Thursday, October 20

Golf on TV: CIMB Classic, Portugal Masters, Blue Bay LPGA



By Golf Channel Communications

PGA TOUR

The PGA TOUR is in Malaysia for the CIMB Classic, featuring a 78-man field which includes five of the top-15 players in the world with Adam Scott, Patrick Reed, Paul Casey, Hideki Matsuyama and Sergio Garcia. 

CIMB Classic
Dates: Oct. 19-23
Venue: TPC Kuala Lumpur (West Course), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Wednesday     10:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m. (Live) / 6-10 p.m. (Thursday replay)
Thursday         10:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m. (Live) / 6-10 p.m. (Friday replay)
Friday              11 p.m.-3 a.m. (Live) / 6-10 p.m. (Saturday replay)
Saturday          11 p.m.-3 a.m. (Live) / 6:30-10:30 p.m. (Sunday replay)

Thomas defends: Justin Thomas finished one shot ahead of Adam Scott for his first career PGA TOUR victory.

Headlining the field: Adam Scott, Patrick Reed, Paul Casey, Hideki Matsuyama, Sergio Garcia, Branden Grace, Emiliano Grillo, Russell Knox, Ernie Els, Rafa Cabrera-Bello and Ian Poulter.

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EUROPEAN TOUR

The European Tour stages its penultimate event ahead of the Final Series with the Portugal Masters, where Andy Sullivan is set to defend. 

Portugal Masters
Dates: Oct. 20-23
Venue: Victoria Golf Club, Vilamoura, Portugal

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday         6:30-8:30 a.m. / 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (Live)
Friday              6:30-8:30 a.m. / 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (Live)
Saturday          9 a.m.-1 p.m. (Live)
Sunday            8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Live)

Sullivan defends: Andy Sullivan finished nine strokes clear of the field to claim his third European Tour win in dominating fashion.

Headlining the field: Thomas Pieters, Padraig Harrington, Alex Noren, Andy Sullivan, Thongchai Jaidee, Jose Maria Olazabal and Thorbjorn Olesen.

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LPGA TOUR

The LPGA Tour is in China for the Blue Bay LPGA, with world No. 5 Brooke Henderson headlining the field.

Blue Bay LPGA
Dates: Oct. 20-23
Venue: Jian Lake Blue Bay Golf Course, Hainan Island, China

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday         2:30-6:30 a.m. (Tape delay) / 2-6 p.m. (Replay)
Thursday         2:30-6:30 a.m. (Tape delay) / 2-6 p.m. (Replay)
Friday              3-7 a.m. (Tape delay) / 2-6 p.m. (Replay)
Saturday          3-7 a.m. (Tape delay) / 2:30-6 p.m. (Replay)

Kim defends: Sei Young Kim finished one shot ahead of Stacy Lewis, Candie Kung and Kim Kaufman for her third LPGA Tour victory.

Headlining the field: Brooke Henderson, Charley Hull, Ariya Jutanugarn, Sei Young Kim, Gerina Piller, Brittany Lang, Azahara Munoz, Yani Tseng, Michelle Wie and Cheyenne Woods.

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