Why Is Farmers Insurance Open Starting on Wednesday?

1. The Farmers Insurance Open is starting on Wednesday 

2. To avoid any conflict with one of its major broadcast partners, CBS. 

3. This is because the NFL has expanded to a 17-game regular season.

4. Meaning the two conference title games would fall on the same day.

5. The final round at Torrey Pines. 

6. To avoid this, the PGA Tour opted to start the tournament on Wednesday.

7. It will end on Saturday.

8. Jim Nantz will still be calling the action remotely from Kansas City.

9. Where this year’s AFC Championship Game will be played.

10. Game will be played between the Chiefs and Bengals.