Wednesday, December 16th, 2020


World’s Top Female Golfers Complete 2020 Season at LPGA’s CME Group Tour Championship on Golf Channel and NBC, Thursday-Sunday 

Morgan Pressel to Serve as On-Course Reporter at LPGA CME Group Tour Championship Thursday and Friday on GOLF Channel

Teams of Tiger Woods/Charlie Woods and Justin Thomas/Mike Thomas Headline PNC Championship on Golf Channel, Peacock Premium and NBC

ORLANDO, Fla., (Dec. 16, 2020) – The world’s top female golfers round out the 2020 season at the LPGA’s CME Group Tour Championship at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Fla., airing across GOLF Channel (Thursday-Saturday) and NBC (Sunday). In addition, the father/son duos of Tiger Woods/Charlie Woods and Justin Thomas/Mike Thomas headline the pairings for the PNC Championship, an annual event that features golf legends teaming up with family members in Orlando, on GOLF Channel, Peacock Premium and NBC.



CME Group Tour Championship

Dates: Dec. 17-20

Venue: Tiburon Golf Club, Naples, Fla.


Tournament Airtimes on GOLF Channel (Eastern):

Thursday – 1-4 p.m. (Live) / 5-11 p.m. (Replay)

Friday – 1-4 p.m. (Live) / 6-9 p.m. (Replay)

Saturday – 1-4 p.m. (Live) / 10 p.m. – 1 a.m. (Replay)

Sunday – 11 p.m. – 2 a.m. (Replay)


Tournament Airtimes on NBC (Eastern):

Sunday – 12-3 p.m. (Live)


Broadcast Notes:

Kim defends: Sei Young Kim looks to defend her dramatic 2019 victory at the CME Group Tour Championship, when she sunk a 25-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole to best Charley Hull by one shot.


Race to the CME Globe: The Race to the CME Globe is a season-long points competition in which LPGA Members accumulate points in every official LPGA tournament to gain entry into the season-ending CME Group Tour Championship.


Headlining the field:  The top eight of the Rolex Rankings highlight the field, including World No. 1 Jin Young Ko, coming off a second-place finish at the 2020 U.S. Women’s Open, as well as Rolex Rankings No. 2 Sei Young Kim and No. 3 Inbee Park.


Morgan Pressel joins as on-course reporter: Five-time LPGA Tour winner Morgan Pressel will join GOLF Channel this Thursday and Friday as an on-course reporter at the LPGA CME Group Tour Championship at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Fla.

Pressel on joining Golf Channel on Thursday and Friday: “I’m honored to join the Golf Channel broadcast team for a couple days this week at the CME Group Tour Championship. CME has created a special week that really helps elevate our tour. Of course, I wish I were competing, but nevertheless it will be great to gain some more broadcast experience alongside this incredible team. A special thank you to all at Golf Channel & NBC for thinking of me this week.”

GOLF Channel/NBC Broadcast Team:

Play by Play: Terry Gannon

Analyst: Judy Rankin

Tower: Tom Abbott

On-Course: Jerry Foltz / Karen Stupples / Morgan Pressel (Thursday-Friday)

Interviews: Damon Hack



PNC Championship

Dates: Dec. 18-20

Venue: The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club Orlando, Grande Lakes, Orlando, Fla.


Tournament Airtimes on GOLF Channel (Eastern):

Friday – 5-6 p.m. (Pro-Am)

Sunday – 2-3 p.m.


Tournament Airtimes on Peacock Premium (Eastern):

Saturday – 1-2:30 p.m. (Live)


Tournament Airtimes on NBC (Eastern):

Saturday – 2:30-5 p.m. (Live)

Sunday – 3-6 p.m.


Broadcast Notes:

Event Format: For more than 20 years, the PNC Championship has featured a multitude of family combinations including father/son, father/daughter, father/grandson, son/father and more recently, daughter/father, when Annika Sorenstam paired with her father Tom last year. The PNC Championship is a two-day, 36-hole scramble event.


Tiger Woods/Charlie Woods make team debut: Tiger Woods and 11-year-old son Charlie Woods will make their first team appearance at the PNC Championship.


Team Langer looks to defend: The father/son combo of Bernhard Langer and Jason Langer are the defending champions at the PNC Championship, following a dramatic playoff victory against Team Goosen and Team Lehman in 2019, marking Bernhard Langer’s third win at the event.


First Round Pairings/Tee Times:

10 a.m. ET – Team Harrington/Team Calcavecchia

10:12 a.m. ET – Team Kite/Team Norman

10:24 a.m. ET – Team Singh/Team Price

10:36 a.m. ET – Team Janzen/Team Lehman

10:48 a.m. ET – Team Duval/Team Kuchar

11 a.m. ET – Team Sorenstam/Team O’Meara

11:12 a.m. ET – Team Player/Team Trevino

11:24 a.m. ET – Team Furyk/Team Watson

11:36 a.m. ET – Team Daly/Team Langer

11:48 a.m. ET – Team Thomas/Team Woods


GOLF Channel/Peacock Premium/NBC Broadcast Team:

Play by Play: Dan Hicks

Analyst: Justin Leonard

On-Course: Notah Begay / Jim “Bones” Mackay / Kay Cockerill

Interviews: Steve Sands

Essays: Jimmy Roberts


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