Thursday, May 25

Golf on TV: KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship, BMW PGA Championship, Dean & DeLuca Invitational, LPGA Volvik Championship



From a Golf Channel press release.

ORLANDO, Fla. (May 24, 2017) – The PGA TOUR Champions stages its second major in as many weeks with the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship outside of Washington D.C., airing on both Golf Channel and NBC. Days after winning the Regions Tradition to tie Jack Nicklaus for the most senior major titles all-time with eight, Bernhard Langer will make his first attempt at surpassing Nicklaus this week. The European Tour stages its flagship event, the BMW PGA Championship from Wentworth, with an elite field taking part in the inaugural Rolex Series event, playing out on Golf Channel with more than 25 hours devoted to live tournament coverage. The PGA TOUR remains in Texas, shifting to Fort Worth for the Dean & DeLuca Invitational, as Jordan Spieth defends, while Sergio Garcia, Jon Rahm and Phil Mickelson also are in the field. Ariya Jutanugarn is set to defend her 2016 title at the LPGA Volvik Championship in Michigan.

PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS

KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship
Dates: May 25-28
Venue: Trump National GC Washington, D.C., Potomac Falls, Va.

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday         1-4 p.m. (Live) / 12:30-3:30 a.m. (Friday replay)
Friday              1-4 p.m. (Live) / 12:30-3:30 a.m. (Saturday replay)

Tournament Airtimes on NBC (Eastern):
Saturday          1-4 p.m. (Live)
Sunday            3-6 p.m. (Live)

Broadcast Notes:
Mediate defends: Rocco Mediate finished three strokes ahead of (then) two-time defending champion Colin Montgomerie to claim his third PGA TOUR Champions victory.
Headlining the field: Bernhard Langer, Vijay Singh, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Colin Montgomerie, John Daly, David Toms, Tom Lehman, Tom Watson and Mark O’Meara.

EUROPEAN TOUR

BMW PGA Championship
Dates: May 25-28
Venue: Wentworth Club (West Course), Virginia Water, England

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday         5 a.m.-1 p.m. (Live)
Friday              5 a.m.-1 p.m. (Live)
Saturday          7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Live)
Sunday            7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Live)

Broadcast Notes:
Elite field convenes at Wentworth: The field includes 14 of the top-50, and six of the top-10 in the Race to Dubai standings.
Headlining the field: Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose, Alex Noren, Tyrrell Hatton, Branden Grace, Russell Knox, Martin Kaymer, Ian Poulter, Francesco Molinari, Thomas Pieters and Tommy Fleetwood.

PGA TOUR

Dean & DeLuca Invitational
Dates: May 26-29                                                                       
Venue: Colonial Country Club, Fort Worth, Texas

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday         4-7 p.m. (Live) / 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. (Replay)
Friday              4-7 p.m. (Live) / 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. (Replay)
Saturday          1-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 7-11:30 p.m. (Replay)
Sunday            1-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 7-11:30 p.m. (Replay)

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

Broadcast Notes:
Spieth defends: Jordan Spieth finished three shots ahead of Harris English to claim his eighth career PGA TOUR win.
Headlining the field: Sergio Garcia, Jordan Spieth, Jon Rahm, Phil Mickelson, Billy Horschel, Si Woo Kim, Zach Johnson, Charl Schwartzel, Matt Kuchar, Wesley Bryan and Beau Hossler.

LPGA TOUR

LPGA Volvik Championship
Dates: May 25-28                                                                       
Venue: Travis Pointe Country Club, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday         7-9 p.m. (Tape delay) / 4:30-6:30 p.m. (Streaming on Golf Channel Digital)
Friday              7-9 p.m. (Tape delay) / 4:30-6:30 p.m. (Streaming on Golf Channel Digital)
Saturday          3-6 p.m. (Live)
Sunday            3-6 p.m. (Live)

Broadcast Notes:
Jutanugarn defends: Ariya Jutanugarn finished five shots ahead of the field to earn her third LPGA Tour win.
Headlining the field: So Yeon Ryu, Ariya Jutanugarn, Lexi Thompson, In Gee Chun, Shanshan Feng, Sei Young Kim, Amy Yang, Anna Nordqvist, Cristie Kerr and Brooke Henderson.

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