FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022
THE HONDA CLASSIC HEADLINES NBC SPORTS’ GOLF COVERAGE THIS WEEK ON NBC, GOLF CHANNEL & PEACOCK
PGA TOUR’s 2022 Florida Swing Kicks off this Week with The Honda Classic from PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens; Live Coverage Begins Thursday at 2 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel
NBC Sports’ Kathryn Tappen Makes Golf Debut as Lead Interviewer at Honda Classic
Jim ‘Bones’ Mackay Returns as an On-Course Reporter at Honda Classic
Coverage of PGA TOUR Champions’ Cologuard Classic from Tucson, Ariz., Begins Thursday at 7 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel
STAMFORD, Conn. – Feb. 23, 2022 – The PGA TOUR kicks off its 2022 Florida swing this week with the Honda Classic from PGA National (Champion course) in Palm Beach Gardens as NBC Sports presents live coverage across NBC, GOLF Channel, and Peacock.
NBC Sports’ Kathryn Tappen makes her debut as lead interviewer this week at the Honda Classic. Also this week at the Honda Classic, Jim ‘Bones’ Mackay returns as an on-course reporter as Justin Thomas, whom he is caddying for this season, is not participating in the event.
GOLF Channel also presents coverage of the PGA TOUR Champions’ Cologuard Classic from Tucson, Ariz., this week, beginning Friday at 7 p.m. ET.
PGA TOUR: HONDA CLASSIC
The PGA TOUR’s 2022 Florida swing kicks off this week with the Honda Classic from PGA National (Champion course) in Palm Beach Gardens, featuring the daunting Bear Trap on holes 15-17.
GOLF Channel presents live coverage Thursday and Friday beginning at 2 p.m. ET. Over the weekend, coverage on GOLF Channel begins at 1 p.m. ET, followed by coverage on NBC and Peacock at 3 p.m. ET.
NBC, Peacock & GOLF Channel Broadcast Team
- Play by Play: Dan Hicks / Steve Sands
- Analyst: Paul Azinger
- Tower: David Feherty / Justin Leonard
- On-Course: Jim ‘Bones’ Mackay / Roger Maltbie / Notah Begay III
- Interviews: Kathryn Tappen
How To Watch – Thursday, Feb. 24 – Sunday, Feb. 27 (all times ET)
- TV – NBC, GOLF Channel
- Streaming – Peacock, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app
|Saturday||3-6 p.m.||1-3 p.m.|
|Sunday||3-6 p.m.||1-3 p.m.|
Notable Players This Week
- Brooks Koepka
- Rickie Fowler
- Patrick Reed
- Billy Horschel
- Lee Westwood
- Matthew Wolff
PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS: COLOGUARD CLASSIC
The Cologuard Classic, hosted by the Tucson Conquistadores, features a strong field from Omni Tucson National Golf Resort in Tucson, Ariz., this week. Bernhard Langer, who earned his 43rd career PGA TOUR Champions victory last week at the Chubb Classic, is two wins away from tying Hale Irwin’s record of 45 victories.
Coverage gets underway Friday at 7 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel.
How To Watch – Friday, Feb. 25 – Sunday, Feb. 27 (all times ET)
- TV – GOLF Channel
- Streaming – NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app
|* Delayed coverage|
Notable Players This Week
- John Daly
- David Duval
- Ernie Els
- Jim Furyk
- Retief Goosen
- Bernhard Langer
- Golf Today and Golf Central: Golf Today and Golf Central will provide pre- and post-tournament coverage on GOLF Channel Thursday-Sunday. Golf Today is anchored by Shane Bacon and Eamon Lynch alongside George Savaricas. This week’s Golf Central coverage is anchored by Whit Watson, Mark Rolfing, and Savaricas.
- GOLF Channel celebrates Black History Month as February’s studio shows of Golf Today and Golf Central feature daily segments honoring Black pioneers by telling the stories of their lives in our game.
|Day||Golf Today||Golf Central|
|Thursday||11 a.m.-1 p.m.||1-2 p.m./6-7 p.m.|
|Friday||11 a.m.-1 p.m.||1-2 p.m./6-7 p.m.|
|Saturday||Noon-1 p.m./6-7 p.m.|
|Sunday||Noon-1 p.m./6-7 p.m.|
- All GOLF Channel coverage also streams on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.