It’s a quiet weekend for Golf Channel as it will have coverage of just two tournaments, the inaugural Greenbrier Open on the PGA Tour and the Irish Open on the PGA European Tour. That’s it.
Golf Channel Live Tournament Coverage: July 29-Aug. 1The Greenbrier Classic Makes PGA TOUR DebutEuropean Tour Returns to IrelandDates: July 29-Aug. 1Venue: The Old White Course, White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.Airtimes (Eastern):Thursday 3-6 p.m. (Live) / 8:30-11:30 p.m. (Prime Replay)Friday 3-6 p.m. (Live) / 8:30-11:30 p.m. (Prime Replay)Saturday 1-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 9:30-11:30 p.m. (CBS Replay)Sunday 1-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 9:30-11:30 p.m. (CBS Replay)Golf Channel Tournament Broadcast Team:Rich Lerner (Play by Play)Nick Faldo (Analyst)Peter Oosterhuis (Tower)Craig Perks (Tower)Mark Lye (On Course)Scott Walker (Interviews)Broadcast Notes:· Perks to Make PGA TOUR On-Air Debut – 2002 PLAYERS Champion Craig Perks, who joined Golf Channel’s Nationwide Tour broadcast team this year, will call his first PGA TOUR event for the network, reporting from a tower.The 3 Irish OpenDates: July 29-Aug. 1Venue: Killarney Golf & Fishing Club, Killarney, Co Kerry, Ireland
Airtimes (Eastern):Thursday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (Live)Friday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (Live)Saturday 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Live)Sunday 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (Live)Golf Channel Tournament Broadcast Team:Steve Burkoswki (Studio Host)Dougie Donnelly (Play by Play)Shane O’Donoghue (Play by Play)Denis Hutchinson (Analyst)Julian Tutt (On Course)Broadcast Notes:
- High Definition – The 3 Irish Open will be produced and broadcast in high definition.
CBS’ coverage of the PGA Tour is after the break.
CBS SPORTS BROADCASTS PGA TOUR’S INUAGURAL “THE GREENBRIER CLASSIC” FROM “OLD WHITE” COURSE IN
, JULY 31-AUGUST 1 WEST VIRGINIAThe PGA TOUR moves to White Sulphur Springs in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia this week for the inaugural GREENBRIER CLASSIC. CBS Sports will be on hand with third- and final-round coverage of the Greenbrier Classic from the venerable Old White course on Saturday, July 31 and Sunday, Aug. 1 (3:00-6:00 PM, ET, both days), live on the CBS Television Network.Jim Nantz, the 2009 Emmy Award Winner for “Outstanding Sports Personality – Play-by-Play” and 2009 National Sportscaster of the Year, serves as anchor of CBS Sports’ golf coverage. Sir Nick Faldo, winner of six major championships and more than 40 tournaments worldwide, serves as lead analyst. Ian Baker-Finch calls the action at the 17th hole and Peter Kostis at the 16th hole. David Feherty serves as on-course reporter.The Greenbrier is an award-winning resort and a National Historic Landmark in the picturesque Allegheny Mountains. The Greenbrier’s original of three courses, Old White, will measure 7.013 yards and play to par 70 this week. Sam Snead, World Golf Hall of Famer and the winningest player in PGA TOUR history, was the resort’s pro for 29 years and served as Golf Professional Emeritus from 1993 until his death in 2002.Kenny Perry from nearby Kentuckyshould be a gallery favorite this week and is dedicating his play to the 29 families affected by the mining disaster by pledging $2,000 for every birdie he makes. In addition, funds raised through the Greenbrier Classic will be donated to the families through the West Virginia Council of Churches. Other players with local ties include J.B. Holmes from Campbellsville, Kent., Johnson Wagner and Brendon De Jonge who both attended Virginia Tech. They will be part of an impressive field that includes Jim Fury, Sergio Garcia, Nick Wanted, Trevor Immelman, Matt Kuchar, Justin Leonard, Davis Love III, Kevin Na, Steve Marino, Rocco Mediate, Ricky Barnes, J.J. Henry, Paul Goydos, Ben Crane, Charley Hoffman, Tim Herron, Brian Gay, Brandt Snedeker, Tom Pernice, Jr., Boo Weekley and David Toms. West VirginiaLance Barrow is Coordinating Producer and Steve Milton is Director of CBS Sports’ golf coverage. Harold Bryant is Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.
2010 CBS GOLF SCHEDULEJuly 31 (3:00-6:00 PM), The Greenbrier Classic, The Old White CourseAug. 1 (3:00-6:00 PM)
White Sulphur Springs, WVAug. 7 (2:00-6:00 PM), WGC-Bridgestone Invitational , Firestone Country ClubAug. 8 (1:00-6:00 PM) Akron, OHAug. 12 (12:37-1:07 AM), PGA Championship – The Straits Course, Whistling StraitsAug. 13 (12:37-1:07 AM) Kohler, WIAug. 14 (2:00-7:00 PM)Aug. 15 (2:00-7:00 PM)Aug. 21 (2:00-5:00 PM), Wyndham Championship, Sedgefield Country ClubAug. 22 (2:00-5:00 PM) Greensboro, NCAug. 28 (3:00-6:00 PM), The Barclays – RidgewoodCountry ClubAug. 29 (2:00-6:00 PM) Paramus, NJ