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2017 PGA Championship on SiriusXM
NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM will offer listeners nationwide comprehensive play-by-play and talk coverage of the 2017 PGA Championship, taking place August 10-13 at the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC. PGA Championship programming will air on Sirius channel 208 and XM channel 92.
Live hole-by-hole coverage, which SiriusXM will co-produce with Westwood One, will air from 12:00 pm-7:00 pm ET all four days of Championship play, for a total of 28 hours of live coverage from the course on satellite radios and on the SiriusXM app.
The broadcast will be hosted by play-by-play voice Taylor Zarzour, with PGA Professional Charlie Rymer serving as the analyst in the booth. Former tour professionals Mark Carnevale, John Maginnes and Dennis Paulson, and broadcasters Fred Albers, Doug Bell and Bill Rosinski will provide live commentary from around the course.
"Golf fans will get an exceptional level of coverage of the year's final major, which annually features one of the strongest fields in golf," said Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM's President and Chief Content Officer. "With four days of play-by-play from Quail Hollow and exclusive shows hosted by two-time PGA Championship-winner Dave Stockton, PGA of America president Pete Bevacqua and more of the game's greats, our listeners will get an excellent perspective on the course, the event and the competitors."
Beyond the play-by-play coverage, SiriusXM will provide fans with an extensive schedule of daily golf talk and PGA Championship analysis throughout Championship week:
During the week of the Championship, SiriusXM's exclusive talk programming lineup will include shows hosted by Dave Stockton, who won the PGA Championship in 1970 and 1976, major champions Mark Calcavecchia, Ben Crenshaw, Hale Irwin, Larry Mize, and Craig Stadler, as well as current and former PGA TOUR pros Pat Perez, Chris DiMarco, Mark Lye and Carl Paulson.
SiriusXM's programming lineup also features shows hosted by top instructors Hank Haney, Jim McLean, Larry Rinker and Golf Channel's Michael Breed, distinguished PGA professional Bob Ford, as well as John Feinstein, Debbie Doniger, Matt Adams, Fred Albers, David Armitage, Michael Collins, Brian Crowell, Frank Darby, Kyle Gentry, Trey Jones, Conrad Ray, Jeff Warne and others. Visit www.SiriusXM.com/SiriusXMPGATOURRadio for a daily schedule.
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