Anchor/Reporter, Golf Central
Play-by-Play Host and Essayist, PGA TOUR, LPGA TOUR
Since 1997, Rich Lerner has been a mainstay at Golf Channel, where his distinctive essays have punctuated the network’s coverage of golf’s major championships. He can be seen doing play-by-play commentary, conducting player interviews and delivering his signature essays for PGA TOUR and LPGA Tour events and, as show host, he sets the scene for viewers at the beginning of PGA TOUR telecasts. Lerner also can be seen anchoring Golf Central and is a contributing writer for GolfChannel.com and Golf Digest. Called by noted golf writer Lorne Rubenstein “an essayist and reporter of distinction,” Lerner was honored with the Women’s Sports Foundation Journalism Award for his documentary, Se Ri Pak, A Champions Journey. His work also helped Golf Channel land a Cable Ace Award. From Tiger Woods: Millennium Man to Courage on the Fairways to New York Stories, Lerner has brought a number of in-depth specials to the Golf Channel. His recent specials have touched on a variety of subjects, including the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the 1986 Masters, Annika Sorenstam, John Daly and the youthful wave on the LPGA Tour.
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