Thursday, March 9

Golf on TV: Valspar Championship, Hero Indian Open

From a Golf Channel press release.

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 7, 2017) – The PGA TOUR returns to Florida this week, as Henrik Stenson and Justin Thomas headline the field at the Valspar Championship outside of Tampa. On the European Tour, Rafa Cabrera-Bello and Anirban Lahiri lead the field at the Hero Indian Open.


Valspar Championship
Dates: March 9-12
Venue: Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club (Copperhead Course), Palm Harbor, Fla.

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

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

Broadcast Notes:
Schwartzel defends: Charl Schwartzel defeated Bill Haas with a par on the first playoff hole for his second career PGA TOUR win.
Headlining the field: Henrik Stenson, Justin Thomas, Patrick Reed, Bubba Watson, Charl Schwartzel, Matt Kuchar, Ernie Els, Jim Furyk, Bill Haas, Beau Hossler and Lee McCoy.

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Hero Indian Open
Dates: March 9-12
Venue: DLF Golf & Country Club (Gary Player Course), New Delhi, India

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday         12:30-2:30 a.m. / 4-7 a.m. (Live) / 9 a.m.-Noon (Replay)
Friday              12:30-2:30 a.m. / 4-7 a.m. (Live)
Saturday          2:30-7 a.m. (Live)
Sunday            3-7:30 a.m. (Live)

Broadcast Notes:
Chawrasia defends: S.S.P. Chawrasia finished two shots ahead of Anirban Lahiri and Jeunghun Wang to claim his third European Tour victory.
Headlining the field: Rafa Cabrera-Bello, Anirban Lahiri, S.S.P. Chawrasia, Marcus Fraser, Scott Hend, Siddikur Rahman, Peter Uihlein, Arjun Atwal and Chase Koepka.

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