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Todd defends at Bermuda Championship

PGA Tour Champions in South Florida for TimberTech Championship, as Langer defends; live coverage Friday through Sunday on Golf Channel

European Tour stages inaugural Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Open

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ORLANDO, Fla., (Oct. 28, 2020) – The PGA TOUR hosts the Bermuda Championship this week, as Brendon Todd defends his 2019 title. Live coverage airs Thursday through Sunday on GOLF Channel. The PGA TOUR Champions are in South Florida for the TimberTech Championship, with Bernhard Langer looking to defend. 11-time PGA TOUR Champions winner Scott McCarron is scheduled to be mic’d up during GOLF Channel’s opening round live tournament coverage on Friday. The European Tour stages the inaugural Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Open, the first of two consecutive events being staged at the same venue.

PGA TOUR
Bermuda Championship
Dates: Oct. 29-Nov. 1
Venue: Port Royal Golf Course, Southampton, Bermuda
 
Tournament Airtimes on GOLF Channel (Eastern):
Thursday         Noon-3 p.m. (Live) / 3:30-6:30 p.m. (Replay) / 6:30-9:30 p.m. (Replay)
Friday              Noon-3 p.m. (Live) / 6-9 p.m. (Replay)
Saturday          Noon-3 p.m. (Live) / 6-9 p.m. (Replay)
Sunday            11 a.m.-2 p.m. (Live) / 5-8 p.m. (Replay)

Broadcast Notes:
Todd defends: Brendon Todd finished four shots clear of Harry Higgs to earn his second PGA TOUR win, and first since 2014.  

Headlining the field: Brendon Todd, Henrik Stenson, Padraig Harrington, Hudson Swafford, Will Zalatoris, Danny Willett, Stewart Cink, Rafa Cabrera Bello and Rasmus Hojgaard.

GOLF Channel Broadcast Team:
Play by Play: Terry Gannon
Analyst: Justin Leonard
Tower: Trevor Immelman
On-Course: Jerry Foltz / Gary Christian

PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS
TimberTech Championship
Dates: Oct. 30-Nov. 1
Venue: Broken Sound Club (Old Course), Boca Raton, Fla.

Tournament Airtimes on GOLF Channel (Eastern):
Friday              3-5:30 p.m. (Live) / 9-11:30 p.m.
Saturday          3-5:30 p.m. (Live) / 9-11:30 p.m.
Sunday            2-4:30 p.m. (Live) / 8-10:30 p.m.

Broadcast Notes:
McCarron to be mic’d up during Friday’s opening round: 11-time PGA TOUR Champions winner Scott McCarron is scheduled to be mic’d up during GOLF Channel’s opening round live tournament coverage on Friday.

Langer defends: Bernhard Langer finished five strokes ahead of Marco Dawson to capture his 39th career PGA TOUR Champions win.

Headlining the field: Bernhard Langer, Ernie Els, Jim Furyk, Retief Goosen, Jerry Kelly, Jose Maria Olazabal, Vijay Singh, Mike Weir, Colin Montgomerie, Rich Beem and Sandy Lyle.

GOLF Channel Broadcast Team:
Play by Play: Bob Papa
Analyst: Lanny Wadkins
Tower: John Cook
On-Course: Billy Ray Brown

EUROPEAN TOUR
Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Open
Dates: Oct. 29-Nov. 1
Venue: Aphrodite Hills Resort, Paphos, Cyprus

Tournament Airtimes on GOLF Channel (Eastern):
Thursday         5:30-10:30 a.m. (Live)
Friday              5:30-10:30 a.m. (Live)
Saturday          6-10:30 a.m. (Live)
Sunday            4:30-9 a.m. (Live)

Broadcast Notes:
Inaugural event: This is the inaugural edition of the event, and marks the first of two consecutive weeks of events at Aphrodite Hills Resort in Cyprus.

Headlining the field: Haotong Li, Sam Horsfield, Matthias Schwab and Michael Campbell.

GOLF Channel Broadcast Team:
Play by Play: Dominik Holyer
Analyst: Tony Johnstone / Anthony Wall / Johnny Morgan / Mark Roe
On-Course: Tim Barter

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