It’s the second time his Rory Foundation has hosted the event, which takes place at The K Club in Dublin, Ireland.
McIlroy is seeking his first worldwide win of the year and is scheduled to tee off at 8:25 a.m. ET in Round 1 and 3:25 a.m. ET in Round 2. Golf Channel will air the event live, beginning at 7:30 a.m. ET on Thursday and 4:30 a.m. on Friday.