Thursday, September 1

Golf on TV: Deutsche Bank Championship, Manulife LPGA Classic, Omega European Masters, Shaw Charity Classic


By Golf Channel Communications

PGA TOUR

The PGA TOUR stages the second leg of the FedExCup Playoffs this week, where the top-100 in the current standings are eligible to compete at the Deutsche Bank Championship outside of Boston. Due to the holiday weekend, the event will begin on Friday and is scheduled to conclude on Monday, airing exclusively on Golf Channel and NBC. Jason Day, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Henrik Stenson and Rory McIlroy headline the field.

Deutsche Bank Championship
Dates: Sept. 2-5
Venue: TPC Boston, Norton, Mass.

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Friday              2:30-6:30 p.m. (Live) / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. (Replay)
Saturday          2:30-6:30 p.m. (Live) / 11 p.m.-3 a.m. (Replay)
Sunday            1-3 p.m. (Live) / 9 p.m.-2 a.m. (Replay)
Monday           11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (Live) / 7 p.m.-Midnight (Replay)

Tournament Airtimes on NBC (Eastern):
Sunday            3-6 p.m. (Live)
Monday           1:30-6 p.m. (Live)

Fowler defends: Rickie Fowler finished one stroke ahead of Henrik Stenson to earn his third career PGA TOUR victory.

Headlining the field: Jason Day, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Henrik Stenson, Rory McIlroy, Adam Scott, Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler, Patrick Reed, Justin Rose and Phil Mickelson.

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LPGA TOUR

The LPGA Tour is in Ontario, Canada for the Manulife LPGA Classic, where the top-three ranked players in the world headline the field: Lydia Ko, Ariya Jutanugarn and Canada’s Brooke Henderson. 

Manulife LPGA Classic
Dates: Sept. 1-4
Venue: Whistle Bear Golf Club, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday         3-6 p.m. (Live) / 2-5 a.m. (Friday replay)
Friday              Noon-2 p.m. (Live)
Saturday          9-11 p.m. (Tape delay) / 4-6 p.m. (Streaming on Golf Live Extra)
Sunday            3-6 p.m. (Live) / 4-6 a.m. (Monday replay)

Pettersen defends: Suzann Pettersen outlasted Brittany Lang by a shot to earn her 15th career LPGA Tour win, and her first since 2013.

Headlining the field: Lydia Ko, Ariya Jutanugarn, Brooke Henderson, Sei Young Kim, In Gee Chun, Stacy Lewis, Ha Na Jang, So Yeon Ryu, Minjee Lee, Suzann Pettersen and Brittany Lang.

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EUROPEAN TOUR

The European Tour is in Switzerland for the Omega European Masters, where European Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke will be joined by five members of his team: Matthew Fitzpatrick, Andy Sullivan, Lee Westwood, Danny Willett and Chris Wood.

Omega European Masters
Dates: Sept. 1-4
Venue: Crans-sur-Sierre GC (Severiano Ballesteros Course), Crans-Montana, Switzerland

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday         5:30-7:30 a.m. / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Live)
Friday              5:30-7:30 a.m. / 9:30 a.m.-Noon (Live)
Saturday          7-11 a.m. (Live) / Noon-2 p.m. (Replay)
Sunday            6-11 a.m. (Live)

Willett defends: Danny Willett finished one shot ahead of Matthew Fitzpatrick for his third career European Tour win.

Headlining the field: Danny Willett, Andrew Johnston, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Andy Sullivan, Lee Westwood, Darren Clarke, Bryson DeChambeau, Miguel Angel Jimenez and Chris Wood.

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PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS

Shaw Charity Classic
Dates: Sept. 2-4
Venue: Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Friday              7-9 p.m. (Tape delay) / 4:30-6:30 p.m. (Streaming on Golf Live Extra)
Saturday          7-9 p.m. (Tape delay) / 4:30-6:30 p.m. (Streaming on Golf Live Extra)
Sunday            6:30-9 p.m. (Tape delay) / 4-6:30 p.m. (Streaming on Golf Live Extra)

Maggert defends: Jeff Maggert finished four shots ahead of the field to capture his fourth career PGA TOUR Champions victory.

Headlining the field: Bernhard Langer, Tom Watson, Colin Montgomerie, Rocco Mediate, Jeff Maggert, Mark O’Meara, John Daly, Jay Haas, Tom Lehman, Gene Sauers and Woody Austin.

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