Thursday, November 26

Golf on TV: Emirates Australian Open and Alfred Dunhill Championship

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


Emirates Australian Open
Dates: Nov. 25-28
Venue: The Australian Golf Club, Sydney, Australia

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Wednesday     8 p.m.-1 a.m. (Live) / 1-5:30 a.m., 2-7 p.m. (Thursday Replays)
Thursday         8 p.m.-1 a.m. (Live) / 1-5:30 a.m., 2-7 p.m. (Friday Replays)                       
Friday              8 p.m.-1 a.m. (Live) / 1-5:30 a.m., 2-7 p.m. (Saturday Replays)
Saturday          8 p.m.-1 a.m. (Live) / 1-5 a.m., 2-7 p.m. (Sunday Replays)

Broadcast Notes

Australian Open licks off The Open Qualifying Series for 2016: The official process for The 145th Open at Royal Troon begins this week with the Australian Open. The Australian Open is the first of 14 events in nine countries that will comprise The Open Qualifying Series for 2016. The top-3 finishers in the top-10 not already qualified will receive exemptions into the 2016 Open Championship.

Spieth defends: World No. 1 Jordan Spieth defends his title one year after closing with a final round 63 to win the 2014 Australian Open.

Headlining the field: Robert Allenby, Stuart Appleby, Steven Bowditch, Darren Clarke, Bryson DeChambeau, Marc Leishman, Jarrod Lyle, George McNeill, Geoff Ogilvy, Adam Scott, John Senden, Peter Senior, Jordan Spieth and Lee Westwood.

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Alfred Dunhill Championship
Dates: Nov. 26-29
Venue: Leopard Creek Country Club, Malalane, South Africa

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday         5:30-7:30 a.m. (TD), 7:30-10:30 a.m. (Live)
Friday              5:30-7:30 a.m. (TD), 7:30-10:30 a.m. (Live)
Saturday          5:30-9:30 a.m. (Live)
Sunday            5:30-9:30 a.m. (Live)

Broadcast Notes
Grace defends: Branden Grace defeated Louis Oosthuizen be seven strokes for his fifth career European Tour win and his second Alfred Dunhill Championship victory.

2016 Race to Dubai begins: The Alfred Dunhill Championship is the first of 45 official events in the 2016 Race to Dubai on the European Tour and the second-to-last event on the 2015 Sunshine Tour.

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