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 TOUR - TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP
Site: Cromwell, Conn.
Course: TPC River Highlands. Yardage: 6,820. Par: 70.
Purse: $6.8 million (First place: $1,224,000).
Television: Thursday-Friday, 3:30-6:30 p.m. (Golf Channel). Saturday-Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m. (Golf Channel); 3-6 p.m. (CBS Sports).
 
 
 
Defending champion: Russell Knox.
Last week: Brooks Koepka won the U.S. Open.
FedEx Cup leader: Dustin Johnson.
Notes: The field is unusually strong for the Travelers Championship, with Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Jason Day and Justin Thomas. ... Spieth and McIlroy are playing the TPC River Highlands for the first time. ... Jim Furyk set a PGA Tour record last year with a 58 in the final round. ... The last seven tournaments on the PGA Tour have had a cut that was over par. ... Padraig Harrington is in the field after taking two weeks off to recover from an amateur's swing at a clinic that split open his elbow. ... Dustin Johnson doesn't plan to play again until the British Open. ... The leading five players from the top 20 in the FedEx Cup after this week are exempt to the British Open if they are not already in the field. Among those on the bubble are Mackenzie Hughes (No. 20) and Wesley Bryan (No. 22). ... McIlroy and Day are the only players from the top five in the world who have yet to win this year. ... Single digits under par has not won this tournament since Nick Price won at 9-under par in 1993. ... For the first time since 1998-2000, Americans have won the U.S. Open three straight years.
Next week: Quicken Loans National.
Online: www.pgatour.com
 
LPGA TOUR - WALMART NW ARKANSAS CHAMPIONSHIP
Site: Rogers, Ark.
Course: Pinnacle CC. Yardage: 6,386. Par: 71.
Purse: $2 million (First prize: $300,000).
Television: Friday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 5-7 p.m. (Golf Channel).
Defending champion: Lydia Ko.
Last week: Brooke Henderson won the Meijer LPGA Classic.
LPGA money leader: Lexi Thompson.
Notes: The LPGA Tour tied a record set in 1991 for going 15 tournaments to start the season without a multiple winner. ... With her fourth runner-up finish of the year, along with one victory, Lexi Thompson moved to the top of the LPGA Tour money list, just $410 short of $1 million. ... The Meijer LPGA Classic was the second straight week and third time this year Thompson has lost at least a share of the 54-hole lead. ... Michelle Wie had a 64-65 weekend to tie for second, her best finish of the year. It also moved her to No. 8 in the Solheim Cup standings. ... This is the last of nine tournaments before the LPGA plays its next major next week in the KPGA Women's PGA Championship. There is only one week in between the next major at the U.S. Women's Open. ... Henderson was the fourth winner in as many years to come from behind in the final round at the Meijer LPGA Classic.
Next week: KPMG Women's PGA Championship.
Online: www.lpga.com
 
EUROPEAN TOUR - BMW INTERNATIONAL OPEN
Site: Munich, Germany.
Course: Munchen Eichenried GC. Yardage: 7,181. Par: 72.
Purse: 2 million euros.
Television: Thursday-Friday, 5:30-7 a.m., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Golf Channel); Sunday, 6:30-11 a.m. (Golf Channel).
Defending champion: Henrik Stenson.
Last week: Brooks Koepka, a former European Tour rookie of the year, won the U.S. Open.
Race to Dubai leader: Sergio Garcia.
The top five European Tour members from the top 20 in the Race to Dubai after this week will get into the British Open if not already exempt. Among those in reasonable shape are Fabrizio Zanotti, Dylan Frittelli and David Lipsky (at No. 20). ... Stenson says his victory last year in Germany was critical in winning the British Open. ... Sergio Garcia is playing his first regular European Tour event since he won the Masters. ... The field includes six former major champions, including Ernie Els and Martin Kaymer. ...Tommy Fleetwood's fourth-place finish in the U.S. Open moved him to second in the Race to Dubai behind Garcia. ... Twenty-four players have won the BMW International Open in its 28-year history. ... Stenson became the first player to win the BMW International Open on different courses — Munchen Eichenried in 2006 and Gut Larchenhof last year.
Next week: French Open.
Online: www.europeantour.com
 
PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS - AMERICAN FAMILY INSURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP
Site: Madison, Wis.
Course: University Ridge GC. Yardage: 7,056. Par: 72.
Purse: $2 million (First prize: $300,000).
Television: Friday, 12:30-3 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 3-5 p.m. (Golf Channel).
Defending champion: Kirk Triplett.
Last tournament: Brandt Jobe won the Principal Charity Classic.
Charles Schwab Cup leader: Bernhard Langer.
Notes: Steve Stricker is the tournament host, coming off his tie for 16th in the U.S. Open. This will be his first time playing the tournament. Stricker never won his home state Greater Milwaukee Open. ... Stricker already has played 14 times this year, 10 on the PGA Tour. ... Nick Faldo is playing the PGA Tour Champions for the first time since the Senior British Open in 2015. ... The field includes nine players who won the Greater Milwaukee Open on the PGA Tour — Mark Brooks, Carlos Franco, Jay Haas, Scott Hoch, Billy Mayfair, Corey Pavin, Kenny Perry, Loren Roberts and Jeff Sluman. ... Kevin Suthernland had his eighth top 10 of the year in Iowa. He is fourth on the money list but still hasn't won on the 50-and-older tour.
Next tournament: U.S. Senior Open.
Online: www.pgatour.com/champions
 
WEB.COM TOUR - LINCOLN LAND CHARITY CHAMPIONSHIP
Site: Springfield, Ill.
Course: Panther Creek CC. Yardage: 7,244. Par: 72.
Purse: $550,000 (First prize: $99,000).
Television: None.
Defending champion: Martin Flores.
Last week: Aaron Wise won the Air Capital Classic.
Next week: Nashville Golf Open.
Online: www.pgatour.com/webcom
 
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