Wednesday, April 13, 2016

World No. 1 Day Headlines RBC Heritage Field; DeChambeau Set to Make Professional Debut

(ORLANDO, Fla.) – The PGA TOUR is on Hilton Head Island this week for the RBC Heritage, as World No. 1 Jason Day leads the field, along with newly turned professional (and low amateur at the Masters) Bryson DeChambeau, who makes his professional debut this week.
RBC Heritage
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)

Broadcast Notes:
- 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.

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