Thursday, March 10

Golf on TV: Valspar Championship and True Thailand Classic



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

PGA TOUR

The PGA TOUR stages the third leg of its Florida Swing as World No. 1 Jordan Spieth is set to defend his 2015 title at the Valspar Championship outside of Tampa. Golf Channel and NBC will televise the event – the third in a series of six consecutive weeks of exclusive NBC Sports Group live tournament coverage of the PGA TOUR leading up to the Masters in April.

Valspar Championship
Dates: March 10-13
Venue: Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club (Copperhead Course), Palm Harbor, Fla.

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday         3-6 p.m. (Live) / 7-10 p.m. (Replay)
Friday              3-6 p.m. (Live) / 7-10 p.m. (Replay)
Saturday          1-3 p.m. (Live) / 7 p.m.-Midnight (Replay)
Sunday            1-3 p.m. (Live) / 7 p.m.-Midnight (Replay)

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

Broadcast Notes

Spieth defends: Jordan Spieth defeated Patrick Reed and Sean O’Hair on the third playoff hole to earn his second PGA TOUR win.

Headlining the field: Jordan Spieth, Henrik Stenson, Patrick Reed, Danny Willett, Ernie Els, Branden Grace, Louis Oosthuizen, Matt Kuchar, Justin Thomas and Martin Kaymer.

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EUROPEAN TOUR

True Thailand Classic
Dates: March 10-13
Venue: Black Mountain Golf Club, Hua Hin, Thailand

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Wednesday/Thursday             11 p.m.-1 a.m. & 3-6 a.m. (Live) / 6-10 a.m. (Replay)
Friday                                      1-3 a.m. (Tape delay) & 3-6 a.m. (Live) / 6-10 a.m. (Replay)
Saturday                                  6-10 a.m. (Tape delay)
Sunday                                    6-10 a.m. (Tape delay)

Broadcast Notes

Dodt defends: Andrew Dodt outlasted Scott Hend and Thongchai Jaidee by one stroke for his second career European Tour victory.

Headlining the field: Miguel Angel Jimenez, Thongchai Jaidee, Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Kristoffer Broberg, Thomas Pieters, Marcel Siem, Peter Uihlein and Alexander Levy.

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