Zurich Classic 2023: TV Schedule, Format, History, Past Winners

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Xander Schauffele and Patrick Cantlay approach the 18th green during the final round of the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Sunday, April 24, 2022.
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  • The Zurich Classic is April 20-23 from New Orleans.
  • It's the lone team event on the PGA Tour schedule.
  • Golf Channel and CBS will share the TV coverage.

Following two designated events, this week will be unique on the PGA Tour with the Zurich Classic.

It’s the only team event on the PGA Tour schedule, and many top players are in the field.

The team of Patrick Cantlay-Xander Schauffele are the defending champions and were the favorites to win again going into the event.

The tournament has a purse of $8.6 million.

Zurich Classic TV Schedule, Times, Channel

  • Thursday, April 20: 3:00-6:00 p.m. ET, Golf Channel
  • Friday, April 21: 3:00-6:00 p.m. ET, Golf Channel
  • Saturday, April 22: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. ET, Golf Channel; 3:00-6:00 p.m. ET, CBS
  • Sunday, April 23: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. ET, Golf Channel; 3:00-6:00 p.m. ET, CBS

What Channel Is the Zurich Classic On?

The Zurich Classic is on Golf Channel exclusively Thursday-Friday and then Golf Channel and CBS Saturday and Sunday.

Zurich Classic PGA Tour Live, Featured Groups

  • Thursday, April 20: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. ET, ESPN+
  • Friday, April 21: 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. ET, ESPN+
  • Saturday, April 22: 8:45 a.m.-6:00 p.m.ET, ESPN+
  • Sunday, April 23: 10:45 a.m.-6:00 p.m. ET, ESPN+

Zurich Classic Format

This week is the lone team event on the PGA Tour schedule.

The 80 pairings of players will play a best-ball Thursday and alternate shot Friday before the field is cut to the top 33 teams and ties for the weekend.

Saturday will be a best-ball and Sunday will be alternate shot.

It was a regular event on Tour until 2017.

Who Won the Zurich Classic Last Year?

The team of Patrick Cantlay-Xander Schauffele won the 2022 edition.

Zurich Classic History, Past Winners

YearWinnersScore
2022Patrick Cantlay/Xander Schauffele-29
2021Marc Leishman/Cameron Smith-20
2020No Tournament (COVID)N/A
2019Ryan Palmer/Jon Rahm-26
2018Billy Horschel/Scott Piercy-22
2017Jonas Blixt/Cameron Smith-27

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