Thursday, April 14

Golf on TV: RBC Heritage, LOTTE Championship, Mitsubishi Electric Classic, Open de Espana

By Golf Channel Communications


The PGA TOUR is on Hilton Head Island this week for the RBC Heritage, as World No. 1 Jason Day leads the field, along with newly turned professional (and low amateur at the Masters) Bryson DeChambeau, who makes his professional debut this week. 

RBC Heritage
Dates: April 14-17
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 a.m. (Replay)
Sunday            1-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 7-11:30 p.m. (Replay)

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

Headlining the field: Jason Day, Bryson DeChambeau, Zach Johnson, Paul Casey, Brandt Snedeker, Kevin Kisner, Matt Kuchar, Graeme McDowell, Matt Fitzpatrick and Davis Love III.

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The LPGA Tour is in Hawaii for the LOTTE Championship, airing in primetime on Golf Channel from Wednesday-Saturday. World No. 1 Lydia Ko leads the field, along with Inbee Park and Lexi Thompson. 

LOTTE Championship
Dates: April 13-16                                                                      
Venue: Ko Olina Golf Club, Kapolei, Oahu, Hawaii

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Wednesday     7-11 p.m. (Live) / 11 p.m.-3 a.m. (Replay)
Thursday         7-11 p.m. (Live) / 2-6 a.m. (Friday replay)
Friday              7-11 p.m. (Live) / 4-7 a.m. (Saturday replay)
Saturday          7-11 p.m. (Live)

Kim defends: Sei Young Kim defeated Inbee Park with a hole-out from 154 yards for eagle on the first playoff hole to earn her second career LPGA Tour win.

Headlining the field: Lydia Ko, Inbee Park, Lexi Thompson, Brooke Henderson, Sei Young Kim, Brittany Lincicome, Suzann Pettersen, Cristie Kerr, In Gee Chun and Michelle Wie.

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The PGA TOUR Champions is in Georgia for the Mitsubishi Electric Classic, with six Masters participants (and former champions) scheduled to compete, including Bernhard Langer and Tom Watson. 

Mitsubishi Electric Classic
Dates: April 15-17                                                                      
Venue: TPC Sugarloaf, Duluth, Ga.

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Friday              Noon-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 2-4 a.m. (Saturday replay)
Saturday          3-6 p.m. (Live) / 3-5 a.m. (Sunday replay)
Sunday            3-6 p.m. (Live) / 12:30-2:30 a.m. (Monday replay)

Browne defends: Olin Browne finished one shot ahead of Bernhard Langer for his second career PGA TOUR Champions win.

Headlining the field: Bernhard Langer, Tom Watson, Colin Montgomerie, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Jay Haas, Mark O’Meara, Tom Lehman, Kirk Triplett and Larry Mize.

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The European Tour stages the Open de Espana, hosted by the Sergio Garcia Foundation. Garcia, along with fellow Spaniard Rafa Cabrera Bello and major champion Martin Kaymer headline the field.

Open de Espana
Dates: April 14-17                                                                      
Venue: Valderrama Golf Club, Sotogrande, Spain

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday         6:30-8:30 a.m. / 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (Live)
Friday              6:30-8:30 a.m. / 10:30 a.m.-Noon (Live)
Saturday          8 a.m.-Noon (Live)
Sunday            5-9:30 a.m. (Live)

Morrison defends: James Morrison finished four strokes clear of the field for his second career European Tour victory.

Headlining the field: Sergio Garcia, Rafa Cabrera Bello, Martin Kaymer, Soren Kjeldsen, Thorbjorn Olesen, Thomas Pieters, Andy Sullivan, Peter Uihlein and Chris Wood.

1 comment :

Jason Smith said...

Hi Neil Sagebiel,
Thanks for this post