Articles by Golf Channel Public Relations

Sep 5, 2017 10:55 AM ET
The stage is set for 16 of the longest hitters in golf to convene live and in primetime under the lights, beginning tonight at 9 p.m. ET on Golf Channel at the 2017 Volvik World Long Drive Championship from WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Okla. The first of back-to-back nights on Golf Channel, tonight’s telecast will feature the eight Round of 16 matches in the Open (Men’s Division), along with a mixed-team (Open/Women’s Divisions) format. Tomorrow night, the 2017 World Long Drive Association (WLDA) season will culminate in primetime with competitors vying for the title of World Champion and the coveted winner’s belts. Read More
Sep 1, 2017 2:05 PM ET
2017 PGA champion and golf’s youngest member of the 59 club – Justin Thomas – will join David Feherty for the season finale on his self-titled, Emmy-nominated “Outstanding Weekly Studio Show,” Feherty presented by Farmers Insurance, premiering Monday, September 4 at 9 p.m. ET on Golf Channel. Golf fans will have an opportunity to celebrate Labor Day in style on Monday, with final round coverage of the PGA TOUR’s second FedExCup Playoffs event, the Dell Technologies Championship, (11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Golf Channel; 1:30-6 p.m. ET on NBC) as a prelude to the season finale episode with Thomas at 9 p.m. ET on Golf Channel. Read More
Aug 30, 2017 8:45 AM ET
Following Sunday’s dramatic conclusion at The Northern Trust with World. No. 1 Dustin Johnson defeating Jordan Spieth in a one-hole playoff, the PGA TOUR’s FedExCup Playoffs continue this week outside of Boston with the Dell Technologies Championship, Friday-Monday, Sept. 1-4. Golf Channel and NBC will carry exclusive coverage of the final three events of the FedExCup Playoffs, culminating with the season-ending TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. Read More
Aug 28, 2017 3:35 PM ET
Unfathomable swing speeds, exorbitant tee shots and an abundance of adrenaline collide under the lights as the 2017 World Long Drive Association (WLDA) season culminates with the Volvik World Long Drive Championship, airing on back-to-back nights, Tuesday-Wednesday, Sept. 5-6, in primetime on Golf Channel. For the third consecutive year, the event returns to WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Okla. Read More
Aug 28, 2017 10:00 AM ET
The NCAA and Golf Channel jointly announced today a long-term extension for live coverage of the NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships. The announcement was made by Joni Comstock, senior vice president for championships, NCAA, and Mike McCarley, president, Golf, NBC Sports. This partnership encompasses all media rights, worldwide, for Golf Channel’s presentations of the national championships and extends through 2029. Read More
Aug 25, 2017 1:55 PM ET
Golf Channel announced today the eight semifinalists from the 2017 NCAA Division I men’s and women’s golf championships – including reigning NCAA national champions Oklahoma (men) and Arizona State (women) – have committed to compete in the annual East Lake Cup presented by Hewlett Packard Enterprise match play championship. The tournament will take place Monday-Wednesday, Oct. 30-Nov. 1 at historic East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Ga. Read More
Aug 23, 2017 3:50 PM ET
With the Solheim Cup returning to broadcast television for the first time in 15 years, Golf Channel and NBC’s coverage of the 2017 Solheim Cup delivered record viewership for the networks, according to data released by The Nielsen Company. Read More
Aug 17, 2017 3:45 PM ET
Golf’s most recent major champion, Justin Thomas, will join David Feherty on the season seven finale of his self-titled, Emmy-nominated “Outstanding Weekly Studio Show” – Feherty presented by Farmers Insurance® – premiering Monday, Sept. 4 at 9 p.m. ET on Golf Channel. Read More
Aug 11, 2017 1:00 PM ET
NBC’s weekend coverage of the RICOH Women’s British Open delivered the most-watched and highest-rated women’s golf telecasts year-to-date in 2017, the first time in history despite its morning/early afternoon telecast window. Read More
Aug 10, 2017 9:20 AM ET
World Golf Hall of Fame member, Ryder Cup captain and two-time major champion Jackie Burke will join David Feherty on his self-titled, Emmy-nominated “Outstanding Weekly Studio Show” – Feherty presented by Farmers Insurance® – premiering Monday, August 14 at 9 p.m. ET on Golf Channel. Read More