REGINA (Golf Canada) – Golf Canada in partnership with title sponsor CP, the LPGA Tour and broadcast partner Golf Channel, are pleased to announce that Bell Media’s TSN will broadcast the final round of the 2018 CPKC Women’s Open at the Wascana Country Club on Sunday, August 26 live to Canadian audiences from coast to coast.
With possible inclement weather forecasted for Sunday in Regina and final round play adjusted to begin earlier, Golf Channel, the exclusive television rights holders for the 2018 CPKC Women’s Open, agreed to extend the Canadian broadcast television rights to TSN to bring live coverage of Canada’s National Women’s Open Championship directly to Canadian households.
Canadian Brooke Henderson, currently the 54-hole leader, looks to become the first Canadian golfer since Jocelyne Bourassa in 1973 to win Canada’s National Women’s Open Golf Championship.
The final round of the CPKC Women’s Open will be broadcast live on TSN1 and TSN3 from 1-4pm ET (11am to 2pm CT), and on TSN.ca and the TSN App for TSN and TSN Direct subscribers.
“Together with CP and the LPGA Tour, Golf Canada is so proud to work with our great partners at Golf Channel to ensure Canadians can experience this incredible moment in Canadian golf history,” said CPKC Women’s Open Tournament Director Ryan Paul. “We are also extremely thankful to Bell Media and TSN for coming together with Golf Channel to deliver Sunday’s final round live so that Canadians from coast to coast can experience the incredible finish to the CPKC Women’s Open.”
Golf Channel will broadcast the final round of the CPKC Women’s Open tape-delayed from 2-5pm CT and will also live-stream to US audiences on www.golfchannel.com.
With the forecast of rain and possible afternoon thunderstorms, the final round of the CPKC Women’s Open will start earlier than previously scheduled off the 1st and 10th tee beginning at 7:00 am CT in groups of three.
The final group of Canadian Brooke Henderson playing alongside Nasa Hataoka and Angel Yin will tee off at 9:01 am CT.