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Wednesday, February 28th, 2024

PGA TOUR COGNIZANT CLASSIC IN THE PALM BEACHES HEADLINES LIVE GOLF COVERAGE ACROSS NBC, GOLF CHANNEL AND PEACOCK THIS WEEK

European Ryder Cup Captain and Former World No. 1 Luke Donald Joins Booth as Analyst for Cognizant Classic in the Palm Beaches and Arnold Palmer Invitational

Cognizant Classic in the Palm Beaches is Second of Seven Straight Weeks of Live PGA TOUR Coverage on NBC

LPGA Tour HSBC Women’s World Championship – Wednesday-Saturday Night on GOLF Channel and Peacock

STAMFORD, Conn. – Feb. 28, 2024 – NBC Sports presents live coverage of the PGA TOUR Cognizant Classic in the Palm Beaches – the second of seven consecutive PGA TOUR events airing on NBC through early April – headlining this week’s live golf coverage across NBC, GOLF Channel and Peacock.

PGA TOUR: COGNIZANT CLASSIC IN THE PALM BEACHES

The first event of the PGA TOUR’s Florida Swing will showcase a competitive field, featuring World No. 2 Rory McIlroy and World No. 9 Matt Fitzpatrick. Chris Kirk will look to defend his title at this event after defeating 2023 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year Eric Cole in a playoff last year.

Former World No. 1 Luke Donald will join NBC Sports’ coverage of the Cognizant Classic in the Palm Beaches, serving as lead analyst for the event. Donald was the captain for the European Ryder Cup team in 2023, leading them to a victory over the United States at Marco Simone Golf and Country Club in Italy.

Live tournament coverage begins Thursday-Friday at 2 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel and Peacock. Weekend coverage begins at 1 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel and Peacock, shifting to NBC at 3 p.m. ET.

NBC/GOLF Channel/Peacock Broadcast Team

    • Play by Play: Dan Hicks / Steve Sands
    • Analyst: Luke Donald / Brad Faxon / Curt Byrum
    • Holes: Curt Byrum / Steve Sands
    • On-Course: John Wood / Smylie Kaufman
    • Reporter: Damon Hack

How To Watch – Thursday, February 29 – Sunday, March 3 (all times ET)

    • TV – GOLF Channel, NBC
    • Streaming – Peacock, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app
Day GOLF Channel/Peacock NBC/Peacock
Thursday 2-6 p.m.  
Friday 2-6 p.m.  
Saturday 1-3 p.m. 3-6 p.m.
Sunday 1-3 p.m. 3-6 p.m.

 

Notable Players This Week

    • Rory McIlroy
    • Matt Fitzpatrick
    • Chris Kirk
    • Rickie Fowler
    • Min Woo Lee
    • Shane Lowry
    • Matt Kuchar
    • Justin Rose
    • Gary Woodland


LPGA TOUR: HSBC WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

The LPGA Tour travels to Singapore for the LPGA HSBC Women’s World Championship at Sentosa Golf Club, the second of three straight events to be held in Asia followed by the Blue Bay LPGA in China next week (March 7-10).

Current World No. 6 player Jin Young Ko looks to win this event for the third consecutive year and would become the first player to win the same LPGA event three straight years since Inbee Park won the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship from 2013-2015.  The competitive field features all five of the top ranked women’s golfers in the world including World No. 1 Lilia Vu and World No. 2 Nelly Korda.

How To Watch – Thursday, February 29 – Sunday, March 3 (all times ET)

    • TV – GOLF Channel
    • Streaming – Peacock, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app
Day GOLF Channel/Peacock
Wednesday 9:30 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.
Thursday 9:30 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.
Friday 9:30 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.
Saturday 9:30 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.

 

Notable Players This Week

    • Lilia Vu
    • Jin Young Ko
    • Celine Boutier
    • Nelly Korda
    • Lydia Ko
    • Ruoning Yin
    • Minjee Lee
    • Maja Stark

ASIAN/AUSTRALIAN TOUR: 103RD NEW ZEALAND OPEN

    • NBC Sports App will stream live coverage during the week at 8:30 p.m. ET (Feb. 29-March 3). GOLF Channel will air tape-delay coverage of the final two rounds at 6 a.m. ET on March 6.

BROADCAST NOTES

    • Golf Central: Golf Central will provide pre- and post-tournament coverage on GOLF Channel Wednesday-Sunday. This week’s Golf Central coverage features Anna Jackson, Mark Rolfing, Kira Dixon, Jimmy Roberts, Paige Mackenzie, and Damon Hack.
    • Golf Today will be presented Wednesday and features George Savaricas, Eamon Lynch, and Dixon.

 

Day Golf Central Golf Today
Wednesday 4-5 p.m. 12-1 p.m.
Thursday 1-2 p.m. / 6-7 p.m.  
Friday 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.  

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

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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