Thursday, April 16

Golf on TV: RBC Heritage, Greater Gwinnett Championship, Shenzhen International

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


RBC Heritage
Dates: April 16-19
Venue: Harbour Town Golf Links, Hilton Head Island, S.C.

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):           
Thursday         3-6 p.m. (Live) / 11 p.m.-2 a.m. (Replay)
Friday              3-6 p.m. (Live) / 11 p.m.-2 a.m. (Replay)
Saturday         1-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 11 p.m.-3:30 a.m. (Replay)
Sunday            1-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 7-11:30 p.m. (Replay)

Broadcast Notes

Spieth to compete for first time as major champion: Winner of last week’s Masters tournament, Jordan Spieth is in the field this week, having moved up to No. 2 in the Official World Golf Ranking after last Sunday’s victory.

Kuchar defends: Matt Kuchar finished one shot ahead of Luke Donald for his seventh career PGA TOUR win.

Headlining the field: Jordan Spieth, Patrick Reed, Matt Kuchar, Jim Furyk, Billy Horschel, Ernie Els, Bill Haas, Zach Johnson, Graeme McDowell, Louis Oosthuizen and Ian Poulter.

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Greater Gwinnett Championship
Dates: April 17-19
Venue: TPC Sugarloaf, Duluth, Ga.

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):           
Friday              Noon-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 2-4:30 a.m. (Saturday replay)
Saturday         3-6 p.m. (Live) / 3:30-6 a.m. (Sunday replay)
Sunday            3-6 p.m. (Live) / 12:30-3 a.m. (Monday replay)

Broadcast Notes

Jimenez defends: Coming off a solo 4th place finish at the 2014 Masters, Miguel Angel Jimenez finished two shots clear of Bernhard Langer for his first career Champions Tour win.

Headlining the field: Miguel Angel Jimenez, Bernhard Langer, Colin Montgomerie, Jesper Parnevik, Mark O’Meara, Corey Pavin, Peter Jacobsen, Jay Haas, Lee Janzen and Andy North.

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Shenzhen International
Dates: April 16-19
Venue: Genzon Golf Club (A Course), Shenzhen, China

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (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)

Broadcast Notes

Watson: Bubba Watson is in the field this week, following his T-38 finish in trying to defend his 2014 Masters title last week.

Inaugural event: This week is the inaugural edition of the Shenzhen International, which is one of six new events on the 2015 Race to Dubai.

Headlining the field: Bubba Watson, Peter Uihlein, Alexander Levy, Ross Fisher, Tommy Fleetwood, Peter Hanson, Matteo Manassero, Alex Noren, Gary Stal and Andy Sullivan.

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