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Valspar Championship Golf 2023: start time, Schedule, Tickets, TV Channel, How To Watch, Course, and Tee Times

The Valspar Championship is one of the most exciting events on the PGA Tour, attracting some of the world’s top golfers to compete for the coveted championship title. The 2023 Valspar Championship is set to take place at the Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, Florida, from March 16-19, 2023. Here’s everything you need to know about the tournament:

Valspar Championship TV Schedule, Times:

The tournament will take place over five days, from Thursday, March 16, to Sunday, March 19, 2023. The start time for each day’s play has yet to be announced, but typically, the first tee time is around 1:00-3:00 p.m. ET local time.

  • Thursday, March 16: 2:00-6:00 p.m. ET, Golf Channel
  • Friday, March 17: 2:00-6:00 p.m. ET, Golf Channel
  • Saturday, March 18: 1:00-3:00 p.m. ET, Golf Channel; 3:00-6:00 p.m., NBC
  • Sunday, March 19: 1:00-3:00 p.m. ET, Golf Channel; 3:00-6:00 p.m., NBC

Course: The Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort is a par-71, 7,340-yard course that features tree-lined fairways, challenging bunkers, and water hazards. The course is well known for its demanding closing stretch, which includes the famous “Snake Pit” – a three-hole sequence that is considered one of the toughest finishes in golf.

Tee Times: Tee times for the tournament will be announced closer to the start date, but generally, players will tee off in groups of three or four, with the first group typically teeing off around 7:00 am local time.

Valspar Championship 2023 Tickets:

Tickets for the Valspar Championship can be purchased through the tournament’s official website, which will be announced closer to the tournament date. There are a variety of ticket options available, including daily and weekly passes, as well as hospitality packages.

What Channel Is the Valspar Championship On?

Valspar Championship will be broadcast on NBC and the Golf Channel, with coverage starting on Thursday, March 16, and continuing through Sunday, March 19. Exact broadcast times have yet to be announced, but typically, coverage begins in the early afternoon and runs through the evening.

How To Watch:

In addition to the live TV coverage, fans can also stream the tournament online through the Golf Channel and NBC Sports websites or mobile apps. The streaming service will require a cable or satellite TV subscription, and will only be available in certain areas.

Valspar Championship Format

There are 144 players in the field, and they will play four rounds of stroke play at the Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort just outside Tampa, Florida. After two rounds, the field will be cut to the top 65 players, including ties.

The final three holes are known as the “Snake Pit” – two tough par-4s sandwiched between a brutal 200-yard par 3.

Who Won the Valspar Championship Last Year?

Sam Burns won the Valspar Championship in a playoff over Davis Riley. With the win, Burns won the event for the second straight year.

Valspar Championship History, Past Winners
Year Winner Score
2022 Sam Burns -17
2021 Sam Burns -17
2020 No Tournament (COVID-19) N/A
2019 Paul Casey -8
2018 Paul Casey -10
2017 Adam Hadwin -14
2016 Charl Schwartzel -7
2015 Jordan Spieth -10
2014 John Senden -7
2013 Kevin Streelman -10
2012 Luke Donald -13
2011 Gary Woodland -15
2010 Jim Furyk -13
2009 Retief Goosen -8
2008 Sean O’Hair -4

In conclusion, the 2023 Valspar Championship promises to be an exciting event, with some of the world’s top golfers competing on the challenging Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort. Whether you’re watching in person or from the comfort of your own home, there are plenty of ways to follow the action and cheer on your favorite players.

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