Exclusively on ESPN+: PGA TOUR LIVE’s Four-Stream Coverage of Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth

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Exclusively on ESPN+: PGA TOUR LIVE’s Four-Stream Coverage of Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth

  • Coverage begins at 8:15 a.m. ET tomorrow, continues through Final Round on Sunday, May 28
  • Thursday’s Marquee Group includes new world No. 1 Scottie Scheffler
  • Featured Groups include Michael Block, Viktor Hovland, Tony Finau, Collin Morikawa, Jordan Spieth, more
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Four-feed coverage on PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ continues this week at the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, exclusively for ESPN+ subscribers.

  • Coverage begins tomorrow at 8:15 a.m. ET, continues through Sunday, May 28.
  • Marquee and Featured groups include Michael Block, the 2022 PGA Professional Player of the Year who moved up 3,003 spots in the Official World Golf Ranking following a storybook T15 finish at last week’s PGA Championship, which included a hole-in-one on Sunday.
  • Also, new world No. 1 Scottie Scheffler and world No. 6 Victor Hovland, who both finished T2 last week, will join Marquee and Featured groups on Thursday.
  • The tournament field this week includes 24 of the top 50 players in the Official World Golf Ranking, and players who account for 64 total TOUR wins and seven major titles.
  • The Featured Holes feed will showcase four par-3 holes at Colonial: Nos. 4, 8, 13, and 16.
  • ESPN+ Bonus Coverage of other top groups in progress will begin when the initial Marquee Group and Featured Groups complete their rounds.

THURSDAY | May 25
Main Feed | 8:15 a.m. ET
Featured Holes | 9 a.m. ET

Marquee Group | 9 a.m. ET

  • Sam Burns – No. 14 world ranking, five-time TOUR winner, 2023 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play champion, two wins in 2022 (Valspar Championship, Charles Schwab Challenge)
  • Scottie Scheffler – No. 1 world ranking, No. 2 in FedExCup standings, 2023 THE PLAYERS Championship winner, back-to-back WM Phoenix Open winner (2023, 2022), 2022 PGA TOUR Player of the Year, 2022 Masters champion
  • Davis Riley – Won 2023 Zurich Classic of New Orleans with Nick Hardy

ESPN+ Bonus Coverage:

  • Tony Finau – No. 4 in current FedExCup standings, No. 12 world ranking, six-time TOUR winner, 2023 Mexico Open at Vidanta champion, won three times in 2022 (Cadence Bank Houston Open, 3M Open, Rocket Mortgage Classic)
  • Sungjae Im – Two-time TOUR winner, 2019 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year
  • Collin Morikawa – No. 17 world ranking, 2021 Open Champion, 2020 PGA Champion, five-time TOUR winner

Featured Groups | 9:15 a.m. ET

  • Jordan Spieth – No. 11 world ranking, three-time major champion, 13-time PGA TOUR winner, 2015 FedExCup champion, 2016 Charles Schwab Challenge winner
  • Justin Rose – 2023 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am winner, 2013 U.S. Open champion, 2018 FedExCup champion, 11-time TOUR winner, 11 wins on DP World Tour, 2018 Charles Schwab Challenge winner
  • Chris Kirk – Five-time TOUR winner, 2015 Charles Schwab Challenge winner

 

  • Rickie Fowler – Five-time TOUR winner, 2010 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year
  • Tommy Fleetwood – Six-time winner on DP World Tour
  • Tom Hoge – TOUR winner (2022 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am)

ESPN+ Bonus Coverage:

  • Viktor Hovland – Moved up to No. 6 in world ranking following T2 finish at last week’s PGA Championship, three-time TOUR winner, two DP World Tour wins
  • Kurt Kitayama – Won 2023 Arnold Palmer Invitational for first career TOUR title, finished T4 at last week’s PGA Championship
  • Cam Davis – TOUR winner (2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic), finished T4 at last week’s PGA Championship

 

  • Michael Block – Competing at the Charles Schwab Challenge on a sponsor exemption after finishing T15 at last week’s PGA Championship, making fourth TOUR start this season and 26th of career
  • Min Woo Lee – Two wins on DP World Tour, T6 at 2023 THE PLAYERS Championship
  • Pierceson Coody – Two-time Korn Ferry Tour winner

At 4 p.m. ET, coverage will transition to two Featured Group feeds and two Featured Hole streams.

  • Featured Group – Michael Block / Min Woo Lee / Pierceson Coody
  • Featured Group – Tony Finau / Sungjae Im / Collin Morikawa
  • Featured Hole – No. 8| Par 3
  • Featured Hole – No. 16 | Par 3

 PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ will follow a similar schedule Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Friday’s Marquee and Featured groups will be determined following Thursday’s first round.

Four-Feed Coverage of the Charles Schwab Challenge | Exclusively on PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+

Day Start Time (ET) Coverage
Thursday,

May 25

8:15 a.m. Main Feed Best action across the tournament field
9 a.m. Marquee Group  

Sam Burns / Scottie Scheffler / Davis Riley

 

ESPN+ Bonus Coverage:

Tony Finau / Sungjae Im / Collin Morikawa

 

Featured Holes Nos. 4, 8, 13, and 16 | Par 3
9:15 a.m. Featured Groups  

Jordan Spieth / Justin Rose / Chris Kirk

Rickie Fowler / Tommy Fleetwood / Tom Hoge

 

ESPN+ Bonus Coverage:

Viktor Hovland / Kurt Kitayama / Cam Davis

Michael Block / Min Woo Lee / Pierceson Coody

 

4 p.m. Featured Groups Michael Block / Min Woo Lee / Pierceson Coody
Tony Finau / Sungjae Im / Collin Morikawa
Featured Holes No. 8 | Par 3
No. 16 | Par 3

Thursday’s coverage on PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ will also be available to stream for all Hulu subscribers.

The four feeds available on PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ include:

  • Main Feed – The primary tournament coverage stream, showcasing the best action from across the course, with two dedicated booth announcers, a dedicated walking announcer and coverage drawn from all cameras at the event.
  • Marquee Group – Every shot from each player in the group, with two booth announcers and one walking announcer calling the action.
  • Featured Holes – Exclusive coverage of key par 3 holes and the course’s iconic, signature holes.
  • Featured Groups – Traditional PGA TOUR LIVE coverage following two concurrent featured groups, with two booth announcers and one walking announcer.

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