Some of the best golf this week isn’t on the PGA Tour but on the European Tour this week. The Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship pairs up some of the best golfers in the world including our new favorite buddy comedy: Tiger & Rory!
Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship
Dates: Jan. 16-20
Venue: Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Wednesday 10:30 p.m.-8 a.m. (Live)
Thursday 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. / 11 p.m.-2:30 a.m. (Round One Replay)
Friday 2:30-8 a.m. (Live) / 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. / 1:30-4 a.m. (Replay)
Saturday 4-8 a.m. (Live) / 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. / 1:30-4 a.m. (Replay)
Sunday 4- 8 a.m. (Live) / 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. / 1:30-4 a.m. (Replay)
Pairings To Watch (Note that all times are local – that’s nine hours ahead of Eastern Time):
7:40 a.m./12:05 p.m.: Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Martin Kaymer
11:55 a.m./7:40 a.m.: Peter Hanson, Padraig Harrington, Paul Lawrie
12:05 p.m./7:50 a.m: Robert Rock, Ernie Els, Justin Rose
12:25 p.m./8:10 a.m.: Colin Montgomerie, Jose Maria Olazabal, Matteo Manassero
– Woods and McIlroy Make 2013 Debuts – The world’s number one and two players, Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods, begin their 2013 season at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.
– Headlining the Field – The field also includes Ernie Els, Martin Kaymer, Jason Dufner, Justin Rose, Padraig Harrington, Darren Clarke, Branden Grace, Thomas Bjorn, Francesco Molinari, Peter Hanson, Edoardo Molinari, Colin Montgomerie, Matteo Manassero, Henrik Stenson, Alexander Noren, Paul Casey, Robert Rock and Todd Hamilton.