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Wednesday, December 13th, 2023

TIGER AND CHARLIE WOODS HEADLINE FIELD AT PNC CHAMPIONSHIP & GOLF COVERAGE ACROSS NBC, GOLF CHANNEL & PEACOCK THIS WEEK

PNC Championship – Family Team Event – Lead-in Coverage Begins Saturday at 1 p.m. ET on Peacock, Followed by Coverage on NBC, GOLF Channel and Peacock Throughout the Weekend

PNC Championship Field Includes Justin Thomas, Nelly Korda, Annika Sorenstam, Lee Trevino, Nick Faldo, John Daly, and Vijay Singh

PGA TOUR Q-School from TPC Sawgrass and Sawgrass CC in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. – Live Coverage Begins Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on Peacock

DP World Tour AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open Presented This Week on GOLF Channel

STAMFORD, Conn. – Dec. 13, 2023 Tiger Woods and his son Charlie headline the field of 20 golfing icons and their family members – including Justin Thomas, Nelly Korda, Annika Sorenstam, Lee Trevino, and Nick Faldo – teaming up at the PNC Championship at Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Orlando, Fla., this Friday through Sunday, leading this week’s golf coverage on NBC, GOLF Channel and Peacock.

PNC CHAMPIONSHIP

NBC Sports presents comprehensive coverage of the PNC Championship, a 36-hole scramble tournament that features 20 teams consisting of a major champion or PLAYERS champion with a relative, including 10 World Golf Hall of Famers and 11 former World No. 1 players, totaling 62 major victories and more than 960 international victories. World Golf Hall of Famer Vijay Singh and son, Qass Singh, are looking to defend their title at this event after beating two-time major champion John Daly and John Daly II, who currently competes at the University of Arkansas, in last year’s event.

Additionally, the PNC Championship Pro-Am will air live on GOLF Channel and Peacock Friday at Noon ET.

Live tournament coverage begins Saturday at 1 p.m. ET on Peacock. Peacock will have exclusive Saturday and Sunday lead-in coverage prior to live coverage on NBC, GOLF Channel, and Peacock.

NBC, GOLF Channel & Peacock Broadcast Team

    • Play by Play: Dan Hicks
    • Analyst: Peter Jacobsen
    • Holes: Steve Sands
    • On-Course: John Wood / Notah Begay III
    • Reporter: Cara Banks

How To Watch – Friday, December 15 – Sunday, December 17 (all times ET)

    • TV – NBC, GOLF Channel
    • Streaming – Peacock, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app
Day Peacock GOLF Channel/Peacock NBC/Peacock
Friday   12-2:30 p.m.  
Saturday 1-2:30 p.m.   2:30-6 p.m.
Sunday 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 12:30-1:30 p.m. 1:30-4:30 p.m.

 

Notable Teams This Week

    • Tiger Woods-Charlie Woods
    • Vijay Singh-Qass Singh
    • John Daly-John Daly II
    • Nick Faldo-Matthew Faldo
    • Nelly Korda-Petr Korda
    • Annika Sorenstam-Will McGee
    • Steve Stricker-Izzi Stricker
    • Justin Thomas-Mike Thomas
    • Jim Furyk-Tim Furyk

 

PGA TOUR Q-SCHOOL

The final stage of the PGA TOUR’s Qualifying School will be held at TPC Sawgrass and Sawgrass CC in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., this week. The top five finishers (including ties) will earn their PGA TOUR cards for the 2024 season. After cards are awarded, the next 40 finishers will earn exempt status through multiple reshuffles on the 2024 Korn Ferry Tour.

Notable players competing for their 2024 PGA TOUR card include Shad Tuten, who lost out on his 2024 card this fall due to a two-shot penalty, and James Nicholas, a former NCAA Division I football player and golfer at Yale.

Live coverage gets underway Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on Peacock leading into coverage on GOLF Channel and Peacock

How To Watch – Saturday, December 16 – Sunday, December 17 (all times ET)

    • TV – GOLF Channel
    • Streaming – Peacock, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app
Day Peacock GOLF Channel/Peacock
Saturday 12:30-2:30 p.m. 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Sunday 12:30-1:30 p.m. 1:30-4:30 p.m.


Notable Players This Week

    • Shad Tuten
    • James Nicholas
    • Hayden Springer
    • Aldrich Potgieter
    • Taylor Funk
    • Brandon Crick
    • Michael Arnaud
    • Wes Homan
    • Charles Porter

 

DP WORLD TOUR: AFRASIA BANK MAURITIUS OPEN

The DP World Tour travels to the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius this week for the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open from Heritage Golf Club. This is the final event of the DP World Tour’s Opening Swing and is also an official event on the Sunshine Tour. 2010 Open champion Louis Oosthuizen helped design this course and will be competing in the field.

Live coverage gets underway Thursday at 3:30 a.m. ET on GOLF Channel.

How To Watch – Thursday, December 14 – Sunday, December 17 (all times ET)

    • TV – GOLF Channel
    • Streaming – NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app
Day GOLF Channel
Thursday 3:30-8:30 a.m.
Friday 3:30-8:30 a.m.
Saturday 3-7:30 a.m.
Sunday 2:30-7:30 a.m.

 

Notable Players This Week

    • Louis Oosthuizen
    • Dylan Frittelli
    • Matthieu Pavon
    • Marcel Siem
    • Ockie Strydom
    • Guido Migliozzi

 

BROADCAST NOTES

    • Golf Central: Golf Central will provide pre- and post-tournament coverage on GOLF Channel Thursday-Sunday. This week’s Golf Central coverage features Rich Lerner, John Cook, Todd Lewis, Ryan Lavner and Brently Romine.

 

Day Golf Central
Thursday 4-4:30 p.m.
Friday 11:30 a.m.-Noon / 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Saturday 1-2:30 p.m. / 5:30-6 p.m.* / 6-6:30 p.m.
Sunday 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / 4:30-5 p.m.

Note: all times ET, post-round coverage begins following conclusion of play

*Airing on NBC

All GOLF Channel coverage also streams on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app via authentication, giving consumers additional value to their subscription service, and making high-quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.

 

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