We have the Golf Channel’s live tournament schedule. Again, this comes late, but better late than never. Golf Channel has live coverage of all five professional golf tours.
Golf Channel Live Tournament Coverage: Sept. 9-12PGA TOUR Playoffs Return to Chicago for BMW ChampionshipLive Tournament Coverage of all Five ToursBMW ChampionshipDates: Sept. 9-10Venue: Cog Hill Golf and Country Club, Lemont, Ill.Airtimes (Eastern):Friday 3-6 p.m. (Live)/8:30-11:30 p.m. (Prime Replay)Saturday 3-6 p.m. (Live)/8:30-11:30 p.m. (Prime Replay)Golf Channel Tournament Broadcast Team:Terry Gannon (Play by Play)Frank Nobilo (Analyst)Gary Koch (Tower)Brad Faxon (Tower)Roger Maltbie (On Course)Mark Rolfing (On Course)Dottie Pepper (On Course)Scott Walker (Interviews)Broadcast Notes:
- Aimpoint Featured – Aimpoint, Golf Channel’s Emmy-award winning graphics technology that predicts the line of the putt and where players must aim to hole out, will be featured during live tournament coverage.
- Pro Tracer Featured – Pro Tracer, a system that traces the flight and trajectory of a golf ball over the course of the actual shot, will be featured during live tournament coverage.
- Top 70 Players in the Field: The BMW Championship will feature the top 70 players in the FedExCup Standings as they compete in the third event of the 2010 PGA TOUR Playoffs.P&G NW Arkansas ChampionshipDates: Sept. 10-12Venue: Pinnacle Country Club, Rogers, Ark.Airtimes (Eastern):Friday 12:30-2:30 p.m. (Live)Saturday 4-6 p.m. (Live)Sunday 4-6 p.m. (Live)Golf Channel Tournament Broadcast Team:Tom Abbott (Play by Play)Judy Rankin (Analyst)Charlie Rymer (Tower)Kay Cockerill (On Course)Val Skinner (On Course)Broadcast Notes:
- George Lopez Joins Broadcast Booth on Friday – Actor/Comedian and avid golfer George Lopez will join Abbott and Rankin in the broadcast booth during Friday’s tournament coverage.
- Walk and Talk/At the Turn Featured – Golf Channel’s Val Skinner and Kay Cockerill will interview players as they are walking the fairways during all three rounds of coverage. They also will interview players during Sunday’s final round as they make the turn on the course.
- Suzann Pettersen Spotlight Player – Multiple LPGA Tour winner Suzann Pettersen will be featured during Friday’s opening round of coverage. LPGA Tour rookie Maria Hernandez will be the network’s Rookie Spotlight Player.Utah ChampionshipDates: Sept. 9-12Venue: Willow Creek Country Club, Sandy, UtahAirtimes (Eastern):Thursday 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Live)Friday 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Live)Sunday 6:30-9:30 p.m. (Tape Delay)Sunday 7-9:30 p.m. (Tape Delay)Golf Channel Tournament Broadcast Team:Jerry Foltz (Play by Play)Craig Perks (Analyst)Phil Parkin (Tower)Mark Lye (On Course)Stephanie Sparks (On Course/Interviews)Broadcast Notes:
- Look Who’s In the Truck – Jhonattan Vegas: Jhonattan Vegas will trade in his golf clubs to sit in Golf Channel’s live tournament production truck in the Look Who’s In the Truck featured segment. Vegas will work with the network’s volunteer spotters on the course.Posco E&C Songdo ChampionshipDates: Sept. 10-12Venue: Jack Nicklaus Golf Club, New Songdo City, South KoreaAirtimes (Eastern):Friday 1-3 a.m. (Live)/6-8 a.m. (Replay)Saturday 1-3 a.m. (Live)/2-3:30 p.m. (Replay)Saturday 11:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. (Live)/2-4 p.m. (Replay, Sunday)Golf Channel Tournament Broadcast Team:Brian Hammons (Play by Play)Curt Byrum (Analyst)John Mahaffey (Tower)Dave Marr (Tower)Broadcast Notes:
- Champions Tour Makes Debut in Asia – The Posco E&C Songdo Championship will be the first Champions Tour event to be conducted in Asia, and will feature the largest purse in Champions Tour history at $3 million.KLM OpenDates: Sept. 9-12Venue: Hilversumsche Golf Course, Hilversum, NetherlandsAirtimes (Eastern):Thursday 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Live)Friday 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Live)Saturday 8:30-11:30 a.m. (Live)Sunday 8:30-11:30 a.m. (Live)Golf Channel Tournament Broadcast Team:Steve Burkowski (Studio Host)Renton Laidlaw (Play by Play)Jay Townsend (Analyst)
Ken Brown (On Course)