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Golf Channel to televise events from Mexico, South Africa

PGA Tour's Mayakoba Golf Classic, European Tour's Nedbank Golf Challenge to be aired live

ORLANDO, Fla. (Nov. 12, 2019) – The 2019-20 PGA TOUR wraparound season continues this week with the Mayakoba Golf Classic in Mexico, where Matt Kuchar defends. The European Tour this week stages its second of three consecutive Rolex series events to culminate its 2019 season with the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa, featuring a field of the top-60 players in the current Race to Dubai Standings. The top-50 players after this week will advance to the season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai next week.

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Mayakoba Golf Classic
Dates: Nov. 14-17
Venue: Mayakoba Resort (El Camaleon Golf Club), Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Tournament Airtimes on GOLF Channel (Eastern):
Thursday 1-5 p.m. (Live) / 6-10 p.m. (Replay)
Friday 1-5 p.m. (Live) / 6-10 p.m. (Replay)
Saturday 2-5 p.m. (Live) / 6-9 p.m. (Replay)
Sunday 2-5 p.m. (Live) / 6-9 p.m. (Replay)

Broadcast Notes:
Kuchar defends: Matt Kuchar defeated Danny Lee by one stroke at -22 to earn his eighth career PGA TOUR win and first since 2014.
Six Presidents Cup players competing this week: Tony Finau and Matt Kuchar (U.S.); Abraham Ancer, Jason Day, Joaquin Niemann and C.T. Pan (International) are all scheduled to compete at the Mayakoba Golf Classic.
Headlining the field: Ancer, Cameron Champ, Day, Finau, Lanto Griffin, Viktor Hovland, Chris Kirk, Kevin Kisner, Kuchar, Davis Love III, Graeme McDowell, Maverick McNealy, Sebastian Munoz, Niemann, Alvaro Ortiz, Carlos Ortiz, C.T. Pan, Brendan Todd and Brandon Wu.

GOLF Channel Broadcast Team:
Play by Play: Terry Gannon
Analyst: David Duval
Tower: Justin Leonard
On-Course: Trevor Immelman / Jerry Foltz
Interviews / Golf Central Reporter: George Savaricas

European Tour
Nedbank Golf Challenge
Dates: Nov. 14-17
Venue: Gary Player Country Club, Sun City, South Africa

Tournament Airtimes on GOLF Channel (Eastern):
Thursday 2-9 a.m. (Live) / 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Replay)
Friday 3-9 a.m. (Live) / 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Replay)
Saturday 2:30-8:30 a.m. (Live) / 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (Replay)
Sunday 2-8 a.m. (Live) / 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (Replay)

Broadcast Notes:
Penultimate event of season: This week marks the second of three Rolex Series events to conclude the 2019 European Tour season. The top-60 players in the Race to Dubai are scheduled to compete this week, with the top-50 advancing to next week’s season-ending DP World Tour Championship.
Westwood defends: Lee Westwood defeated Sergio Garcia by three strokes to earn his 24th career European Tour win and his first since 2014.
Headlining the field: Ernie Els, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Tommy Fleetwood, Branden Grace, Padraig Harrington, Martin Kaymer, Tom Lewis, Haotong Li, Louis Oosthuizen, Thomas Pieters, Ian Poulter, Henrik Stenson, Lee Westwood and Bernd Wiesberger.

GOLF Channel Broadcast Team:
Host: Scott Walker
Play by Play: Dougie Donnelly
Analyst: Anthony Wall / Sam Torrance / Ken Brown
On-Course: Jay Townsend / Dale Hayes
Interviews: Denis Hutchinson

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