Upcoming Special Features on Golf Central


Golf Central - MediumHere are some of the special features coming up soon on Golf Central (subject to change):
Monday, Aug. 11: The USGA announces the Walker Cup Team selections. Who will represent the U.S in this biennial competition between the best male amateurs from the United States, Great Britain and Ireland? This years Walker Cup takes place Sept. 6-7 at Ganton Golf Club in North Yorkshire, England. And the United States has lost three of the last five matches.
Tuesday Aug. 12: Brian Hammons and Jennifer Mills bring us our first live look at Oak Hill Country Club site of this year's PGA Championship. Get the first look at the course and players as they prepare for the year's final major on the PGA Tour.
Hear from Tiger Woods, Ernie Els, Mike Weir, Ben Curtis and Sergio Garcia as the fight for Player of the Year is up for grabs.
Wednesday Aug. 13: Golf Central moves to one hour as our crew brings you an in-depth preview on the eve of the PGA Championship. Davis Love III, defending champion Rich Beem, and Ryder Cup captain Hal Sutton all address the media. And Rich Lerner will set the stage for the 85th PGA Championship.
Monday August 18: Jack Nicklaus, the Presidents Cup U.S. Captain, will make his final selection for the U.S. Presidents Cup Team during grand opening ceremonies at The Bull at Pinehurst Farms, the golf course he designed in Sheboygan Falls. The Golf Channels Tom Nettles will be in there when the announcement is made. The top 10 players in the standings automatically make the U.S. team for the Ryder Cup-style competition, which will be played Nov. 17-23 at the Fancourt Hotel and Country Club in George, South Africa.
Tuesday August 19: A feature on the latest charitable venture of The PGA Tour Wives Association. Following the PGA Championship, Shannon Austin, wife of Woody Austin, will put a quilt up for auction on Ebay to raise money for their charity. The quilt was made by the Tour Wives from T-Shirts representing each of the PGA Tour events on the schedule.
September 8 ' 14: During Solheim Cup week, Rich Lerner will talk to top golfing instructors Pia Nilsson and Lynn Marriott about their co-authored booklet called Golf Parent for the Future. Marriott and Nilsson, who co-founded Coaching for the Future at Legacy Golf Resort, use the booklet to discuss the importance of the parents role in the healthy development of todays junior golfer, both as a player and as a young person.
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