Tee It Up-Arnold Palmer Invitational

Tee It Up-Arnold Palmer Invitational

Arnold Palmer Invitational

This week we Tee It Up-Arnold Palmer Invitational. The PGA Tour heads to Orlando, Florida for the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill Club & Lodge. The property has been owned by Arnold Palmer since 1974. The event was originally founded in 1966 as the Florida Citrus Open Invitational. The event has played under Arnold Palmer’s name since 2007 since 2012 Mastercard has been the title sponsor. This event is one of only five that has “invitational” status on the PGA Tour.

Tee It Up-Arnold Palmer Invitational

Invitational Format

  • Field of 120 Players
  • Arnold Palmer Invitational winners
  • The Players Championship winners in the last 5 years
  • Major Golf Champions (The Masters, The Open Championship, U.S. Open & PGA Championship) winners for the last 5 years
  • Tour Championship, World Golf Championships & Memorial Tournament winners for the past 3 years
  • Playing members of the last U.S & European Ryder Cup teams
  • Playing members of the U.S & International Presidents Cup teams
  • Prior year U.S. Amateur winner
  • Top 50 Official World Golf Ranking
  • PGA Tour life members
  • 18 sponsor exemptions
  • Up to 2 foreign players designated by the commissioner
  • Top 70 from prior year’s FedEx Cup point list
  • Members in the top 125 non-member category
  • Top 70 from current year’s FedEx Cup points list
  • PGA Section champion/player of the year
  • Remaining positions filled from current year’s FedEx Cup point list
  • Arnold Palmer had a lifetime invitation

Notable Winners

  • Tiger Woods – 8x – 2000 – 2001- 2002 – 2003 – 2008 – 2009 – 2012 – 2012
  • Matt Every – 2x – 2014 – 2015
  • Ernie Els – 2x – 1998 – 2010
  • Tom Kite – 2x – 1982 – 1989
  • Phil Mickelson – 1x – 1997
  • Rory McIlroy – 1x – 2018

Arnold Palmers Bay Hill Club & Lodge

Tee It Up-Arnold Palmer Invitational

Bay Hill Club & Lodge is a private golf resort located in Bay Hill, Florida, a suburb southwest of Orlando. The first 18 holes were designed by Dick Wilson in 1961, an additional 9 was later added by Bob Simmons. Arnold Palmer purchased the property in 1974, after his death in 2016, Roy Saunders, Palmer’s son in law owns the venue. It has played host to the Arnold Palmer Invitational since 1979.

 

Notable Thursday Pairings

Teeing Off #1

  • 7:20 a.m. – Daniel Berger, Davis Love III, Chesson HadleyTee It Up-Arnold Palmer Invitational
  • 7:43 a.m. – J.B. Holmes, Kevin Na, Stewart Cink
  • 12:21 p.m. – Adam Long, Cameron Champ, Aaron Wise
  • 12:33 p.m. – Marc Leishman, Patrick Reed, Rory McIlroy
  • 12:44 p.m. – Phil Mickelson, Bryson DeChambeau, Brooks Koepka

Teeing Off #10

  • 7:20 a.m. – Andrew Landry, Jason Dufner, Martin Kaymer
  • 7:31 a.m. – Keegan Bradley, Jhonattan Vegas, Jimmy Walker
  • 7:43 a.m. – Justin Rose, Brandt Snedeker, Henrik Stenson
  • 7:54 a.m. – Rickie Fowler, Jason Day, Ian Poulter
  • 8:06 a.m. – Keith Mitchell, Kevin Kisner, Steve Stricker
  • 12:10 p.m. – Adam Hadwin, Hudson Swafford, Vijay Singh
  • 12:21 p.m. – Charles Howell III, Danny Willett, Tommy Fleetwood

TV Schedule

Day Start Finish Channel
Thursday 2:00 PM 6:00 PM Golf Channel Tee It Up-Arnold Palmer Invitational
Friday 2:00 PM 6:00 PM Golf Channel Tee It Up-Arnold Palmer Invitational
Saturday 12:30 PM 2:30 PM Golf Channel Tee It Up-Arnold Palmer Invitational
Saturday 2:30 PM 6:00 PM NBC Tee It Up-Arnold Palmer Invitational
Sunday 12:30 PM 2:30 PM Golf Channel Tee It Up-Arnold Palmer Invitational
Sunday 2:30 PM 6:00 PM NBC Tee It Up-Arnold Palmer Invitational

Weather Forecast

Day High Low Precip % Description
Thursday 73 52 0% Sunny Tee It Up-Arnold Palmer Invitational
Friday 80 56 10% Mostly Sunny Tee It Up-Arnold Palmer Invitational
Saturday 84 65 10% Mostly Cloudy Tee It Up-Arnold Palmer Invitational
Sunday 86 64 10% Partly Cloudy Tee It Up-Arnold Palmer Invitational

Tee It Up-Arnold Palmer Invitational

 
Spread the love
  • 12
    Shares

One thought on “Tee It Up-Arnold Palmer Invitational

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • Save On Srixon Q Star Tour Golf Balls - Shop Now!