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2013 PGA Tour Season Begins This Week! Hyundai Tournament of Champions

Written by: Tony Korologos | Date: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013
Categories: PGA TourPro Golf

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Bubba Watson

Bubba Watson headlines this week’s field

Usually I put the quote “set your DVR” at the font of these posts.  But since the Hyundai Tournament of Champions is in Hawaii, the live broadcast (starting Friday) is in prime time.  See TV times below.

The PGA Tour season starts this week at the Plantation Course at Kapalua, in Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii.  This is an event open to winners on the 2012 PGA Tour, resulting in a field of 30.  This 72 hole stroke play event is a no-cut affair which usually produces some of the longest drives of the year with the elevation changes and prevailing winds at Kapalua.  Fun golf for TV.

Tournament Info

  • Purse: $5.7 million
  • Winner’s Share: $1.12 million
  • Defending Champion: Steve Stricker
  • FedEx Cup Points: 500

Hyundai Tournament of Champions TV Schedule

Friday: GOLF — 5:30-10 p.m. ET
Saturday: GOLF — 5:30-10 p.m. ET
Sunday: NBC — 3-6 p.m. ET, GOLF — 6-10 p.m. ET
Monday: GOLF — 4-8 p.m. ET

Hyundai Tournament of Champions Field

Ben Curtis
Bill Haas
Brandt Snedeker
Bubba Watson
Carl Pettersson
Charlie Beljan
Dustin Johnson
George McNeill
Hunter Mahan
Ian Poulter
J.J. Henry
Jason Dufner
John Huh
Johnson Wagner
Jonas Blixt
Keegan Bradley
Kyle Stanley
Mark Leishman
Mark Wilson
Matt Kuchar
Nick Watney
Rickie Fowler
Ryan Moore
Scott Piercy
Scott Stallings
Steve Stricker
Ted Potter Jr.
Tommy Gainey
Webb Simpson
Zach Johnson

Notable players who could be in the field but chose to sit out:

Tiger Woods
Rory McIlory
Phil Mickelson

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