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Sentry Tournament of Champions to air on Golf Channel, NBC

Xander Schauffele defends amongst strong field at Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii

ORLANDO, Fla. (Dec. 30, 2019) – The PGA TOUR season resumes this week at the Sentry Tournament of Champions on the island of Maui, with live coverage airing in primetime on GOLF Channel and NBC. The elite 34-player field features winners from the PGA TOUR during the 2019 calendar year, including five of the top-10 players in the world: Jon Rahm (3), Justin Thomas (4), Dustin Johnson (5), Patrick Cantlay (7) and defending champion Xander Schauffele (8).

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Sentry Tournament of Champions

Dates: Jan. 2-5

Venue: Kapalua Resort (Plantation Course), Kapalua, Hawaii

Tournament Airtimes on GOLF Channel (Eastern):

Thursday 6-10 p.m. (Live) / 11 p.m.-3 a.m. (Replay)

Friday 6-10 p.m. (Live) / 11 p.m.-3 a.m. (Replay)

Saturday 6-8 p.m. (Live) / 8 p.m.-1 a.m. (Replay)

Sunday 6-10 p.m. (Live) / 11 p.m.-3 a.m. (Replay)

Tournament Airtimes on NBC (Eastern):

Saturday 4-6 p.m. (Live)

Broadcast Notes:

Golf Central Wraparound News Coverage – Golf Central will provide wraparound news coverage Thursday-Sunday, with Mark Rolfing and Todd Lewis reporting on-site from Kapalua.

Field features five of top-10 in the world: The elite winners-only 34-man field convening on the island of Maui features five of the current top-10 in the world.

Schauffele defends: Xander Schauffele defeated Gary Woodland by one stroke for his fourth career PGA TOUR win.

Headlining the field: Cameron Champ, Rickie Fowler, Dustin Johnson, Matt Kuchar, Collin Morikawa, Jon Rahm, Patrick Reed, Xander Schauffele, Justin Thomas, Brendan Todd, Matthew Wolff and Gary Woodland.

NBC Sports Broadcast Team:

Play by Play: Dan Hicks

Analyst: Paul Azinger

Tower: Mark Rolfing

On-Course: Curt Byrum / Jim “Bones” Mackay

-NBC Sports Group-

Media Contact:
Jeremy Friedman
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Golf Channel Communications