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TSN Delivers Comprehensive Live Coverage of Every Round of the 99th PGA CHAMPIONSHIP, Beginning Tomorrow, August 10

– TSN’s complete coverage of the PGA CHAMPIONSHIP tees off with more than 10 hours of live coverage Thursday, August 10 beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN5, live from the renowned Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C. –

– The PGA CHAMPIONSHIP’s elite field includes OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP winner Jordan Spieth, U.S. OPEN champion Brooks Koepka, MASTERS champion Sergio Garcia, and world #1-ranked player Dustin Johnson –

TORONTO (August 9, 2017) – TSN hits the greens to deliver comprehensive live coverage of golf’s final major of the season, the 99th PGA CHAMPIONSHIP, one of 60+ iconic championship events that live on TSN. Live from the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., TSN’s coverage features expanded morning broadcast windows providing live coverage of featured groups each day of the tournament, beginning with First Round marquee group coverage tomorrowThursday, August 10 at 8:30 a.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN5 (see below or visit TSN.ca for a complete broadcast schedule).

Leading into the tournament, SPORTSCENTRE and TSN.ca get fans ready for the action with an essay from TSN golf analyst Bob Weeks highlighting the PGA’s history of unlikely winners. Additional coverage includes an in-depth comparison of 2017 OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP winner Jordan Spieth at 24-years-old to Tiger Woods at the same age, as well as a look at whether completing a Career Grand Slam will be possible for Spieth. SPORTSCENTRE and TSN.ca also talk to both Canadian players participating in the PGA CHAMPIONSHIP, Adam Hadwin and MacKenzie Hughes.

The network complements its PGA CHAMPIONSHIP coverage with a slate of content on TSN Digital platforms, including bonus live streaming available to TSN subscribers via TSN.ca/Live and the TSN GO app, as well as highlights, recaps, and more available on TSN.ca. French-language coverage of the PGA CHAMPIONSHIP is available on RDS.

The PGA CHAMPIONSHIP is headlined by an elite roster of players, including all three of this year’s major champions: OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP winner Spieth, MASTERS winner Sergio Garcia, and U.S. OPEN champion Brooks Koepka. Also competing are former tournament champions Jason Day, Rory McIlroy, and world #1-ranked player Dustin Johnson, while both Phil Mickelson and Ernie Els compete in their 100th Major Championship, a milestone few others have reached.

TSN Fantasy Golf Presented by Freedom 55 Financial
Throughout the season, golf fans can take part in TSN Fantasy Golf Presented by Freedom 55 Financial by selecting their own team of six golfers from those entered in each major at TSN.ca/FantasyGolf. Bob Weeks makes his “Expert Picks” ahead of the tournament for fans to consult before building their team. The team with the lowest score at the end of each tournament wins. The winners of each major tournament will each receive a $2,000 shopping spree certificate from COBRA PUMA (to be redeemed at Golf Town) and a custom COBRA fitting experience at Golf Town. The Grand Prize winner will receive a cash prize of $10,000 at the end of the golf season.

TSN’s complete coverage of the PGA CHAMPIONSHIP has attracted a slate of premier sponsors, including Assante Wealth Management, CI Financial, Acura, and Freedom 55 Financial.

Broadcast Schedule*

Thursday, August 10

  • 8:30 a.m. ET – First Round: Marquee Groups on TSN1, TSN5, and TSN GO
  • 1 p.m. ET – First Round on TSN and TSN GO

Friday, August 11

  • 8:30 a.m. ET – Second Round: Marquee Groups TSN1, TSN5, and TSN GO
  • 1 p.m. ET – Second Round on TSN and TSN GO

Saturday, August 12

  • 11 a.m. ET – Third Round on TSN and TSN GO

Sunday, August 13

  • 11 a.m. ET – Final Round on TSN and TSN GO

*Schedule subject to change

Golf on TSN
TSN and RDS are the home of golf’s marquee championship events, with a slate that includes all four of golf’s Majors – THE MASTERS, U.S. OPEN, the OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP, and the PGA CHAMPIONSHIP, as well as the RYDER CUP, PRESIDENTS CUP, and a slate of PGA TOUR events.

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TSN Delivers Comprehensive Live Coverage of Every Round of the 99th PGA CHAMPIONSHIP, Beginning Tomorrow, August 10

– TSN’s complete coverage of the PGA CHAMPIONSHIP tees off with more than 10 hours of live coverage Thursday, August 10 beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN5, live from the renowned Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C. –

– The PGA CHAMPIONSHIP’s elite field includes OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP winner Jordan Spieth, U.S. OPEN champion Brooks Koepka, MASTERS champion Sergio Garcia, and world #1-ranked player Dustin Johnson –

TORONTO (August 9, 2017) – TSN hits the greens to deliver comprehensive live coverage of golf’s final major of the season, the 99th PGA CHAMPIONSHIP, one of 60+ iconic championship events that live on TSN. Live from the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., TSN’s coverage features expanded morning broadcast windows providing live coverage of featured groups each day of the tournament, beginning with First Round marquee group coverage tomorrowThursday, August 10 at 8:30 a.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN5 (see below or visit TSN.ca for a complete broadcast schedule).

Leading into the tournament, SPORTSCENTRE and TSN.ca get fans ready for the action with an essay from TSN golf analyst Bob Weeks highlighting the PGA’s history of unlikely winners. Additional coverage includes an in-depth comparison of 2017 OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP winner Jordan Spieth at 24-years-old to Tiger Woods at the same age, as well as a look at whether completing a Career Grand Slam will be possible for Spieth. SPORTSCENTRE and TSN.ca also talk to both Canadian players participating in the PGA CHAMPIONSHIP, Adam Hadwin and MacKenzie Hughes.

The network complements its PGA CHAMPIONSHIP coverage with a slate of content on TSN Digital platforms, including bonus live streaming available to TSN subscribers via TSN.ca/Live and the TSN GO app, as well as highlights, recaps, and more available on TSN.ca. French-language coverage of the PGA CHAMPIONSHIP is available on RDS.

The PGA CHAMPIONSHIP is headlined by an elite roster of players, including all three of this year’s major champions: OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP winner Spieth, MASTERS winner Sergio Garcia, and U.S. OPEN champion Brooks Koepka. Also competing are former tournament champions Jason Day, Rory McIlroy, and world #1-ranked player Dustin Johnson, while both Phil Mickelson and Ernie Els compete in their 100th Major Championship, a milestone few others have reached.

TSN Fantasy Golf Presented by Freedom 55 Financial
Throughout the season, golf fans can take part in TSN Fantasy Golf Presented by Freedom 55 Financial by selecting their own team of six golfers from those entered in each major at TSN.ca/FantasyGolf. Bob Weeks makes his “Expert Picks” ahead of the tournament for fans to consult before building their team. The team with the lowest score at the end of each tournament wins. The winners of each major tournament will each receive a $2,000 shopping spree certificate from COBRA PUMA (to be redeemed at Golf Town) and a custom COBRA fitting experience at Golf Town. The Grand Prize winner will receive a cash prize of $10,000 at the end of the golf season.

TSN’s complete coverage of the PGA CHAMPIONSHIP has attracted a slate of premier sponsors, including Assante Wealth Management, CI Financial, Acura, and Freedom 55 Financial.

Broadcast Schedule*

Thursday, August 10

  • 8:30 a.m. ET – First Round: Marquee Groups on TSN1, TSN5, and TSN GO
  • 1 p.m. ET – First Round on TSN and TSN GO

Friday, August 11

  • 8:30 a.m. ET – Second Round: Marquee Groups TSN1, TSN5, and TSN GO
  • 1 p.m. ET – Second Round on TSN and TSN GO

Saturday, August 12

  • 11 a.m. ET – Third Round on TSN and TSN GO

Sunday, August 13

  • 11 a.m. ET – Final Round on TSN and TSN GO

*Schedule subject to change

Golf on TSN
TSN and RDS are the home of golf’s marquee championship events, with a slate that includes all four of golf’s Majors – THE MASTERS, U.S. OPEN, the OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP, and the PGA CHAMPIONSHIP, as well as the RYDER CUP, PRESIDENTS CUP, and a slate of PGA TOUR events.

For more information

Christy Sullivan

christy.sullivan@bellmedia.ca

Zak Fairbrother

zak.fairbrother@bellmedia.ca

About TSN
TSN is Canada’s Sports Leader and provides world-class content across its industry-leading platforms including five national television feeds, TSN.ca, TSN GO, and TSN Radio stations across the country. With a broad portfolio of multimedia sports assets, Champions Live Here as TSN delivers more championship events than any broadcaster in the country. The network’s deep and diverse roster of live sports programming includes the Grey Cup, IIHF World Junior Championship, Hockey Canada events, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Montreal Canadiens, Winnipeg Jets, Season of Champions Curling, FIFA World Cup, UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, Premier League, CONCACAF Gold Cup and Champions League, MLB, Golf’s Majors, NASCAR, F1, Grand Slam Tennis, UFC, NCAA March Madness, and Skate Canada and Rugby Canada events. TSN is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.

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