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Another PGA Tour season being upon us is a little hard to fathom, but it’s indeed here. The 2020-21 PGA Tour campaign starts on Thursday at Silverado Country Club with the Safeway Open. With a later start on the West Coast, it will be cocktail golf in wine country as several players prepare for next week’s U.S. Open.

There’s still plenty of star power in what is typically a slower week before a major, including Phil Mickelson and Jordan Spieth. The Texan is looking to figure things out ahead of the U.S Open — and start of the new season — after struggling mightily down the stretch last season. Spieth is currently outside the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings and hoping to rejoin that class in 2020-21.

Mickelson and Si Woo Kim are the favorites here, and I am officially intrigued by how both perform. I’m also intrigued to see how this year’s edition plays out as we often get an up-and-coming potential star win this tournament. Past champs include Emiliano Grillo, Kevin Tway and Cameron Champ. There are plenty of players who could fit that mold as this season’s first event gets underway in Napa.

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All times Eastern; streaming start times approximated

Rounds 1-2 — Thursday and Friday

Round starts: 11 a.m.

Featured groups: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. — PGA Tour Live

Live TV coverage: 4-7 p.m. on Golf Channel
Live stream online: 4-7 p.m. on fuboTV (Try for free) and NBCSports.com 

Radio: 1-7 p.m. on PGA Tour Radio

Rounds 3-4 — Saturday and Sunday

Round starts: 11 a.m.

Featured groups: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. — PGA Tour Live

Live TV coverage: 6-9 p.m. on Golf Channel
Live stream online: 6-9 p.m. on fuboTV (Try for free) and NBCSports.com 

Radio: 4-9 p.m. on PGA Tour Radio