Valspar Championship, Toshiba Classic, Indian Open




From a Golf Channel press release.


ORLANDO, Fla. – The PGA TOUR returns to Florida this week for the Valspar Championship as Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy make their first appearances in the event, joined by a strong international field featuring Jordan Spieth, Sergio Garcia and defending champion Adam Hadwin. The PGA TOUR Champions’ Toshiba Classic returns to the schedule after a one year hiatus. Jay Haas is the defending champion from the 2016 Toshiba Classic, when he became the second-oldest winner in Tour history at age 62. The European Tour heads to India for the Indian Open, a co-sanctioned event between the European Tour and the Asian Tour.


PGA TOUR

Valspar Championship

Dates: March 8-11

Venue: Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club (Copperhead Course) – Palm Harbor, Fla.

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern)

Thursday         2-6 p.m. (Live) / 7-11 p.m. (Replay)

Friday              2-6 p.m. (Live) / 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. (Replay)

Saturday          1-3 p.m. (Live) / 9 p.m.-Midnight. (Replay)

Sunday            1-3 p.m. (Live) / 9 p.m.-2 a.m. (Replay)

Tournament Airtimes on NBC (Eastern)

Saturday          3-6 p.m. (Live)

Sunday            3-6 p.m. (Live)

Broadcast Notes:

Hadwin defends: Adam Hadwin defeated Patrick Cantlay by one stroke in 2017 for his first career PGA TOUR win.

Headlining the field: Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Ernie Els, Jim Furyk, Sergio Garcia, Bill Haas, Adam Hadwin, Davis Love III, , Justin Rose, Sam Saunders, Adam Scott, Henrik Stenson and Steve Stricker.

PGA TOUR Champions

Toshiba Classic

Dates: March 9-11

Venue: Newport Beach Country Club, Newport Beach, Calif.

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern)

Friday              6-8 p.m. (Live) / 12:30-2:30 a.m. (Replay)

Saturday          5:30-8 p.m. (Live) / 5:30-7:30 a.m. (Sunday Replay)            

Sunday            5:30-8 p.m. (Live) / 2-4 a.m. (Monday Replay)

Broadcast Notes:

Headlining the field: Bernhard Langer, Tom Watson, Mark Calcavecchia, John Cook, Fred Couples, John Daly, Jay Haas, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Jerry Kelly, Tom Lehman, Colin Montgomerie, Jose Maria Olazabal, Vijay Singh and David Toms

EUROPEAN TOUR

Indian Open

Dates: March 8-11

Venue: DLF Golf & Country Club (Gary Player Course), New Delhi, India

Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern)

Friday              12:30-2:30 a.m. / 4-7 a.m. (Live) / 7-10 a.m. (Replay)

Saturday          2:30-7 a.m. (Live) / 7-10 a.m. (Replay)

Sunday            Midnight-5:30 a.m. / 7:30-10 a.m. (Replay)

Broadcast Notes:

Chawrasia defends: S.S.P. Chawrasia defeated Gavin Green by seven strokes to earn his fourth career European Tour victory and win back-to-back Indian Opens.

Headlining the field: Shubhankar Sharma, Arjun Atwal, Thomas Bjorn, S.S.P. Chawrasia, Darren Clarke, Emiliano Grillo, Gavin Green, Andrew Johnston, Anirban Lahiri, Jeev Milkha Singh.

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