Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Mickelson, DeChambeau Headline Field at Valero Texas Open

(ORLANDO, Fla.) – The PGA TOUR returns to the Lone Star state for the Valero Texas Open, as Phil Mickelson headlines the field, along with Bryson DeChambeau, who earned a top-5 finish last week in his first PGA TOUR event competing as a professional.

Valero Texas Open
Dates: April 21-24
Venue: JW Marriott, TPC San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday 3-6 p.m. (Live) / 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. (Replay)
Friday 3-6 p.m. (Live) / 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. (Replay)
Saturday 1-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 10 p.m.-2:30 a.m. (Replay)
Sunday 1-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 10 p.m.-2:30 a.m. (Replay)

Broadcast Notes:
- Walker defends: Jimmy Walker finished four shots ahead of fellow Texan Jordan Spieth for his fifth PGA TOUR win.

- Headlining the field: Phil Mickelson, Bryson DeChambeau, Branden Grace, Patrick Reed, Zach Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Matt Kuchar, Brandt Snedeker, Ernie Els and Jimmy Walker.

Golf Channel Broadcast Team:
- Play by Play: Steve Sands
- Analyst: Frank Nobilo
- Tower: Matt Gogel / Craig Perks
- On-Course: Billy Ray Brown
- Interviews: Scott Walker

Other Tours
The LPGA Tour is in San Francisco for the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic, where world No. 1 Lydia Ko defends.

World Golf Hall-of-Famers Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player lead the Legends division competing in the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge in Missouri, where they’ll compete in teams of two.

Bubba Watson headlines the field at the Shenzhen International on the European Tour in China.

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