TORONTO (August 7, 2013) – The world's top golfers take aim at the 95th PGA CHAMPIONSHIP live on TSN from August 8-11 from the Oak Hill Country Club's East Course in Rochester, N.Y. TSN delivers complete coverage of the fourth and final Major of the year with 28 hours of live action across every round. First Round coverage begins tomorrow (Aug. 8) at 1 p.m. ET on TSN (see broadcast schedule below).
World No. 3-ranked Rory McIlroy will attempt to defend his PGA CHAMPIONSHIP title against a world-class field, including last week's Bridgestone Invitational winner and World No. 1-ranked Tiger Woods. The field also includes world No. 2-ranked Phil Mickelson, who is coming off a Major victory at last month's OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP, and Canadians Graham DeLaet and David Hearn.
In addition to complete broadcast coverage, TSN platforms feature the following highlights:
Along with all the latest highlights, news, and reaction from each round of the PGA CHAMPIONSHIP, SPORTSCENTRE has daily reports from TSN's golf expert Bob Weeks leading up to and throughout the tournament.
TSN.ca delivers bonus online coverage of the PGA CHAMPIONSHIP, presented by Acura, with a live stream covering Par 3s and a second stream featuring marquee groups. Online coverage tees off with Tiger Woods, Davis Love III, and Keegan Bradley followed by Adam Scott, Justin Rose, and Phil Mickelson tomorrow (Aug. 8) at 8:30 a.m. ET on TSN.ca (see below for TSN.ca schedule). Additional highlights include:
• Weeks' popular golf blog, plus a video Q&A, and a special video essay wrapping up the 2013 Majors following Sunday's Final Round – all available on TSN.ca
• All the latest news, scores, and stats from Rochester on TSN Digital Platforms, including the TSN app for iPhone and iPad
TSN and TEAM Radio stations – including TSN Radio 1050 in Toronto, TSN Radio 690 in Montreal, TSN Radio 1290 in Winnipeg, TEAM 1410 in Vancouver, TEAM 1260 in Edmonton, and TEAM 1200 in Ottawa – will have fans covered with all the latest news and analysis from the PGA CHAMPIONSHIP throughout the tournament. TSN and TEAM Radio also air two programs hosted by Mark Zecchino and Jim Tatti, with GOLF TALK CANADA featuring a Canadian perspective on the biggest news in golf, while PGA TOUR SUNDAY NIGHT RAP gives fans in-depth analysis of the weekend's events, including the winning call, following the conclusion of the Final Round. Fans can listen live worldwide or on demand at TSN1050.ca and on the TSN app for iPhone and iPad.
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TSN is home to the biggest and most prestigious tournaments in golf, including all of golf's majors – THE MASTERS, U.S. OPEN, THE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP, and the PGA CHAMPIONSHIP – as well as the Ryder Cup, and a slate of PGA TOUR events.
TSN and TSN.ca's broadcast schedule for the PGA CHAMPIONSHIP is as follows:
Thursday, Aug. 8
• 8:30 a.m. ET – First Round: Marquee Group (TSN.ca)
• 1 p.m. ET – First Round (TSN)
• 1 p.m. ET – First Round: Par 3 Coverage (TSN.ca)
Friday, Aug. 9
• 8:30 a.m. ET – Second Round: Marquee Group (TSN.ca)
• 1 p.m. ET – Second Round (TSN)
• 1 p.m. ET – Second Round: Par 3 Coverage (TSN.ca)
Saturday, Aug. 10
• 11 a.m. ET – Third Round: Part 1 (TSN)
• 11 a.m. ET – Third Round: Marquee Group (TSN.ca)
• 11 a.m. ET – Third Round: Par 3 Coverage (TSN.ca)
• 2 p.m. ET – Third Round: Part 2 (TSN)
• 12 midnight ET – ENCORE: Third Round: Part 2 (TSN2)
Sunday, Aug. 11
• 11 a.m. ET – Final Round: Part 1 (TSN)
• 11 a.m. ET – Final Round: Marquee Group (TSN.ca)
• 11 a.m. ET – Final Round: Par 3 Coverage (TSN.ca)
• 2 p.m. – ET Final Round: Part 2 (TSN)
• 12 midnight ET – ENCORE: Final Round: Part 2 (TSN2)