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Tagged: Golf Channel

Virtue-Signaling Azinger: ‘My Job As a TV Analyst Is To, Um… Build a Player’s...

As reported earlier, Paul Azinger was recently named NBC's new lead golf analyst, replacing its long-time commentator Johnny Miller. However, if you think Azinger is going to put on Miller's old headset, saddle up next...

Furyk: Pairing Spieth, Thomas Together Was a No-Brainer

In a Golf Channel exclusive, Jim Furyk sat down with Tim Rosaforte to discuss some of the controversies still lingering from the U.S. Ryder Cup debacle, specifically the splitting up of Patrick Reed and...
Tiger Woods Effect

The Tiger Effect: Massive Crowds, Ratings

Perhaps the biggest beneficiaries for Tiger Woods' better-than-expected 2018 results are the television networks, and other media outlets. Even the 2.0 version of Tiger, who has not won in five years, is far and...
Tiger Woods

Rewind: 16-Year Old Tiger Tees It Up at Riviera in 1992

Narrated by George Savaricas, the Golf Channel takes a look back at Tiger Woods' first PGA Tour start at Riviera Country Club, 26 years ago. The year was 1992, and Woods was a scrawny...
Golf Channel Strike

Golf Channel Strike Upends Sony Open Coverage

Union workers at Golf Channel walked off the job on Sunday over stalled contract negotiations, which led to limited coverage of the Sony Open‘s final round, along with two other events. According to a...
Keegan Bradley Baby

Keegan Bradley’s Baby Gets Air Time on Golf Channel

Rich Lerner, with hushed golf voice and all, does something of a play by play of Keegan Bradley and wife Jillian showing off baby boy Logan for the the Golf Channel audience. As Lerner mentions...
Hideki Matsuyama

Video: Matsuyama Cleared of Penalty After Chili-Dip Divot Fix

Hideki Matsuyama fired a 6-under 66 on Friday in the second round of the Hero World Challenge and sits at 7 under for the tournament. It could have been four strokes worse had he...
The Golf Channel TV Coverage

Golf TV Guide: Champions Tour Playoffs, WGC in China…

While the golf season ends for many of us around Labor Day, the pro golf tours continue on. All four major tours will be teeing it up this weekend, providing golf fans (and gamblers)...

David Feherty Announces Sad News Of Son’s Death

The Golf Channel's David Feherty, who hosts a show of the same surname, announced that his son, Shey, tragically died of a drug overdose on his 29th birthday.   "My first born son is gone...

NBC Sports To Air 140 Hours of Open Championship Coverage

Special message to anyone feeling a week-long “sickness” coming on: make it next week.   That's because NBC and The Golf Channel are going to be providing 140 hours of Open Championship TV coverage, starting...

NBC, Johnny Miller Agree to Contract Extension

Johnny Miller is one of the most polarizing figures in sports broadcasting. To many, he is revered for being a straight shooter who is unafraid to express his opinions, even when they are not...

Jim ‘Bones’ Mackay to Join NBC, Golf Channel

Since his shocking split from Phil Mickelson, his boss of 25 years, there has been a great deal of speculation of what caddy Jim ‘Bones’ Mackay would do as his next venture.   Would he...

Rory Pushes Back Against Critics of His Fitness Routine

Four-time major championship winner Rory McIlroy has a reputation for being one of the fittest guys on Tour. While many professional golfers are aerobically fit, not many spend as much time sculpting their body...

TV Schedule: Pro Golf Tours

It's a jam packed week with all three levels of the PGA Tour teeing it up this week, along with the LPGA Tour.   The big leaguers are in Irving, Texas for the Byron Nelson,...

WGC-Dell Match Play Bracket Selection: The 16 Groups Revealed

The random draw for the 16 groups of the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play took place last night on the Golf Channel. It was hyped as the Bracket Challenge, and it was a...

Golf Channel Throws Shade At Bubba For Pink Ball

One of the more popular photos of round one at the Waste Management Open was that of leader Matt Kuchar and Bubba Watson playing a game of rock-paper-scissors.   The two former Olympian teammates played the...

Inside Look: The PGA Show

If you weren't able to get down to Orlando this week for the big PGA Merchandise Show, here's a quick look at some of the behind-the-scenes stuff from a few of the biggest names...

Digital Postcards From The PGA Show

The 2017 PGA Merchandise Show has kicked off with Demo Day at the Orange County National Golf Center & Lodge in Orlando, Florida. All the big brands are on site, as well as celebrity...

David Feherty Does a Bunker-side Butt-slide

David Feherty is covering the CareerBuilder Challenge for the Golf Channel, and to get from the 16th green down into the massive bunker at the TPC Stadium Course, it takes some figuring out. Feherty is...

Golf Channel To Provide 20 Hours Of ‘PGA Show’ Coverage

Golf Channel Signs Long Term Agreement to Continue Live Coverage of the PGA Merchandise Show Bubba Watson, John Daly and Annika Sorenstam Headline Guests Appearing on Golf Channel During PGA Show Week Golf Channel...