Two LPGA tournaments are featured on ESPN+. They will debut this week in Cincinnati.
Each event will have two morning groups and two after-hours groups that will be broadcast on ESPN+. This is the first time LPGA events have featured groups on a streaming platform.
Brooke Henderson, Paula CreamerAnd Minjee Lee will be part of coverage from the Kroger Queen City Championship presented by P&G on Thursday, Sept. 8. They will tee off at 8.36 a.m. ET, followed by the group Leona Maguire, Stacy LewisAnd Sei Young Kim. The afternoon groups at the Cincinnati event are featured Ally Ewing, Hannah GreenAnd Andrea Leeat 1:14 PM ET followed by Paula Reto, Sarah SchmelzelAnd Angela StanfordAt 1:25 p.m. ET.
Fridays featured bands are Lexi Thompson, Jessica KordaAnd Atthaya Thitikul8.36 a.m. ET followed by Danielle Kang, Jennifer KupchoAnd Ashleigh Buhai8.47 a.m. ET. The afternoon groups are Marina Alex, Alison LeeAnd Gaby Lopezat 1:14 PM ET followed by Anna Nordqvist, Mina HarigaeAnd Megan KhangAt 1:25 p.m. ET.
There will be announcements for Saturday and Sunday groups, with similar times.
The next event with featured group coverage will be the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G on Sept. 23-25. This marks the first time LPGA events have been aired on ESPN since 2018.
Mollie Marcoux Samaan, LPGA Commissioner, stated that partnering with ESPN+ to stream featured group at these two events was a very important step in the LPGA. Our goal is to provide more content and more engagement opportunities to our existing fans and to expose new viewers to the talent and personalities of our incredible athletes. ESPN+ is the ideal platform to achieve these goals and allow fans to see more great golf.