Golf Channel has 'Golf's Longest Day' covered


ORLANDO, Fla. – A team of more than 50 reporters and production professionals will report from 13 different locations across the U.S. Monday (June 3) as Golf Channel chronicles 'Golf's Longest Day' for the second consecutive year. Nearly 1,000 players will be attempting to qualify for the U.S. Open in 36-hole sectionals.

Starting at 7 a.m. ET on 'Morning Drive' and continuing until all the results are tallied around midnight ET, Golf Channel will feature interviews, analysis, highlights and scoring updates from 11 qualifying locations, as well as insight from experts at Merion Golf Club and Golf Channel studios in Orlando.

Coverage will be hosted by Rich Lerner and Steve Sands in Orlando, while content produced from Golf Channel's new digital studio will be hosted by Whit Watson and Ryan Burr. Live streaming content will be available via and the Golf Live Extra app. Coverage from 10 a.m. ET to 1 p.m. ET will be exclusively online and on mobile devices. will feature stories written by correspondents in the field, scoring updates and Twitter postings. Fans also can join the social media conversation in Golf Channel's Social Lounge, and follow @GolfChannel on Twitter and Instagram using #RoadToMerion.

Correspondents for 'Golf's Longest Day' (Click here for local qualifying results):

Rockville, Md. – Kay Cockerill

Cle Elum, Wash. – Win McMurry

Springfield, Ohio – Scott Rude

Bradenton, Fla. – Matt Ginella

St. Louis – David Marr III

Dallas – George Savaricas

Ball Ground, Ga. – Steve Burkowski

Memphis, Tenn. – Scott Walker

Purchase, N.Y. – Jerry Foltz

Columbus, Ohio – Todd Lewis

Newport Beach, Calif. – Rex Hoggard

Ardmore, Pa. (Merion Golf Club) – Kelly Tilghman, Tim Rosaforte

Orlando, Fla. (Golf Channel studios) – Rich Lerner, Steve Sands