afternoon) and from both sets of tees.
Tournament: Arnold Palmer Invitational
Dates: Mar 7-10, 2019
Where: Orlando, Florida
Course: Bay Hill Club & Lodge
Distance: Par 72/7419 yards
Architect: Dick Wilson and Joe Lee (1961)
Format: 72-holes, stroke play, 36-hole cut
Winning Share: $1,638,000
Points: 500 (FedExCup), 58 (OWGR)
Defending Champion: Rory McIlroy
TV AND ONLINE
Rd 1: Thu 2-6:00 pm (GOLF)
Rd 2: Fri 2-6:00 pm (GOLF)
Rd 3: Sat 12:30-2:30 pm (GOLF)
Rd 3: Sat 2:30-6:00 pm (NBC)
Rd 4: Sat 12:30-2:30 pm (GOLF)
Rd 4: Sat 2:30-6:00 pm (NBC)