Lauren Thompson Reporting From UL International Crown Media Day; Charlie Rymer Reporting from PGA Championship Media Day
UL International Crown Uniforms to Be Unveiled
Rymer to Sit Down with 2015 PGA Champion Jason Day to air on Thursday’s Morning Drive
ORLANDO, Fla. – Morning Drive will report on-location on Wednesday from 7-9 am ET with special guests from Pinnacle Country Club in Arkansas – home to the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship on the LPGA Tour – for UL International Crown media day and Baltusrol Golf Club for PGA Championship media day.
UL INTERNATIONAL CROWN MEDIA DAY: Following the conclusion of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship at Sahalee Country Club, the field of 32 players – four players per country representing eight countries – was solidified for the upcoming UL International Crown, the biennial international match play team competition that will take place July 21-24 at Merit Club in Chicago, Ill. Morning Drive host Lauren Thompson will sit down with several of the players representing their countries, including: Gerina Piller and Stacy Lewis (U.S.A.); Minjee Lee (Australia) and Jodi Ewart Shadoff and Holly Clyburn (England). Thompson also will interview Azahara Munoz, who helped Spain win the inaugural International Crown in dramatic fashion at Caves Valley Golf Club in Maryland in 2014. LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan and UL CEO Keith Williams also will join Morning Drive live from Arkansas to preview the UL International Crown.
Additional players will be interviewed post-show for features and special segments to on-air and online leading up to the competition in July. Morning Drive also will unveil the uniforms to be worn by several of the countries, including U.S.A., England and Australia.
PGA CHAMPIONSHIP MEDIA DAY: Charlie Rymer will report on-site for PGA Championship media day from Baltusrol, where he will sit down with 2015 PGA Champion Jason Day in an interview that will air on Thursday’s Morning Drive starting at 7:30 a.m. ET. Live interviews during Wednesday’s Morning Drive will include PGA of America President Derek Sprague and 2016 PGA Championship General Chairman Rick Jenkins; Baltusrol Golf Club PGA Director of Golf Doug Steffen and Superintendent Mark Kuhns; and PGA of America Chief Championships Officer Kerry Haigh.