Golf on TV Today (Saturday, Jan. 25): Farmers Insurance Open

The Farmers Insurance Open's third round will be broadcast on Golf Channel and CBS

The PGA Tour's 2020 Farmers Insurance Open continues today (Saturday, Jan. 25) and will run through Sunday (Jan. 26). The golf tournament is taking place at Torrey Pines Golf Club in La Jolla, California (San Diego), and the field includes Tiger Woods, who is making his 2020 debut. Woods shot 71 on Friday and enters the weekend six shots behind leader Ryan Palmer, who blistered the course for a 62 (-10) and has a two-shot lead over Brandt Snedeker. Woods is tied for 17th with a group that also includes Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, and Jason Day.

 

So if you're wondering, "What channel is the golf tournament on today?" know this: the Golf Channel and CBS are both airing the third round of the 2020 Farmers Insurance Open on Saturday, Jan. 25, Here's the TV schedule for this week's tournament.

 

Farmers Insurance Open TV Schedule

Thursday: 3-7 p.m. ET on Golf Channel (Round 1)

Friday: 3-7 p.m. ET on Golf Channel (Round 2)

Saturday: 1-2:45 p.m. ET on Golf Channel, 3-6 p.m. ET on CBS (Round 3)

Sunday: 1-2:45 p.m. ET on Golf Channel, 3-6:30 p.m. ET on CBS (Final Round)

 

Fast Facts about the Farmers Insurance Open

  • This year marks the 53rd time the event is being held at Torrey Pines Golf Course and the 11th year of Farmers Insurance's sponsorship of the tournament.
  • Justin Rose is the defending champion.
  • This year's purse: a record $7.5 million with first place paying out $1,350,000. In comparison, when the tournament was moved to Torrey Pines in 1968, the purse was $150,000 and Tom Weiskopf earned the winner’s check of $30,000.
  • Tiger Woods is set to play his first tournament of the year at Torrey Pines for the 10th time in his career. Woods is an eight-time winner at Torrey, including his 2008 U.S. Open sudden-death victory over Rocco Mediate following an 18-hole playoff. A win this weekend would be Woods' 83rd career on the PGA Tour, giving him the most ever. He's currently tied with Sam Snead.
  • Phil Mickelson is back playing his hometown tournament after skipping last year's event, ending his streak at 28. A win this weekend would be his 15th on the PGA Tour in California (since 1983). He and Woods are currently tied for the most victories with 14.
  • Rory McIlroy could overtake Brooks Koepka (who is not playing this weekend) for the No. 1 spot in the Official World Golf Ranking with a victory at Torrey Pines.
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