On Tour This Week: Sea Island, Dubai, and Naples

A look at what’s on tap around the major golf tours for the week of November 15, 2018 – including the PGA Tour off the coast of Georgia; the European Tour in Dubai; and the LPGA Tour in Florida.

PGA TOUR

Tournament: RSM Classic
Dates: Nov. 15-18, 2018
Where: St. Simons Island, Georgia
Course: Sea Island Golf Club (Seaside & Plantation)
Distance: Seaside (70/7,005), Plantation (72/7,058)
Architect: H. S. Colt, C. Alison (Seaside); W. Travis (Plantation)
Redesign: Tom Fazio (Seaside); Rees Jones (Plantation)
Format: 156 players, 72 holes, 36-hole cut, stroke play
Purse: $6,400,000
Winning Share: $1,152,000
FedExCup/OWGR Points: 500/24
Defending Champion: Austin Cook
Marquee Players: Webb Simpson, Kevin Kisner, Zach Johnson, Bud Cauley, Joaquin Niemann, Cameron Champ, Graeme McDowell, Brian Harman, Padraig Harrington, Bill Haas, Ollie Schniederjans, Jason Dufner, Luke List, Ernie Els, Russell Henley

TV & ONLINE COVERAGE

Rd 1: Thu. 1:30-4:30 pm (GOLF)
Rd 2: Fri. 1:30-4:30 pm (GOLF)
Rd 3: Sat. 1:30-4:30 pm (GOLF)
Rd 4: Sun. 1:30-4:30 pm (GOLF)
Online: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Website | Wikipedia


EUROPEAN TOUR

Tournament: DP World Tour Championship, Dubai
Dates: Nov. 15-18, 2018
Where: Dubai, UAE
Course: Jumeirah Golf Estates (Earth Course)
Distance: Par 72 / 7,706 yards
Architect: Greg Norman
Format: Top 60 in RTD, 72 holes, no cut, stroke play
Purse: $8,000,000
Winning Share: $1,400,000
OWGR Points:52
Defending Champion: Jon Rahm
Marquee Players: Rahm, Francesco Molinari, Rory McIlroy, Tommy Fleetwood, Xander Schauffele, Patrick Reed, Alex Noren, Sergio Garcia, Tyrrell Hatton, Rafa Cabrera Bello, Henrik Stenson, Eddie Pepperell, Ian Poulter, Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Haotong Li, Thorbjorn Olesen, Matthew Fitzpatrick

TV & ONLINE COVERAGE

Rd 1: Thu 3:00 – 8:00 am
Rd 2: Fri 3:00 – 8:00 am
Rd 3: Sat 2:30 – 8:00 am
Rd 4: Sun 2:00 – 8:00 am
Online: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Website | Wikipedia


LPGA TOUR

Name: CME Group Tour Championship
Date: November 15-18, 2018
Course: Tiburon Golf Club (Gold)
Where: Naples, Fla.
Distance: 6,556 Yards, Par 71
Field/Format: 72 players, 72-holes, stroke play
Total Purse: $2,500,000
Winner’s Share: $500,000
CME Globe Bonus: $1,000,000
Defending Champion: Ariya Jutanugarn
Marquee Players: Ariya Jutanugarn, Lexi Thompson, Jessica Korda, Pernilla Lindberg, Sung Hyun Park, Shanshan Feng, So Yeon Ryu, Minjee Lee, Brooke Henderson, Nasa Hataoka, Lydia Ko

TV & ONLINE COVERAGE

Rd 1: Thu 4:30 – 6:30 pm (GOLF)
Rd 2: Fri 4:30 – 6:30 pm (GOLF)
Rd 3: Sat 4:30 – 6:30 pm (GOLF)
Rd 4: Sun 1:00 – 4:00 pm (ABC)
Online: Web | Twitter | Facebook | Youtube | Wikipedia



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