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FIRST LPGA TOUR MAJOR OF 2023, THE CHEVRON CHAMPIONSHIP, HEADLINES LIVE GOLF COVERAGE THIS WEEK ON NBC, PEACOCK & GOLF CHANNEL

Live Chevron Championship Coverage Begins Thursday at 11 a.m. ET on GOLF Channel and Peacock; NBC and Peacock to Air Live Final Round Coverage Saturday and Sunday at 4 p.m. ET

PGA TOUR’s Zurich Classic of New Orleans, Only Team Competition of the 2022-23 Season, Gets Underway Tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel and Peacock

2023 DP World Tour Season Continues With ISPS Handa Championship in Japan – Live Coverage Begins Tonight at 11 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel

STAMFORD, Conn. – April 19, 2023 – NBC Sports surrounds The Chevron Championship – the LPGA Tour’s first major championship of 2023 – with more than 20 hours of live coverage from The Club at Carlton Woods in The Woodlands, Texas, headlining this week’s golf coverage across NBC, Peacock and GOLF Channel.

LPGA TOUR: THE CHEVRON CHAMPIONSHIP

The LPGA Tour hosts its first major championship of the 2023 season this week at The Chevron Championship, which will be held for the first time at The Club at Carlton Woods in The Woodlands, Texas. The star-studded field features World No. 1 Lydia Ko, World No. 2 Nelly Korda, defending major champion Jennifer Kupcho, and Lexi Thompson, among others.

Today’s hour-long edition of Golf Central previewing The Chevron Championship featuring analysis, on-site reports and interviews will air at 4 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel.

20 hours of live coverage begins tomorrow and Friday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. as well as in primetime from 6-8 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel. Saturday and Sunday’s coverage gets underway at 2 p.m. ET exclusively on Peacock, continues on GOLF Channel at 3 p.m. ET, with the final two hours of live coverage on NBC at 4 p.m. ET. All coverage streams on Peacock.

NBC, Peacock & GOLF Channel Broadcast Team


  • Play by Play: Terry Gannon
  • Analyst: Morgan Pressel
  • Holes: Tom Abbott
  • On-Course: Karen Stupples / Paige Mackenzie
  • Interviews: Amy Rogers

How To Watch – Thursday, April 20 – Sunday, April 23 (all times ET)


  • TV – NBC, GOLF Channel
  • Streaming – Peacock, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app

DayNBC/PeacockGOLF Channel/PeacockPeacock
Thursday11 a.m.-3 p.m./6-8 p.m.
Friday11 a.m.-3 p.m./6-8 p.m.
Saturday4-6 p.m.3-4 p.m.2-3 p.m.
Sunday4-6 p.m.3-4 p.m.2-3 p.m.

Notable Players This Week


  • Lydia Ko
  • Nelly Korda
  • Jennifer Kupcho
  • Lexi Thompson
  • Danielle Kang
  • Brooke Henderson
  • Gaby Lopez
  • Jin Young Ko
  • Minjee Lee
  • Atthaya Thitikul

PGA TOUR: ZURICH CLASSIC OF NEW ORLEANS

The PGA TOUR’s only official team competition of the season -- the Zurich Classic of New Orleans -- takes place this week at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La. The pairing of Patrick Cantlay and Xander Schauffele won last year’s event while setting a tournament scoring record and will look to defend their title against a field that includes last week’s RBC Heritage winner Matt Fitzpatrick playing alongside his brother Alex Fitzpatrick, as well as last year’s runner-up team of Sam Burns and Billy Horschel.

Live coverage is presented on Thursday and Friday from 3-6 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel and Peacock, while lead-in coverage on Saturday and Sunday will air from 1-3 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel and Peacock.

Peacock & GOLF Channel Broadcast Team


  • Play by Play: Steve Sands
  • Analyst: Curt Byrum
  • Holes: Jim Gallagher Jr.
  • On-Course: John Cook / Billy Ray Brown

How To Watch – Thursday, April 20 – Sunday, April 23 (all times ET)


  • TV – GOLF Channel
  • Streaming – Peacock, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app

DayGOLF Channel/Peacock
Thursday3-6 p.m.
Friday3-6 p.m.
Saturday1-3 p.m.
Sunday1-3 p.m.

Notable Players This Week


  • Patrick Cantlay / Xander Schauffele
  • Matt Fitzpatrick / Alex Fitzpatrick
  • Sam Burns / Billy Horschel
  • Collin Morikawa / Max Homa
  • Tom Kim / Si Woo Kim
  • Sahith Theegala / Justin Suh
  • John Daly / David Duval

PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS: INVITED CELEBRITY CLASSIC

The PGA TOUR Champions’ Invited Celebrity Classic is held at Las Colinas Country Club in Irving, Texas, this week. Scott Parel won the inaugural playing of the event last year. The 54-hole event also features a celebrity tournament, which will be played under the modified Stableford System and is expected to include Tony Romo, John Smoltz and Annika Sorenstam.

Live coverage begins Friday at 1 p.m. ET on NBC Sports digital platforms and will air live on GOLF Channel and Peacock on Saturday and Sunday starting at 4 p.m. ET.

How To Watch – Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 23 (all times ET)


  • TV – GOLF Channel
  • Streaming – Peacock, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app

DayGOLF Channel/PeacockStreaming
Friday9-11 p.m.*1-3 p.m.
Saturday4-7 p.m.
Sunday4-7 p.m.

*delayed coverage, will only air on GOLF Channel

Notable Players This Week


  • Steven Alker
  • Darren Clarke
  • Colin Montgomerie
  • David Toms
  • Retief Goosen

DP WORLD TOUR: ISPS HANDA CHAMPIONSHIP

The DP World Tour returns to action this week with the ISPS Handa Championship at PGM Ishioka Golf Club in Omitama, Japan. The event marks the first DP World Tour tournament to be officially held in Japan, with the field consisting of players from both the DP World Tour and the Japan Golf Tour.

Live coverage begins tonight at 11 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel.

How To Watch – Wednesday, April 19 – Saturday, April 22 (all times ET)


  • TV – GOLF Channel
  • Streaming – NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app

DayGOLF Channel
Wednesday11 p.m.-4 a.m.
Thursday11 p.m.-4 a.m.
Friday11 p.m.-3:30 a.m.
Saturday11 p.m.-3:30 a.m.

Notable Players This Week


  • Ernie Els
  • Christiaan Bezuidenhout
  • Rafa Cabrera-Bello
  • Robert MacIntyre
  • Shugo Imahira
  • Kazuki Higa

BEYOND THE FAIRWAY

NBC Sports’ Beyond The Fairway podcast has returned for a third season with professional golfers Doug Smith and Will Lowery hosting the series alongside former professional golfer Henni Koyack. Throughout the season, Smith, Lowery, and Koyack will provide honest and candid discussions on hot-button topics inside and outside the world of golf, plus interview celebrities, athletes and golf influencers about what drives their passion for this great game and how to move it forward.

Click here to listen to the latest episode.

BROADCAST NOTES


  • Golf Central will provide pre- and post-tournament coverage on GOLF Channel Wednesday-Sunday. Golf Central coverage is anchored by Cara Banks, Anna Jackson, Jimmy Roberts, Tripp Isenhour, Amanda Blumenherst, George Savaricas, Jaime Diaz, and Amy Rogers.

DayGolf Central
Wednesday4-5 p.m.
Thursday10-11 a.m./8-9 p.m.
Friday10-11 a.m./8-9 p.m.
SaturdayNoon-1 p.m./7-8 p.m.
SundayNoon-1 p.m./7-8 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.

--NBC SPORTS--