Golf on TV | Golf Tournament Television Schedule

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 OF AMERICA

SENIOR PGA CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Potomac Falls, Va.

Course: Trump National GC.

Purse: $2.8 million (First prize:

Television: Thursday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. (Golf Channel); Sunday, 3-6 p.m. (NBC Sports).

Defending champion: Rocco Mediate.

Last week: Bernhard Langer won the Regions Tradition.

Charles Schwab Cup leader: Bernhard Langer.

Notes: Langer now has eight majors on the PGA Tour Champions, tying him with Jack Nicklaus. ... This is the oldest of the five senior majors, dating to 1937 when Jock Hutchison won at Augusta National. It was played there for two years. ... Virginia is the 13th state to have hosted the Senior PGA. ... The winner earns a spot in the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow in August. ... This is the ninth time in 10 full seasons on the PGA Tour Champions that Bernhard Langer has earned at least $1 million. ... Sam Snead won the Senior PGA Championship a record six times. ... Tom Watson won the Senior PGA twice. The regular PGA Championship is the only major he didn't win.

Next tournament: Principal Charity Classic.

Online: www.pga.com/seniorpga/2017 and www.pgatour.com/champions

PGA TOUR

DEAN & DELUCA INVITATIONAL

Site: Fort Worth, Texas.

Course: Colonial Country Club. Yardage: 7,209. Par: 70.

Purse: $6.9 million (First prize: $1,242,000)

Television: Thursday-Friday, 4-7 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m. (Golf Channel); 3-6 p.m. (CBS Sports).

Defending champion: Jordan Spieth.

Last week: Billy Horschel won the AT&T Byron Nelson.

FedEx Cup leader: Dustin Johnson.

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Notes: Spieth, the defending champion at Colonial, has missed three of his last four cuts. The exception was a tie for 11th in the Masters. ... Texas alum Beau Hossler is playing as a "Champion's Choice" selection, meaning he still has one more sponsor exemption left to take this season. ... Former U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell is playing for the first time. He had played the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth every year since 2003 except in 2014 when his wife was pregnant with their first child. ... PGA champion Jimmy Walker is missing both Dallas-Fort Worth events as he recovers from Lyme disease. ... Phil Mickelson starts the first of four straight weeks through the U.S. Open. ... Keith Clearwater, who won the Colonial in 1987, is in the field again. He has not made the cut at Colonial since 2001, which is also the last year he made official money on the PGA Tour. Because he won before 2000, he will be added to the 120-man field. ... Colonial was the site of The Players Championship in 1975. ... Zach Johnson holds the tournament record at 21-under 259.

Next week: Memorial Tournament.

Online: www.pgatour.com

EUROPEAN TOUR

BMW PGA CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Virginia Water, England.

Course: Wentworth (West course). Yardage: 7,284. Par: 72.

Purse: $7 million.

Television: Thursday-Friday, 5 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Golf Channel).

Defending champion: Chris Wood.

Last week: Alvaro Quiros won the Rocco Forte Open.

Race to Dubai leader: Sergio Garcia.

Notes: Rory McIlroy is missing the event for the second straight year, this time to rest a recurring a rib injury. ... The winner is exempt into the U.S. Open and receives a three-year exemption to the British Open. ... This is the first event in the European Tour's "Rolex Series" that offer a $7 million purse. The others are the French Open, Irish Open, Scottish Open, Italian Open, Turkish Airlines Open, Nedbank Challenge and DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. ... The greens on the West course were stripped and seeded with a new creeping bent to improve the quality. A sub-air system was installed and every bunker was rebuilt — 29 others were removed — to get back to original designer Harry Colt's vision. ... Henrik Stenson and Justin Rose are among nine players from Europe's Ryder Cup team at Hazeltine who are in the field. ... The field features 10 of the top 30 in the world ranking. ... Masters champion Sergio Garcia is not playing for the third consecutive year.

Next week: Nordea Masters.

Online: www.europeantour.com

LPGA TOUR

LPGA VOLVIK CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Ann Arbor, Mich.

Course: Travis Pointe CC. Yardage: 6,734. Par: 72.

Purse: $1.3 million (First prize: $195,000).

Television: Thursday-Friday, 7-9 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel).

Defending champion: Ariya Jutanugarn.

Last week: Lexi Thompson won the Kingsmill Championship.

LPGA money leader: So Yeon Ryu.

Notes: Lydia Ko, who has not won in her last 19 starts on the LPGA Tour since July, is taking the week off. She could lose her No. 1 ranking to So Yeon Ryu, the ANA Inspiration winner, who leads the field in Michigan. ... Ryu tied for 10th at the Kingsmill Championship, her 11th straight top 10. ... Ariya Jutanugan at No. 3 in the world also is playing and would have a mathematical chance to reach No. 1 in the world. ... Jutanugarn is looking for her first victory of the year in her 12th start. A year ago, the Volvik Championship was her third straight victory. ... Ryu leads the money list by $209,271 over Lexi Thompson, who is also playing this week. Thompson skydived onto the first tee of the pro-am last week with Navy SEALS and won at Kingsmill on Sunday. ... Through 11 tournaments this year, the LPGA has yet to produce a first-time winner. The last one was Charley Hull at the CME Group Tour Championship to end 2016. ... In Gee Chun has three runner-up finishes this year.

Next week: ShopRite Classic.

Online: www.lpga.com

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