Mickelson, Oosthuizen, Koepka Among Stars in ESPN+ Featured Groups for PGA Championship Third Round

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Mickelson, Oosthuizen, Koepka Among Stars in ESPN+ Featured Groups for PGA Championship Third Round

ESPN, ESPN+ Airing Traditional Coverage Starting with First Tee Shot Saturday Morning

Phil Mickelson and Louie Oosthuizen, who begin Saturday’s third round of the PGA Championship tied for the lead, are among the stars of golf who will be highlighted in a full day of ESPN+ Featured Group coverage from the 103rd edition of the historic golf championship, being played at Kiawah Island Golf Resort in South Carolina.

In addition to six different Featured Groups during the day on Saturday, ESPN and ESPN+ also will offer live traditional coverage of the third round from the opening tee shot at 7:30 a.m. ET until 1 p.m. ESPN+ will stream coverage from 7:30-10 a.m. and then play shifts to ESPN from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Along with the co-leaders, others in the Featured Group coverage will include the pairing of third-place Brooks Koepka and Brandon Grace, who is part of a three-way tie for fourth entering the third round. ESPN+ will have four Featured Groups in the morning hours and then two in the afternoon.

Saturday morning’s ESPN+ Featured Group coverage will include:

  • 8:40 a.m. – Webb Simpson / Ben Cook
  • 8:50 a.m. — Patrick Reed / Billy Horschel
  • 10:00 a.m. — Jordan Spieth / Lucas Herbert
  • 10:30 a.m. — Rory McIlroy / Adam Hadwin

Afternoon Featured Groups on ESPN+ will be:

  • 2:30 p.m. — Brooks Koepka / Brandon Grace
  • 2:40 p.m. — Phil Mickelson / Louie Oosthuizen (co-leaders)

Also on Saturday, ESPN+ will offer a Featured Holes stream from Holes 15-16-17 at The Ocean Course beginning at 11 a.m.

In addition, SportsCenter and ESPN.com will continue coverage from the PGA Championship all weekend.

About ESPN+

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Fans sign up to ESPN+ for just $5.99 a month (or $59.99 per year) at ESPN.com, ESPNplus.com or on the ESPN App (mobile and connected devices). It is also available as part of The Disney Bundle that gives subscribers access to Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu for $13.99/month (Hulu w/ads) or $19.99/month (Hulu w/o ads).

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Andy Hall

I’m part of a team that handles PR/Communications for SportsCenter, including the SC Featured brand, and ESPN’s news platforms. In addition, I’m the PR contact for ESPN’s coverage of golf, motorsports (Formula 1), and the sports betting program Daily Wager. I’m based in Daytona Beach, Fla., and have been with ESPN since 2006.
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