The Golf Channel covers the entire PGA Tour, along with the U.S. Open, Masters, Honda Classic, St. Andrews tournament, Ryder Cup and several amateur events. The Golf Channel is a branch of NBC Universal and has headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama. Its network covers prestigious national and international events, along with local and national tournaments and championships in the United States.
Each year, the Golf Channel offers live coverage of several key golfing events, such as the Champions Tour, European Tour and Web.com Tour. The Champions Tour is played in the United States, South Korea and Canada, while the European Tour takes place throughout Europe, Asia and Africa. The Web.com Tour, another international tour, is held in the United States, Panama and Mexico.
In addition to these international events, the Golf Channel follows the PGA Tour and the LPGA Tour, which is a championship among women golfers. These tournaments are held at various locations around the United States and around the world.
The Golf Channel follows several important domestic events too, including the Masters and U.S. Open. Both events draw prominent American golfers; in the past, big names have included Tiger Woods, Lee Trevino and Phil Mickelson. The Golf Channel also offers coverage and analysis of important runner-up events to the big competitions, such as the Cadillac Championship, Presidents Cup and Honda Classic. In addition to events, the Golf Channel has instructional shows, a news and analysis segment and even some television series.