Wednesday, April 29

Golf on TV: WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship, Volunteers of America North Texas Shootout, Insperity Invitational

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


WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship
Dates: April 29-May 3
Venue: TPC Harding Park, San Francisco, Calif.

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Wednesday     4-10 p.m. (Live) / 11 p.m.-5 a.m. (Replay)    
Thursday         4-10 p.m. (Live) / 11 p.m.-4 a.m. (Replay)
Friday              5-10 p.m. (Live) / 11 p.m.-3 a.m. (Replay)
Saturday          3-7:30 p.m. (Live) / 12:30-4 a.m. (Sunday replay)
Sunday            9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (Live) / 10 p.m.-2 a.m. (Replay)

Tournament Airtimes on NBC (Eastern):
Saturday          7:30-11 p.m. (Live)
Sunday            2-6 p.m. (Live)

Broadcast Notes

New format: This is the first time that the event will feature the 64 players being divided into 16 four-player groups who will compete in a round-robin format over the first three days, guaranteeing each player a minimum of three matches,Wednesday-Friday. At the conclusion of Friday’s matches, the player in each group with the best win-loss record will advance to single elimination match play with the Round of 16 and quarterfinals scheduled for Saturday, and the semifinals and championship match on Sunday.

Day defends: Jason Day beat Victor Dubuisson in 23 holes for his second PGA Tour victory.

Headlining the field: Tournament Field / Groupings

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Volunteers of America North Texas Shootout
Dates: April 30-May 3
Venue: Las Colinas Country Club, Irving , Texas

Tournament Airtimes On Golf Channel (Eastern):          
Thursday         10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (Live) / 4-6 a.m. (Friday replay)
Friday              10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Live) / 5-7 a.m. (Saturday replay)
Saturday          1-3 p.m. (Live) / 3-4 p.m. (Live, airing exclusively on Golf Live Extra)
Sunday            2-5 p.m. (Live)

Broadcast Notes

Tournament format: The format this week will feature two separate cuts: the first cut will feature the low 70 players (and ties) following 36 holes, and the second cut will include the low 50 players (and ties) following 54 holes.

Lewis defends: Stacy Lewis finished six strokes clear of the field for her ninth career LPGA Tour win.

Headlining the field: Lydia Ko, Inbee Park, Stacy Lewis, Hyo Joo Kim, So Yeon Ryu, Michelle Wie, Amy Yang, Lexi Thompson, Brooke Henderson, Cristie Kerr, Anna Nordqvist and Karrie Webb.

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Insperity Invitational
Dates: May 1-3
Venue: The Woodlands Country Club (Tournament Course), The Woodlands, Texas

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):           
Friday              2:30-4:30 p.m. (Live) / 3-5 a.m. (Saturday replay)
Saturday         7:30-9:30 p.m. (Tape delay) / 5-7 p.m. (Live streaming on Golf Live Extra)
Sunday            5-7 p.m. (Live) / 4-6 a.m. (Monday replay)

Broadcast Notes

Langer defends: Bernhard Langer won by one shot over Fred Couples for his 20th career Champions Tour victory.

Headlining the field: Bernhard Langer, Fred Couples, Colin Montgomerie, Jesper Parnevik, Kenny Perry, Corey Pavin, Tom Lehman, Kirk Triplett, Nick Price and Mark O’Meara.

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