Press Releases
Golf Channel and NBC’s coverage of the Hero World Challenge and Tiger Woods’ return to competitive golf for the first time in 16 months delivered significant ratings increases for the networks.Read More
NBC Sports Group in December will showcase golf’s biggest stars – past and present – along with the anticipated return of Tiger Woods, who is expected to make his first professional start in nearly 16 months at this week’s Hero World Challenge (Thursday-Sunday, Dec. 1-4).Read More
On Tuesday’s finale of Driver vs. Driver presented by Wilson (10 p.m. ET), one of the two finalists – Eric Sillies (Cincinnati, Ohio), or Gavin Wallin (Eagle Mountain, Utah) – will win a life changing grand prize of $500,000 when his driver concept will be named Wilson Staff’s newest driver. Three days later on Black Friday (Nov. 25) the winning driver will officially go on sale at more than 1,000 retail and golf course pro shop stores across the country.Read More
Oct 31, 2016 10:30 AM ET
Casey Danielson (Stanford) and Patrick Martin (Vanderbilt) were each presented with the 2nd annual Tom Cousins Award. Read More
Oct 26, 2016 1:20 PM ET
Eight of the nation’s top-ranked golf programs will convene to compete in the second-annual East Lake Cup presented by Hewlett Packard Enterprise collegiate match play championship, Monday-Wednesday, Oct. 31- Nov. 2 at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Ga., airing live on Golf Channel and benefitting the East Lake Foundation.Read More
Oct 25, 2016 1:16 PM ET
In a series that began with 11 finalists taking their first steps towards winning a grand prize of $500,000 and their concept sold as a Wilson Staff Driver, Driver vs. Driver presented by Wilson has narrowed the field down to its final six. Read More
Oct 25, 2016 9:20 AM ET
Golf Channel is giving viewers an opportunity to determine part of its December programming schedule, through an open “crowd-sourcing” invitation to vote on some of golf’s most outstanding tournament moments throughout 2016.Read More
Oct 6, 2016 6:15 PM ET
NBC Sports, NBC Entertainment and Litton Entertainment – the preeminent independent producer of award-winning family programming – announced today a new 30-minute series, Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson, sharing the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what is really means to be a champion. Read More
Oct 5, 2016 6:15 PM ET
The birthplace of golf will be on display at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, where a strong contingent of European players headline the field, including six of the 12 members of the 2016 European Ryder Cup team. Read More
Oct 1, 2016 8:40 PM ET
With coverage of Ryder Cup Day 1 from 8 a.m. - 6:56 p.m. ET, Golf Channel posted its most-watched Friday telecast in history, since the network was founded by Arnold Palmer more than 21 years ago, averaging 1.3 million viewers per minute and posting a 0.94 U.S. HH rating across the nearly 11 hours of coverage, according to Nielsen Fast Nationals. Read More
Sep 19, 2016 11:01 AM ET
Wilson Golf issued an open call and declared an unprecedented challenge – develop a concept that can be transformed into golf’s next cutting-edge driver – in a first-of-its-kind television series airing on Golf Channel. The reward: a life-changing grand prize of $500,000 and a Wilson Staff driver inspired by their concept hitting retail stores nationwide on Black Friday, Nov. 25, three days after the season finale. Driver vs. Driver presented by Wilson premieres Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 10 p.m. ET. Read More
Sep 15, 2016 2:10 PM ET
Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Cris Carter will be the next featured guest on Feherty, premiering Tuesday (Sept. 20) at 10 p.m. ET on Golf Channel.Read More
Sep 15, 2016 10:05 AM ET
Golf Channel once again will celebrate “Long Drive Month” in October, centering around back-to-back nights of the World Long Drive Championship (8-10 p.m. ET on Golf Channel), Tuesday-Wednesday, Oct. 11-12, live and in primetime under the lights.Read More
Sep 9, 2016 9:00 AM ET
The world’s top female professional golfers will converge upon Evian-les-Bains, France next week for the fifth and final major of 2016, The Evian Championship, with more than 22 hours of tournament coverage on Golf Channel and NBC Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 15-18.Read More
Sep 7, 2016 7:15 PM ET
The PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup Playoffs continue this week with the BMW Championship outside of Indianapolis at Crooked Stick Golf Club. The field includes 69 of the top-70 eligible players in the FedEx Cup standings competing in a no-cut event with the top-30 advancing to the Tour Championship in Atlanta in two weeksRead More
Aug 31, 2016 11:55 AM ET
NBC Sports Group has announced its plans for the 2016 Ryder Cup, Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at Hazeltine National Golf Club, outside of Minneapolis.Read More
Aug 25, 2016 11:15 AM ET
The PGA TOUR’s FedExCup Playoffs begin this week on the historic Black Course at Bethpage State Park in New York with The Barclays. Read More
Aug 24, 2016 2:21 PM ET
After 42 official PGA TOUR events, the 2015-16 PGA TOUR season culminates with NBC Sports Group televising nearly 100 hours of live tournament and news programming surrounding the FedExCup Playoffs, beginning Thursday, Aug. 25 with Golf Channel’s coverage of The Barclays. The top-125 players in the regular season points standings after yesterday’s conclusion of the Wyndham Championship are eligible to tee it up at the Black Course at Bethpage State Park in New York in the first of four events that will ultimately determine the 2016 FedExCup champion and winner of the $10 million first-place prize.Read More
Aug 24, 2016 11:57 AM ET
Golf Channel announced today the 11 finalists who will present their innovative driver concepts and ideas with the hopes of ultimately becoming Wilson Golf’s newest driver for 2017 on a new, first-of-its-kind television series, Driver vs. Driver presented by Wilson. The series premieres Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 10 p.m. ET.Read More
Aug 10, 2016 11:40 AM ET
Gearing up for its Fall run on Tuesday nights, Feherty returns with 27-time Emmy Award-winning NBC Sports host Bob Costas, on Tuesday, August 23 at 10 p.m. ET.Read More

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