Hoggard joins GolfChannelcom as senior writer


ORLANDO, Fla. ' Golf Channel has added veteran sports writer Rex Hoggard as senior writer for GolfChannel.com. Hoggard will serve as a beat writer for golfs professional tours, handling breaking news, features and opinion stories for the Web site, and will contribute to the networks news reporting team as assigned.
Rex has developed a reputation for being a top-notch journalist in golf circles, and we are excited to have him join our team as we continue to build GolfChannel.com into the leading destination for golf fans around the world, said Jay Coffin, editorial director for GolfChannel.com.
Hoggard, 41, brings 15 years of journalism experience to Golf Channel, including the past 10 years at Golfweek magazine, most recently as a senior writer covering the PGA Tour. Previously, Hoggard was managing editor for Golfweek.com.
Hoggards career began in 1993 at the Orlando Sentinel and was followed by a stint as a staff reporter for the Highline News in Washington before joining Golfweek in 1999.