Wednesday, March 4

Golf on TV: WGC-Cadillac Championship, Puerto Rico Open, HSBC Women's Champions, Africa Open

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

The PGA TOUR continues its Florida Swing in Miami this week with the WGC-Cadillac Championship. World No. 1 Rory McIlroy headlines an elite field of 74 players, including each of the top-50 in the Official World Golf Rankings. The PGA TOUR will also stage the Puerto Rico Open.

The LPGA concludes its stretch of international events before returning to the United States with the HSBC Women’s Champions in Singapore. The field includes 19 of the top-20 players in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, including World No. 1 Lydia Ko, who is coming off a victory at the New Zealand Women’s Open.

On the European Tour, Thomas Aiken defends at the Africa Open.

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PGA TOUR

WGC-Cadillac Championship
Dates: March 5-8
Venue: Trump National Doral (Blue Monster), Miami, Fla.

Tournament Airtimes On Golf Channel (Eastern):          
Thursday         1-6 p.m. (Live) / 9 p.m.-2 a.m. (Replay)
Friday              1-6 p.m. (Live) / 9 p.m.-2 a.m. (Replay)
Saturday         Noon-3 p.m. (Live) / 3-5 p.m. (Live, Spotlight Coverage) / 10 p.m.-2 a.m. (Replay)
Sunday            1-3 p.m. (Live) / 3-6 p.m. (Live, Spotlight Coverage) / 11 p.m.-5 a.m. (Replay)

Tournament Airtimes on NBC (Eastern):
Saturday          3-6 p.m. (Live)
Sunday            3-7 p.m. (Live)

Event Notes

Reed defends: Patrick Reed finished one shot clear of Jamie Donaldson and Bubba Watson for his third career PGA TOUR victory.

Headlining the field: Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson, Henrik Stenson, Jason Day, Adam Scott, Jim Furyk, Sergio Garcia, Justin Rose, Jordan Spieth, Martin Kaymer and Rickie Fowler.


Puerto Rico Open 
Dates: March 5-8
Venue: Trump International Golf Club Puerto Rico (Championship Course), Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

Tournament Airtimes On Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday         6-8:30 p.m. (Tape delay) / 2-4:30 p.m. (Live streaming on Golf Live Extra)
Friday              6-8:30 p.m. (Tape delay) / 2-4:30 p.m. (Live streaming on Golf Live Extra)
Saturday          6-9 p.m. (Tape delay) / 1-4 p.m. (Live streaming on Golf Live Extra)
Sunday            7-10 p.m. (Tape delay) / 2-5 p.m. (Live streaming on Golf Live Extra)

Event Notes

Hadley defends: Chesson Hadley finished two shots ahead of Danny Lee for his first career PGA TOUR win, and finished as the only rookie to win during the 2013-14 PGA TOUR season.

Headlining the field: Peter Uihlein, Brendon de Jonge, Zac Blair, Will Mackenzie, Jeff Overton, Boo Weekley, Max Homa, John Daly, Jarrod Lyle, David Duval, Lee Janzen and Chesson Hadley.

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LPGA TOUR

HSBC Women’s Champions
Dates: March 4-8
Venue: Sentosa Golf Club (Serapong Course), Sentosa, Singapore

Tournament Airtimes On Golf Channel (Eastern):
Wednesday     11 p.m.-3 a.m. (Live)
Friday              4:30-7:30 a.m. (Tape delay)
Saturday          4:30-7:30 a.m. (Tape delay)
Sunday            5-7:30 a.m. (Tape delay)

Live Stream Airtimes on Golf Live Extra:
Wednesday     11 p.m.-3 a.m. (Live streaming on Golf Live Extra)
Thursday         11 p.m.-3 a.m. (Live streaming on Golf Live Extra)
Friday              11 p.m.-3 a.m. (Live streaming on Golf Live Extra)
Saturday          11 p.m.-3 a.m. (Live streaming on Golf Live Extra)

Event Notes

Creamer defends: Paula Creamer defeated Azahara Munoz on the second playoff hole with a 75-foot eagle putt for her 10th career LPGA Tour win.

Headlining the field: Lydia Ko, Inbee Park, Stacy Lewis, Shanshan Feng, Suzann Pettersen, Michelle Wie, Hyo-Joo Kim, So Yeon Ryu, Karrie Webb, Amy Yang and Paula Creamer.

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EUROPEAN TOUR

Africa Open
Dates: March 5-8
Venue: East London Golf Club, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa

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

Event Notes

Aiken defends: Thomas Aiken defeated Oliver Fisher on the first playoff hole for his third career European Tour win.

Headlining the field: Darren Clarke, Andy Sullivan, Oliver Wilson, Matthew Fitzpatrick, David Howell, Gregory Bourdy, George Coetzee, David Horsey and Jeev Milkha Singh.

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