PGA Championship, Live from Bethpage Black, on SiriusXM
Four days of hole-by-hole coverage, co-produced by SiriusXM and Westwood One, May 16-19
SiriusXM programming to feature shows hosted by Fred Couples, Bernhard Langer, Dave Stockton, Ben Crenshaw, Hale Irwin, Pat Perez and others
Chris “Mad Dog” Russo hosts his show from Bethpage on May 14
SiriusXM will offer listeners nationwide comprehensive play-by-play and talk coverage of the PGA Championship, taking place May 16-19 at Bethpage Black Course in Long Island, New York.
Live hole-by-hole coverage, which SiriusXM will co-produce with Westwood One, will air starting at 12:00 pm ET all four days of Championship play, for nearly 30 hours of live tournament play-by-play from the course.
The broadcast will be hosted by Brian Katrek and Taylor Zarzour who will handle the play-by-play, with Charlie Rymer and Carl Paulson serving as the analysts in the booth. Mark Carnevale, Maureen Madill, John Maginnes, Dennis Paulson, Fred Albers, and Bill Rosinski will provide live commentary from around the course, with Debbie Doniger covering the practice grounds and conducting interviews.
Pre-round coverage begins on Thursday and Friday at 8:00 am ET and on Saturday and Sunday at 10:00 am ET and will preview the day’s play and feature live reports from the course.
PGA Championship programming will air nationwide on the SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio channel (SiriusXM.com/golfonsxm), which is available on SiriusXM radios (Sirius channel 208 and XM channel 92), online at SiriusXM.com, and through the SiriusXM app on phones and many other connected devices in the home (SiriusXM.com/AtHome).
“The PGA Championship annually boasts a tremendous field of golfers, and following them as they compete on a terrific and unique course like Bethpage Black will be very exciting,” said Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM’s President and Chief Content Officer. “With nearly 30 hours of play-by-play coverage across all four days of tournament play our listeners will have tremendous access to the event from wherever they are, and throughout the week they won’t find better, more expert analysis than what they’ll hear from our show hosts.”
Beyond play-by-play coverage, SiriusXM will provide fans with an extensive schedule of daily golf talk and PGA Championship analysis throughout Championship week:
SiriusXM’s exclusive talk programming lineup will include shows hosted by two-time PGA Championship winner Dave Stockton; several major champions, including Fred Couples, Ben Crenshaw, Hale Irwin, and Bernhard Langer; as well as by current and former PGA Tour pros Pat Perez, Jason Kokrak, Colt Knost, John Cook, Mark Lye, John Maginnes, Dennis Paulson and Carl Paulson.
Preeminent PGA Professional Bob Ford, who has competed in 10 PGA Championships and has long been one of the country’s preeminent club professionals, will host a special edition of his show, The Starter, from Bethpage on Wednesday, May 15, at 3:00 pm ET alongside Hale Irwin, Keith Maxwell and Taylor Zarzour.
Ford, Irwin and Zarzour will be followed by David Marr III hosting PGA of America Radio Wednesday at 4:00 pm ET. A collaboration between SiriusXM and the PGA of America, the show focuses each week on expert PGA Member instruction and analysis, major PGA of America golf events, and featured programs designed to grow the game.
SiriusXM’s lineup during Championship week also features shows hosted top PGA and LPGA instructors Michael Breed, Debbie Doniger,Hank Haney, Jim McLean and Larry Rinker; and many others.
Visit SiriusXM.com/golfonsxm for more info and a daily schedule.
On Tuesday, May 14, Mad Dog Sports Radio’s Christopher ‘Mad Dog’ Russo, Steve Torre and Danny Kanell will host their shows live from a broadcast location near the practice area at Bethpage. SiriusXM.com/MadDogSportsRadio
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