SiriusXM To Cover 2015 PGA Golf Championship Live
August 4, 2015 at 12:34 PM (PT)
SIRIUSXM will offer listeners comprehensive play-by-play and talk coverage for the 2015 PGA CHAMPIONSHIP, the final major golf event of the year, running AUGUST 13th-16th, on SIRIUS Channel 208 and XM Channel 92.
The live coverage will cover all four days of play from the STRAITS COURSE at WHISTLING STRAITS in WISCONSIN, hosted by EARL FORCEY with PGA pro CHARLIE RYMER as analyst. Former tour professionals MARK CARNEVALE, CARL PAULSON, DENNIS PAULSON and 1979 BRITISH LADIES OPEN champion MAUREEN MADILL will provide live commentary from around the course.
The broadcasts will offer 30 hours of live play-by-play from the course, more than ever before. The coverage will air THURDAY and FRIDAY from 12p (ET) to 8p (ET) and on SATURDAY and SUNDAY from 12p (ET) through the conclusion of play. Subscribers can access the broadcasts on satellite radios, through the SIRIUSXM app and at SIRIUSXM.COM.
“The PGA CHAMPIONSHIP’s extraordinary field of competitors, playing at a unique and exciting venue like WHISTLING STRAITS, makes the season’s final major one of the year’s most anticipated events,” said SIRIUSXM President/Chief Content Officer SCOTT GREENSTEIN. “SIRIUSXM’s broadcast team will present more hours of live play-by-play than ever before, and with a programming schedule featuring shows hosted by Hall of Famers and some of the game’s best instructors, we will give our listeners a level of access and insight that no one else can.”
Beyond the play-by-play coverage, the SIRIUXXM PGA TOUR Radio channel will provide fans with an extensive schedule of daily golf talk and PGA CHAMPIONSHIP analysis throughout the week.
WORLD GOLF HALL OF FAME member BEN CRENSHAW will host his show, CRENSHAW ON GOLF, TUESDAY, AUGUST 11th at 2p (ET).
Six-time major winner NICK FALSO, runner-up in the 1992 PGA CHAMPIONSHIP, will host NICK FALDO RADIO on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12th, at 2p (ET).