Wednesday, April 13, 2016
World No. 1 Day Headlines RBC Heritage Field; DeChambeau Set to Make Professional Debut
Dates: April 14-17
Venue: Harbour Town Golf Links, Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday 3-6 p.m. (Live) / 11 p.m.-2 a.m. (Replay)
Friday 3-6 p.m. (Live) / 11 p.m.-2 a.m. (Replay)
Saturday 1-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 11 p.m.-3 a.m. (Replay)
Sunday 1-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 7-11:30 p.m. (Replay)
- DeChambeau to make debut as a professional: Bryson DeChambeau, the low amateur in the Masters and 2015 U.S. Amateur and NCAA individual champion, will make his debut as a professional this week.
- Headlining the field: Jason Day, Bryson DeChambeau, Zach Johnson, Paul Casey, Brandt Snedeker, Kevin Kisner, Matt Kuchar, Graeme McDowell, Matt Fitzpatrick and Davis Love III.
Golf Channel Broadcast Team:
- Play by Play: Whit Watson
- Analyst: Curt Byrum
- Tower: Matt Gogel / Jim Gallagher Jr.
- On-Course: Craig Perks
- Interviews: Damon Hack
The LPGA Tour is in Hawaii for the LOTTE Championship, airing in primetime on Golf Channel from Wednesday-Saturday. World No. 1 Lydia Ko leads the field, along with Inbee Park and Lexi Thompson.
The PGA TOUR Champions is in Georgia for the Mitsubishi Electric Classic, with six Masters participants (and former champions) scheduled to compete, including Bernhard Langer and Tom Watson.
And the European Tour stages the Open de Espana, hosted by the Sergio Garcia Foundation. Garcia, along with fellow Spaniard Rafa Cabrera Bello and major champion Martin Kaymer headline the field.