Wednesday, November 22

Golf on TV: Australian Open and UBS Hong Kong Open


From a Golf Channel press release.

ORLANDO, Fla. – World No. 2 Jordan Spieth will defend his 2016 title this week at the Australian Open. He’ll be joined in the field by the top-ranked Australian in the world, Jason Day. The Australian Open also is the first event of the 2018 Open Qualifying Series, where three players will earn invitations to the 147th Open at Carnoustie. The European Tour will kick off its 2017-18 season at the UBS Hong Kong Open, as Justin Rose and Sergio Garcia headline the field.

PGA TOUR AUSTRALASIA

Australian Open
Dates: Nov. 22-25
Venue: The Australian Golf Club, Sydney, Australia

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern)
Wednesday     8 p.m.-1 a.m. (Live) / 3:30-8 a.m. (Thursday replay)
Thursday         8 p.m.-1 a.m. (Live) / 3:30-8 a.m. (Friday replay)
Friday              8 p.m.-1 a.m. (Live) / 4-8 a.m. (Saturday replay)
Saturday          8 p.m.-1 a.m. (Live) / 3:30-8 a.m. (Sunday replay)

Broadcast Notes:
Spieth defends: Jordan Spieth won on the first playoff hole over Ashley Hall and Cameron Smith to win for the second time in three years.
Headlining the field: Jordan Spieth, Jason Day, Cameron Smith, Matt Jones, Geoff Ogilvy, Jonas Blixt, Mike Weir and Curtis Luck.

EUROPEAN TOUR

UBS Hong Kong Open
Dates: Nov. 23-26
Venue: Hong Kong Golf Club, Sheung Shui, Hong Kong

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday         1-3:30 a.m. (Live) / 8-11 a.m. (Replay)
Friday              1-3:30 a.m. (Live) / 8-11 a.m. (Replay)
Saturday          1-4 a.m. (Live) / 8-11 a.m. (Replay)
Sunday            1-3:30 a.m. (Live) / 8-11 a.m. (Replay)

Live Streaming Airtimes on Golf Channel Digital (Eastern)
Wednesday     9:30-11:30 p.m. (Live, Golf Channel Digital, continuing at 1 am ET)
Thursday         9:30-11:30 p.m. (Live, Golf Channel Digital, continuing at 1 am ET)
Friday              11:30 p.m.-1 a.m. (Live, Golf Channel Digital, continuing at 1 am ET)
Saturday          11 p.m.-1 a.m. (Live, Golf Channel Digital, continuing at 1 am ET)

Broadcast notes:
Brazel defends: Sam Brazel finished one shot ahead of Rafa Cabrera Bello to claim his first European Tour victory.
Headlining the field: Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia, Harold Varner III, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Sam Brazel, Matthew Fitzpatrick and Tommy Fleetwood.

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