Wells Fargo Championship: Tee times, 2nd round

Derek Ernst plays a shot on the 14th hole during the first round of The Honda Classic on Thursday.
Derek Ernst plays a shot on the 14th hole during the first round of The Honda Classic on Thursday. ( Getty Images )

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Defending champion Derek Ernst will begin his title defense Thursday at the Wells Fargo Championship, and it likely can't come soon enough for the former UNLV player.

Ernst has struggled since getting his first PGA Tour victory. He hasn't finished better than 30th since his win, and that finish came at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, which features a 30-man field.

K.J. Choi and Retief Goosen will be Ernst's playing competitors for the first two rounds at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C.

Rickie Fowler, winner of this event two years ago, will be in the featured grouping alongside 2010 champ Rory McIlroy and Jonas Blixt. Other notable groups include Phil Mickelson, Justin Rose and Lee Westwood; Webb Simpson, Ernie Els and Zach Johnson; and Jimmy Walker, Bill Haas and Seung-Yul Noh, who is coming off a win last week at the Zurich Classic.

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Here are Friday's second-round tee times and groupings for the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C. (all times local):

OFF TEE NO. 1

7 a.m.: Steve Marino, Richard H. Lee, Michael Putnam

7:10 a.m.: Peter Hanson, Roberto Castro, Jason Kokrak

7:20 a.m.: Ben Crane, Spencer Levin, D.H. Lee

7:30 a.m.: Michael Thompson, Ted Potter, Jr., Johnson Wagner

7:40 a.m.: Carl Pettersson, Stuart Appleby, Geoff Ogilvy

7:50 a.m.: Scott Stallings, Scott Brown, Jim Furyk

8 a.m.: Russell Henley, Chris Kirk, Ryan Moore

8:10 a.m.: Martin Laird, J.J. Henry, Brendan Steele

8:20 a.m.: Andres Romero, Joe Ogilvie, Jeff Overton

8:30 a.m.: Chris Stroud, Justin Hicks, John Peterson

8:40 a.m.: Tim Wilkinson, Kevin Kisner, Jamie Lovemark

8:50 a.m.: Frank Lickliter II, Robert Streb, Rod Perry

9 a.m.: Ben Martin, Kevin Tway, Dustin Bray

12:25 p.m.: Brian Stuard, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, James Hahn

12:35 p.m.: Stephen Ames, John Rollins, Chad Collins

12:45 p.m.: Ricky Barnes, Josh Teater, Scott Langley

12:55 p.m.: Kevin Streelman, Mark Wilson, Lucas Glover

1:05 p.m.: Martin Kaymer, Jhonattan Vegas, Jonathan Byrd

1:15 p.m.: Seung-Yul Noh, Jimmy Walker, Bill Haas

1:25 p.m.: Jonas Blixt, Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler

1:35 p.m.: Darren Clarke, Stewart Cink, Davis Love III

1:45 p.m.: Charlie Wi, Daniel Summerhays, Brendon Todd

1:55 p.m.: Camilo Villegas, J.B. Holmes, Hideki Matsuyama

2:05 p.m.: Morgan Hoffmann, Brian Davis, Danny Lee

2:15 p.m.: Jim Herman, Scott Gardiner, Wes Roach

2:25 p.m.: Bud Cauley, Kevin Foley, Hunter Green

OFF TEE NO. 10

7 a.m.: Sean O’Hair, Bo Van Pelt, Paul Goydos

7:10 a.m.: Cameron Tringale, Greg Chalmers, David Lingmerth

7:20 a.m.: Will MacKenzie, Martin Flores, Brian Harman

7:30 a.m.: Brian Gay, Tommy Gainey, Rory Sabbatini

7:40 a.m.: Woody Austin, Ben Curtis, George McNeill

7:50 a.m.: Zach Johnson, Webb Simpson, Ernie Els

8 a.m.: Phil Mickelson, Justin Rose, Lee Westwood

8:10 a.m.: Derek Ernst, K.J. Choi, Retief Goosen

8:20 a.m.: Padraig Harrington, Trevor Immelman, Thorbjorn Olesen

8:30 a.m.: William McGirt, Nicolas Colsaerts, Brendon de Jonge

8:40 a.m.: Billy Hurley III, Ben Kohles, Harold Varner III

8:50 a.m.: Troy Merritt, Tyrone Van Aswegen, Fielding Brewbaker

9 a.m.: Andrew Svoboda, Peter Malnati, Kelly Mitchum

12:25 p.m.: Jason Bohn, James Driscoll, David Hearn

12:35 p.m.: Kevin Chappell, Jim Renner, Shawn Stefani

12:45 p.m.: Heath Slocum, Scott McCarron, Brice Garnett

12:55 p.m.: John Merrick, Kyle Stanley, Angel Cabrera

1:05 p.m.: D.A. Points, Vijay Singh, Mike Weir

1:15 p.m.: Chesson Hadley, Hunter Mahan, Kevin Na

1:25 p.m.: Matt Jones, Gary Woodland, Charles Howell III

1:35 p.m.: Sang-Moon Bae, Charlie Beljan, Robert Allenby

1:45 p.m.: Nick Watney, Harrison Frazar, Y.E. Yang

1:55 p.m.: Jason Gore, Nicholas Thompson, Robert Karlsson

2:05 p.m.: Troy Matteson, Pat Perez, Jamie Donaldson

2:15 p.m.: Brad Fritsch, Hudson Swafford, Lee Williams

2:25 p.m.: Andrew Loupe, Will Wilcox, Bronson La’Cassie