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WGC-Mexico Champ.: Tee times, TV schedule, stats

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The PGA Tour goes south of the border to Mexico City for the year's first World Golf Championship. Here are the key stats and information for the WGC-Mexico Championship. Click here for full-field tee times.

How to watch:

Thursday, Rd. 1: Golf Channel, 2-7PM ET; live stream: http://www.golfchannel.com/pgastream

Friday, Rd. 2: Golf Channel, 2-7PM ET; live stream: http://www.golfchannel.com/pgastream

Saturday, Rd. 3: Golf Channel, noon-3PMET; live stream: http://www.golfchannel.com/pgastream; NBC, 3-6PM ET; live stream: http://www.golfchannel.com/pganbcstream

Sunday, Rd. 4: Golf Channel, noon-2PMET; live stream: http://www.golfchannel.com/pgastream; NBC, 2-6PM ET; live stream: http://www.golfchannel.com/pganbcstream

Purse: $10 million ($1.8 million to winner)

Course: Chapultepec Golf Club (par 71, 7,345 yards)

Defending champion: Dustin Johnson (-14), defeated Tommy Fleetwood by one shot

Notables in the field

Dustin Johnson

• Defending champion and reigning world No. 1 is coming off a T-16 in the Genesis Open in Los Angeles. Did not play Honda Classic despite living just a few miles from the course.

• In most recent WGC (WGC-HSBC Champions), led by six after 54 holes, but closed with a 77 and finished T-2. Tied PGA Tour record for largest lead blown in final 18 holes.

• Has at least one win for 11 consecutive years.

• Has five WGC wins, more than anyone else except Tiger Woods, who has 18.


Jon Rahm

• Ranked No. 2 in the world.

• Making first start since AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

• Finished T-3 in 2017 WGC-Mexico Championship. Held the lead as late as the 15th hole on Sunday, but fell back with bogeys at 16 and 17.


Justin Thomas

• Coming off his first win of 2018, last week's playoff victory over Luke List.

• Ranked No. 3 in the world.

• Finished T-5 in 2017 WGC-Mexico Championship.


Rickie Fowler

• Missed the cut in his most recent stsrt, the Honda Classic.

• In seven previous starts in this tournament (going back to its Doral days), has only two top-10s: eight in 2011 and T-8 in 2016.