Golf on TV: Golf Tournament Television Schedule


Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, November 24, 2017 | 10:01 a.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.

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PGA TOUR 

Last week: Austin Cook won the RSM Classic.
Next week: Hero World Challenge.
Online: www.pgatour.com
 
AUSTRALASIAN TOUR — EMIRATES AUSTRALIAN OPEN
Site: Sydney.
Course: The Australian GC. 
Purse: AUD $1.25 million.
Television: Wednesday-Saturday, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. (Golf Channel).
Defending champion: Jordan Spieth.
 
Last week: Jason Scrivener won the New South Wales Open Championship.
 
Notes:  Spieth is playing for the fourth consecutive year. He has two victories and a runner-up finish. ... Jason Day is playing his national Open for only the fifth time since 2004. He last played in 2013 and tied for sixth. ... The leading three players, not already exempt, will qualify for the British Open next year. Cameron Smith, Ashley Hall and Aaron Baddeley earned spots last year. ... Among the other Australians in the field are Geoff Ogilvy, Cameron Smith and Curtis Luck. ... Rory McIlroy was winless in 2013 until winning the Australian Open. He then won two majors the following year. Spieth was winless in 2014, won the Australian Open, and won two majors the following year. ... Before Spieth won in 2014, the last American to win the Australian Open was Brad Faxon in 1993, the year Spieth was born. ... Jack Nicklaus is a six-time winner of the Australian Open. ... Ogilvy was low amateur in his debut in 1995. He has played every year except 2000, when he was at Q-school for the PGA Tour. 
 
Next week: Australian PGA Championship.
Online: www.pga.org.au
 
EUROPEAN TOUR — UBS Hong Kong Open
Site: Fanling, Hong Kong.
Course: Hong Kong GC. Yardage: 6,703. Par: 70.
Purse: $2 million.
Television: Thursday-Friday, 1-3:30 a.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 1-4 a.m. (Golf Channel); Sunday, 1-3:30 a.m. (Golf Channel).
Defending champion: Sam Brazel.
 
Last week: Jon Rahm won the DP World Tour Championship.
Race to Dubai winner: Tommy Fleetwood.
 
Notes: The European Tour has three days off before starting its 2017-18 season. The start of the season features four tournaments, two in one week, before taking a month off until resuming in January. ... The field includes nine players from the top 20 in the final Race to Dubai Standings, led by Fleetwood, Justin Rose and Sergio Garcia. ... England had four players from the top six in the Race to Dubai. ... Four-time Hong Kong Open winner Miguel Angel Jimenez is in the field. ... Garcia is playing the Hong Kong Open for the first time. ... The tournament is also part of the Asia Tour schedule. ... The tournament dates to 1959. This is the 50-year anniversary of Peter Thomson winning for the third time. ... Ian Poulter is in the field and just outside the top 50. The top 50 at the end of the year get into the Masters. 
 
Next week: Australian PGA Championship and AfrAsia Bank Mauritus Open.
Online: www.europeantour.com
 
LPGA TOUR 
Last week: Ariya Jutanugarn won the CME Group Tour Championship.
Race to CME Globe winner: Lexi Thompson. 
Next tournament: Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic on Jan. 25-28 
Online: www.lpga.com
 
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