PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+: Next Stop, Honolulu at Sony Open in Hawaii

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PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+: Next Stop, Honolulu at Sony Open in Hawaii

  • TOUR’s first full-field event of 2023 features multiple FedExCup champions, major winners
  • Coverage begins tomorrow at 12 p.m. ET, continues through Final Round on Sunday, January 15
  • Featured Groups include Jordan Spieth, Tom Kim, Billy Horschel, Hideki Matsuyama, more
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Exclusively for ESPN+ subscribers, PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ will stream live coverage of the Sony Open in Hawaii, the TOUR’s first full-field event of year, beginning tomorrow, January 12, at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu, Hawaii.

  • Coverage begins on ESPN+ at 12 p.m. ET, combining Featured Groups and Featured Hole coverage.
  • The Sony Open in Hawaii will include nine major winners, two FedExCup champions, and six of the top 10 players in the current FedExCup standings.
  • Nine previous winners of the Sony Open in Hawaii will tee off on Thursday, including defending champion Hideki Matsuyama.

Thursday, January 12
Coverage begins at 12 p.m. ET

 Featured Groups

 Tee Time: 12:50 p.m. ET

  • Russell Henley – No. 10 in current FedExCup standings, four-time TOUR winner, 2022 World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba, 2013 Sony Open in Hawaii champion
  • Tom Hoge – 2022 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am champion
  • Matt Kuchar – Nine-time TOUR winner, 2019 Sony Open in Hawaii champion

Tee Time: 1 p.m. ET

  • Billy Horschel – 2014 FedExCup champion, seven-time TOUR winner, 2022 Memorial Tournament champion
  • Jordan Spieth – 2015 FedExCup champion, three-time major champion, 13-time PGA TOUR winner
  • Zach Johnson – Two-time major champion, 12-time TOUR winner, 2009 Sony Open in Hawaii champion

Once the early groups complete their rounds, ESPN+ Bonus Coverage will follow the group of Hideki Matsuyama, Sungjae Im and Adam Scott, which tees off at 5:40 pm ET.

  • Hideki Matsuyama – Defending Sony Open in Hawaii champion, eight-time TOUR winner, 2021 Masters champion
  • Sungjae Im – Two-time TOUR winner, 2019 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year
  • Adam Scott – 14-time TOUR winner, 2013 Masters champion

Featured Hole

  • 16, Par 4 – Waialae Country Club’s signature hole is the par-4 16th, featuring a sharp dogleg left and four palm trees in the shape a Waialae “W” behind the green.

Friday, January 13
Coverage begins at 12 p.m. ET

 Featured Groups

Tee Time: 12:50 p.m. ET

  • Keegan Bradley – No. 5 in current FedExCup standings, 2011 PGA Championship winner, five-time TOUR winner, 2022 ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP winner
  • Tom Kim – No. 3 in current FedExCup standings, garnered first two career wins in 2022 (Shriners Children’s Open, Wyndham Championship)
  • Mackenzie Hughes – No. 6 in current FedExCup standings, two-time TOUR winner, 2022 Sanderson Farms Championship winner

Tee Time: 1 p.m. ET

  • Hideki Matsuyama / Sungjae Im / Adam Scott

Once the early groups complete their rounds, ESPN+ Bonus Coverage will follow the Horschel/Spieth/Johnson group, which tees off at 5:40 pm ET.

Featured Hole No. 16, Par 4

PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ will follow similar schedules Saturday and Sunday, determined when pairings and tee times are announced Thursday evening.

Day Time (ET) Coverage
Thursday,

January 12

12 p.m. Featured Groups  

Russell Henley / Tom Hoge / Matt Kuchar

Billy Horschel / Jordan Spieth / Zach Johnson

 

Bonus Coverage:

Hideki Matsuyama / Sungjae Im / Adam Scott

 

Featured Hole Par 4 | No. 16
Friday,

January 13

12 p.m. Featured Groups  

Keegan Bradley / Tom Kim / Mackenzie Hughes

Hideki Matsuyama / Sungjae Im / Adam Scott

 

Bonus Coverage:

Billy Horschel / Jordan Spieth / Zach Johnson

 

Featured Hole Par 4 | No. 16

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