Golf on TV: Golf Tournament Television Schedule


Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 | 3:28 p.m.

Here is a listing of golf-related programming on TV for this week. All times listed are ET and all schedules are subject to change.

PGA TOUR

RBC CANADIAN OPEN

Site: Oakville, Ontario

Course: Glen Abbey GC. Yardage: 7,253. Par: 72.

Purse: $6 million. First place: $1,080,000.

Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m. (Golf Channel); 3-6 p.m. (CBS).

Defending champion: Jhonattan Vegas.

Last week: Jordan Spieth won the British Open and Grayson Murray won the Barbasol Championship.

FedEx Cup leader: Jordan Spieth.

Notes: Dustin Johnson headlines the field at Glen Abbey. This is his second straight year playing the Canadian Open. He was runner-up a year ago. ... The Canadian Open provided a charter back from England for those in the British Open. ... Six of the last seven winners were trailing after 54 holes. ... This is the third-oldest national championship in golf behind the British Open and the U.S. Open. The Australian Open also began in 1904 but was held later in the year. ... Lee Trevino and Tiger Woods are the only players to win the U.S. Open, British Open and Canadian Open in the same year. ... The tournament first was held at the Jack Nicklaus-designed Glen Abbey Golf Club in 1977. This is the 29th time it is being played there. ... Nicklaus was a runner-up at the Canadian Open seven times. He never won it. ... Pat Fletcher in 1954 is the last Canadian to win his national open. ... Arnold Palmer won his first PGA Tour event at the 1955 Canadian Open. ... Only four weeks remain to be in the top 125 of the FedEx Cup and qualify for the playoffs. ... Ian Poulter has played the French Open, Irish Open, Scottish Open and British Open heading in the Canadian Open.

Next week: WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and Barracuda Championship.

Online: www.pgatour.com

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PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS AND EUROPEAN SENIOR TOUR

SENIOR BRITISH OPEN

Site: Bridgend, Wales.

Course: Royal Porthcawl GC. Yardage: 7,065. Par: 72.

Purse: $1.7 million ($255,000).

Television: Thursday-Friday, 7-9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to noon (Golf Channel).

Defending champion: Paul Broadhurst.

Last event: Scott McCarron won the Contstellation Senior Players Championship.

Charles Schwab Cup leader: Bernhard Langer.

Notes: This is the second time in four years that Royal Portcawl has hosted the Senior British Open. Langer won in 2014. ... Americans had won the tournament 11 out of the past 13 years until Broadhurst won last year at Carnoustie. ... Six players from the PGA Tour Champions have gone over $1 million in earnings this year. Langer went over $2 million with his runner-up finish two weeks ago at the Senior Players. He still leads McCarron by more than $600,000. ... Tom Watson, a five-time winner of the British Open, is the only three-time winner of the Senior British Open. He won at Muirfield, Royal Aberdeen and Turnberry. ... This is fifth and final major on the 50-and-older circuit. Langer won the Regions Tradition and Senior PGA Championship, Kenny Perry won the U.S. Senior Open and McCarron won the Senior Players.

Next week: 3M Championship.

Online: www.pgatour.com/champions and www.europeantour.com/seniortour

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LPGA TOUR AND LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR

ABERDEEN ASSET MANAGEMENT LADIES SCOTTISH OPEN

Site: Irvine, Scotland.

Course: Dundonald Links. Yardage: 6,600. Par: 72.

Purse: $1.5 million (First prize: $225,000).

Television: Thursday-Friday, 9:30-11:30 a.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel, tape delay).

Defending champion: Isabelle Boineau.

Last week: I.K. Kim won the Marathon Classic.

LPGA money leader: So Yeon Ryu.

Notes: The European Tour played the Scottish Open at Dundonald Links two weeks ago. ... This is the first year the Ladies Scottish Open is on the LPGA Tour schedule. It has been part of the Ladies European Tour since 1986, when Meredith Marshall beat Laura Davies by seven shots at the Dalmahoy. ... Lexi Thompson is the only player from the top four in the world ranking who is not at the Scottish Open ahead of next week's Women's British Open at Kingsbarn. ... Lydia Ko now has gone a full year without winning on the LPGA Tour. ... The field includes Davies, who has made the cut in three of her nine appearances on the LPGA Tour this year. ... With the addition of the Ladies Scottish Open to the schedule, the LPGA Tour has regular tour events in 14 countries.

Next week: Ricoh Women's British Open.

Online: www.lpga.com and www.ladieseuropeantour.com

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EUROPEAN TOUR

PORSCHE EUROPEAN OPEN

Site: Hamburg, Germany.

Course: Green Eagle GC.

Purse: 2 million euros.

Television: Thursday-Friday, 5-7 a.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 2-7 a.m. (tape delay Sunday, Golf Channel); Sunday, 2-6 a.m. (tape delay Monday, Golf Channel).

Defending champion: Alexander Levy.

Last week: Jordan Spieth won the British Open.

Green Eagle Golf Course, Hamburg, Germany

Race to Dubai leader: Tommy Fleetwood.

Notes: PGA champion Jimmy Walker, Patrick Reed and Pat Perez are staying in Europe to play. The field also includes Chase Koepka, the younger brother of U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka. ... Sixteen players are in Germany who competed in the British Open. That includes Austin Connelly, the American-born Canadian who lives in Dallas and has the same swing coach as Jordan Spieth. ... The European Open dates to 1978 when Bobby Wadkins won at Walton Heath. Wadkins played the most PGA Tour events without winning. ... The tournament left England in 1995 and spent 15 years at The K Club in Ireland before a five-year hiatus, starting anew in Germany in 2015. ... Bernhard Langer is the only German to win the tournament, once when it was in England, the other in Ireland.

Next week: WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

Online: www.europeantour.com

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WEB.COM TOUR

DIGITAL ALLY OPEN

Site: Overland Park, Kan.

Course: Nicklaus Golf Club. Yardage: 7,251. Par: 72.

Purse: $650,000 (First prize: $117,000).

Television: None.

Defending champion: Wesley Bryan.

Last week: Sam Ryder won the Pinnacle Bank Championship.

Money leader: Andrew Landry.

Next week: Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae.

Online: www.pgatour.com/webcom

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