Now that golf’s first major tournament is done, the next one won’t be coming for a couple of months. This week, the PGA Tour is in Hilton Head, SC, the Champions Tour will be in Florida and the European Tour continues its Asian swing in Malaysia.
It’s all on Golf Channel this week.
GOLF CHANNEL TOURNAMENT AIRTIMES AND NOTES: RBC HERITAGE, ENCOMPASS INSURANCE PRO-AM OF TAMPA BAY, MAYBANK MALAYSIAN OPEN
PGA TOUR Returns to Hilton Head for RBC Heritage
Celebrities Headline Field at Encompass Insurance Pro-Am of Tampa Bay
European Tour Heads to Malaysia for Malaysian Open
Thursday 3-6 p.m. (Live) / 8:30-11:30 p.m. (Replay)
Friday 3-6 p.m. (Live) / 8:30-11:30 p.m. (Replay)
Saturday 1-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 9:30-11:30 p.m. (CBS Replay)
Sunday 1-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 9:30-11:30 p.m. (CBS Replay)
Golf Channel Broadcast Team
Brian Hammons (Play-by-Play)
Peter Oosterhuis (Analyst)
Matt Gogel (Tower)
Phil Parkin (On Course)
Todd Lewis (Interviews)
- Four-Round Coverage on Golf Channel – Golf Channel will air live coverage of all four rounds this week, including 90-minute early coverage on the weekend at 1 p.m. ET.
- Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III to Join Broadcast Booth on Friday — Ryder Cup Captain and five-time RBC Heritage Champion Davis Love III is scheduled to join the broadcast booth during Golf Channel’s live tournament coverage on Friday.
- ProTracer to Make Golf Channel Debut – Yellow ProTracer will be featured during Golf Channel’s Thursday and Friday tournament coverage of the RBC Heritage. ProTracer’s technology tracks the flight of the golf ball and applies graphics to the flight to give viewers a richer experience.
- Headlining the Field – World No. 1 Luke Donald, Ernie Els, Jim Furyk, Rickie Fowler, Padraig Harrington, Bill Haas, Webb Simpson, Brandt Snedeker, Trevor Immelman, Jason Dufner, Robert Allenby, Stuart Appleby, Camilo Villegas, Lucas Glover, Jose Maria Olazabal, John Huh, Rocco Mediate, Mark Wilson and John Daly.
Friday 12:30-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 12:30-2:30 a.m. (Replay)
Saturday 6:30-9:30 p.m. (Tape Delay) / Midnight-2 a.m. (Replay)
Sunday 7-9:30 p.m. (Tape Delay) / 12:30-2:30 a.m. (Replay)
Golf Channel Broadcast Team
Bob Papa (Play-by-Play)
Curt Byrum (Analyst)
John Mahaffey (Tower)
David Marr III (Tower)
Phil Blackmar (On Course)
- Celebrities Headline Pro-Am Field: The celebrity line-up for the Encompass Insurance Pro-Am of Tampa Bay includes Rick Pitino, Ronde Barber, Derrick Brooks, Craig T. Nelson, John O’Hurley, Joe Theismann and Tampa Bay Lightning Founder Phil Esposito.
- Kirk Triplett Making Champions Tour Debut: Multiple PGA TOUR winner Kirk Triplett, who turned 50 on March 29, is scheduled to make his Champions Tour debut this week in Tampa.
- Headlining the Field: Tom Watson, Bernhard Langer, Nick Price, Mark O’Meara, Mark Calcavecchia, Corey Pavin, Loren Roberts, Jay Haas, John Cook, Peter Senior, Dan Forsman, Russ Cochran, Gary Koch, Larry Mize, Hale Irwin and Craig Stadler.
Thursday 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Tape Delay)
Friday 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Tape Delay)
Saturday 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Tape Delay)
Sunday 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Tape Delay)
Golf Channel Tournament Broadcast Team
Tom Abbott (Studio Host)
Dougie Donnelly (Play-by-Play)
Dom Boulet (Analyst)
Jay Townsend (On Course)
- Headlining the Field: Martin Kaymer, Charl Schwartzel, Louis Oosthuizen, Matteo Manassero, Alvaro Quiros, Nicolas Colsaerts, Rafael Cabrera-Bello, Alexander Noren, Thongchai Jaidee, Thorbjorn Olesen, Todd Hamilton and Peter Uihlein.