FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
WGC-DELL TECHNOLOGIES MATCH PLAY LEADS ENCORE EVENT COVERAGE THIS WEEK ON GOLF CHANNEL, NBC
Kevin Kisner’s Victory in Final Match Airing Sunday Afternoon on NBC;
Woods/McIlroy Round of 16 Match Airs Saturday Morning (GOLF Channel)
LPGA Tour’s 2018 & 2019 Kia Classic Airing Thursday-Sunday; PGA TOUR
Champions 2019 Rapiscan Systems Classic Airs in Primetime Friday-Sunday
Golf’s Greatest Rounds: 2014 & 2017 Open Airing Thursday and Friday;
Celebrities Convene for 2020 Ace Shootout, Monday Night on GOLF Channel
ORLANDO, Fla., (March 25, 2020) – This week, GOLF Channel and NBC (weekend) will re-air tournament telecasts across respective professional tours, beginning with Day 1 coverage of the 2019 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play at 2 p.m. ET this afternoon.
Below is a summary of tournament encore programming through Monday evening:
PGA TOUR: WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play (2019)
GOLF Channel will re-air tournament rounds of the 2019 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, won by Kevin Kisner. The Quarterfinals (Saturday) and Final (Sunday) rounds will be broadcast on NBC this weekend. The Round of 16 will re-air Saturday morning on GOLF Channel, featuring the match between Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods (10 a.m. ET).
LPGA Tour: Kia Classic (2018, 2019)
Thursday-Sunday, GOLF Channel will air encore third and final round telecasts of the LPGA Tour’s 2018 and 2019 Kia Classic. Third and final round coverage of the 2018 Kia Classic (won by Eun-Hee Ji) will air Thursday and Friday night in primetime respectively, while third and final round coverage of the 2019 edition of the event (won by Nasa Hataoka) will air at 5 p.m. ET on Saturday and Sunday.
PGA TOUR Champions: Rapiscan Systems Classic (2019)
Friday-Sunday, GOLF Channel will re-air all three rounds of the 2019 Rapiscan Systems Classic, won by Kevin Sutherland following a marathon seven-hole playoff with Scott Parel. The first round will air at 10 p.m. ET on Friday, with second and final round coverage airing Saturday and Sunday at 7 p.m. ET.
Thursday-Friday: McIlroy, Spieth to be Featured on Golf’s Greatest Rounds at The Open
At 11 a.m. ET on Thursday and Friday, episodes of Golf’s Greatest Rounds will recount victories at The Open for Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth. Thursday’s episode will recall McIlroy’s triumph at Royal Liverpool, holding off Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler to win the Claret Jug for the first time. On Friday, Royal Birkdale serves as the backdrop for Spieth’s victory, finishing three strokes ahead of Matt Kuchar en route to becoming Champion Golfer of the Year.
Monday at 6 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel: 2020 Ace Shootout Celebrity Skills Challenge
The annual event (Monday, 6 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, Roger Clemens, Colt Ford, Toby Keith, Cal Ripken, Jr., Brian Urlacher and Deron Williams.
Tournament Encore Airings on GOLF Channel & NBC – March 25-30 (All Times EST)
Wednesday, March 25 2-8 p.m. / 8 p.m.-2 a.m. / 2-6 a.m. 2019 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play (Day One)
Thursday, March 26 2-8 p.m. / 10 p.m.-3 a.m. 2019 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play (Day Two)
Friday, March 27 2-8 p.m. / Midnight-3 a.m. 2019 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play (Day Three)
Saturday, March 28 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 2019 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play (Round of 16)
2-6 p.m. (NBC) / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 2019 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play (Quarterfinals)
Sunday, March 29 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 2019 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play (Semifinals)
3-6 p.m. (NBC) / 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 2019 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play (Finals)
Thursday, March 26 8-10 p.m. 2018 Kia Classic (Third Round)
Friday, March 27 8-10 p.m. 2018 Kia Classic (Final Round)
Saturday, March 28 5-7 p.m. 2019 Kia Classic (Third Round)
Sunday, March 29 5-7 p.m. 2019 Kia Classic (Final Round)
Friday, March 27 10 p.m.-Midnight / 3-5 a.m. (Saturday) 2019 Rapiscan Systems Classic (First Round)
Saturday, March 28 7-9 p.m. / 1-3 a.m. (Sunday) 2019 Rapiscan Systems Classic (Second Round)
Sunday, March 29 7-9 p.m. / 12:30-2:30 a.m. (Monday) 2019 Rapiscan Systems Classic (Final Round)
Thursday, March 26 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Golf’s Greatest Rounds: 2014 Open (Rory McIlroy)
Friday, March 27 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Golf’s Greatest Rounds: 2017 Open (Jordan Spieth)
Monday, March 30 6-7 p.m. 2020 Ace Shootout Celebrity Skills Challenge
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