FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 30th, 2022
TIGER WOODS, RORY MCILROY & STAR-STUDDED FIELD HEADLINE JP MCMANUS PRO-AM MONDAY, JULY 4 AND TUESDAY, JULY 5 EXCLUSIVELY ON PEACOCK
Tiger Woods and 11 of Top 12 Golfers in World Ranking – Including Scottie Scheffler, McIlroy, Justin Thomas, Jon Rahm, and More – Set to Participate in JP McManus Pro-Am, Beginning Monday, July 4 at 9 a.m. ET on Peacock and Available to GolfPass Subscribers
Encore Coverage Presented on GOLF Channel Monday and Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET
Icons Series USA Coverage to be Presented Live on Peacock Tomorrow at 2 p.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 30, 2022 – Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy highlight a star-studded field headlining the JP McManus Pro-Am from The Golf Course at Adare Manor in Ireland on Monday, July 4 and Tuesday, July 5 exclusively on Peacock and available to GolfPass subscribers.
The JP McManus Pro-Am field features 11 of the top 12 players on the Official World Golf Ranking. Players expected to compete include McIlroy, World No. 1 Scottie Scheffler, Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth, Jon Rahm, Collin Morikawa, Cameron Smith, 2022 U.S. Open champion Matt Fitzpatrick, Patrick Cantlay, Sam Burns, Xander Schauffele, and more. Woods is expected to compete in his first tournament action since the PGA Championship in May.
Played every five years as a fund raiser for more than 100 charities in the midwest region of Ireland, the 2022 edition of the JP McManus Pro-Am – postponed in 2020 due the global pandemic – also will feature celebrities from film and sport competing alongside the pros, including actors Mark Wahlberg and Jamie Dornan, and famous former soccer stars Alan Hansen and Kenny Daglish. The professionals will each compete in a 36-hole stroke-play tournament, while teams of four will compete separately in a custom version of a Texas Scramble.
How To Watch – Monday, July 4 – Tuesday, July 5 (all times ET)
- TV – GOLF Channel
- Streaming – Peacock, GolfPass, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app
|Monday||9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.||7 p.m.-12:30 a.m.*|
|Tuesday||9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.||7 p.m.-12:30 a.m.*|
Notable Players This Week
- Tiger Woods
- Rory McIlroy
- Scottie Scheffler
- Justin Thomas
- Jordan Spieth
- Jon Rahm
- Collin Morikawa
- Cameron Smith
- Matt Fitzpatrick
- Xander Schauffele
Eligible subscribers to NBC Sports Next’s GolfPass now are offered a complimentary subscription to Peacock, which recently expanded its slate of sports coverage by adding more live golf. Beginning on Thursday, July 14, NBC Sports will present comprehensive live coverage of The 150th Open, the year’s final major championship from the Old Course at historic St. Andrews in Scotland.
ICONS SERIES USA
Also this week on Peacock, the Icons Series 2022 pits 12 sporting icons from the U.S. vs. 12 players from around the world in a 10-hole team match play format. Fred Couples (Team USA) and Ernie Els (Team Rest of the World) will captain the two squads, which feature Michael Phelps – the most decorated Olympian of all-time – former NFL players Michael Strahan and Ben Roethlisberger, former NBA player and current collegiate golfer J.R. Smith, boxing champion Canelo Alvarez, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, Tottenham striker Harry Kane, and more.
This weekend’s event takes place at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J., which served as the host of the 2017 Presidents Cup.
Live coverage on Friday streams exclusively on Peacock beginning at 2 p.m. ET
How To Watch – Friday, July 1 (all times ET)
- Streaming – Peacock
Notable Players This Week
- Fred Couples (captain)
- Michael Phelps
- Michael Strahan
- Ben Roethlisberger
- R. Smith
- Marshall Faulk
- Michael Vick
- Reggie Bush
Team Rest of the World:
- Ernie Els (captain)
- Canelo Alvarez
- Harry Kane
- Pep Guardiola
- Ash Barty
- Ivan Rodriguez
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