Spieth, McIlroy and Day Face Off at WGC

The top players in the world are in Northeastern Ohio for the fourth and final World Golf Championship event of the season. The WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, contested upon historic Firestone Country Club, will feature a field of 49 of the top-50 players in the world rankings and the entire top-10 in the FedEx Cup standings.

You can catch those top players early on Thursday and Friday on PGA TOUR LIVE, which will have coverage beginning early Thursday morning.

Jordan Spieth will make his first and only start between major championships this week in Akron and he will be a member of one of the four marquee threesomes over the first two days. Rory McIlroy and Jason Day will join Spieth, while Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson and Hideki Matsuyama will be the other featured group on Thursday.

Friday’s featured groups are made up of Jon Rahm, Justin Thomas and Adam Scott as well as Sergio Garcia, Rickie Folwer and Matt Kuchar. You can catch their rounds during PGA TOUR LIVE‘s coverage window over the first two days of the event.

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The first two days of the WGC Bridgestone Invitational will be live streamed on PGA TOUR LIVE beginning at 7:30 a.m. EST, giving subscribers just shy of 8 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 Bridgestone.

Thursday:
Broadcast time: 7:30AM/ET – 2:00PM/ET
Twitter Window: 7:30AM/ET – Approx. 8:40AM/ET
Featured Groups – Off 10th Tee
8:10 AM/ET: Jordan Spieth / Rory McIlroy / Jason Day
8:20 AM/ET: Brooks Koepka / Dustin Johnson / Hideki Matsuyama

Friday:
Broadcast time: 7:30AM/ET – 2:00PM/ET
Twitter Window: 7:30AM/ET – Approx. 8:40AM/ET
Featured Groups – Off 10th Tee
8:00 AM/ET: Jon Rahm / Justin Thomas / Adam Scott
8:10 AM/ET: Sergio Garcia / Rickie Fowler / Matt Kuchar

Saturday & Sunday:
Broadcast time: 9:00AM/ET – 6:00PM/ET
Featured Group: 9:00AM/ET – approx.. 12:00PM/ET
Featured Holes: Approx. 12:00PM/ET – 6:00PM/ET

PGATL will not have Featured Hole coverage on Thursday and Friday due to anticipated inclement weather, which has moved tee times up. If there are weather delays, PGA TOUR LIVE coverage plans may change.

The weekend PGA TOUR LIVE coverage will begin at 9 a.m. with Featured Group Coverage. Featured Hole Coverage will consist of the 2nd (Par-5), 12th (Par-3) and 16th (Par-5) holes.

Last year’s WGC-Bridgestone Invitational was won by Dustin Johnson, a follow-up victory to his triumph at the U.S. Open a few weeks prior. DJ needed a final-round 66 to come from behind and snatch the trophy out of Scott Piercy’s grasp. Matt Kuchar, Jordan Spieth, Jason Day and Kevin Chappell all tied for third place three shots back of Johnson. 

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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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