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GOLF CHANNEL PRESENTS LIVE COVERAGE OF SOUTHWESTERN INVITATIONAL PRESENTED BY TOPGOLF BEGINNING TODAY AT 4:30 P.M. ET

Pre-Game Coverage Begins at 4 p.m. ET with Golf Central Presented by Callaway Golf

Staged in Southern California by Defending Champion Pepperdine University

STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 25, 2021 – Twelve of collegiate men’s golf’s top programs will compete in the Southwestern Invitational Presented by TopGolf at North Ranch Country Club this Monday-Wednesday live on GOLF Channel, beginning this afternoon at 4:30 p.m. ET.

Four teams in the field are ranked in the Bushnell/GolfWeek Pre-Spring Coaches Poll, including tournament host Pepperdine (No. 1), followed by Arizona State (10th), SMU (19th), and Georgia Tech (T-20). Pepperdine has won the team championship two of the last four years (2017 and 2020), including a 17-stroke victory in 2020.

Past individual champions of the event include: Corey Pavin (1978, ’81), Dan Forsman (1980), Billy Mayfair (1987), Tiger Woods (1996), Jason Gore (1997), Paul Casey (1998), Anthony Kim (2006), Patrick Cantlay (2011), Maverick McNealy (2014), Sahith Theegala (2017, ‘20) and Justin Suh (2019).

Pre-game coverage begins each day this week at 4 p.m. ET with Golf Central Presented by Callaway Golf, followed by live coverage at 4:30 p.m. ET.

GOLF Channel Broadcast Team – Southwestern Invitational Presented by TopGolf

  • Play by Play: Steve Burkowski
  • Analyst: Curt Byrum
  • On-Course: Billy Ray Brown
  • Interviews: Chris Zambri

HOW TO WATCH – MONDAY, JAN. 25 – WEDNESDAY, JAN. 27

  • TV – GOLF Channel
  • Streaming – NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
Date GOLF Channel
Monday 4:30-7:30 p.m. ET
Tuesday 4:30-7:30 p.m. ET
Wednesday 4:30-7:30 p.m. ET

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