By Golf Channel Communications
The LPGA Tour this week stages the final major championship of 2016, where World No. 1 Lydia Ko is set to defend at the Evian Championship.
The Evian Championship
Dates: Sept. 15-18
Venue: Evian Resort Golf Club, Evian-les-Bains, France
Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday 5-8 a.m. / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Live) / 6:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. (Replay)
Friday 5-8 a.m. / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Live) / 9:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m. (Replay)
Saturday 6:30-11:30 a.m. (Live) / 9:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m. (Replay)
Sunday 8 a.m.-Noon (Tape delay) / 5:30-11:30 a.m. (Streaming on Golf Live Extra)
Tournament Airtimes on NBC (Eastern):
Sunday 12:30-2 p.m. (Tape delay) / Streaming on Golf Live Extra and the NBC Sports App
Ko defends: World No. 1 Lydia Ko finished six strokes clear of the field to earn her first major championship.
Headlining the field: Lydia Ko, Ariya Jutanugarn, Brooke Henderson, Lexi Thompson, Sei Young Kim, In Gee Chun, Stacy Lewis, Amy Yang, Anna Nordqvist, So Yeon Ryu and Gerina Piller.
Golf Channel / NBC Broadcast Team:
Studio Host: Mike Ritz
Play by Play: Terry Gannon / Tom Abbott
Analyst: Judy Rankin / Karen Stupples
Tower: Richard Kaufman
On-Course: Jerry Foltz / Sandy Mackenzie