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THE HONDA CLASSIC HEADLINES NBC SPORTS’ GOLF COVERAGE THIS WEEKEND ON NBC AND GOLF CHANNEL

PGA TOUR Spring Swing Continues with Honda Classic at PGA National Resort & Spa

Morgan Pressel to Serve as On-Course Reporter at the Honda Classic on GOLF Channel

THE PLAYERS Championship on NBC Delivers Most-Watched PGA TOUR Final Round in Three Years; Golf Central Live From THE PLAYERS Post-Round Viewership Up 31%

STAMFORD, Conn. – March 17, 2021 – The PGA TOUR continues its Spring Swing this Thursday-Sunday from PGA National Resort & Spa (Champions) in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., on NBC and GOLF Channel. This year’s field at the Honda Classic features last week’s PLAYERS Championship runner-up Lee Westwood, Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler, Adam Scott, and more. Sungjae Im defends the 2020 title, his first-ever PGA TOUR victory.

Major champion and two-time LPGA Tour winner Morgan Pressel will serve as an on-course reporter this week on GOLF Channel at the Honda Classic. Earlier this month, Pressel made her debut as an analyst at the LPGA Drive On Championship presented by Volvik at Golden Ocala. For more information on Pressel, click here.

Yesterday, NBC Sports announced multiple viewership milestones for last week’s 2021 edition of THE PLAYERS Championship coverage on GOLF Channel and NBC, headlined by Sunday’s final round on NBC, which was the most-watched PGA TOUR final round since the 2018 TOUR Championship. Viewership gains carried over to Golf Central Live From THE PLAYERS – post-round viewership was up 31% vs. 2019 and week-long primetime coverage was up 15%.

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NBC/GOLF Channel Broadcast Team


  • Play by Play: Dan Hicks
  • Analyst: Paul Azinger
  • Tower: David Feherty / Justin Leonard
  • On-Course: Jim “Bones” Mackay / John Wood / Notah Begay / Morgan Pressel
  • Interviews: Steve Sands

How To Watch – Thursday, March 18 – Sunday, March 21 (all times ET)


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

DateNBCGOLF Channel
Thursday10 a.m.-2 p.m.* / 2-6 p.m.
Friday2-6 p.m.
Saturday3-6 p.m.1-3 p.m.
Sunday3-6 p.m.1-3 p.m.

*Thursday’s coverage from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. ET will be a simulcast of PGA TOUR LIVE featured group coverage

Notable Players This Week


  • Lee Westwood
  • Phil Mickelson
  • Rickie Fowler
  • Sungjae Im
  • Adam Scott
  • Kamaiu Johnson

EUROPEAN TOUR: MAGICAL KENYA OPEN

How To Watch – Sunday, March 21 (all times ET)


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

DateGOLF Channel
Sunday5:30-10 a.m.

Notable Players This Week


  • Edoardo Molinari
  • Guido Migliozzi
  • George Coetzee
  • Justin Harding
  • Jorge Campillo

BROADCAST NOTES


  • Golf Today and Golf Central: Golf Today and Golf Central will provide pre-and post-tournament coverage on GOLF Channel Thursday-Sunday. Shane Bacon and Damon Hack anchor Friday, Saturday and Sunday editions of Golf Today alongside Kira K. Dixon. Whit Watson, Mark Rolfing, Jaime Diaz and Dixon contribute to Golf Central pre- and post-round coverage this week.

DateGolf TodayGolf Central
Thursday6-7 p.m.
Friday11 a.m.-1 p.m.1-2 p.m./6-7 p.m.
Saturday10 a.m.-NoonNoon-1 p.m./6-7 p.m.
Sunday10 a.m.-NoonNoon-1 p.m./6-7 p.m.



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