PGA TOUR LIVE Returns At CareerBuilder Challenge



The West Coast Swing of the 2016-17 PGA Tour schedule gets underway this week at the CareerBuilder Challenge in La Quinta, California. Along with the Tour’s return to the mainland, PGA TOUR LIVE kicks off its second full season of giving fans early-round action previously unavailable until the normal television window. 

The CareerBuilder Challenge is contested across three courses and will feature a 54-hole cut. The host venue, the Stadium Course at PGA West, will host one of the first three rounds as well as the final round and both the Tournament Course at PGA West and La Quinta Country Club will play host to one of the first three rounds.

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This first two rounds of the CareerBuilder will be live streamed on PGA TOUR LIVE and showcase the likes of defending champion Jason Dufner, Bryson DeChambeau, Keegan Bradley, Paul Casey, Emiliano Grillo, Ryo Ishikawa, Andres Gonzales and Camilo Villegas. Featured hole coverage will take over the stream at 3 p.m. EST when the television window opens on Golf Channel. 

Here is PGA Tour Live’s schedule for Thursday and Friday in the desert. 

Thursday:
Broadcast time: 11:00AM/ET – 7:00PM/ET
Featured Groups – Nicklaus Course (10th Tee)
11:40 AM/ET: Keegan Bradley / Emiliano Grillo
11:50 AM/ET: Bryson DeChambeau / Andres Gonzales
There will also be recorded coverage from the La Quinta Course of the Phil Mickelson / Bill Haas group (11:40AM ET)

Friday:
Broadcast time: 11:00AM/ET – 7:00PM ET
Featured Groups – Nicklaus Course (10th Tee)
11:30 AM/ET: Camilo Villegas / Ryo Ishikawa
11:40 AM/ET: Jason Dufner / Paul Casey
There will also be recorded coverage from the La Quinta Course of the Webb Simpson / Smylie Kaufman group (12:40AM ET)

156 players will tee it up in the 2017 field at the CareerBuilder Challenge, including 10 past champions. Despite being contested on two of the easiest courses on Tour, weather threatens to play a role this week as wind, rain and chilly temperatures are expected throughout the week.

Last year’s renewal was won by Jason Dufner in a playoff over David Lingmerth. While Dufner’s third consecutive par on the 18th hole was enough to seal the win, the shot of the week came a hole earlier on the par-3 17th. Dufner escaped from a rocky lie behind the island green to get up and down for par.

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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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