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Tiger Woods Heads Star-Filled ESPN+ Featured Groups from the Memorial

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Four Days of Live PGA TOUR Action from Jack Nicklaus’ Tournament on ESPN+

Tiger Woods returns to PGA TOUR action this week and headlines star-filled featured group coverage airing on ESPN+ Thursday morning from the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide, an event founded in 1976 by golfing great Jack Nicklaus.

ESPN+ is the first-ever multi-sport, direct-to-consumer premium subscription streaming service from The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International segment and ESPN. Four days of live action from the Memorial will air on ESPN+.

Woods, a five-time winner of the Memorial, will tee off at 8:26 a.m. ET Thursday at the Nicklaus-designed Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, with 2010 Memorial winner Justin Rose, winner of last week’s PGA TOUR event in Fort Worth, Tex., and 2017 Memorial winner Jason Dufner. Fans can follow their full round on ESPN+.

World No. 1 Justin Thomas, Masters champion Patrick Reed and World No. 7 Rickie Fowler also will be featured with their round beginning at 8:15 a.m. Featured group coverage begins at 7:30 a.m.

ESPN+ viewers also will be able to watch featured hole coverage from the Par 4 No. 14, as well as the Par 3 No. 16, beginning at 3 p.m. ET on Thursday and Friday.

Featured groups and holes for the weekend days will be determined after Friday and Saturday’s rounds. Saturday’s coverage begins at 8:15 a.m. and Sunday’s coverage at 8:10 a.m.

ESPN+ offers golf fans 50 days of coverage from 20 PGA TOUR events, including the RBC Heritage, the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, the FedExCup Playoffs and more.

About ESPN+

ESPN+ is the first-ever multi-sport, direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service from The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International division in partnership with ESPN. It offers fans thousands of additional live events, on-demand content and original programming not available on ESPN’s linear TV or digital networks. This includes hundreds of MLB, NHL and MLS games, Grand Slam tennis, Top Rank boxing, PGA Tour golf, college sports, international rugby, cricket, the full library of ESPN Films (including 30 for 30) and more. Fans can subscribe to ESPN+ for just $4.99 a month (or $49.99 per year).

ESPN+ is an integrated part of a completely redesigned ESPN App. Already the leading sports app, the new ESPN App is the premier all-in-one digital sports platform for fans and is a showcase of the company’s culture of innovation. With a richer, increasingly more personalized experience, the new ESPN App curates all of ESPN’s content into an experience unique to each fan’s individual tastes. ESPN+ is also be available through ESPN.com.

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