FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 18th, 2020
THIS WEEK ON GOLF CHANNEL (MARCH 18-22)
Feherty Hits the Hardwood with Basketball Legends and Hall-of-Famers Tonight
Encore Presentation of 2018 Valspar Championship Thurs-Sun on GOLF Channel and NBC, Featuring Casey Victory Following Woods’ Charge
Special Re-Airs of Founders Cup, LPGA Volvik Championship Final Rounds;
Celebrities from Sports & Entertainment Convene for 2020 Ace Shootout
Original Programming Premieres and Highlights
TONIGHT: Feherty Hits the Hardwood
Beginning at 8 p.m. ET tonight in primetime on GOLF Channel, Feherty will welcome some of basketball’s most prominent figures. The five-episode Feherty marathon will feature Bobby Knight (8 p.m.), Charles Barkley (9 p.m.) Stephen Curry (10 p.m.), Bill Russell (11 p.m.) and Doc Rivers (Midnight ET). More than 50 fan-favorite episodes of Feherty are available on GOLFPASS.
Hale Irwin Reflects on Bernhard Langer’s Pursuit of Wins Record
Hale Irwin, winner of a record 45 PGA TOUR Champions titles joins PGA TOUR Champions Learning Center (tonight at 7 p.m. ET) to analyze Bernhard Langer (41 wins) and his pursuit of Irwin’s all-time wins feat on the over-50 circuit.
PGA TOUR member Tyler McCumber Featured on PGA TOUR – The CUT
Tyler McCumber, PGA TOUR member and son of 10-time PGA TOUR winner Mark McCumber, will be featured on his life on-and-off the golf course. Also, the show provides updates regarding the PGA TOUR schedule. PGA TOUR – The CUT airs today at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. ET.
SUNDAY: 2020 Ace Shootout Celebrity Skills Challenge
The annual event (Sunday, 5 p.m. ET) brings together sports and entertainment celebrities competing in golf skills challenges in Hawaii while raising funds and awareness for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Celebrity participants include Ray Allen, Marc Bulger, Lisa Cornwell, Roger Clemens, Colt Ford, Toby Keith, Paige Mackenzie, Cal Ripken, Jr., Brian Urlacher and Deron Williams.
Tournament Programming and Encore Airings
PGA TOUR: 2018 Valspar Championship
Thursday-Sunday, GOLF Channel (and NBC) will re-air tournament rounds of the 2018 Valspar Championship and won by Paul Casey.
The 2018 Valspar Championship encore presentation, airing Thursday-Sunday, will follow the typical tournament week airtimes schedule on GOLF Channel and NBC, with Sunday’s final round featuring Casey ultimately holding off several players in close pursuit, including Tiger Woods and Patrick Reed. Woods and Reed finished T-2nd (9-under par), one stroke short of forcing a playoff with Casey (10-under par).
LPGA Tour: Founders Cup; LPGA Volvik Championship
Thursday-Sunday, GOLF Channel will air encore final round telecasts of the LPGA Founders Cup and the LPGA Volvik Championship. Tournament telecast re-airs will showcase final rounds of recent editions of the LPGA Founders Cup, including victories from Karrie Webb (2014), Hyo Joo Kim (2015) and Sei Young Kim (2016), as well as the LPGA Volvik Championship in 2016, won by Ariya Jutanugarn.
Original Programming Premieres & Highlights on GOLF Channel – March 18-22 (All Times EST)
Wednesday, March 18
7 p.m. PGA TOUR Champions Learning Center (NEW)
8 p.m. Feherty – Bobby Knight
9 p.m. Feherty – Charles Barkley
10 p.m. Feherty – Stephen Curry
11 p.m. Feherty – Bill Russell
Midnight Feherty – Doc Rivers
Wednesday, March 18
1 p.m. / 3 p.m. / 5 p.m. / 7:30 p.m. PGA TOUR – The Cut (NEW)
Sunday, March 22
5 p.m. 2020 Ace Shootout Celebrity Skills Challenge (NEW)
Tournament Encore Airings on GOLF Channel & NBC – March 18-22 (All Times EST)
Thursday, March 19
6-10 a.m. / 2-6 p.m. / 8 p.m.-Midnight 2018 Valspar Championship – First Round
Friday, March 20
6-10 a.m. / 2-6 p.m. / 8 p.m.-Midnight 2018 Valspar Championship – Second Round
Saturday, March 21
6-11 a.m. / 1-3 p.m. / 8 p.m.-1 a.m. 2018 Valspar Championship – Third Round
3-6 p.m. (NBC) 2018 Valspar Championship – Third Round
Sunday, March 22 6-11 a.m. / 1-3 p.m. / 8 p.m.-1 a.m. 2018 Valspar Championship – Final Round
3-6 p.m. (NBC) 2018 Valspar Championship – Final Round
Thursday, March 19 6-8 p.m. 2014 LPGA Founders Cup – Final Round
Friday, March 20 6-8 p.m. 2015 LPGA Founders Cup – Final Round
Saturday, March 21 6-8 p.m. 2016 LPGA Founders Cup – Final Round
Sunday, March 22 6-9 p.m. 2016 LPGA Volvik Championship – Final Round
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