The PGA Tour starts its journey of the new 2022-23 season from California with the Fortinet Championship. You will know about the Fortinet Championship 2022 here.
Established in 2007, the professional golf tournament was previously known as the Safeway Open. Since last year, it has been named after its new title sponsor Fortinet. This year, the event will kick off on Thursday at the North Course of Silverado Resort and Spa in California, US.
The field will feature 156 players offering a total purse worth $8 million. The winner’s share is set at $1.44 million this year. The purse and winner’s prize money have increased from the previous edition.
Defending Champion: Max Homa
Home player John Maxwell Homa, known as Max Homa won the tournament last year while his fellow American Maverick McNealy became runner-up. Max claimed the title with a 1-stroke victory.
He was awarded $1,260,000 while the purse was $7 million. Max Homa has won four PGA Tour titles and two Korn Ferry Tour titles since turning professional in 2013. He has bagged the Wells Fargo Championship title this year for the second time after winning in 2019.
This year in the Fortinet Championship, he will defend his title against his top competitors like former Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama, Webb Simpson, Jason Day, Rickie Fowler, and Corey Conners. Matsuyama finished T6 in the previous edition.
When will the tournament be held?
The four rounds of the Fortinet Championship 2022 are scheduled to take place from Thursday, September 15 to Sunday, September 18, 2022.
Fortinet Championship 2022: Schedule
The tournament will be played in four rounds. Find the full schedule in the following table:
|Round 1||September 15||Thursday|
|Round 2||September 16||Friday|
|Round 3||September 17||Saturday|
|Round 4||September 18||Sunday|
How to watch Fortinet Championship 2022 on TV?
- Golf Channel
Golf Channel will exclusively broadcast all four rounds of the Fortinet Championship 2022 at a specific time. Find the airing time schedules below (All times ET):
|Round 1||Sept. 15, Thursday||6:00 PM – 9:00 PM|
|Round 2||Sept. 16, Friday||6:00 PM – 9:00 PM|
|Round 3||Sept. 17, Saturday||6:00 PM – 9:00 PM|
|Round 4||Sept. 18, Sunday||6:00 PM – 9:00 PM|
How to live stream the tournament?
Live streaming of the Fortinet Championship 2022 will be available on ESPN+. PGA Tour Live on the platform will stream coverage of all the rounds. The first two rounds along with featured group coverage will be streamed from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. ET while the time for the other two rounds is yet to be determined. You can sign up on ESPN+ with a monthly subscription package for $9.99. NBCSports.com will also stream all actions of the event.
Where will the tournament take place?
- Silverado Resort and Spa – North Course
The Fortinet Championship 2022 will take place at the Silverado Resort and Spa – North Course, located in Napa, California, United States. It is one of the shortest courses on Tour but a very straightforward and scoreable one with an average winning score of 17-under par since 2014.
Fortinet Championship 2022 Tee Times: Round 1
All players start from tee#1:
|Tee Times (ET)*||1st Hole|
|10:00 AM||Peter Malnati, Bill Haas, Brandon Hagy|
|10:11 AM||Jamie Lovemark, Pat Perez, Michael Kim|
|10:22 AM||Ben Martin, Jonathan Byrd, J.J. Spaun|
|10:33 AM||Webb Simpson, Emiliano Grillo, Michael Thompson|
|10:44 AM||Lanto Griffin, Danny Willett, Brendon Todd|
|10:55 AM||Adam Long, Andrew Landry, J.B. Holmes|
|11:06 AM||Dylan Frittelli, Sung Kang, Martin Trainer|
|11:17 AM||Ted Potter, Jr., Peter Uihlein, Chris Stroud|
|11:28 AM||Scott Stallings, Luke List, Adam Hadwin|
|11:39 AM||Kurt Kitayama, Seth Reeves, Aaron Rai|
|11:50 AM||Dylan Wu, Justin Suh, Lee Hodges|
|12:01 PM||Lucas Herbert, David Skinns, Chun-an Yu|
|12:12 PM||Dawie van der Walt, Kris Ventura, Paul Barjon|
|3:10 PM||John Huh, Doc Redman, Tom Hoge|
|3:21 PM||Harold Varner III, Cameron Percy, D.J. Trahan|
|3:32 PM||Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Brendan Steele, Maverick McNealy|
|3:43 PM||C.T. Pan, Jim Herman, Sebastián Muñoz|
|3:54 PM||Matt Kuchar, Hideki Matsuyama, Hudson Swafford|
|4:05 PM||Brandt Snedeker, Marc Leishman, Will Zalatoris|
|4:16 PM||Roger Sloan, Scott Piercy, Chesson Hadley|
|4:27 PM||Austin Cook, Adam Schenk, Matthew NeSmith|
|4:38 PM||James Hahn, Vaughn Taylor, Denny McCarthy|
|4:49 PM||Joseph Bramlett, Mito Pereira, Max McGreevy|
|5:00 PM||Stephan Jaeger, Greyson Sigg, Sahith Theegala|
|5:11 PM||Brandon Wu, Ben Kohles, Joshua Creel|
|5:22 PM||Turk Pettit, David Lipsky, Hayden Buckley|