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David Feherty will host back-to-back nights of Feherty Live stage shows, originating from the State Theatre in downtown Minneapolis, Thursday-Friday, Feb. 1-2.Read More
The University of Southern California (women) and Vanderbilt University (men) claimed the 2017 East Lake Cup presented by Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Wednesday, closing out their 2017 fall season schedule with a victory to carry momentum into next spring.Read More
Revenge was the unanimous theme on Tuesday at the 2017 East Lake Cup presented by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, as all four teams that collectively fell in the men’s and women’s semifinals at the NCAA Championships earlier this year avenged those losses by taking down the very team responsible for ending their national championship hopes. Stanford and USC (women), along with Vanderbilt and Illinois (men) each will advance to tomorrow’s championship match for an opportunity to close out their fall season on a high note. Read More
Oct 31, 2017 4:48 PM ET
The East Lake Cup collegiate match play championship announced a charitable donation of $498,750 to the East Lake Foundation from behalf of Golf Channel, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (presenting sponsor) and associate sponsor CSX.Read More
Oct 31, 2017 1:40 PM ET
The recipients of the 3rd annual Tom Cousins Award were announced last night in conjunction with the East Lake Cup presented by Hewlett Packard Enterprise in Atlanta, with Divya Manthena (University of Southern California) and Will Gordon (Vanderbilt University) each being presented with the award. Read More
Oct 31, 2017 1:35 PM ET
Will Gordon (Vanderbilt University, junior) and Robynn Ree (USC, junior) claimed individual stroke play honors on Day 1 of the 3rd annual East Lake Cup.Read More
Sep 28, 2017 8:35 AM ET
Golf Channel posted its 2nd most-watched third quarter on record after drawing 116,000 average viewers in Total Day, up 2% vs. 2015. Trailing 2016 with golf’s inclusion in the Rio Olympics, 2017’s third quarter was down 3% YOY and up 5% YOY when excluding Olympic content. This record viewership in a non-Olympic year was driven in part by The Open, a slate of premier women’s golf events, and the PGA TOUR’s FedExCup Playoffs. Golf Channel also continued the network’s run in drawing the most-affluent audience in all of television in both Total Day and Primetime, according to data released by The Nielsen Company. Read More
Sep 21, 2017 1:20 PM ET
In anticipation of one of golf’s biggest events making its way to the New York metropolitan area, Golf Channel has announced an exciting fan engagement opportunity in conjunction with the 2017 Presidents Cup, Sept. 25-Oct. 1, at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J. Read More
Sep 7, 2017 8:45 AM ET
The World Long Drive Association (WLDA) celebrated the latest title for one of its most decorated competitors and welcomed its newest victor as Sandra Carlborg (Women’s Division, Alingsas, Sweden) and Justin James (Open Division, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.) each claimed the 2017 Volvik World Long Drive Championship as the longest hitters in all of golf. Read More
Sep 6, 2017 2:30 PM ET
Eight men and four women tonight will be vying for the title of the longest hitter in golf and the coveted belt, as the Volvik World Long Drive Championship culminates under the lights and in primetime on Golf Channel, beginning at 9 p.m. ET. Phillis Meti is looking to defend her 2016 title, as the Women’s Division will be showcased live on television for the first time ever at the event, while two-time World Champion Tim Burke and the highest remaining seed in the event – Justin James – lead the Open (Men’s) Division quarterfinalists.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
Aug 9, 2017 2:30 PM ET
NBC Sports Group is gearing up to showcase one of the biggest weeks in women’s golf when the biennial Solheim Cup – pitting the top players representing the United States and Europe in three days of match play competition – returns to American soil. The matches will take place Friday-Sunday, Aug. 18-20 at Des Moines Country Club in West Des Moines, Iowa, where the United States looks to defend the Solheim Cup trophy. Read More

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