On Tour This Week: The Skinny

A look at what’s on tap around the major golf tours for the week of November 8, 2018 – including the PGA Tour in Mexico, the European Tour in Sun City, South Africa, and the Champions Tour finale in Arizona.

PGA TOUR

Tournament: Mayakoba Golf Classic
Where: Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Course: El Camaleon Golf Club
<strong>Distance: Par 71, 7039 yards
Architect: Greg Norman
Format: 128 players, 72 holes, 36-hole cut, stroke play
Purse: $7,200,000
Winning Share: $1,296,000
FedExCup/OWGR Points: 500/40
Defending Champion: Patton Kizzire
Marquee Players: Rickie Fowler, Jordan Spieth, Tony Finau, Bud Cauley, Gary Woodland, Aaron Wise, Pat Perez, Joaquin Niemann, Cameron Champ, Emiliano Grillo, Charley Hoffman, Graeme McDowell, Brian Harman, Matt Kuchar, Billy Horschel, Bill Haas, Ollie Schniederjans, J.B. Holmes, Ryan Moore, Kevin Kisner, Jim Furyk, Zach Johnson, Jason Dufner, Luke List, Ernie Els, Si Woo Kim.

TV & ONLINE COVERAGE

Rd 1: Thu 1-4:00 pm (GOLF)
Rd 2: Fri 1-4:00 pm (GOLF)
Rd 3: Sat 1-4:00 pm (GOLF)
Rd 4: Sun 1-4:00 pm (GOLF)
Online: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Website | Wikipedia


EUROPEAN TOUR

Tournament: Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player
Where: Sun City, South Africa
Course: Gary Player Country Club
<strong>Distance: Par 72, 7831 yards
Architect: Gary Player
Format: 72 players, 72 holes, no cut, stroke play
Purse: $7,500,000
Winning Share: $1,250,000
OWGR Points: 34
Defending Champion: Branden Grace
Marquee Players: Grace, Rory McIlroy, Sergio Garcia, Louis Oosthuizen, Branden Grace, Charl Schwartzel, Dylan Frittelli, Haotong Li, Andy Sullivan, Shubhankar Sharma, Lee Westwood, Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Matt Wallace, Shane Lowry, Chris Wood, Martin Kaymer, Padraig Harrington, Thomas Bjorn

TV & ONLINE COVERAGE

Rd 1: Thu 6-9:00 am (GOLF)
Rd 2: Fri 6-9:00 am (GOLF)
Rd 3: Sat 6-9:00 am (GOLF)
Rd 4: Sun 6-9:00 am (GOLF)
Online: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Website | Wikipedia


CHAMPIONS TOUR

Tournament: Charles Schwab Cup Championship
Where: Phoenix, Arizona
Course: Phoenix CC
Distance: Par 71, 6763 yards
Architect: Harry Collis (1921), Tom Lehman/John Fought (2002)
Format: 36 players, 72 holes, no cut, stroke play
Purse: $2,500,000
Winning Share: $440,000
OWGR Points: 880,000 points
Defending Champion: Kevin Sutherland
Marquee Players: Sutherland, Bernhard Langer, Scott Parel, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Jerry Kelly, Scott McCarron and David Toms

TV & ONLINE COVERAGE

Round 1: Fri. 4-7:00 PM (GOLF)
Round 2: Sat. 4-7:00 PM (GOLF)
Round 3: Sun. 4-6:30 PM (GOLF)
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