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NBC SPORTS PRESENTS NEARLY 75 HOURS OF LIVE TOURNAMENT COVERAGE THIS WEEK, HIGHLIGHTED BY THE WALKER CUP ON GOLF CHANNEL & PEACOCK SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Justin Thomas, Bryson DeChambeau and Rory McIlroy Headline Wells Fargo Championship Field; Coverage Gets Underway Tomorrow at 2 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel

Walker Cup from Seminole Golf Club Presented Saturday and Sunday on GOLF Channel and Peacock

Live Coverage of Honda LPGA Thailand Begins Tonight at 11 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel

Regions Tradition Marks First Major of PGA TOUR Champions Season; Live Coverage on GOLF Channel Begins Thursday at 11 a.m. ET

Henni Koyack Makes GOLF Channel Debut as Reporter this Week

STAMFORD, Conn. – May 5, 2021 – NBC Sports presents nearly 75 hours of live tournament coverage this week with five events across the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, PGA TOUR Champions, European Tour, and the USGA.

Henni Koyack, a former Ladies European Tour professional and the youngest player to ever join the tour as an amateur, makes her GOLF Channel debut this week as a reporter on Golf Today and Golf Central. Koyack will work eight events on GOLF Channel this season, including this week’s Wells Fargo Championship, the Charles Schwab Challenge, Travelers Championship, and more.

WALKER CUP

NBC Sports begins its first full season of USGA championships and events with live coverage of the Walker Cup this Saturday and Sunday from Seminole Golf Club in Juno Beach, Fla, on GOLF Channel and Peacock.

The Walker Cup, which is being contested on U.S. soil for the first time in spring, is a biennial 10-man amateur team competition between the USA and a team composed of players from Great Britain and Ireland. Click here for more information.

GOLF Channel/Peacock Broadcast Team




    • Play by Play: Dan Hicks
    • Analyst: Paul Azinger
    • Tower: Steve Burkowski
    • On-Course: Notah Begay / Jim “Bones” Mackay / Curt Byrum
    • Interviews: Steve Sands
    • Captain Insider: Buddy Marucci

How To Watch – Saturday, May 8 – Sunday, May 9 (all times ET)

DateGOLF ChannelPeacock
Saturday11 a.m.-1 p.m.; 5:30-7:30 p.m.10-11 a.m.; 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Sunday11 a.m.-1 p.m.; 5:30-7:30 p.m.10-11 a.m.; 4:30-5:30 p.m.

PGA TOUR: WELLS FARGO CHAMPIONSHIP

The PGA TOUR is in Charlotte, N.C., this week with the Wells Fargo Championship from Quail Hollow Club, as GOLF Channel presents live early-round coverage on Thursday and Friday and lead-in coverage on the weekend.

Four of the top five players in the World Ranking -- Justin Thomas, Jon Rahm, Xander Schauffele and Bryson DeChambeau -- headline this year’s field, and Rory McIlroy makes his first PGA TOUR appearance since the Masters. Max Homa looks to defend his 2019 title (the tournament was not held in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic).

GOLF Channel Broadcast Team




    • Play by Play: Terry Gannon
    • Analyst: Nick Faldo
    • Tower: Mark Immelman
    • On-Course: Colt Knost / Jason Bohn

How To Watch – Thursday, May 6 – Sunday, May 9 (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
Thursday2-6 p.m.
Friday2-6 p.m.
Saturday1-3 p.m.
Sunday1-3 p.m.

Notable Players This Week




    • Justin Thomas
    • Bryson DeChambeau
    • Rory McIlroy
    • Jon Rahm
    • Xander Schauffele
    • Phil Mickelson

LPGA TOUR: HONDA LPGA THAILAND

The LPGA concludes its spring swing into Southeast Asia this week with its annual stop in Thailand for the Honda LPGA Thailand from Siam Country Club in Chonburi. Live coverage will be presented Wednesday-Saturday, beginning tonight at 11 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel.

How To Watch – Wednesday, May 5 – Saturday, May 8 (all times ET)




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

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

Notable Players This Week




    • Lydia Ko
    • Hyo Joo Kim
    • Patty Tavatanakit
    • Hannah Green
    • Amy Yang

PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS: REGIONS TRADITION

The first major of the year on the PGA TOUR Champions circuit returns with the Regions Tradition after it was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. The Regions Tradition takes place at Greystone G&CC in Birmingham, Ala., as coverage on GOLF Channel begins Thursday at 11 a.m. ET.

GOLF Channel Broadcast Team




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

How To Watch – Thursday, May 6 – Sunday, May 9 (all times ET)




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

DateGOLF Channel
Thursday11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Friday11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Saturday3-5:30 p.m.
Sunday3-5:30 p.m.

Notable Players This Week




    • Ernie Els
    • Bernhard Langer
    • Vijay Singh
    • Steve Stricker
    • Mike Weir

EUROPEAN TOUR: CANARY ISLANDS CHAMPIONSHIP

The European Tour concludes its three-week stay on the Canary Islands with the annual Canary Islands Championship from Golf Costa Adeje in Tenerife, Spain, Thursday-Sunday on GOLF Channel.

How To Watch – Thursday, May 6 – Sunday, May 9 (all times ET)




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

DateGOLF Channel
Thursday9-11 a.m.
Friday9-11 a.m.
Saturday6:30-11 a.m.
Sunday6:30-11 a.m.

Notable Players This Week




    • Justin Harding
    • Eddie Pepperell
    • Dean Burmester
    • Jorge Campillo

BROADCAST NOTES




    • Golf Central: Golf Central will provide post-tournament coverage on GOLF Channel Thursday-Sunday. Cara Banks, Brandel Chamblee, Henni Koyack, and Steve Sands contribute to Golf Central coverage this week.

DateGolf Central
Thursday6-7 p.m.
Friday6-7:30 p.m.
Saturday7:30-8:30 p.m.
Sunday7:30-8:30 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 NBCSports.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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