Wednesday, July 1st, 2015


Watson, Woods Headline the Field at The Greenbrier Classic

McDowell Defends Alstom Open de France Tour Shifts to Canada for the Nova Scotia Open


ORLANDO, Fla. (June 30, 2015) – The PGA TOUR shifts to West Virginia this week with The Greenbrier Classic. Bubba Watson headlines the field – coming off his victory at the Travelers Championship – and Tiger Woods (who missed the cut in 2012 at this event) also is in the field. On the European Tour, Graeme McDowell defends at the Alstom Open de France. And the Tour is in Canada for the Nova Scotia Open.



The Greenbrier Classic

Dates: July 2-5

Venue: The Greenbrier Resort (The Old White TPC), White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):

Thursday         4-7 p.m. (Live) / 7:30-10:30 p.m. (Replay)

Friday              4-7 p.m. (Live) / 7:30-10:30 p.m. (Replay)

Saturday          1-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 6:30-11 p.m. (Replay)

Sunday            1-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 7-11:30 p.m. (Replay)

Broadcast Notes:

McNealy in the field on Haskins Award invitation: Stanford’s Maverick McNealy is in the field this week after receiving an invitation by virtue of winning the 2015 Haskins Award presented by Stifel, which is given to the nation’s top male collegiate golfer.

Cabrera defends: Angel Cabrera finished two shots ahead of George McNeil for his third career PGA TOUR win.

Headlining the field: Bubba Watson, Tiger Woods, Patrick Reed, Paul Casey, Louis Oosthuizen, Kevin Kisner, J.B. Holmes, Russell Henley, Steve Stricker, Webb Simpson and Bill Haas.

Golf Channel Broadcast Team:

Play by Play: Bob Papa

Analyst: Nick Faldo

Tower: Matt Gogel

On-Course: Phil Parkin / Peter Kostis

Interviews: George Savaricas



Alstom Open de France

Dates: July 2-5

Venue: Le Golf National (Albatros Course), Paris, France

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):

Thursday         4:30-7:30 a.m. / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Live)

Friday              4:30-7:30 a.m. / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Live)

Saturday          8 a.m.-Noon (Live)

Sunday            7:30 a.m.-Noon (Live)

Broadcast Notes:

McDowell defends: Graeme McDowell edged Kevin Stadler and Thongchai Jaidee by one stroke to earn his 10th career European Tour victory.

Headlining the Field: Graeme McDowell, Martin Kaymer, Victor Dubuisson, Brendan Steele, Lee Westwood, Alexander Levy, Darren Clarke, Jamie Donaldson and Paul McGinley.

Golf Channel Broadcast Team:

Studio Host: Scott Walker

Play by Play: Julian Tutt

Analyst: Denis Hutchinson / Warren Humphreys

On-Course: Ken Brown



Nova Scotia Open

Dates: July 2-5

Venue: Ashburn Golf Club (New Course), Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):

Thursday         12:30-3:30 p.m. (Live) / 2-4:30 a.m. (Friday replay)

Friday              12:30-3:30 p.m. (Live) / 2-5 a.m. (Saturday replay)

Saturday          3-6 p.m. (Live) / 4-6 a.m. (Sunday replay)

Sunday            3-6 p.m. (Live) / 5-6 a.m. (Monday replay)

Broadcast Notes:

Headlining the field: Stuart Appleby, Matthew Goggin, Oliver Goss, Cody Gribble, Tim Herron, Andrew Loupe, Jamie Lovemark, Rob Oppenheim and Cameron Wilson.

Golf Channel Broadcast Team:

Play by Play: Jerry Foltz

Analyst: Craig Perks

Tower: Steve Burkowski

On-Course: Phil Blackmar / Kay Cockerill


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