Golf on TV | Golf Tournament Television Schedule

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

PGA Tour

TOUR Championship

Golf Channel: Thursday-Friday, 1-6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon; Sunday, noon to 1:30 p.m.

NBC Sports: Saturday, Noon to 3:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30-6 p.m.

Defending champion: Jordan Spieth.

Last tournament: Dustin Johnson won the BMW Championship.

Notes: The nines at East Lake have been switched, meaning the tournament will end with a par 5 (formerly the ninth hole) instead of a par 3. ... In the 10 years of the FedEx Cup, no one has won back-to-back. Tiger Woods (2007, 2009) is the only player to have twice won the $10 million bonus. ... Jordan Spieth is No. 7 in the FedEx Cup, the highest seed by a defending FedEx Cup champion. The previous high seed was Brandt Snedeker at No. 10 in 2013. ... The final three hours of the telecast on Sunday will be commercial-free. ... Ten players who reached the Tour Championship have not won a PGA Tour event this season. That includes Roberto Castro, the only player in the field to have never won on the PGA Tour. ... Paul Casey, the No. 5 seed, has a mathematical chance to win the FedEx Cup without winning a tournament this season. ... Players who made the 30-man field at East Lake are exempt into the Masters, U.S. Open and British Open next year. ... Eight of the 30 players will be in the Ryder Cup next week. U.S. captain Davis Love III has one more wild-card selection to make after the Tour Championship.

Next week: Ryder Cup.

Next PGA Tour event: Safeway Open on Oct. 13-16 to start the new season.

European Tour

Porsche European Open

Golf Channel: Thursday-Friday, 5-7 a.m., 9-10:30 a.m; Saturday, 7-9:30 a.m.; Sunday, 6:30-11 a.m.

Web.com tour

Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship

Golf Channel: Thursday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Saturday, 3:30-6 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30-4:30 p.m.

PGA Tour Champions

Pacific Links Championship

Golf Channel: Friday-Sunday, 6-9 p.m.