Wednesday, September 13

Golf on TV: Evian Championship (LPGA's Fifth Major) on Golf Channel

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From a Golf Channel press release.

ORLANDO, Fla. – The world’s top female professional golfers are converging upon Evian-les-Bains, France this week for the LPGA Tour’s fifth and final major of 2017, The Evian Championship, Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 14-17. Golf Channel and NBC will combine for nearly 25 hours of tournament coverage, the most ever for the major championship.

The Evian Championship will feature the preeminent players in women’s professional golf, with nine of the top-10 in the Rolex Women’s Rankings scheduled to compete, headlined by No. 1 So Yeon Ryu, No. 2 Lexi Thompson and defending champion In Gee Chun.

BROADCAST TEAM: Terry Gannon and Tom Abbott will rotate play-by-play duties the first two days. Hall-of-Famer Judy Rankin will join Gannon in the broadcast booth, and major champion Karen Stupples will join Abbott. Richard Kaufman will report from an on-course tower, and Jerry Foltz and Sandy Mackenzie will walk inside the ropes as course reporters.

DIGITAL COVERAGE: All four rounds of The Evian Championship will be streamed live on Golf Channel Digital. NBC’s coverage from Noon-1:30 p.m. ET also will be streamed on www.NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.

NBC Sports Group (Golf Channel) Evian Championship Airtimes (all times Eastern)

Thursday, Sept. 14
First Round
5-8 a.m. / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 15
Second Round
5-8 a.m. / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 16
Third Round
6:30-11:30 a.m.

Sunday, Sept. 17
Final Round (Golf Channel)
5:30-11 a.m.
Final Round Special (NBC)
Noon-1:30 p.m.)

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