Thursday, November 7

Golf on TV: The McGladrey Classic and Turkish Airlines Open

By Golf Channel News

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

THE MCGLADREY CLASSIC
(PGA Tour)
Dates: November 7-10
Venue: Sea Island Golf Club, Seaside Course, St. Simons Island, Ga.

Golf Channel Airtimes (Eastern):
Thursday 1-4 p.m. (Live) / 4:30-7:30 p.m.(Replay) / Midnight-3 a.m. (Replay)
Friday 1-4 p.m. (Live) / 4:30-7:30 p.m. (Replay) / Midnight-3 a.m. (Replay)
Saturday 1-4 p.m. (Live) / 4:30-7:30 p.m. (Replay) / Midnight-3 a.m. (Replay)
Sunday 1-4 p.m. (Live) / 4:30-7:30 p.m. (Replay) / Midnight-3 a.m. (Replay)

Event Notes

Upping The Stakes: This week's tournament purse is $5.5 million, an increase of $1.5 million over last year's event. Full FedExCup points also are up for grabs in the fifth event of the 2013-14 PGA TOUR wraparound schedule.

Home Field Advantage: In addition to being in the field this week, St. Simons Island resident Davis Love III acts as both tournament chairman and host of the event.

Gainey Defends: BIG BREAK VII: REUNION champion Tommy Gainey will attempt to defend his 2012 McGladrey Classic title this week at Sea Island Golf Club.

Headlining the Field: Tommy Gainey, Jim Furyk, Webb Simpson, Matt Kuchar, Zach Johnson, Darren Clarke, Brendon de Jonge, Davis Love III, Vijay Singh, Harris English and D.A. Points.

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TURKISH AIRLINES OPEN
(European Tour)
Dates: November 7-10
Venue: The Montgomerie Maxx Royal, Antalya, Turkey

Golf Channel Airtimes (Eastern):
Thursday 4-9 a.m. (Live) / 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Replay) / 7:30-11:30 p.m. (Replay)
Friday 4-9 a.m. (Live) / 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Replay) / 7:30-11:30 p.m. (Replay)
Saturday 4-9 a.m. (Live) / 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Replay) / 7:30-11:30 p.m. (Replay)
Sunday 3:30-8:30 a.m. (Live) / 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Replay) / 7:30-11:30 p.m. (Replay)

Event Notes

First Showing: This is the inaugural playing of the Turkish Airlines Open and is the third of four events in the European Tour's Final Series. The 78-player field also has no cut, with the top-60 in the Race to Dubai at week's end qualifying for the DP World Tour Championship next week.

Headlining the Field: Tiger Woods, Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose, Lee Westwood, Charl Schwartzel, Louis Oosthuizen, Ian Poulter, Martin Kaymer, Ernie Els, Jonas Blixt and Branden Grace.

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