Exclusively on PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+: TOUR’s Florida Swing Begins at Cognizant Classic in the Palm Beaches

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Exclusively on PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+: TOUR’s Florida Swing Begins at Cognizant Classic in the Palm Beaches

  • Coverage begins tomorrow, February 29, at 6:45 a.m. ET
  • Marquee and Featured groups include McIlroy, Fitzpatrick, Fowler, Kim, Villegas, Knapp, more
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The PGA TOUR’s Florida Swing begins with live, four-feed coverage of the Cognizant Classic in the Palm Beaches this week at PGA National Resort, exclusively on PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+.

  • Coverage begins tomorrow on ESPN+ at 6:45 a.m. ET, and continues through the final round on Sunday, March 3.
  • Marquee and Featured Groups include world No. 2 and 24-time TOUR winner Rory McIlroy; major winners Matt Fitzpatrick and Justin Rose; fan favorites Rickie Fowler, Tom Kim and Camilo Villegas; six previous winners of the Cognizant Classic, including defending champion Chris Kirk; and Jake Knapp, who won last week’s Mexico Open at Vidanta for his first TOUR win.
  • Featured Holes coverage will showcase the par-3 5th and 7th on PGA National’s Champion course, as well as Nos. 15 and 17, which bookend a series of challenging holes known as “The Bear Trap”.
  • ESPN+ Bonus Coverage of other top groups will begin when the initial Marquee Group and Featured Groups complete their rounds.

Thursday, February 29
Main Feed | 6:45 a.m. ET
Featured Holes | 7:45 a.m. ET

Marquee Group | 7:30 a.m. ET

  • Rory McIlroy – No. 2 world ranking, four-time major champion, 24-time TOUR winner, three-time and defending FedExCup champion, three-time PGA TOUR Player of the Year, 2012 Cognizant Classic winner
  • Chris Kirk – Defending Cognizant Classic winner, 4 in FedExCup standings, 2024 The Sentry winner, six-time TOUR winner
  • Jake Knapp – Won last week’s Mexico Open at Vidanta for first TOUR win, 8 in FedExCup standings

ESPN+ Bonus Coverage:

  • Matt Fitzpatrick – No. 9 world ranking, 2022 U.S. Open champion, two-time TOUR winner, nine wins on DP World Tour
  • Justin Rose – 2013 U.S. Open champion, 2018 FedExCup champion, 11-time TOUR winner, 11 wins on DP World Tour
  • Tom Kim – No. 16 world ranking, three-time TOUR winner

Featured Groups | 7:15 a.m. ET

  • Camilo Villegas – Five-time TOUR winner, 2010 Cognizant Classic winner
  • Shane Lowry – 2019 Open Championship winner, two-time TOUR winner, five DP World Tour victories
  • Matthieu Pavon – No. 1 in FedExCup standings, TOUR winner (2024 Farmers Insurance Open)

 

  • Cameron Young – 2022 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year
  • Akshay Bhatia – TOUR winner (2023 Barracuda Championship)
  • Nick Dunlap – Won the 2024 American Express as an amateur, 2023 U.S. Amateur Champion, 2022 U.S. Junior Amateur Champion

ESPN+ Bonus Coverage:

  • Russell Henley – Four-time TOUR winner, 2014 Cognizant Classic winner
  • Eric Cole – 2023 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year, lost in playoff to Chris Kirk at 2023 Cognizant Classic
  • Daniel Berger – Four-time TOUR winner, 2015 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year
  • Rickie Fowler – Six-time TOUR winner, 2010 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year, 2017 Cognizant Classic winner
  • Sungjae Im – Two-time TOUR winner, 2019 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year
  • Sepp Straka – Two-time TOUR winner, 2022 Cognizant Classic winner

At 2 p.m. ET, coverage will transition to two Featured Group feeds and two Featured Hole streams.

  • Featured Group – Rickie Fowler / Sungjae Im / Sepp Straka
  • Featured Group – Matt Fitzpatrick / Justin Rose / Tom Kim
  • Featured Hole – No. 15 | Par 3
  • Featured Hole – No. 17 | Par 3

Friday, March 1
Main Feed | 6:45 a.m. ET
Featured Holes | 7:45 a.m. ET

 Marquee Group | 7:45 a.m. ET

  • Matt Fitzpatrick / Justin Rose / Tom Kim

ESPN+ Bonus Coverage:

  • Rory McIlroy / Chris Kirk / Jake Knapp

Featured Groups | 7:15 a.m. ET

  • Russell Henley / Eric Cole / Daniel Berger
  • Rickie Fowler / Sungjae Im / Sepp Straka

ESPN+ Bonus Coverage:

  • Camilo Villegas / Shane Lowry / Matthieu Pavon
  • Cameron Young / Akshay Bhatia / Nick Dunlap

At 2 p.m. ET, coverage will transition to two Featured Group feeds and two Featured Hole streams.

  • Featured Group – Rory McIlroy / Chris Kirk / Jake Knapp
  • Featured Group – Cameron Young / Akshay Bhatia / Nick Dunlap
  • Featured Hole – No. 15 | Par 3
  • Featured Hole – No. 17 | Par 3

The Cognizant Classic | Exclusively on PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+

Day Start Time (ET) Coverage
Thursday,

February 29

6:45 a.m. Main Feed Best action across the tournament field
7:15 a.m. Featured Groups  

Camilo Villegas / Shane Lowry / Matthieu Pavon

Cameron Young / Akshay Bhatia / Nick Dunlap

 

ESPN+ Bonus Coverage:

Russell Henley / Eric Cole / Daniel Berger

Rickie Fowler / Sungjae Im / Sepp Straka

 

7:30 a.m. Marquee Group  

Rory McIlroy / Chris Kirk / Jake Knapp

 

ESPN+ Bonus Coverage:

Matt Fitzpatrick / Justin Rose / Tom Kim

 

7:45 a.m. Featured Groups Nos. 5, 7, 15, 17 | Par 3
2 p.m. Featured Group Rickie Fowler / Sungjae Im / Sepp Straka
Featured Group Matt Fitzpatrick / Justin Rose / Tom Kim
Featured Holes No. 15 | Par 3
No. 17 | Par 3
Friday,

March 1

6:45 a.m. Main Feed Best action across the tournament field
7:15 a.m. Featured Groups  

Russell Henley / Eric Cole / Daniel Berger

Rickie Fowler / Sungjae Im / Sepp Straka

 

ESPN+ Bonus Coverage:

Camilo Villegas / Shane Lowry / Matthieu Pavon

Cameron Young / Akshay Bhatia / Nick Dunlap

 

7:45 a.m. Marquee Group  

Matt Fitzpatrick / Justin Rose / Tom Kim

 

ESPN+ Bonus Coverage:

Rory McIlroy / Chris Kirk / Jake Knapp

 

Featured Holes Nos. 5, 7, 15, 17 | Par 3
2 p.m. Featured Group Rory McIlroy / Chris Kirk / Jake Knapp
Featured Group Cameron Young / Akshay Bhatia / Nick Dunlap
Featured Holes No. 15 | Par 3
No. 17 | Par 3

PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ will follow a similar schedule Saturday and Sunday when pairings are announced.

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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