Tee It Up-Zurich Classic Preview

Tee It Up-Zurich Classic Preview

Tee It Up-Zurich Classic Preview

This week we Tee It Up-Zurich Classic Preview. The event is held in Avondale at TPC Lousiana and is a team event. The event dates back to 1938 and has been held annually since 1958. In 2017 the Zurich Classic switched to a team event, one member is initially chosen via the Tour priority rankings and the other is a PGA Tour members or must have a sponsor exemption. The event has gone by many names and sponsors since its inception –

  • Crescent City Open (1938)
  • New Orleans Open (1938)Tee It Up-Zurich Classic Preview
  • Greater New Orleans Open Invitational (1958-1971)
  • Greater New Orleans Invitational (1972-1974)
  • First NBC New Orleans Open (1975-1979)
  • Greater New Orleans Open (1980)
  • USF&G New Orleans Open (1981)
  • USF&G Classic (1982-1991)
  • Freeport-McMoRan Golf Classic (1992-1993)
  • Freeport-McMoRan Classic (1994-1995)
  • Freeport-McDermott Classic (1996-1998)
  • Compaq Classic of New Orleans (1992-2002)
  • HP Classic of New Orleans (2003-2004)
  • Zurich Classic of New Orleans (2005-Present)

TPC Louisiana

TPC Louisiana is located in Avondale, Louisiana, a suburb of New Orleans. The course was designed by Pete Dye in 2004 with a player consultation from Steve Elkington and Kelly Gibson. The course has been apart of the PGA Tour’s Tournament Players Club since 2006.

Notable Teams/Tee Times

1st Tee

  • 8:39 AM – Michael Kim & C.T. Pan – Corey Connors & Mackenzie Hughes
  • 8:52 AM – Jon Rahm & Ryan Palmer – Bubba Watson & J.B Holmes
  • 1:44 PM – Patrick Reed & Patrick Cantlay – Henrik Stenson & Graeme McDowell

10th Tee

  • 8:26 AM – Brooks Koepka & Chase Koepka – Ian Poulter & Sam Horsfield
  • 8:39 AM – Jason Day & Adam Scott – Jhonattan Vegas & Abraham Ancer
  • 8:52 AM – Sergio Garcia & Tommy Fleetwood – Kyle Stanley & Tony Finau
  • 9:18 AM – David Duval & Jim Furyk – Kevin Kisner & Scott Brown

TV Schedule 

Tee It Up-Zurich Classic Preview

Thursday

  • 3:00 – 6:00 PM EST
    • Golf Channel Tee It Up-Zurich Classic Preview

Friday

  • 3:00 – 6:00 PM EST
    • Golf Channel Tee It Up-Zurich Classic Preview

Saturday

  • 1:00 – 2:30 PM EST
    • Golf Channel Tee It Up-Zurich Classic Preview
  • 3:00 – 6:00 PM EST
    • CBS Tee It Up-Zurich Classic Preview

Sunday

  • 1:00 – 2:30 PM EST
    • Golf Channel Tee It Up-Zurich Classic Preview
  • 3:00 – 6:00 PM EST
    • CBS Tee It Up-Zurich Classic Preview

Weather Forecast

Day High/Low Precip Wind Humidity Description
Thursday 77/64* 100% SSE 14 mph 80% Thunderstorms Tee It Up-Zurich Classic Preview
Friday 80/63* 30% NNW 9 mph 73% AM Showers Tee It Up-Zurich Classic Preview
Saturday 82/63* 10% ENE 8 mph 67% Mostly Sunny Tee It Up-Zurich Classic Preview
Sunday 83/65* 10% E8 mph 66% Partly Cloudy Tee It Up-Zurich Classic Preview

Tee It Up-Zurich Classic Preview

 
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