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The high elevation of Denver offered an ideal setting for welcoming two first-time, televised-event World Long Drive champions, as Troy Mullins (Los Angeles, Calif.) and Maurice Allen (Pine Hills, Fla.) each claimed the top prize at the Mile High Showdown. Read More
The World Long Drive Association (WLDA) will stage its second of three televised events in 2017 with the ‘Mile High Showdown’, airing tonight at 7 p.m. ET in primetime on Golf Channel. The event – which is being staged at Park Hill Golf Club in Denver – will feature eight quarterfinalists having advanced in the Open (Men’s) Division, along with four semifinalists having advanced from the Women’s Division.Read More
NBC Sports Group’s comprehensive coverage of Jordan Spieth’s dramatic victory at The 146TH Open concluded Sunday with a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 4.97 million average viewers across NBC and NBC Sports Digital, as well as a 3.2 U.S. household rating (9:14 a.m.-2:08 p.m. ET), according to Nielsen Fast Nationals. Read More
Jul 14, 2017 9:40 AM ET
As the golf world prepares for the season’s third men’s major at The Open next week, Golf Channel Films is readying to unveil its next project – Summer of ’76 – which will premiere Tuesday, July 18 at 9 p.m. ET following Golf Central Live From The Open.Read More
Jul 13, 2017 12:35 PM ET
Golf Channel today announced that Emmy-nominated host David Feherty and his self-titled, Emmy-nominated series, Feherty, will celebrate the show’s milestone 100th episode with a 90-minute special, premiering Monday, July 24 at 9 p.m. ET.Read More
Jul 11, 2017 1:20 PM ET
NBC Sports Group will provide unprecedented comprehensive on air and digital coverage this week of the nation’s premier celebrity golf tournament, the American Century Championship from Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Lake Tahoe. Read More
Jul 7, 2017 12:20 PM ET
Golf Channel and NBC’s coverage of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship – the LPGA Tour’s second major of 2017 – delivered record viewership for the networks. Sunday’s final round was the most-watched telecast at this event on record (2006-2017) – 840,000 average viewers (+1% YOY, +21% over 2015) – which saw Danielle Kang win her first LPGA Tour event over defending champion Brooke Henderson with a birdie on the final hole to win by one. Read More
Jul 6, 2017 9:10 AM ET
NBC Sports Group today announced that Jim “Bones” Mackay officially will join the network’s live tournament coverage as an on-course reporter.Read More
Jun 29, 2017 4:20 PM ET
NBC Sports Group is dedicating nearly 140 hours of television coverage to The 146TH Open from Royal Birkdale, July 17-23.Read More
Jun 29, 2017 4:20 PM ET
NBC Sports Group is dedicating nearly 140 hours of television coverage to The 146TH Open from Royal Birkdale, July 17-23.Read More
Jun 29, 2017 12:45 PM ET
Upcoming airtimes for remaining Open Qualifying Series events and The 146TH OpenRead More
Jun 21, 2017 12:50 PM ET
Golf Channel today announced that its next Golf Films’ project will dive into one of the coolest periods in the sport’s history, the 1970s, with a one-hour special, Summer of ’76, premiering on Tuesday, July 18 at 9 p.m. ET.Read More
Jun 21, 2017 11:50 AM ET
The Solheim Cup is set to return to network television for the first time in 15 years when NBC airs the singles matches on Sunday, Aug. 20.Read More
Jun 8, 2017 4:30 PM ET
Golf Channel has announced its programming plans for the 117th U.S. Open, taking place June 12-18 at Erin Hills golf course north of Milwaukee, led by Golf Central Live From the U.S. Open contributing to nearly 60 total hours of live news coverage throughout the week. Read More
Jun 8, 2017 12:30 PM ET
Rapid growth in 2017 for golf’s leading ratings and review website by golfers, for golfers – Golf Advisor – has resulted in four consecutive months of record growth, highlighted by all-time records across various key metrics in May.Read More
Jun 7, 2017 7:00 PM ET
Ole Miss sophomore Braden Thornberry and Duke junior Leona Maguire were announced tonight on Golf Central as winners of the Fred Haskins Award presented by Stifel and the ANNIKA Award Presented by 3M, respectively, recognizing the most outstanding male and female Division I collegiate golfers as voted on by their fellow players, coaches and golf media.Read More
Jun 6, 2017 12:00 PM ET
Performance Inspired has been named the official high performance sports nutrition product of the World Long Drive Association (WLDA). Co-founded by award-winning actor Mark Wahlberg along with Tom Dowd, Performance Inspired also will add Long Drivers Tim Burke and Justin James official brand ambassadors for its line of products as part of the agreement. Read More
Jun 1, 2017 9:45 AM ET
The World Long Drive Association (WLDA) will stage the first of three live television events in 2017 with the ‘Clash in the Canyon,” airing Tuesday, June 6 in primetime on Golf Channel at 8 p.m. ET. Read More
May 25, 2017 12:55 PM ET
The 2017 NCAA Men’s Golf Championships will take place Monday-Wednesday, May 29-31 Read More
May 18, 2017 3:00 PM ET
Golf Channel kicks off 18 consecutive days of live tournament golf beginning today and running through Sunday, June 4.Read More

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