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Wells Fargo Championship: How to watch, streaming, format, preview, tee times, and more

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The PGA Tour travels to Quail Hollow Club in North Carolina this week for the sixth Signature Event of the year.

Only one eligible player is not competing as World No. 1 Scottie Scheffler and his wife Meredith remain on baby watch. His absence leaves the field wide open, full of the best players in the world looking to gain some momentum ahead of the PGA Championship.

Here is the one-stop shop for the Wells Fargo Championship and how to tune into the coverage.

The Wells Fargo Championship:
Where: Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, NC (Par-71 7,558 yards)

When: May 9-12th

Purse: $20,000,000/$3,600,000 winner

FedEx Cup Points: 700

Defending Champion: Wyndham Clark

How to Watch The Wells Fargo Championship
This week marks a busy one for golf.

Four tournaments, including the Wells Fargo Championship, are on U.S. soil. They include the opposite field event, the Myrtle Beach Classic, the Champions Tour Regions Tradition Tournament and the LPGA’s Cognizant Founders Cup.

Golf Channel and CBS Sports will handle broadcast duties for the PGA Tour’s main event.

Thursday and Friday’s rounds can be seen on the Golf Channel. The network will also air the early coverage on Saturday and Sunday while CBS Sports handles the afternoon broadcast.

Thursday, May 9: 2-6 p.m. ET (Golf Channel)

Friday, May 10: 2-6 p.m. ET (Golf Channel)

Saturday, May 11: 1-3 p.m. ET (Golf Channel); 3-6 p.m. ET (CBS)

Sunday, May 12: 1-3 p.m. ET (Golf Channel); 3-6 p.m. ET (CBS)

How to Stream The Wells Fargo Championship
Peacock will simulcast Golf Channel’s broadcasts during all four rounds. You can stream coverage on Peacock here.

In addition, for the third and final rounds on CBS, Paramount+ will simulcast those telecasts.

Photo by David Jensen/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The Wells Fargo Championship Preview
There are 15 major champions in the field at Quail Hollow. Scheffler may not be there, but headlining the event are Rory McIlroy, defending champion Wyndham Clark and Jordan Spieth.

Clark will look to build off his strong start to the 2024 season. He has one win under his belt at the AT&T Pebble Beach event, two runner up finishes and four top 10s. Last year, he saw everything click together at this event. It helped give Clark the confidence to win the U.S. Open. Clark’s game is in the right place, which means a title defense could be on the horizon.

McIlroy is coming off his 25th PGA Tour victory. He and Shane Lowry won the Zurich Classic of New Orleans title two weeks ago. The Northern Irishman looks to build off that momentum heading into Valhalla and the PGA Championship. This week could be a big one for the four-time major winner.

Quail Hollow is a place that fits his style of play. He is the only three-time winner of the event and if he continues to putt well, McIlroy could see win No. 26.

Spieth missed the CJ Cup Byron Nelson cut last week as his woes continue. However, it is hard to count him out when the sparks of greatness are there.

Will Zalatoris withdrew with a back flare-up last week, but he is back in the field this week. Meanwhile, Ludvig Åberg will look for continued success near the top of leaderboards week after week.

With the PGA Championship looming, this week will allow guys to sharpen their games and get into that competitive headspace. There will be no cut, so players can use all four days to fine-tune themselves for next week’s gauntlet.

Wells Fargo Championship Round 1 Tee Times (ET):
* – Denotes 10th hole start

11:00 a.m. — Peter Malnati, Matthieu Pavon, Gary Woodland

11:00 a.m.* — Taylor Pendrith, Akshay Bhatia, Justin Thomas

11:11 a.m. — Sungjae Im, Brendon Todd, Denny McCarthy

11:11 a.m.* — Brian Harman, Jason Day, Patrick Cantlay

11:22 a.m. — Tom Hoge, Andrew Putnam, Adam Schenk

11:22 a.m.* — Shane Lowry, Wyndham Clark, Xander Schauffele

11:33 a.m. — Sepp Straka, Mackenzie Hughes, Eric Cole

11:33 a.m.* — Collin Morikawa, Rickie Fowler, Jordan Spieth

11:44 a.m. — Si Woo Kim, Seamus Power, Patrick Rodgers

11:44 a.m.* — Keegan Bradley, Kurt Kitayama, Cameron Young

11:55 a.m. — Lee Hodges, Russell Henley, Byeong Hun An

11:55 a.m.* — Grayson Murray, Justin Rose, Webb Simpson

12:06 p.m. — Jake Knapp, Will Zalatoris, Alex Noren

12:06 p.m.* — Austin Eckroat, Adam Scott, Ben Kohles

12:17 p.m. — Emiliano Grillo, Sam Burns, Harris English

12:17 p.m.* — Lucas Glover, J.T. Poston, Cam Davis

12:28 p.m. — Hideki Matsuyama, Sahith Theegala, Viktor Hovland

12:28 p.m.* — Chris Kirk, Taylor Moore, Tommy Fleetwood

12:39 p.m. — Rory McIlroy, Tom Kim, Max Homa

12:39 p.m.* — Nick Taylor, Tony Finau, Adam Hadwin

12:50 p.m. — Matt Fitzpatrick, Corey Conners, Adam Svensson

12:50 p.m.* — Stephan Jaeger, Matt Kuchar, Christiaan Bezuidenhout

1:01 p.m. — Billy Horschel, Nick Dunlap, Kevin Tway

Wells Fargo Championship Round 2 Tee Times (ET):
* – Denotes 10th hole start

11:00 a.m. — Austin Eckroat, Adam Scott, Ben Kohles

11:00 a.m.* — Jake Knapp, Will Zalatoris, Alex Noren

11:11 a.m. — Lucas Glover, J.T. Poston, Cam Davis

11:11 a.m.* — Emiliano Grillo, Sam Burns, Harris English

11:22 a.m. — Chris Kirk, Taylor Moore, Tommy Fleetwood

11:22 a.m.* — Hideki Matsuyama, Sahith Theegala, Viktor Hovland

11:33 a.m. — Nick Tylor, Tony Finau, Adam Hadwin

11:33 a.m.* — Rory McIlroy, Tom Kim, Max Homa

11:44 a.m. — Stephan Jaeger, Matt Kuchar, Christiaan Bezuidenhout

11:44 a.m.* — Matt Fitzpatrick, Corey Conners, Adam Svensson

11:55 a.m. — Taylor Pendrith, Akshay Bhatia, Justin Thomas

11:55 a.m.* — Billy Horschel, Nick Dunlap, Kevin Tway

12:06 p.m. — Brian Harman, Jason Day, Patrick Cantlay

12:06 p.m.* — Peter Malnati, Matthieu Pavon, Gary Woodland

12:17 p.m. — Shane Lowry, Wyndham Clark, Xander Schauffele

12:17 p.m.* — Sungjae Im, Brendon Todd, Denny McCarthy

12:28 p.m. — Collin Morikawa, Rickie Fowler, Jordan Spieth

12:28 p.m.* — Tom Hoge, Andrew Putnam, Adam Schenk

12:39 p.m. — Keegan Bradley, Kurt Kitayama, Cameron Young

12:39 p.m.* — Sepp Straka, Mackenzie Hughes, Eric Cole

12:50 p.m. — Grayson Murray, Justin Rose, Webb Simpson

12:50 p.m.* — Si Woo Kim, Seamus Power, Patrick Rodgers

1:01 p.m.* — Lee Hodges, Russell Henley, Byeong Hun An

Savannah Leigh Richardson is a golf staff writer for SB Nation’s Playing Through. For more golf coverage, be sure to follow us @_PlayingThrough on all major social platforms. You can also follow her on Twitter @SportsGirlSL and Instagram @savannah_leigh_sports.

Source : SBNation

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