Fowler, Thomas Square Off in D.C.



The march towards the third major championship of the season begins in earnest this week outside of the nation’s capital at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm. The Quicken Loans National returns to the site of the old Kemper Open following a $32 million renovation to the property and you can see how the world’s best play on PGA TOUR LIVE, which will have coverage beginning early Thursday morning.

Eleven of the top-25 in the FedEx Cup standings will tee it up in Bethesda, Maryland this week headlined by Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas, Patrick Reed, Kevin Chappell and Si Woo Kim, all of whom are ranked in the top-30 in the world. Additionally, all five of the top-ranked players will be shown during PGA TOUR LIVE‘s coverage window over the first two days of the event.

Five past champions of the event are in the field this week and seven players who have won more than five times on Tour will look to add to their tallies at Avenel Farm.

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The first two days of the Quicken Loans will be live streamed on PGA TOUR LIVE beginning at 7:00 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 Travelers.

Thursday:
Broadcast time: 7:00AM/ET – 6:30PM/ET
Twitter Window: 7:00AM/ET – Approx. 8:35AM/ET
Featured Groups – Off the 10th Tee
8:10 AM/ET: Si Woo Kim / Jimmy Walker / Billy Hurley III
8:21 AM/ET: Marc Leishman / Adam Hadwin / Rickie Fowler

Friday:
Broadcast time: 7:00AM/ET – 6:30PM/ET
Twitter Window: 7:00AM/ET – Approx. 8:35AM/ET
Featured Groups – Off the 10th Tee
8:10 AM/ET: Billy Horschel / Patrick Reed / Bill Haas
8:21 AM/ET: Kevin Chappell / Wesley Bryan / Justin Thomas

PGATL will move to Featured Hole coverage at 3:30PM/ET on Thursday and Friday. Featured Hole Coverage will consist of the 14th (Par-4) and 17th (Par-3) holes.

There will also be coverage of a Featured Group and Featured Holes on the weekend. PGATL will join a group in progress when the broadcast begins and move to Featured Holes by 1:00PM/ET. Featured Holes will be the 14th & 17th.

Saturday:
Broadcast Time: 10:30AM/ET – 6:00PM/ET
Featured Groups: 10:30AM/ET – 1:00PM/ET
Featured Holes: 1:00PM/ET – 6:00PM/ET

Sunday:
Broadcast Time: 11:00AM/ET – 6:30PM/ET
Featured Groups: 11:00AM/ET – 1:00PM/ET
Featured Holes: 1:00PM/ET – 6:30PM/ET

Last year’s Quicken Loans was won by Hurley, a local resident and former Naval officer, which carries extra weight as the Quicken Loans makes a special effort to incorporate the men and women of the armed forces in the tournament throughout the week. Hurley defeated Vijay Singh by three shots and Bill Haas and Jon Rahm by four strokes to earn his first PGA Tour win. 

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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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