Weekend Ahead: Ko in Tokyo, Fox Geary Hillier in Scotland, Voke Alker in Utah and Alvarez in Michigan

Lydia Ko of New Zealand plays a tee shot on the first hole during the first round of the Women’s Individual Stroke Play event on Day 15 of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics at the Kasumigaseki Country Club on August 4, 2021 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Stan Badz/PGA TOUR/IGF)

In the weekend ahead it’s quiet due to the Tokyo Olympics Women’s Golf Tournament and New Zealand’s Lydia Ko is the sole representative. The European Tour is conducting the Hero Open in Scotland, Ryan Fox, Josh Geary and Daniel Hillier are there while Nick Voke and Steven Alker are fighting for their tour cards in the second-last regular-season Korn Ferry Tour event in Utah and Julianne Alvarez is on the Symetra Tour in Michigan.

What’s On This Week

Tour: Olympic Games

Tournament: Olympic Women’s Golf Competition

Venue: Kasumigaseki Country Club, Saitama, Japan

Kiwis To Follow: Lydia Ko – Rd 3 Tee Off NZT Fri

Broadcast Times: Sky Sport 5 from 10.30am each day (Check guide for channels)

Lydia Ko of New Zealand plays a tee shot on the first hole during the first round of the Women’s Individual Stroke Play event on Day 15 of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics at the Kasumigaseki Country Club on August 4, 2021 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Stan Badz/PGA TOUR/IGF)
Lydia Ko of New Zealand plays a tee shot on the first hole during the first round of the Women’s Individual Stroke Play event on Day 15 of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics at the Kasumigaseki Country Club on August 4, 2021 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Stan Badz/PGA TOUR/IGF)

Tour: European Tour

Tournament: Hero Open

Venue: Fairmont St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, Scotland

Kiwis To Follow: Ryan Fox – Tee Off 6.50pm NZT Thurs, Daniel Hillier – Tee Off 7.30pm NZT Thurs, Josh Geary 12.30am NZT Fri.

Broadcast Times: Sky Sport – Thursday to Monday starting at 11.30pm each day.

Daniel Hillier tees off on the 1st hole during Day Three of The ISPS HANDA World Invitational at Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort in Ballymena, United Kingdom. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images - Supplied by European Tour)
Daniel Hillier tees off on the 1st hole during Day Three of The ISPS HANDA World Invitational at Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort in Ballymena, United Kingdom. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images – Supplied by European Tour)

Tour: Korn Ferry Tour

Tournament: Utah Championship presented by Zions Bank

Venue: Oakridge Country Club, Farmington, Utah, USA

Kiwis To Follow: Steven Alker – Tee off Rd 1: 6.55am NZT Fri, Nick Voke – Tee Off Rd 1: 8.05am NZT Fri.

Broadcast Times: No Live Broadcast Times

The Locals - Nick Voke

Tour: Symetra Tour

Tournament: Firekeepers Casino Hotel Championship

Venue: Battle Creek, Michigan USA

Kiwis To Follow: Julianne Alvarez – Tee off: 8.20am NZT Fri.

Broadcast Times: No Live Broadcast Times

Julianne Alvarez (Instagram)
Julianne Alvarez (Instagram)

 

 

 

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