The 2021 Hero World Challenge, hosted by Tiger Woods, will start on Thursday, December 2 at Albany Golf Club. Twenty of the world’s top golfers will participate in the tournament.
|HOW TO WATCH|
Venue: Albany Club
TV Channel: Golf Channel and NBC
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The last year’s event was canceled due to COVID 19 pandemic. But this year, the tournament will return with its own glory. Tiger Wood will not be playing in the tournament, as he is recovering from the injuries he had in February. Apart from him, the tournament will be full of stars. Big names like Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson, Bryson DeChambeau, Brooks Koepka will also join this tournament.
15 of the top 20 players of the world will be there. Tiger Woods tweeted:
“So excited to welcome these incredible players to the Hero World Challenge. With 15 of the top 20 in the field, I know it’s going to be a great week.”
His tweet on the tweeter is showing how exciting he is for this event.
What is the Hero World Challenge Golf?
Hero World Challange is an annual golf tournament, which is hosted by Tiger Woods. Many world-class golfers participate in this tournament. The event features good price money with absolute competition.
Previously, 18 players participated in this tournament. But this time, the field has been permanently expanded to 20 players. This is a limited field PGA tour event that will return to the Albany, Bahamas
Defending Champion: Henrik Stenson
Today, we will know, when, where, and how to watch the event along with the fields here.
Players Participating in the Tournament:
- Abraham Ancer
- Daniel Berger
- Patrick Cantlay
- Bryson DeChambeau
- Harris English
- Tony Finau
- Tyrrell Hatton
- Viktor Hovland
- Brooks Koepka
- Hideki Matsuyama
- Rory McIlroy
- Collin Morikawa
- Patrick Reed
- Justin Rose
- Xander Schauffele
- Scottie Scheffler
- Webb Simpson
- Jordan Spieth
- Henrik Stenson
- Justin Thomas
Hero World Challenge Schedule 2021:
The tournament will start on Thursday, December 2, and will continue till Sunday, December 5. The full schedule of the tournament is given below:
Round 1: Thursday, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Golf Channel
Round 2: Friday, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Golf Channel
Round 3: Saturday, Noon-2:30 p.m., Golf Channel; 2:30-5 p.m., NBC Sports
Round 4: Sunday, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Golf Channel; 1-4 p.m., NBC Sports
The tournament will take place in Albany Club in The Bahamas. This is an 18 hole championship golf course. You can watch the event directly from the course if you are someone from there. The average price of the ticket is $133.50. So, buy your ticket to watch your favorite players play with your own eyes.
How to watch the 2021 Hero World Challenge Golf?
Live Streaming Options:
If you want to cut the cost of your television connection, you can watch the 2021 Hero World Challange online. The following platforms will broadcast the live stream of the match:
- PGA Tour Live
golfchannel.com has the right to broadcast the live stream of all four days of the event. PGA tour live has also the right to show the event. Featured group coverage will be broadcast on this channel with a paid subscription. The monthly subscription fee will cost you $9.99 per month.
TV Coverage Info:
- Golf Channel
Golf Channel has the right to broadcast the 2021 Hero World Channel. They will telecast all four rounds of this event for the fans. The first and the second round coverage will be broadcast from 1.30-4.30 pm ET. The third round coverage will be telecasted from noon to 2.30. On Sunday, you can watch the fourth round from 11 am on the Golf Channel
If you don’t have a golf channel on your TV, you can watch the event on NBC. They will broadcast the third and fourth rounds of the tournament. you will have to log in with your cable operator’s details to watch the match there. If you are out of their coverage, contact your cable operator soon.
- Total prizemoney: 3 Million USD
- Winner: 1 Million USD
- Runners-up: $400,000 USD
- Thursday’s first-round tee times (all times ET):
- 11:05 a.m.: Matthew Fitzpatrick, Tyrrell Hatton
- 11:16 a.m.: Scottie Scheffler, Sam Burns
- 11:27 a.m.: Webb Simpson, Daniel Berger
- 11:38 a.m.: Harris English, Tony Finau
- 11:49 a.m.: Patrick Reed, Abraham Ancer
- Noon: Henrik Stenson, Viktor Hovland
- 12:11 p.m.: Justin Rose, Xander Schauffele
- 12:22 p.m.: Collin Morikawa, Rory McIlroy
- 12:33 p.m.: Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka
- 12:44 p.m.: Bryson DeChambeau, Jordan Spieth
The waiting of millions of golf fans will finally be over as the 2021 Hero World Challange will go on the field. As it is a limited-field event, the best of the world will be competing for the title. So, if you are a golf fan, tune to the TV channels and cath all the actions live with your friends.