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NBC SPORTS PRESENTS 60+ HOURS OF LIVE TOURNAMENT COVERAGE THIS WEEK ON GOLF CHANNEL

World No. 1 Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka Headline Palmetto Championship at Congaree Field; Coverage Begins Tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel

LPGA Mediheal Championship Starts Tomorrow in Primetime at 6 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel

Steve Stricker Hosts the American Family Insurance Championship; Coverage Begins Friday at Noon ET on GOLF Channel

NBC Sports’ 2021 U.S. Open Media Conference Call – Today at 1 p.m. ET

STAMFORD, Conn. – June 9, 2021 – NBC Sports presents more than 60 hours of live tournament coverage this week with five events across the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, PGA TOUR Champions, Korn Ferry Tour, and the European Tour and Ladies European Tour.

PGA TOUR: PALMETTO CHAMPIONSHIP AT CONGAREE

This inaugural event from Congaree Golf Club in Ridgeland, S.C., is a one-time only tournament on the PGA TOUR schedule, as it replaces the canceled RBC Canadian Open. GOLF Channel presents live early-round coverage on Thursday and Friday and lead-in coverage on the weekend. World No. 1 and South Carolina native Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka headline the tournament’s field.

GOLF Channel Broadcast Team


  • Play by Play: Whit Watson
  • Analyst: Trevor Immelman
  • Tower: Mark Immelman
  • On-Course: Colt Knost / Luke Elvy

How To Watch – Thursday, June 10 – Sunday, June 13 (all times ET)


  • TV – GOLF Channel
  • Streaming – NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app; Exclusive early morning coverage Thursday-Friday streams on PGA TOUR LIVE on NBC Sports Gold

DateGOLF Channel
Thursday3-6 p.m.
Friday3-6 p.m.
Saturday1-3 p.m.
Sunday1-3 p.m.

Notable Players This Week


  • Dustin Johnson
  • Brooks Koepka
  • Tommy Fleetwood
  • Tyrrell Hatton
  • Matthew Fitzpatrick
  • Padraig Harrington
  • Ian Poulter
  • John Pak

LPGA TOUR: LPGA MEDIHEAL CHAMPIONSHIP

The LPGA Tour remains in the Bay Area for a second consecutive week at Lake Merced Golf Club following the U.S. Women’s Open from The Olympic Club last week. Sei Young Kim looks to defend her 2019 title (the tournament was not held in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic). Live coverage on GOLF Channel begins tomorrow in primetime at 6 p.m. ET.

GOLF Channel Broadcast Team


  • Play by Play: Grant Boone
  • Analyst: Morgan Pressel
  • Tower: Tom Abbott
  • On-Course: Karen Stupples / Kay Cockerill

How To Watch – Thursday, June 10 – Sunday, June 13 (all times ET)


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

DateGOLF Channel
Thursday6-9 p.m.
Friday6-9 p.m.
Saturday7-10 p.m.
Sunday7-10 p.m.

Notable Players This Week


  • Michelle Wie West
  • Lexi Thompson
  • Danielle Kang
  • Brooke Henderson
  • Lydia Ko
  • Inbee Park
  • Sei Young Kim

PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS: AMERICAN FAMILY INSURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP

Wisconsin native Steve Stricker hosts the American Family Insurance Championship at University Ridge Golf Course in Madison, Wis., with live coverage on GOLF Channel beginning Friday at noon ET.

GOLF Channel Broadcast Team


  • Play by Play: Bob Papa
  • Analyst: Lanny Wadkins
  • Tower: John Cook
  • On-Course: Billy Ray Brown

How To Watch – Friday, June 11 – Sunday, June 13 (all times ET)


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

DateGOLF Channel
FridayNoon-2:30 p.m.
Saturday3-5 p.m.
Sunday3-5 p.m.

Notable Players This Week


  • Ernie Els
  • Jim Furyk
  • Bernhard Langer
  • Jerry Kelly
  • Mike Weir
  • John Daly
  • Steve Stricker

KORN FERRY TOUR: BMW CHARITY PRO-AM

The Korn Ferry Tour hosts its annual pro-am event that is expected to feature Ken Griffey Jr., Roger Clemens and Canelo Alvarez playing in the tournament taking place at two courses -- Thornblade Club in Greer, S.C., and The Cliffs Valley in Traveler’s Rest, S.C.

GOLF Channel Broadcast Team


  • Play by Play: Steve Burkowski
  • Analyst: Craig Perks
  • Tower: Tripp Isenhour
  • On-Course: Gary Christian

How To Watch – Thursday, June 10 – Sunday, June 13 (all times ET)


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

DateGOLF Channel
ThursdayNoon-2 p.m.
Friday9:30-11:30 p.m.
Saturday5-7 p.m.
Sunday5-7 p.m.

Notable Players This Week


  • Chase Koepka
  • Peter Uihlein
  • Jamie Lovemark

EUROPEAN TOUR AND LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR: SCANDINAVIAN MIXED

Henrik Stenson and Annika Sorenstam host the inaugural playing of the Scandinavian Mixed event, which is co-sponsored by the Ladies European Tour. The 156-player field, which features both Stenson and Sorenstam, is made up evenly of men and women, who are competing for one prize fund and one first prize.

How To Watch – Thursday, June 10 – Sunday, June 13 (all times ET)


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

DateGOLF Channel
Thursday7 a.m.-Noon
Friday7 a.m.-Noon
Saturday7:30 a.m.-Noon
Sunday7:30 a.m.-Noon

Notable Players This Week


  • Henrik Stenson
  • Annika Sorenstam
  • Thomas Bjorn
  • Maja Stark

U.S. OPEN MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL – TODAY AT 1 P.M. ET

NBC Sports play-by-play commentator Dan Hicks, analyst Paul Azinger, and on-course reporter Jim “Bones” Mackay, as well as producer Tommy Roy, will preview the upcoming 2021 U.S. Open Championship at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, Calif., on a media conference call today, June 9, at 1 p.m. ET.

Media interested in participating should call 800-437-2398; Passcode: 3652725.

BROADCAST NOTES


  • Golf Central: Golf Central will provide pre- and post-tournament coverage on GOLF Channel Thursday-Sunday. Todd Lewis anchors Golf Central alongside Billy Kratzert, and George Savaricas.

DateGolf Central
Thursday2-3 p.m./9-9:30 p.m.
Friday2:30-3 p.m./9-9:30 p.m.
SaturdayNoon-1 p.m./10-11 p.m.
SundayNoon-1 p.m./10-11 p.m.



  • Golf Pick ‘Em presented by FootJoy: NBC Sports’ free-to-play game, Golf Pick ‘Em presented by FootJoy, features a weekly Thursday-Sunday contest for 25 PGA TOUR tournaments this season, each with a $50,000 jackpot, and a special $100,000 jackpot for all four Majors. Golf Pick ‘Em presented by FootJoy is available for download now on the NBC Sports Predictor app powered by PointsBet (available in the App Store and Google Play Store) and at com/Predictor.
  • All GOLF Channel coverage also streams on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for 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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