Nearly 650 Hours of LPGA Tour Coverage Across NBC Sports in 2022; Increase of Total Coverage Hours by 10%
Schedule Highlighted by Coverage of All 34 LPGA Tour Events, Including all Five Major Championships
USA Network to Carry Live Coverage of U.S. Women’s Open and AIG Women’s Open Along With NBC and GOLF Channel
STAMFORD, Conn. – January 19, 2022 – NBC Sports presents coverage of all 34 LPGA Tour events in 2022, headlined by live coverage of all five major championships, beginning this week with the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions on GOLF Channel and NBC.
In all, NBC Sports will present nearly 650 hours of LPGA Tour coverage in 2022 – an increase in total coverage by roughly 60 hours – across NBC, GOLF Channel, USA Network, CNBC and Peacock.
Highlights of NBC Sports’ 2022 LPGA Tour coverage include:
- Live coverage of all five major championships: The Chevron Championship, begin staged at Rancho Mirage for the final time (March 31-April 3); U.S. Women’s Open at Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club (June 2-5); the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship at Congressional Country Club (June 23-26); The Amundi Evian Championship at Evian Resort Golf Club (July 21-24); and the AIG Women’s Open at Muirfield (Aug. 4-7);
- USA Network carries live major championship coverage of the U.S. Women’s Open at Pine Needles and the AIG Women’s Open at Muirfield, in addition to live coverage on GOLF Channel and NBC;
- New events in Los Angeles (JTBC Championship at Palos Verdes) and Cincinnati (Kroger Queen City Championship) airing live on GOLF Channel;
- Numerous purse increases, led by the U.S. Women’s Open, AIG Women’s Open and the 2022 season finale at the CME Group Tour Championship (Nov. 18-21), with the winner receiving $2 million, the largest single prize in women’s golf history.
NBC Sports’ 2022 LPGA Tour Coverage Schedule
|Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions||Jan. 20-23||GOLF Channel, NBC|
|Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio||Jan. 27-30||GOLF Channel|
|LPGA Drive On Championship||Feb. 3-5||Peacock|
|HSBC Women’s World Championship||March 2-5||GOLF Channel|
|Honda LPGA Thailand||March 9-12||GOLF Channel|
|JTBC Classic Presented by Barbasol||March 24-27||GOLF Channel|
|The Chevron Championship||March 31-April 3||GOLF Channel|
|LOTTE Championship||April 13-17||GOLF Channel|
|JTBC LA Open||April 21-24||GOLF Channel|
|JTBC Championship at Palos Verdes||April 28-May 1||GOLF Channel|
|Cognizant Founders Cup||May 12-15||GOLF Channel|
|Bank of Hope LPGA Match-Play||May 25-29||GOLF Channel|
|U.S. Women’s Open||June 2-5||GOLF Channel, USA, NBC|
|ShopRite LPGA Classic presented by Acer||June 10-12||GOLF Channel|
|Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give||June 16-19||GOLF Channel|
|KPMG Women’s PGA Championship||June 23-26||GOLF Channel, NBC|
|Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational||July 13-16||GOLF Channel|
|The Amundi Evian Championship||July 21-24||GOLF Channel, CNBC|
|Trust Golf Women’s Scottish Open||July 28-31||GOLF Channel|
|AIG Women’s Open||Aug. 4-7||GOLF Channel, USA, NBC|
|ISPS Handa World Invitational presented by Modest! Golf Management||Aug. 11-14||GOLF Channel|
|CP Women’s Open||Aug. 25-27||GOLF Channel|
|Dana Open presented by Marathon||Sept. 1-4||GOLF Channel|
|Kroger Queen City Championship presented by P&G||Sept. 8-11||GOLF Channel|
|Portland Classic||Sept. 15-18||GOLF Channel|
|Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G||Sept. 23-25||GOLF Channel|
|Volunteers of America Classic||Sept. 29-Oct. 2||GOLF Channel|
|LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship||Oct. 6-9||GOLF Channel|
|Buick LPGA Shanghai||Oct. 13-16||GOLF Channel|
|BMW Ladies Championship||Oct. 20-23||GOLF Channel|
|Taiwan Swinging Skirts LPGA||Oct. 27-30||GOLF Channel|
|TOTO Japan Classic||Nov. 3-6||GOLF Channel|
|Pelican Women’s Championship||Nov.10-13||GOLF Channel|
|CME Group Tour Championship||Nov. 17-20||GOLF Channel, NBC|
Note: Dates and networks are subject to change
ABOUT THE LPGA
The LPGA is the world’s leading professional golf organization for women. Founded in 1950 and headquartered in Daytona Beach, Fla., the association celebrates a diverse and storied membership with more than 2,300 Members representing more than 30 countries. With a vision to inspire, empower, educate and entertain by showcasing the very best of women’s golf, LPGA Tour Professionals compete across the globe, while the Symetra Tour, the official development and qualifying tour of the LPGA, consistently produces a pipeline of talent ready for the world stage. Additionally, LPGA Professionals directly impact the game through teaching, coaching and management.
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ABOUT NBC SPORTS’ GOLF DIVISION
NBC Sports’GOLF division delivers multimedia golf content, technology and services. Anchored by GOLF Channel – co-founded by Arnold Palmer in 1995 – GOLF Channel content is available to nearly 500 million viewers in nine languages across more than 70 countries around the world. GOLF Channel features more live coverage of the sport than all other U.S. networks combined, including global tournament action from the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, DP World Tour, NCAA, THE PLAYERS, The Open, Olympics, Presidents Cup and Ryder Cup, as well as high-quality news, instruction and original programming. Delivering unmatched coverage from the world of golf via GOLF Channel Digital, fans can access 24/7 live streaming through the NBC Sports app. In addition, NBC Sports connects the world to golf through a wide array of technology and lifestyle services, including: GolfNow, the world’s largest online tee-time marketplace; GOLF Business Solutions, solving business needs through leading technology, marketing and services; GolfPass, an all-in-one digital membership delivering comprehensive benefits tailored to the modern golfer’s lifestyle; and GOLF Advisor, the ultimate digital destination for the traveling golfer, featuring the largest number of user-generated golf course ratings and reviews in the industry. GOLF Channel’s global reach originates from NBC Sports’ International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn., and extends to its international office in Belfast, Northern Ireland; regional offices across North America, Europe and Australia; and also includes collaborations with Sky Sports and serving as the Official Media Partner of St Andrews Links.