Thursday, October 24

Golf on TV: 3 Tours in Asia

By Golf Channel News

Following is the tournament lineup and TV schedule for this week.

CIMB CLASSIC
(PGA TOUR)
Dates: October 24-27
Venue: Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Golf Channel Airtimes (Eastern):
Wednesday 11 p.m.-3 a.m. (Live) / 6:30-10:30 p.m. (Thursday Replay)
Thursday 11 p.m.-3 a.m. (Live) / 6:30-10:30 p.m. (Friday Replay)
Friday 11 p.m.-3 a.m. (Live) / 6:30-10:30 p.m. (Saturday Replay)
Saturday 11 p.m.-3 a.m. (Live) / 6:30-10:30 p.m. (Sunday Replay)

Event Notes

Now It's Official: This week's CIMB Classic marks the first FedExCup event in Asia. For the first time in the event's four-year history, PGA TOUR members will receive official FedExCup points as part of the newly aligned 2013-14 PGA TOUR season.

New-look Field: The field increases from 48 to 78 this year with 60 players from the 2013 FedExCup list, 10 from the Asian Tour Order of Merit and eight sponsor's exemptions.

Headlining the Field: Ernie Els, Sergio Garcia, Keegan Bradley, Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler, Bill Haas, Nick Watney, Billy Horschel, Bo Van Pelt, Angel Cabrera and Graham DeLaet.

* * *


BMW MASTERS
(European Tour)
Dates: October 24-27
Venue: Lake Malaren Golf Club, Shanghai, China

Golf Channel Airtimes (Eastern):
Thursday 6-10 a.m. (Tape Delay)
Friday 6-10 a.m. (Tape Delay)
Saturday 6-10 a.m. (Tape Delay)
Sunday 6-10 a.m. (Tape Delay)

Event Notes

First Leg of the Final Series: This week serves as the opening event of the inaugural European Tour Final Series – the first of four events that will culminate with the Tour Championship in Dubai next month.

Headlining the Field: Henrik Stenson, Rory McIlroy, Luke Donald, Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter, Graeme McDowell, Louis Oosthuizen, Martin Kaymer, Branden Grace, Thomas Bjorn and Nicolas Colsaerts.

***

AT&T CHAMPIONSHIP
(Champions Tour)
Dates: October 25-27
Venue: TPC San Antonio, AT&T Canyons Course, San Antonio, Texas

Golf Channel Airtimes (Eastern):
Friday 3:30-6 p.m. (Live) / 3-5 a.m. (Saturday Replay)
Saturday 3:30-6 p.m. (Live) / 3-5 a.m. (Sunday Replay)
Sunday 3:30-6 p.m. (Live) / 11 p.m.-1 a.m. (Sunday Night Replay)

Event Notes

Scrambling to Make the Field: This week's tournament is the final opportunity to vault into the 30-man field for the season-ending Charles Schwab Cup next week in San Francisco.

Down to Three: With the conclusion of last week's Greater Hickory Kia Classic at Rock Barn, only three players can win the Charles Schwab Cup. Kenny Perry, Bernhard Langer and David Frost have a mathematical shot at winning the season-long prize at TPC Harding Park.

Headlining the Field: Colin Montgomerie, Nick Price, Bernhard Langer, Kenny Perry, Mark O'Meara, Rocco Mediate, Mark Calcavecchia, John Cook, Fred Funk, Russ Cochran and Corey Pavin.

***

SUNRISE LPGA TAIWAN CHAMPIONSHIP
(LPGA Tour)
Dates: October 24-27
Venue: Sunrise Golf & Country Club, Yang Mei Taoyuan, Taiwan

Golf Channel Airtimes (Eastern):
Thursday Noon-3 p.m. (Tape Delay)
Friday Noon-3 p.m. (Tape Delay)
Saturday Noon-3 p.m. (Tape Delay)
Sunday Noon-3 p.m. (Tape Delay)

Event Notes

Headlining the Field: Inbee Park, Suzann Pettersen, Michelle Wie, Lexi Thompson, Paula Creamer, Yani Tseng, Ai Miyazato, Beatriz Recari, Azahara Munoz, Na Yeon Choi and Anna Nordqvist.

No comments :