Wednesday, August 29th, 2018


Thompson, Henderson Headline Field at Cambia Portland Classic Airing in

Primetime on Golf Channel; Bonus Hour Each Day on Golf Channel Digital Tour Finals Continue with DAP Championship in Ohio


McCarron Defends at PGA TOUR Champions’ Shaw Charity Classic


Kaymer, Daly Lead Field at Made in Denmark on European Tour


ORLANDO, Fla. (Aug. 29, 2018) – The PGA TOUR’s FedExCup Playoffs continue with the second leg of the four-event series at the Dell Technologies Championship from TPC Boston. The top-100 players in the current FedExCup standings are eligible to compete, led by Bryson DeChambeau, Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Tony Finau and Brooks Koepka. The top-70 in the standings at week’s end will be eligible to advance to next week’s BMW Championship in Philadelphia. The LPGA Tour is in Oregon for the Cambia Portland Classic, as Lexi Thompson and Brooke Henderson headline the field with live coverage airing in primetime on Golf Channel. In addition to live tournament action on Golf Channel, a bonus hour of streaming coverage will be available for fans each day to tune-in prior to the live telecast window, via Golf Channel Digital, Golf Channel and NBC Sports’ Mobile Apps, or Golf Channel and LPGA’s Facebook pages. The Tour Finals continue with the DAP Championship this week in Ohio, the second of four events that will award 25 PGA TOUR cards for the 2018-19 season following the conclusion of the Tour Championship. Scott McCarron will defend his title in Alberta, Canada on the PGA TOUR Champions at the Shaw Charity Classic. On the European Tour, major champions Martin Kaymer and John Daly lead the field at the Made in Denmark.



Dell Technologies Championship

Dates: Aug. 31-Sept. 3

Venue: TPC Boston, Norton, Mass.


Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):

Friday             2:30-6:30 p.m. (Live) / 11 p.m.-3 a.m. (Replay)

Saturday          2:30-6:30 p.m. (Live) / 11 p.m.-2:30 a.m. (Replay)

Sunday            1-3 p.m. (Live) / 10 p.m.-3 a.m. (Replay)

Monday           11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (Live) / Midnight-5 a.m. (Tuesday replay)


Tournament Airtimes on NBC (Eastern):

Sunday            3-6 p.m. (Live)

Monday           1:30-6 p.m. (Live)


PGA TOUR Live Streaming Airtimes (Eastern)

Friday             8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. (Featured Groups)

  • Leishman/Reavie/Woods; DeChambeau/Johnson/Thomas

Saturday          8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. (Featured Groups)

  • Finau/Koepka/Rose; TBA


Golf Central Pre and Post Round Coverage on Golf Channel (Eastern)

Friday             2-2:30 p.m. / 10:30-11 p.m.

Saturday          Noon-1 p.m. / 10:30-11 p.m.

Sunday            Noon-1 p.m. / 9-10 p.m.

Monday           10-11:30 a.m. / 6-7 p.m.


Broadcast Notes:

Thomas defends: Justin Thomas finished three shots ahead of Jordan Spieth to earn his sixth PGA TOUR victory.

Headlining the field: Bryson DeChambeau, Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Tony Finau, Brooks Koepka, Justin Rose, Bubba Watson, Jason Day, Webb Simpson, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods.


NBC Sports Broadcast Team:

Play by Play: Dan Hicks / Steve Sands (Golf Channel – Sunday/Monday)

Analyst: Johnny Miller / Frank Nobilo (Golf Channel)

Tower: Gary Koch / Peter Jacobsen / David Feherty (Golf Channel)

On-Course: Roger Maltbie / David Feherty (NBC) / Notah Begay / Jim “Bones” Mackay

Interviews: Steve Sands / George Savaricas (Golf Channel – Sunday/Monday)




Cambia Portland Classic

Dates: Aug. 30-Sept. 2

Venue: Columbia Edgewater Country Club, Portland, Ore.


Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):

Thursday         7-10 p.m. (Live)

Friday             6:30-8:30 p.m. (Live)

Saturday          6:30-8:30 p.m. (Live)

Sunday            7-9 p.m. (Live)


Broadcast Notes:

Bonus Streaming Coverage All Four Days: Golf Channel and the LPGA Tour will offer one hour of commercial-free streaming bonus coverage Thursday-Sunday. Live coverage will begin one hour prior to television coverage all four days, streaming exclusively on Golf Channel and NBC Sports’ mobile apps, Golf Channel Digital, as well as on Golf Channel and the LPGA’s Facebook pages.

Headlining the field: So Yeon Ryu, Inbee Park, Lexi Thompson, Shanshan Feng, Minjee Lee, Brooke Henderson, Georgia Hall, Anna Nordqvist, Sei Young Kim, Amy Yang and Lizette Salas.


Tournament Broadcast Team:

Play by Play: Terry Gannon

Analyst: Judy Rankin

Tower: Tom Abbott

On-Course: Jerry Foltz / Kay Cockerill



DAP Championship

Dates: Aug. 30-Sept. 2

Venue: Canterbury Golf Club, Beachwood, Ohio


Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):

Thursday         3-6 p.m. (Live)

Friday             Noon-2 p.m. (Live)

Saturday          1-3 p.m. (Live)

Sunday            3-5 p.m. (Live)


Broadcast Notes: Tour Finals continues with second of four events: The top-75 players on the Tour money list and Nos. 126-200 in the final FedExCup regular season standings are eligible to compete in the four-event Tour Finals. At the conclusion of the Tour Championship next month, 25 additional PGA TOUR cards will be awarded for the 2018-19 season.

Headlining the field: Robert Streb, Dylan Frittelli, Dylan Meyer, Julian Suri, Hunter Mahan, Lucas Glover, Curtis Luck, Maverick McNealy, Henrik Norlander and Erik Compton.


Golf Channel Broadcast Team:

Play by Play: Steve Burkowski

Analyst: Craig Perks

Tower: Phil Blackmar

On Course: Gary Christian / Tripp Isenhour



Shaw Charity Classic

Dates: Aug. 31-Sept. 2

Venue: Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club, Calgary, Alb., Canada


Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):

Friday             8:30-10:30 p.m. (Tape delay) / 4-6 p.m. (Streaming on Golf Channel Digital)

Saturday          8:30-10:30 p.m. (Tape delay) / 4-6 p.m. (Streaming on Golf Channel Digital)

Sunday            5-7 p.m. (Live)


Broadcast Notes:

McCarron defends: Scott McCarron finished one shot clear of Miguel Angel Jimenez to claim his sixth PGA TOUR Champions win.

Headlining the field: Bernhard Langer, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Fred Couples, Davis Love III, Scott McCarrton, Vijay Singh, Jerry Kelly, Colin Montgomerie, Corey Pavin and Darren Clarke.


Golf Channel Tournament Broadcast Team:

Play by Play: Whit Watson

Analyst: Lanny Wadkins

Tower: John Mahaffey

On-Course: Billy Ray Brown / John Cook




Made in Denmark

Dates: Aug. 30-Sept. 2

Venue: Silkeborg Ry Golf Club, Aarhus, Denmark


Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern)

Thursday         5:30-7:30 a.m. / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Live)

Friday             5:30-7:30 a.m. / 9:30 a.m.-Noon (Live)

Saturday          6:30-11 a.m. (Live)

Sunday            6:30-11 a.m. (Live)


Broadcast Notes

Headlining the field: Martin Kaymer, John Daly, Eddie Pepperell, Jonas Blixt, Doug Ghim, Thomas Bjorn, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Thorbjorn Olesen, Thomas Pieters and Lee Westwood.


Golf Channel Tournament Broadcast Team:

Host: Mike Ritz

Play by Play: Dominik Holyer

Analyst: Warren Humphreys / Anthony Wall

On-Course: Julian Tutt


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