PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+: Exclusive Four-Stream Coverage of the Valspar Championship

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PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+: Exclusive Four-Stream Coverage of the Valspar Championship

  • Coverage begins at 7:30 a.m. ET tomorrow, continues through Final Round on Sunday, March 24
  • Marquee and Featured groups include runners-up at THE PLAYERS Championship Schauffele, Harman; also Spieth, Thomas, Bradley, Burns, Finau, more
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PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ will stream exclusive, four-feed coverage of the Valspar Championship from Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, the last stop on the TOUR’s Florida swing.

  • Coverage begins tomorrow at 7:30 a.m. ET, continues through Sunday, March 24
  • Marquee and Featured Groups include FedExCup Champions including Justin Thomas (2017), Jordan Spieth (2015) and Billy Horschel (2014), along with six players among the world’s top 25: Xander Schauffele (No. 5), Brian Harman (No. 8), Keegan Bradley (No. 15), Spieth (No. 16), Sam Burns (No. 19), and Nick Taylor (No. 24).
  • The event field includes players who account for 64 TOUR wins and 10 major championships, as well as seven Valspar Championship winners, including defending champion Taylor Moore.
  • The Featured Holes feed will showcase four par-3’s on Innisbrook’s Copperhead Course: Nos. 4, 8 and 15, as well as the 206-yard 17th, which is part of a notoriously difficult three-hole closing stretch known as The Snake Pit.
  • ESPN+ Bonus Coverage of other top groups in progress will begin when the initial Marquee Group and Featured Groups complete their rounds.

Thursday, March 21
Main Feed | 7:30 a.m. ET
Featured Holes | 8:15 a.m. ET

Marquee Group | 8 a.m. ET

  • Justin Thomas – Two-time PGA Champion (2022, 2017), 15-time TOUR winner, 2017 FedExCup Champion, 2017 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year
  • Sam Burns – No. 19 world ranking, five-time TOUR winner
  • Sungjae Im – Two-time TOUR winner, 2019 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year

ESPN+ Bonus Coverage:

  • Jordan Spieth – No. 16 world ranking, three-time major champion, 13-time PGA TOUR winner, 2015 FedExCup Champion
  • Keegan Bradley – No. 15 world ranking, six-time TOUR winner, 2011 PGA Championship winner, 2011 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year
  • Nick Taylor – No. 24 world ranking, four-time TOUR winner

 Featured Groups | 8:15 a.m. ET

  • Cameron Young – 2022 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year
  • Tony Finau – Six-time TOUR winner, won three times in 2022 (3M Open, Rocket Mortgage Classic, Texas Children’s Houston Open)
  • Sepp Straka – Two-time TOUR winner (2023 John Deere Classic, 2022 Honda Classic)

 

ESPN+ Bonus Coverage:

  • Xander Schauffele – No. 5 world ranking, No. 4 in current FedExCup standings, seven-time TOUR winner, Olympic Gold medalist, won three times in 2022 (Zurich Classic of New Orleans, Travelers Championship, Genesis Scottish Open)
  • Brian Harman – No. 8 world ranking, No. 10 in FedExcCup standings, 2023 Open Championship winner, three-time TOUR winner
  • Taylor Moore – TOUR winner (2023 Valspar Championship)

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

  • Featured Group – Xander Schauffele, Brian Harman, Taylor Moore
  • Featured Group – Jordan Spieth, Keegan Bradley, Nick Taylor
  • Featured Hole – No. 8 | Par 3
  • Featured Hole – No. 17 | Par 3

Friday, March 22
Main Feed | 7:30 a.m. ET
Featured Holes | 8:15 a.m. ET

 Marquee Group | 8:15 a.m. ET

  • Jordan Spieth, Keegan Bradley, Nick Taylor

ESPN+ Bonus Coverage:

  • Justin Thomas, Sam Burns, Sungjae Im

Featured Groups | 8 a.m. ET

  • Xander Schauffele, Brian Harman, Taylor Moore

 

ESPN+ Bonus Coverage:

  • Tony Finau, Cameron Young, Sepp Straka

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

  • Featured Group – Justin Thomas, Sam Burns, Sungjae Im
  • Featured Group – Cameron Young, Tony Finau, Sepp Straka
  • Featured Hole – No. 8 | Par 3
  • Featured Hole – No. 17 | Par 3

Four-Feed Coverage of The Valspar Championship | Exclusively on PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+

Day Start Time (ET) Coverage
Thursday,

March 21

7:30 a.m. Main Feed Best action across the tournament field
8 a.m. Marquee Group  

Justin Thomas, Sam Burns, Sungjae Im

 

ESPN+ Bonus Coverage:

Jordan Spieth, Keegan Bradley, Nick Taylor

 

8:15 a.m. Featured Groups  

Cameron Young, Tony Finau, Sepp Straka

Gary Woodland, Adam Schenk, Brendon Todd

 

ESPN+ Bonus Coverage:

Xander Schauffele, Brian Harman, Taylor Moore

 

Featured Holes  

Nos. 4, 8, 15, 17 | Par 3

 

2 p.m. Featured Groups Xander Schauffele, Brian Harman, Taylor Moore
Jordan Spieth, Keegan Bradley, Nick Taylor
Featured Holes No. 8 | Par 3
No. 17 | Par 3
Friday,

March 22

7:30 a.m. Main Feed Best action across the tournament field
8 a.m. Featured Groups  

Xander Schauffele, Brian Harman, Taylor Moore

Brice Garnett, Akshay Bhatia, Billy Horschel

 

ESPN+ Bonus Coverage:

Tony Finau, Cameron Young, Sepp Straka

 

8:15 a.m. Marquee Group  

Jordan Spieth, Keegan Bradley, Nick Taylor

 

ESPN+ Bonus Coverage:

Justin Thomas, Sam Burns, Sungjae Im

 

Featured Holes  

Nos. 4, 8, 15, 17 | Par 3

 

2 p.m. Featured Groups Justin Thomas, Sam Burns, Sungjae Im
Cameron Young, Tony Finau, Sepp Straka
Featured Holes No. 8 | 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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