DJ, Spieth Headline World-Class Field in Texas

By SwingxSwing
Wednesday May 17th, 2017 8:58 am EDT





The PGA Tour packs up its bags from the flagship event in the Tour’s backyard and heads to Texas for a two-week stay in the Lone Star State. The best players in the world will tee it up at the TPC Four Seasons Resort for the AT&T Byron Nelson, boasting one of the tournament’s strongest fields in years. You can catch all the big names in the featured groups, which can be seen exclusively on PGA TOUR LIVE beginning early Thursday morning.

Nine of the top-20 players in the world, including four of the top-six, are in the field this week. All four — Dustin Johnson, Jason Day, Sergio Garcia and Jordan Spieth — will have one of their first two rounds shown on  PGA TOUR LIVE.

Joining that highly-ranked quartet are other stars such as Brooks Koepka, Patrick Reed, Brandt Snedeker, Matt Kuchar, Ian Poulter, Louis Oosthuizen, Jason Dufner and Cody Gribble. 

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The first two days of the Byron Nelson will be live streamed on PGA TOUR LIVE beginning at 8:00 a.m. EST, giving subscribers just shy of 12 hours of live golf that otherwise would go unseen. Through the Tour’s partnership with Twitter, the first hour-plus of the PGA TOUR LIVE broadcast can be seen for free.

Here is PGA TOUR LIVE’s schedule for the Players.

Thursday:
Broadcast time: 8:00AM/ET – 7:00PM/ET
Twitter Window: 8:00AM/ET – Approx. 9:15AM/ET
Featured Groups
8:40AM/ET – Jason Dufner, Brooks Koepka, Ian Poulter
8:50AM/ET – Jordan Spieth, Brandt Snedeker, Matt Kuchar

Friday:
Broadcast time: 8:00AM/ET – 7:00PM/ET
Twitter Window: 8:00AM/ET – Approx. 9:15AM/ET
Featured Groups
8:40AM/ET – Dustin Johnson, Cody Gribble, Louis Oosthuizen
8:50AM/ET – Sergio Garcia, Patrick Reed, Jason Day

PGATL will move to DIRECTV Afternoon Featured Group coverage at 1:o0PM/ET on Thursday and Friday. 

Last year’s Nelson was won by 2017 Masters Champion Sergio Garcia. Sergio took down Brooks Koepka on the first playoff hole to earn his then-ninth PGA Tour win and first in over four years on the circuit. 

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About PGA TOUR LIVE: PGA TOUR LIVE is a subscription-based digital platform service that offers live coverage of two concurrent featured group pairings during morning competition prior to the start of the regularly scheduled television coverage. It also offers live-streaming coverage from select holes after early-round group coverage has concluded. You can watch on iOS, Android, computer or Apple TV 4 for one-tap access to live golf. Keep track of your followed players across all devices with a free account.

Starting with the CareerBuilder Challenge, broadcast of all tournaments for the rest of the 2016-17 PGA Tour season will be available on PGA TOUR LIVE except for the majors (The Masters, U.S. Open, The Open Championship, PGA Championship) and alternate-field events. 

Monthly subscriptions are $5.99 and an annual subscription is available for $39.99. 

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