Extra Hour of Commercial-Free Streaming Coverage on Golf Channel and NBC Sports Mobile Apps, Golf Channel Digital and on Golf Channel and LPGA’s Facebook Pages
ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 15, 2018 – Golf Channel and the LPGA Tour are partnering to provide viewers with bonus streaming coverage all four days this week at the Indy Women in Tech Championship, beginning with Thursday’s opening round of coverage.
Thursday and Friday, live coverage will begin at 11 a.m. ET with weekend coverage beginning at 4 p.m. ET, streaming exclusively on Golf Channel Digital as well as on Golf Channel and NBC Sports’ mobile apps. In addition, Golf Channel and the LPGA’s Facebook pages will live stream the opening hour of coverage all four days, all commercial free.
Tournament coverage will begin on linear television on Golf Channel beginning at Noon ET on Thursday and Friday, and 5 p.m. ET on the weekend.
Indy Women in Tech Championship
Dates: August 16-19
Venue: Brickyard Crossing Golf Course, Indianapolis, Ind.
Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern):
Thursday Noon-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (Live on Golf Channel Digital)
Friday Noon-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (Live on Golf Channel Digital)
Saturday 5-7 p.m. (Live) / 4-7 p.m. (Live on Golf Channel Digital)
Sunday 5-7 p.m. (Live) / 4-7 p.m. (Live on Golf Channel Digital)
Bonus Streaming Coverage All Four Days: Golf Channel and the LPGA Tour will offer one hour of commercial-free bonus coverage Thursday-Sunday. Live coverage will begin one hour prior to television coverage all four days, streaming exclusively on the Golf Channel and NBC Sports mobile apps, Golf Channel Digital, as well as on Golf Channel and the LPGA’s Facebook pages.
Caddy Knows Best with Pernilla Lindberg: Golf Channel will air its “Caddy Knows best” feature during Friday’s coverage with ANA Inspiration champion Pernilla Lindberg and her caddy (and fiancé), Daniel Taylor.
World Long Drive Winner Emily Tubert in the field: Emily Tubert, who on Monday claimed victory in her first-ever World Long Drive competition in Tennessee with a 322-yard drive in the finals, is in the field this week.
Lexi Thompson defends: Lexi Thompson returns to competition this week to defend her 2017 title, where she won by four strokes over Lydia Ko for her ninth career LPGA Tour win.
Headlining the field: Paula Creamer, Shanshan Feng, Brooke Henderson, Ariya Jutanugarn, Moriya Jutanugarn, Cristie Kerr, Lydia Ko, Pernilla Lindberg, Sung Hyun Park, Pornanong Phatlum, So Yeon Ryu and Lexi Thompson.
Golf Channel Broadcast Team:
Play by Play: Grant Boone
Analyst: Karen Stupples
Tower: Tom Abbott
On Course: Kay Cockerill/Jerry Foltz
-NBC Sports Group-