Fans are excited about the 13th edition of the Presidents Cup, which will take place on Australian soil starting from the 9th of December. This will be just the third time the tournament’s history it will be held in Australia, so there is sure to be plenty of interest from golf enthusiasts around the country.
The event will be held at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, and will see the best players from the United States pitted against the best players from the rest of the world with the exclusion of Europe. It’s always a compelling week of golf, and using the options listed in this guide you choose when and where you want to watch will help you enjoy all the golfing action.
How to Watch the Presidents Cup on Australian TV
Network Nine is the official 2019 Presidents Cup free to air broadcaster in Australia, and will be showing over 32 hours of coverage from the 12th to the 15th of December across Nine, 9GEM and 9Now. This will enable everyone to tune into this unique event from the comfort of their living room, or alternatively you can utilise Nine’s online service, 9Now, to stream the Presidents Cup live during the four days it’s airing. 9Now allows streaming with a variety of devices including – select PC and Macs, iOS and Android phones and tablets, Apple TV, Sony TV, Fetch TV and the Telstra TV, as well as the XBOX One, Playstation 4 and Google Chromecast. The coverage will be headed by James Bracey, with Wayne Grady, Alison Whitaker and Stuart Appleby commentating on play, and Todd Woodbridge roaming the fairways to bring viewers the day’s best action.
While Kayo Sports won’t be broadcasting the Presidents Cup, the service deserves its own mention because it is affiliated with Fox Sports and offers the same exact live PGA Tour coverage as Foxtel. The action starts with the PGA Tournament of Champions the day after New Years, January 2nd, and continues nearly every weekend from there. With Kayo you can stream the action live to a variety of mobile or internet connected devices, and enjoy a host of added features that enhance your viewing experience. This includes SplitView, which allows you to watch up to four events at the same time, No Spoilers, which keeps the live scores hidden from view when you’re watching on demand, Key Moments, which allows you to skip to the best parts of your favourite event, and much more.
Presidents Cup 2019 Programming Preview
The Presidents Cup takes place every two years, and sees 12 of the best players from the United States take on 12 of the best players from the rest of the world – with the exclusion of Europe – in a series of match play competitions. This year, the International Team will feature a number of Australian stars, with Marc Leishman, Adam Scott, Jason Day and Cameron Smith making up one-third of the team, while Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama and South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen will also play a prominent role. For the visiting side, Augusta Masters 2019 champ Tiger Woods will become the first playing captain since Hale Irwin in 1994, and will play in a star-studded lineup which includes the likes of Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas. The tournament officially begins on Thursday, the 12th of December, and the first three days will see paired teammates compete in foursomes and fourball, before 12 singles matches round out the tournament on Sunday.
2019 Presidents Cup Live TV Schedule (Sydney time)
|Thursday, 12th of December||Day 1: Fourball||9.30am-4.00pm||Nine/9Now|
|Friday, 13th of December||Day 2: Foursomes||11.00am-4.00pm||Nine/9Now|
|Saturday, 14th of December||Day 3: Fourball||7.00am-6.00pm||Nine/9Now|
|Sunday, 15th of December||Day 4: Singles Matches||10.00am-4.00pm||Nine/9Now|
All events shown as Sydney time and will air exclusively on Nine. Adjust for regional differences.
Watch or Stream December Sport Live
While the Presidents Cup will be available exclusively on the Nine Network, December will see quite a few marquee sporting events that are not available on free to air. The list includes every match of the Men’s Big Bash League, every game of the Hyundai A-League, the World Rugby Sevens tournament, Billabong Pipe Masters Men’s Surfing, the best of La Liga and the NBA on Boxing Day (Dec 26) plus more.
So if you’re interested in staying on top of all the December excitement, Kayo Sports have a 14 day free trial. Kayo offers 50 Sports shown Live or on-Demand, including the ones listed above. With Kayo you can stream the live action using a variety of devices and browsers, including – select PC and Macs, iOS and Android phones and tablets, Apple and Telstra TV, Google Chromecast, as well as Safari, Firefox, Chrome and Microsoft Edge browsers, with new apps and platforms soon to be added.
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2019/20 PGA Tour Fixtures
|RSM Classic||22-25 Nov||Georgia, USA|
|Hero World Challenge||4-8 Dec||Albany, Bahamas|
|Presidents Cup||9-12 Dec||Melbourne, Australia|
|Tournament of Champions||2-6 Jan||Kapalua, Hawaii|
|Sony Open in Hawaii||9-13 Jan||Honolulu, Hawaii|
|The American Express||16-20 Jan||California, USA|
|Farmers Insurance Open||23-27 Jan||California, USA|
|Waste Management Phoenix Open||30 Jan-3 Feb||Arizona, USA|
|Pebble Beach Pro-Am||6-10 Feb||California, USA|
|The Genesis Invitational||13-17 Feb||California, USA|
|Puerto Rico Open||20-24 Feb||Rio Grande, Puerto Rico|
|World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship||20-24 Feb||Mexico City, Mexico|
|The Honda Classic||27 Feb-2 March||Florida, USA|
|Arnold Palmer Invitational||5-9 March||Florida, USA|
|Valspar Championship||19-23 March||Florida, USA|
|Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship||26-30 March||Punta Cana, Dominican Republic|
|World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play||26-30 March||Texas, USA|
|Valero Texas Open||2-6 April||Texas, USA|
|Masters Tournament||9-13 April||Georgia, USA|
|RBC Heritage||16-20 April||South Carolina, USA|
|Zurich Classic of New Orleans||23-27 April||Louisiana, USA|
|Wells Fargo Championship||30 April-4 May||North Carolina, USA|
|AT&T Byron Nelson||7-11 May||Texas, USA|
|PGA Championship||14-18 May||California, USA|
|Charles Schwab Challenge||21-25 May||Texas, USA|
|Rocket Mortgage Classic||28 May-1 June||Michigan, USA|
|The Memorial Tournament||4-8 June||Ohio, USA|
|RBC Canadian Open||11-15 June||Ontario, Canada|
|US Open||18-22 June||New York, USA|
|Travelers Championship||25-29 June||Connecticut, USA|
|Barracuda Championship||2-6 July||TBC|
|World Golf Championships-FedEX St. Jude Invitational||2-6 July||Tennessee, USA|
|John Deere Classic||9-13 July||Illinois, USA|
|Barbasol Championship||16-20 July||Kentucky, USA|
|The Open Championship||16-20 July||Kent, England|
|3M Open||23-27 July||Minnesota, USA|
|Olympic Men’s Golf Competition||30 July-2 August||Saitama, Japan|
|Wyndham Championship||6-9 August||North Carolina, USA|
|The Northern Trust||13-16 August||Massachussetts, USA|
|BMW Championship||20-23 August||Illinois, USA|
|Tour Championship||27-30 August||Georgia, USA|