PGATourBrunch - PNC Special Edition
@PGATourBrunch at the PNC Championship (Dec. 19-20th)
PNC Championship - Notebook
By TERRY LYONS
This abbreviated edition of PGA Tour Brunch will preview this weekend’s PNC Championship. Our next edition will come in 2021 when we go full speed ahead on the entire 2021 PGA Tour season with coverage/previews/odds/notes and just about everything you need to get a quick, easy glance at each week’s PGA Tour event.
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What They’re Saying
PNC Championship Tournament Site - (link)
Tiger Woods and Son to Play at PNC - (link)
Tiger Says “It’s Cool” to Play in Tourney with Son, Charley - (ESPN)
Bubba Watson Commits to Play PNC Championship with Father-in-Law - (link)
Who is in Field? What’s the Format? - (Yahoo Sports)
Tournament Info, Tee Times (USA Today/Golf Week)
The Field at PNC Championship (As of December 16, 2020)
All Player Profiles - (link)
Scheduled to play this weekend are:
Mark Calcavecchia and son Eric
John Daly and son Little John
David Duval and son Brady
Jim Furyk and son Tanner
Padraig Harrington and son Paddy
Lee Janzen and son Connor
Tom Kite and son David
Matt Kuchar and son Cameron
Bernhard Langer and son Jason
Tom Lehman and son Sean
Greg Norman and son Gregory
Mark O’Meara and son Shaun
Gary Player and grandson James Throssell
Nick Price and son Greg
Vijay Singh and son Qass
Annika Sorenstam and father Tom
Justin Thomas and father Mike
Lee Trevino and son Daniel
Bubba Watson and father-in-law Wayne Ball
Tiger Woods and son Charlie
The Course for 2020 PNC Championship
The PNC Championship will be played at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club Grande Lakes in Orlando, Florida
Total prize money is $1,085,000 with $200,000 going to the winning team.
There was a Pro-am on Thursday and (today) Friday and the two-day competition will be on Saturday and Sunday. The Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes is a par 72 that will play 6,853 yards.
Format: (Scramble) - On each hole, each player drives and the best drive is selected. Each player then plays a second shot from the spot where the selected drive lies, and the best second shot is selected. This process is repeated until the hole is completed.
Saturday, December 19 – First Round
Sunday, December 20 – Final Round
2-3PM ET – Golf Channel (live stream, 11AM-Noon ET)
3-6PM ET – NBC (live stream, Noon-3PM ET)
7-11PM ET – Golf Channel (Re-Air)
Peacock Coverage Note: Peacock is broadcasting an exclusive portion of the PNC Championship on December 19, 1:00 PM-2:30 PM ET. To watch, upgrade to Peacock Premium for only $4.99/month with a 7-day free trial.
PNC Challenge Odds (by Bovada)
Team Thomas +250
Team Watson +750
Team Kuchar +750
Team Woods +650
Team Furyk +850
Team Langer +750
Team Harrington +2000
Team Lehman +1000
Team Singh +2000
Team Daly +1200
Team Duval +5500
Team Janzen +6600
Team O'Meara +6600
Team Calcavecchia +7500
Team Norman +7500
Team Price +10000
Team Trevino +10000
Team Kite +12500
Team Sorenstam +12500
Team Player +15000
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