How to watch the season opener of American Express, LBGA

PGA Tour: American Express

Location: La Quinta, California.

Courses: PGA West-Pete Dye Stadium (pool: 7,187. par: 72); West-Nicklaus PGA Championship (yards: 7,147. par: 72); La Quinta CC (yards: 7,060, par: 72).

Cash Reward: $8 million. Winner’s share: $1.44 million.

TV set: Watch The Golf Channel on FuboTV
Thursday-Sunday, 3pm-7pm

Previous winner: Hudson Swafford.

FedEx Cup Holder: Seamus power.

last week: Si Woo Kim wins the Sony Open.

Notes: For a non-lifting event, the field is exceptionally strong, with five of the world’s top seven players and 10 of the top 20 players. Among those playing are Kapalua Trophy winner John Rahm, Masters champion Scotty Scheffler and Patrick Cantlay. …Xander Chabela on the field after testing for muscle spasms in his back. Chabela made small changes to his training. … Ricky Fowler is playing in his first tournament of 2023 after managing a top 10 finish in the fall, including a runner-up finish at the Zuzu Championships in Japan. … Japan’s Taiga Semikawa begins his second straight PGA Tour by waiving the sponsor. He won the Japan Golf Tournament twice while in college. … The tournament was previously hosted by Phil Mickelson until American Express ousted him after his involvement with Saudi-funded LIV Golf. … This will be the second time in three PGA Tour events this year that the previous winner (Hudson Swafford) has been suspended from signing with LIV Golf.

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