Turner Sports to Exclusively Present Capital One’s The Match featuring Golf’s most intense and competitive rivals – Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka
TNT will exclusively broadcast the 12-hole event, which will be held the day after Thanksgiving – Friday November 26, with live coverage from 4 p.m. ET of Wynn Las Vegas, the house of the best Wynn Golf Course, the only golf course on the Las Vegas Strip. Presentation of TNT The Capital One match will also be broadcast simultaneously on TBS, truTV and HLN.
DeChambeau won his first competition in The Capital One match – pairing with Aaron Rodgers – last July, when they exceeded Phil mickelson and Tom brady. Winner of the US Open 2020 and eight-time winner of the PGA TOUR overall, DeChambeau is currently the 7th player in the world.
This will be Koepka’s first appearance as a competitor in The Capital One match, although through his foundation he donated $ 100,000 to COVID-19 relief efforts during Capital One’s The Match: Champions of Charity in May 2020 as part of a memorable birdie on Brady’s front-nine. Koepka also owns eight PGA TOUR titles, including four major league wins over a three-year span: the 2018 and 2019 PGA Championship and the 2017 and 2018 US Open.
DeChambeau (2-0-1) and Koepka (2-2-0) were both members of Team USA’s resounding victory over Europe during the recent Ryder Cup.
Live coverage of the match play event will once again provide unprecedented access with players having open mics throughout the competition, including the ability to communicate directly with their competitor and broadcast commentators.
The Capital One match raised almost $ 30 million in support of various charities and initiatives and has generated nearly 10 million meal donations through Feeding America and other organizations.
Partner since the creation of the event, A capital letter will return as title sponsor of The Capital One match, which is sanctioned by the PGA TOUR. Presentation partners will include Michelob Ultra, and DraftKings will return as a sports betting partner. EZ-GO, Wheels Up and Wynn Resorts will also serve as associate partners. Further details on social, digital and broadcast brand integrations throughout the event will be shared in the coming weeks.
Conceived by Tom fazio and his son, Logan, the Wynn Golf Club is a 6,722 yard par 70 championship golf course and is considered one of the best courses in Las Vegas. The Wynn Resort Golf Course offers unusual drops and water hazards on 12 of the scenic 18 holes of the Las Vegas course. The golf facilities at Wynn Las Vegas, a five-star luxury hotel, are considered second to none.
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About Wynn Las Vegas
Wynn Resorts has received more Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Awards than any other independent hotel company in the world and in 2021 was once again honored on FORTUNE Magazine’s list of the world’s most admired companies for the thirteenth time. Wynn and Encore Las Vegas consist of two luxury hotel towers with a total of 4,748 spacious hotel rooms, suites and villas. The resort includes approximately 194,000 square feet of casino space, 20 exclusive dining experiences, 11 bars, two award-winning spas, approximately 560,000 square feet of meeting and convention space, approximately 160,000 square feet of retail space retail as well as two showrooms, two nightclubs, a beach club, and leisure and recreation facilities, such as the newly renovated Wynn Golf Club and a 129-acre 18-hole championship golf course. For more information on Wynn and Encore Las Vegas, visit press.wynnlasvegas.com.
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