Thursday, June 1

Golf on TV: The Memorial Tournament, Nordea Masters, ShopRite LPGA Classic



From a Golf Channel press release.

ORLANDO, Fla. (May 31, 2017) – The PGA TOUR is in Ohio this week for the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide. World No. 1 Dustin Johnson leads a strong field that also includes Jason Day, Hideki Matsuyama, Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler and Jon Rahm. The European Tour is in Sweden for the Nordea Masters, where Henrik Stenson and Alex Noren are scheduled to tee it up in their native country while Matthew Fitzpatrick defends. The LPGA Tour is in New Jersey for the ShopRite LPGA Classic, a 54-hole event. Anna Nordqvist will look to win the event for the third time in as many years.

PGA TOUR

the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide
Dates: June 1-4                                                                           
Venue: Muirfield Village Golf Club, Dublin, Ohio

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

Tournament Airtimes on CBS (Eastern):
Saturday          3-6 p.m.
Sunday            2:30-6 p.m.

Broadcast Notes:
McGirt defends: William McGirt made par on the second playoff hole against Jon Curran to claim his first PGA TOUR victory.
Headlining the field: Dustin Johnson, Jason Day, Hideki Matsuyama, Jordan Spieth, Adam Scott, Justin Thomas, Jon Rahm, Rickie Fowler, Phil Mickelson, Kevin Kisner and Patrick Reed.

EUROPEAN TOUR

Nordea Masters
Dates: June 1-4
Venue: Barseback Golf & Country Club (Masters Course), Malmo, Sweden

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

Broadcast Notes:
Fitzpatrick defends: Matthew Fitzpatrick won by three shots over Lasse Jensen to earn his second career European Tour win.
Headlining the field: Henrik Stenson, Alex Noren, Lee Westwood, Chris Wood, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Thorbjorn Olesen, Matteo Manassero and Trevor Immelman.

LPGA TOUR

ShopRite LPGA Classic
Dates: June 2-4                                                                           
Venue: Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club (Bay Course), Galloway, N.J.

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Friday              Noon-2 p.m. (Live)
Saturday          3-6 p.m. (Live)
Sunday            2:30-6 p.m. (Live)

Broadcast Notes:
Nordqvist defends: Anna Nordqvist successfully defended her 2015 title by finishing one shot clear of Haru Nomura to capture her sixth LPGA Tour win.
Headlining the field: Anna Nordqvist, Brooke Henderson, Sei Young Kim, So Yeon Ryu, Cristie Kerr, Amy Yang, Brittany Lang, Stacy Lewis, Michelle Wie and Mariah Stackhouse.

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