TIGER WOODS HEADLINES PGA TOUR LIVE FEATURED GROUPS WITH FEDEXCUP PLAYOFF IMPLICATIONS FROM WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP
PGA TOUR’s OTT Subscription Service Providing 21 Hours of Exclusive Live Coverage Thursday and Friday from the Wyndham Championship, the Final Chance to Qualify and Improve Seeding for the FedExCup Playoffs
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (August 19, 2015) – PGA TOUR fans will have exclusive access to live Thursday and Friday broadcasts of the Wyndham Championship through PGA TOUR LIVE as the world’s best golfers vie to make their moves for the FedExCup Playoffs. Highlighting coverage by the PGA TOUR’s first-ever, digital Over-The-Top subscription service will be Thursday’s group with Tiger Woods, among four former FedExCup champions playing in the Featured Groups, as well as others with qualifying and seeding for the FedExCup Playoffs at stake.
PGA TOUR LIVE will also provide the first-ever Thursday and Friday live coverage of all four Playoff events beginning next week from The Barclays. Overall, PGA TOUR fans will have access to nearly 140 hours of live FedExCup Playoffs coverage.
Fans may access PGA TOUR LIVE and this week’s pairings (below) with a special seven-day free trial on iPhone, iPad and desktop/laptop platforms (at PGATOURLIVE.COM).
FEATURED GROUPS: WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP
Thursday, August 20 (7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. ET)
7:50 a.m. ET – Tiger Woods, Brooks Koepka, Hideki Matsuyama
8:00 a.m. ET – Bill Haas, Charl Schwartzel, Martin Kaymer
Friday, August 21 (7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. ET)
7:50 a.m. ET – Camilo Villegas, Brandt Snedeker, Webb Simpson
8:00 a.m. ET – Billy Horschel, Adam Scott, Luke Donald
Woods won the FedExCup in 2007 and 2009, Haas won in 2011, Snedeker in 2012 and Horschel last season.
Following the Thursday and Friday action at the Wyndham Championship, PGA TOUR LIVE will shift its live broadcast coverage on Saturday and Sunday to the Featured Holes – the par-4 14th and par-3 16th.
PGA TOUR LIVE, developed in partnership with MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM), is available in the United States, Canada, Ireland, Australia and the United Kingdom. Fans may subscribe to PGA TOUR LIVE for $4.99 per month from pgatourlive.com or the Apple App Store.
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