Golf on TV: TV program for golf tournaments

by | Aug 29, 2021 | LPGA

Here is a list of golf tournaments on TV this week including the PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, European Tour, Korn Ferry, Champions, USGA and more.

All times listed below are Eastern and all are subject to change.

PGA Tour: The BMW Championship

Page? ˅: Thanks Mills, Maryland.

Course: Caves Valley GC. Mileage: 7,542. Par: 72.

Prize money: $ 9.5 million. Profit share: $ 1.71 million.

TV: Thursday-Friday, 3 pm-7pm (golf channel); Saturday, 12 p.m.-3 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3 p.m.-6 p.m. (NBC); Sunday, 12 p.m.-2 p.m. (Golf Channel), 2 p.m.-6 p.m. (NBC).

Defending champion: Jon Rahm.

FedEx Cup Guide: Tony Finau.

Last week: Tony Finau won the Northern Trust.

Remarks: This is the first PGA Tour event in the Baltimore area since the former Eastern Open Invitational in 1962, won by Doug Ford at Mt. Pleasant Municipal. He made $ 5,300. … the top 30 of the FedEx Cup advance to East Lake in Atlanta for the Tour Championship. … Patrick Reed retired from the second straight post-season event, this time while recovering from bilateral pneumonia. It will likely fall out of the top 30. … Louis Oosthuizen sat down to rest a sore neck last week and only lost three places to 11th … Caves Valley has hosted a US Senior Open, a PGA Tour Champions event and the International Crown at the LPGA tour. … PGA Champion Phil Mickelson missed the cut last week and barely held 70th place to advance. Only eight players have won a major since the FedEx Cup began in 2007 and failed to make it to the Tour Championship. This includes Tiger Woods in 2008, who stopped playing after June due to knee surgery. … This is the final week for the Americans to win one of six automatic spots for the Ryder Cup. Tony Finau moved up to 6th overall with his win in The Northern Trust. … Jon Rahm won at Olympia Fields last year. … the Western Golf Association will move the BMW Championship to the Wilmington Country Club in Delaware next year.

LPGA tour

Last week: Anna Nordqvist won the British Women’s Open.

Next week: Solheim Cup.

Race to CME Globe leader: Nelly Korda.


European tour: Omega European Masters

Page? ˅: Crans-Montana, Switzerland.

Course: Crans-sur-Sierre GC. Mileage: 6,848. From: 70.

Prize money: € 2 million ($ 2.349 million). Winner’s share: 333,333 euros.

TV: Thursday, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, midnight to 2:45 am (Golf Channel tape delay); Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (golf channel); Sunday, 7-11: 30 a.m. (golf channel).

Defending champion: Sebastian Söderberg (2019).

Race to Dubai Guide: Collin Morikawa.

Last week: Johannes Veerman won the Czech Masters.

Remarks: The tournament was canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. … The field includes the British Open winners Francesco Molinari and Henrik Stenson as well as the former Masters champion Danny Willett and the two-time major winner Martin Kaymer. … Including the majors and the World Golf Championships, Johannes Veerman’s victory at the Czech Masters brought the Americans seven victories on the official European Tour schedule this year, most from any country. Next up is South Africa with five. … The field includes Rory Sabbatini from Slovakia, the Olympic silver medalist. … This is the 50th anniversary of the tournament. Seve Ballesteros was a three-time winner. … The tournament has 10 major champions on the winners list, including Nick Price and Craig Stadler, the only American winner. … Europe has three tournaments left before qualifying for the Ryder Cup ends.

Next week: Italian open.


PGA Tour Champions: The Ally Challenge

Page? ˅: Grand Blanc, Michigan.

Course: Warwick Hills Golf & CC. Mileage: 7,085. Par: 72.

Prize money: $ 2 million. Winner’s Share: $ 300,000.

TV: Friday, 1:00 p.m. (golf channel); Saturday, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. (golf channel); Sunday, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. (golf channel).

Defending champion: Jim Furyk.

Charles Schwab Cup front runner: Jerry Kelly.

Last week: Rod Pampling won the Boeing Classic.

Remarks: Jim Furyk won his PGA Tour Champions debut last year. … Warwick Hills was the former location of the Buick Open on the PGA Tour, which was last held in 2007. Past champions in the Ally Challenge field include Furyk, Vijay Singh, Kenny Perry, Rocco Mediate, Tom Pernice Jr., Billy Mayfair, Fred Couples, Larry Mize and Scott Verplank. … Furyk is just under $ 14,000 behind Jerry Kelly’s lead in the Charles Schwab Cup. … Rod Pampling became the sixth Australian to win the PGA Tour Champions last week. Kelly has held the top spot for the past seven weeks. … Kelly finished in the top 10 in half of his 28 starts in the double season with the PGA Tour Champions. He won at Warwick Hills two years ago. … Bernhard Langer will be 64 years old on the first day of the tournament. … Retief Goosen returns to competition for the first time since the US Senior Open on July 11th. Last year he finished second in Warwick Hills.

Next tournament: Ascension Charity Classic on 10.-12. September.


Korn Ferry Tour: Nationwide Hospital Children’s Open

Page? ˅: Columbus, Ohio.

Course: Ohio State University GC (Scarlet). Mileage: 7,444. Par: 71.

Prize money: $ 1 million. Profit share: $ 180,000.

TV: Thursday, 12.30pm-2.30pm (golf channel); Friday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 5-7 p.m. (golf channel); Sunday, 1.30pm-3.30pm (golf channel).

Defending champion: Curtis luck.

Front runner: Stephan Jäger.

Last week: Greyson Sigg won the Albertsons Boise Open.

Next week: Korn Ferry Tour Championship.


USGA and R&A Curtis Cup

Page? ˅: Conwy, Wales.

Course: Conwy GC.

TV: Thursday-Friday, 2: 30-11 a.m. (Golf Channel), 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (Peacock); Saturday, 4: 45-10: 30 a.m. (Golf Channel).

Defending champion: United States.

Last time: The USA won the individual games with a 17-3 win at Quaker Ridge.

Series: United States leads, 29-8-3.

GB&I team: Hannah Darling, Louise Duncan, Annabell Fuller, Charlotte Heath, Caley McGinty, Emily Toy, Lauren Walsh, Annabel Wilson.

US team: Jensen Castle, Allisen Corpuz, Rachel Heck, Gina Kim, Corrie Kuehn, Brooke Matthews, Emilia Migliaccio, Rose Zhang.

Next year: Merion GC.

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Other tours:

Symetra Tour: Circling Raven Championship, Circling Raven GC, Worley, Indiana. Defending champion: New event. Online:

LPGA tour: Senior LPGA Championship, The Pete Dye Course at the French Lick Resort, French Lick, Indiana. Defending champion: Helen Alfredsson (2019). Online:

Japan golf tour: KBC Augusta, Keya GC, Fukuoka, Japan Defending champion: Kazuki Higa (2019) Online:

Ladies European Tour: Didriksons Skafto Open, Skafto GC, Fiskebackskil, Sweden. Defending champion: New event. Online:

Challenge tour: B-NL Challenge Trophy, The Dutch GC, Spikj, Netherlands. Defending champion: New event. Online:

Sunshine Tour: Vodacom Origins of Golf, Sishen GC, Kathu, South Africa. Defending champion: Ockie Strydom (2019). Online:

Japan LPGA: Nitori Ladies Golf Tournament, Otaru CC, Hokkaido, Japan Defending champion: Yuka Saso Online:

Korean LPGA: Hanwha Classic, Jade Palace GC, Chuncheon, South Korea. Defending champion: Chae Yoon Park. Online: