Golf on TV: Golf Tournament Television Schedule

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PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, April 19, 2019 | 8:07 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 — RBC HERITAGE
Site: Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Course: Harbour Town GL. Yardage: 7,099. Par: 71.
Purse: $6.9 million. Winner’s share: $1,242,000.
Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 1-2:45 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3-6 p.m. (CBS Sports).
Defending champion: Satoshi Kodaira.
FedEx Cup leader: Matt Kuchar.
Last week: Tiger Woods won the Masters.
Notes: Dustin Johnson, back at No. 1 in the world after his tie for second in the Masters, leads the field as an RBC ambassador. ... Jordan Spieth is playing for the fourth time, and his first appearance at Hilton Head since the week after he won the Masters. He shot 62 in the second round and eventually tied for 11th. ... The tournament, often seen as a time to exhale after the Masters, also includes Bryson DeChambeau and Francesco Molinari among 41 players who were in the Masters last week. ... Luke Donald has been runner-up five times at Hilton Head without ever having won. ... This is the 50-year anniversary of the first PGA Tour event at Hilton Head, won by Arnold Palmer. ... Brian Gay holds the tournament record of 264 set in 2009, when he won by 10 shots. ... Bernhard Langer in 1985 is the only player to win at Hilton Head a week after the Masters.
Next week: Zurich Classic.
Online: www.pgatour.com
 
LPGA TOUR — LOTTE CHAMPIONSHIP
Site: Kapolei, Hawaii.
Course: Ko Olina GC. Yardage: 6,397. Par: 72.
Purse: $2 million. Winner’s share: $300,000.
Television: Wednesday-Saturday, 7-11 p.m. (Golf Channel).
Defending champion: Brooke Henderson.
Race to CME Globe leader: Jin Young Ko.
Last tournament: Jin Young Ko won the ANA Inspiration.
Notes: The tournament runs from Wednesday to Saturday. ... Cristie Kerr holds the 18-hole (62) and 72-hole (268) tournament records when she won in 2017. ... Michelle Wie won her hometown tournament in 2014, the same year she won her only major at the U.S. Women’s Open. ... Jin Young Ko is among those in the field, her first start since she won the LPGA’s first major of the year at the ANA Inspiration. ... Ko moved to the No. 1 ranking for the first time. ... The Hawaii field features four of the top five in the world ranking, and eight of the top 10. Missing are Sung Hyun Park at No. 2 and Lexi Thompson at No. 6. ... This is the fourth of six events in the western part of the U.S. The next two are in California before the LPGA Tour moves to the East Coast.
Next week: JTBC Premia LA Open.
Online: www.lpga.com
 
PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS — MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CLASSIC
Site: Duluth, Ga.
Course: TPC Sugarloaf. Yardage: 6,987. Par: 72.
Purse: $1.8 million. Winner’s share: $270,000.
Television: Friday, noon to 2:30 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel).
Defending champion: Steve Flesch.
Charles Schwab Cup leader: Bernhard Langer.
Last tournament: Kevin Sutherland won the Rapiscan Systems Classic.
Notes: Bernhard Langer was the only PGA Tour Champions player to make the cut at the Masters. He is in the field at Sugarloaf. ... The only other players in the tournament who competed in the Masters are Vijay Singh and Sandy Lyle. ... Kevin Sutherland is coming off only his second Champions victory. ... John Daly is in the field. He is the only Champions player who is averaging more than 300 yards off the tee (300.2). ... Six tournaments into the season, the PGA Tour Champions does not have any multiple winners. ... Langer won the first Mitsubishi Classic in 2013. He has been a runner-up at the tournament four times in the five years since then. ... The TPC Sugarloaf was the site of a PGA Tour event until it ended in 2008. Past champions in the field this week include Mark Calcavecchia, Daly, Retief Goosen and Scott McCarron.
Next week: Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge.
Online: www.pgatour.com/champions
 
WEB.COM TOUR — ROBERT TRENT JONES GOLF TRAIL CHAMPIONSHIP
Site: Prattville, Ala.
Course: The Senator Course.
Purse: $550,000. Winner’s share: $99,000.
Television: None.
Defending champion: New tournament.
Points leader: Rafael Campos.
Next week: Dormie Network Classic.
Online: www.pgatour.com/webcom
 
EUROPEAN TOUR
Last week: Tiger Woods won the Masters.
Next week: Trophee Hassan II.
Race to Dubai leader: Kevin Kisner.
Online: www.europeantour.com