Thursday, June 5

Golf on TV: FedEx St. Jude Classic, Manulife Financial LPGA Classic, Lyoness Open, Big Cedar Lodge Legends of Golf

The following edited content was supplied by Golf Channel in a news release.

The PGA Tour stages the FedEx St. Jude Classic this week in Memphis, Tennessee, the final tune-up before next week's U.S. Open gets underway at Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina. The LPGA Tour is in Ontario, Canada, for the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic, its final event prior to the U.S. Women's Open in two weeks at Pinehurst. The European Tour is in Austria for the Lyoness Open, and the Champions Tour reintroduces the Legends of Golf with the Big Cedar Lodge Legends of Golf in Branson, Missouri.

(PGA Tour)
Dates: June 5-8
Venue: TPC Southwind, Memphis, Tenn.

Tournament Airtimes On Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday 3-6 p.m. (Live) / 9 p.m.-Midnight (Replay)
Friday 3-6 p.m. (Live) / 9 p.m.-Midnight (Replay)
Saturday 1-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 11:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m. (Replay)
Sunday 1-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 11:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m. (Replay)

On CBS (Eastern):
Saturday 3-6 p.m.
Sunday 3-6 p.m.

Event Notes

English Defends: Harris English finished two shots ahead of Phil Mickelson and Scott Stallings last year to earn his first career PGA TOUR win.

Headlining the Field: Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Harris English, Graeme McDowell, Rickie Fowler, Zach Johnson, Webb Simpson, Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter and Chesson Hadley.

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(LPGA Tour)
Dates: June 5-8
Venue: Grey Silo Golf Course, Waterloo, Ont., Canada

Tournament Airtimes On Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday Noon-2:30 p.m. (Live)
Friday 12:30-2:30 p.m. (Live)
Saturday 3-5 p.m. (Live)
Sunday 3-5 p.m. (Live)

Event Notes

Park Defends: Hee Young Park edged Angela Stanford on the third playoff hole last year to grab her second career LPGA Tour victory.

Headlining the Field: Stacy Lewis, Inbee Park, Suzann Pettersen, Michelle Wie, Anna Nordqvist, Lydia Ko, Na Yeon Choi, Shanshan Feng, Cristie Kerr and Ai Miyazato.

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(European Tour)
Dates: June 5-8
Venue: Diamond Country Club (Diamond Course), Atzenbrugg, Austria

Tournament Airtimes On Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday 5-7 a.m. / 9 a.m.-Noon (Live)
Friday 5-7 a.m. / 9-10:30 a.m. (Live)
Saturday 7-11 a.m. (Live)
Sunday 6:30-11 a.m. (Live)

Event Notes

Luiten Defends: Joost Luiten finished two strokes ahead of Thomas Bjorn for his second career European Tour win, becoming only the second player from the Netherlands (Robert Jan-Derksen was the first) with multiple victories on the European Tour.

Headlining the Field: Miguel Angel Jimenez, Joost Luiten, Jose Maria Olazabal, Soren Hansen, Anders Hansen, Thomas Pieters, Robert Rock, Peter Hedblom, Thomas Levet and Peter Lawrie.

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(Champions Tour)
Dates: June 6-8
Venues: Buffalo Ridge Golf Course (18 holes); Top of the Rock (9 hole par-3 course) Branson, Mo.

Tournament Airtimes On Golf Channel (Eastern):
Friday 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Live) / 4:30-6:30 a.m. (Saturday Replay)
Saturday 9-11 p.m. (Tape Delay)
Sunday 9-11 p.m. (Tape Delay)

Event Notes

Hall-of-Fame Field: The Champions division will comprise of 24 former major winners, while the Legends division will include 10 of the Champions Tour’s most influential figures including: Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Lee Trevino, Bruce Fleisher and Larry Nelson.

Notable Teams in the Champions Field: Bernhard Langer/Tom Lehman, Tom Watson/Andy North, Fred Funk/Jeff Sluman, Mark O’Meara/Nick Price and Peter Jacobsen/D.A. Weibring.

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