Weekend Ahead: Hillier and Geary in Portugal, Ko off to Arizona, Alvarez in Arkansas and Alker in California

Daniel Hillier Day 1 in Germany (Twitter)
Daniel Hillier Day 1 in Germany (Twitter)

In the weekend ahead while the PGA and European Tours have a break for the Ryder Cup, Daniel Hillier and Josh Geary head to Portugal for the Challenge Tour event. Lydia Ko makes a return to the LPGA Tour after four weeks off at a three-day event in Arizona Julianne Alvarez tees off in Arkansas on the Symetra Tour and Steven Alker is off to Pebble Beach for the PGA Champions Tour.

What’s On This Week

Tour: Challenge Tour

Tournament: Open de Portugal at Royal Óbidos

Venue: Royal Óbidos Spa & Golf Resort, Óbidos, Portugal

Kiwis To Follow: Daniel Hillier – Tee Off 11.25pm Thurs NZT, Josh Geary – Tee Off 12.45am Fri NZT.

Broadcast Times: No Live Broadcast

Daniel Hillier Day 1 in Germany (Twitter)
Daniel Hillier Day 1 in Germany (Twitter)

Tour: LPGA Tour

Tournament: Walmart NW Arkansas Championship

Venue: Pinnacle Country Club, Rogers, Arizona, USA

Kiwis To Follow: Lydia Ko – Tee Off 1.32am Sat NZT.

Broadcast Times: Coverage begins on Sky Sport Select at 3.30am Sat

Lydia Ko of New Zealand talks during a press conference prior to the AIG Women's Open at Carnoustie Golf Links on August 17, 2021 in Carnoustie, Scotland. (Photo by R&A - Handout/R&A via Getty Images)
Lydia Ko talks during a press conference prior to the AIG Women’s Open at Carnoustie Golf Links on August 17, 2021 in Carnoustie, Scotland. (Photo by R&A – Handout/R&A via Getty Images)

Tour: Symetra Tour

Tournament: Murphy USA El Dorado Shootout

Venue: Mystic Creek Golf Club, El Dorado, Arkansas, USA

Kiwis To Follow: Julianne Alvarez – Tee Off 6.28am NZT Sat.

Broadcast Times: No live broadcast times.

Julianne Alvarez (Instagram)
Julianne Alvarez (Instagram)

Tour: PGA Champions Tour

Tournament: Pure Insurance Championship

Venue: Spyglass Hill Golf Course, Pebble Beach, California, USA

Kiwis To Follow: Steven Alker – Tee Off 3.38am NZT Sat.

Broadcast Times: No live broadcast times.

Steven Alker
Steven Alker speaks to the media after round two in Portland (Supplied)

 

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