PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA (February 4, 2015) – Extensive tournament coverage of the PGA TOUR will continue on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio for the next three years following an extension of the TOUR’s agreement with SiriusXM.
Listeners have access to approximately 24 hours of live golf coverage each week, including hole-by-hole action and expert analysis on the only radio channel dedicated to professional golf. The station continues to provide live coverage from nearly 40 PGA TOUR tournaments in 2015, carrying through the FedExCup Playoffs and the start of the 2015-2016 season. SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio is available to subscribers nationwide on Sirius channel 208, XM channel 93 and on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App.
“We are extremely pleased to continue our relationship with SiriusXM and bring comprehensive coverage and analysis throughout the PGA TOUR season,” said PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem. “SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio has proven to be a tremendous asset to the TOUR by providing a means to follow the competition live when you’re traveling or otherwise away from the TV.”
“PGA TOUR coverage is an important piece of our sports programming lineup and we’re excited to continue our work with the TOUR to deliver our subscribers in-depth, high level broadcasts throughout the season,” said Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM’s President and Chief Content Officer. “With on-course play-by-play each day of tournament play and commentary from some of the best voices on the air, this coverage truly brings listeners inside the ropes at these events, no matter where they happen to be listening from.”
Launched in June 2005, SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio features a variety of broadcasters working on comprehensive play-by-play coverage, including former TOUR winners Mark Carnevale, Bill Kratzert, Mark McCumber, Dennis Paulson, Paul Stankowski and Phil Tataurangi. Earl Forcey will once again anchor the coverage most weeks, with Fred Albers, Doug Bell, Will Haskett, Mark Immelman, Bill Rosinski and Tom Werme among those returning to provide exclusive play-by-play coverage and player interviews from inside the ropes.
SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio also offers the best daily golf talk, news, analysis and instruction on radio. The roster of talent on the channel features several World Golf Hall of Fame members, current and former PGA TOUR and LPGA pros, several leading instructors, and other prominent voices from the game. This includes Ben Crenshaw, Fred Couples, Nick Faldo, Tom Weiskopf, Annika Sorenstam, Hubert Green, John Daly, John Mahaffey, Chris DiMarco, Natalie Gulbis, Mark Carnevale, Dennis Paulson, Hank Haney, David Leadbetter, Jim McLean, Bob Ford, Claude Harmon III, Debbie Doniger, Jeff Warne, Pete Bevacqua, John Maginnes, Carl Paulson, Larry Rinker, Matt Adams, Brian Katrek, Lorne Rubenstein, Ben Shear, Greg Warmoth and Taylor Zarzour.
ABOUT PGA TOUR
The PGA TOUR is the world’s premier membership organization for touring professional golfers, co-sanctioning more than 130 tournaments on the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour, Web.com Tour, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica, PGA TOUR Canada and PGA TOUR China.
The PGA TOUR’s mission is to entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, generate significant charitable and economic impact in the communities in which it plays, and provide financial opportunities for TOUR players.
Worldwide, PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcast to more than 1 billion households in 225 countries and territories in 32 languages. Virtually all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations in order to maximize charitable giving. In 2013, tournaments across all Tours generated more than $134 million for local and national charitable organizations and in early 2014 the TOUR’s all-time charitable contributions surpassed $2 billion.
The PGA TOUR’s web site is PGATOUR.COM, the No. 1 site in golf, and the organization is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.
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