ORLANDO, Fla. (Aug. 6, 2009) ' GOLF CHANNELs Live From the PGA Championship, produced in high definition, will take viewers inside the ropes at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn. with 26 hours of live news reports, inside analysis and compelling features to deliver comprehensive, wrap-around live news coverage of the mens final major championship of 2009. Live From the PGA Championship kicks off Tuesday at noon ET when Kelly Tilghman will host coverage of pre-tournament news conferences from Hazeltine National GC. Later, Steve Sands will be joined by the networks team of reporters and analysts from 6 ' 8 p.m. ET to wrap-up the days activities. Wednesdays Live From the PGA Championship will feature news conferences from 12:30 ' 3:30 p.m. ET, followed by a two-hour preview show at 6 p.m. ET.
Thursday and Friday at 11 a.m. ET, and at 9 a.m. ET on the weekend, Live From the PGA Championship will preview each round complete with player interviews and analysis.
Prime-time coverage will air at 8 p.m. ET Thursday and Friday, and at 7 p.m. ET on the weekend. Each prime-time Live From the PGA Championship will re-air throughout the night all week.
Throughout the weeks coverage, Michael Breed, host of GOLF CHANNELs The Golf Fix, will interact with players on varies subjects concerning their games. The Live From the PGA Championship team will include Tilghman, Sands, Breed, Vince Cellini, Rich Lerner, Frank Nobilo, Brandel Chamblee, Alex Miceli, John Feinstein, Jim Gray, John Hawkins, Tim Rosaforte, and Rex Hoggard. In addition, GolfChannel.coms team of writers will contribute to the popular Shag Bag blog with entries and posts throughout the week, along with daily columns, news articles features and breaking news. Hoggard, Jay Coffin and Randall Mell will report on-site from the PGA Championship throughout the week.
Live From the PGA Championship TV Times (all times ET) Tuesday, Aug. 11:Noon ' 1 p.m. 6 ' 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 12:12:30 ' 3:30 p.m. 6 ' 8 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 13:11 a.m. ' 2 p.m. 8 ' 10 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 14:11 a.m. ' 2 p.m 8 ' 10 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 15:9 ' 11 a.m. 7 ' 9 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 16:9 ' 11 a.m. 7 ' 9 p.m.