Thursday, February 9

Golf on TV: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, Allianz Championship, Maybank Championship



From a Golf Channel press release.

ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 7, 2017) – The PGA TOUR shifts to the Monterey Peninsula this week for the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, where three of the top-six players in the world are scheduled to compete: Jason Day (No. 1), Dustin Johnson (No. 4) and Jordan Spieth (No. 6). The 156 professionals in the field will be joined by celebrity amateurs for one round each at Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill Golf Course and Monterey Peninsula Country Club, with the top-60 professionals (and ties) along with the top-25 professional/amateur teams advancing to compete in Sunday’s final round at Pebble Beach. Notable celebrities in the field include: Wayne Gretzky, Peyton Manning, Bill Murray, Aaron Rodgers, Justin Timberlake and Mark Wahlberg. Paul McGinley and World Golf Hall of Fame member Jose Maria Olazabal are both scheduled to make their PGA TOUR Champions debut this week at the Allianz Championship in South Florida. The strong field also will feature Bernhard Langer, Fred Couples, John Daly, Miguel Angel Jimenez and Colin Montgomerie. The European Tour heads to Malaysia this week for the Maybank Championship, headlined by 2016 Masters champion Danny Willett and Lee Westwood.

PGA TOUR

AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am
Dates: Feb. 9-12
Venues: Pebble Beach Golf Links; Spyglass Hill Golf Course; Monterey Peninsula Country Club (Shore Course), Pebble Beach, Calif.

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          1-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 7-10 p.m. (Replay)
Sunday            1-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. (Replay)

Tournament Airtimes on CBS (Eastern):
Saturday          3-6 p.m.
Sunday            3-6:30 p.m.

Broadcast Notes:
Format: The field of 156 professionals and 156 celebrity amateurs will compete in one round on each of the three host course venues, with the top-60 professionals (and ties) and the top-25 professional/amateur teams advancing to play in Sunday’s final round at Pebble Beach.
Taylor defends: Vaughn Taylor finished one shot ahead of Phil Mickelson to earn his third career PGA TOUR win, and first since 2005.
Headlining the field: Jason Day, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Patrick Reed, Jon Rahm, Phil Mickelson, Justin Rose, Jim Furyk, Jimmy Walker, Steve Stricker, Matt Kuchar and Ernie Els.
Notable celebrities in the field: Carson Daly, Larry Fitzgerald, Wayne Gretzky, Peyton Manning, Bill Murray, Aaron Rodgers, Ray Romano, Justin Timberlake and Mark Wahlberg.

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PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS

Allianz Championship
Dates: Feb. 10-12
Venue: Broken Sound Club (Old Course), Boca Raton, Fla.

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

Broadcast Notes:
McGinley, Olazabal making PGA TOUR Champions debut: 2014 European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley and World Golf Hall of Fame member Jose Maria Olazabal are both scheduled to make their PGA TOUR Champions debut this week, with Olazabal hoping to return to form after being sidelined from competition for most of 2016 due to struggles with rheumatoid arthritis.
Toledo defends: Esteban Toledo defeated Billy Andrade on the third playoff hole to claim his fourth PGA TOUR Champions victory.
Headlining the field: Bernhard Langer, Fred Couples, Miguel Angel Jimenez, John Daly, Colin Montgomerie, Jose Maria Olazabal, Paul McGinley, Mark O’Meara and Woody Austin.

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EUROPEAN TOUR

Maybank Championship
Dates: Feb. 9-12
Venue: Saujana Golf & Country Club (Palm Course), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday         10 p.m.-Midnight (Wednesday, Live) / 2-5 a.m. (Live) / 5-10 a.m. (Replay)
Friday              10 p.m.-Midnight (Thursday, Live) / 2-5 a.m. (Live) / 5-10 a.m. (Replay)
Saturday          10 p.m.-2 a.m. (Friday Overnight, Live)        
Sunday            10 p.m.-2 a.m. (Saturday Overnight, Live)

Broadcast Notes:
Fraser defends: Marcus Fraser finished two shots ahead of Miguel Tabuena and Soomin Lee to earn his third career European Tour win.
Headlining the field: Danny Willett, Lee Westwood, Charl Schwartzel, Rafa Cabrera Bello, Thongchai Jaidee, Tommy Fleetwood, Marcus Fraser, Anirban Lahiri and Bernd Wiesberger.

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