Phil Blackmar

Phil Blackmar serves as an analyst and on-course reporter for Golf Channel’s PGA Tour and Tour tournament coverage. He also is a frequent contributor to Morning Drive, the network’s daily news and lifestyle program.

 Over the course of his 16-year PGA Tour career, Blackmar earned three victories. After turning 50 in 2007, he joined the Champions Tour and won the AT&T in 2009. Prior to joining Golf Channel, Blackmar was an analyst for ESPN and USA.

 A native of Texas, Blackmar graduated in 1979 from the University of Texas, before turning professional in 1980.

Latest articles by Phil Blackmar

May 24, 2018 9:01 AM ET
Bifurcation is often discussed in terms of changing the way pros play the game. But perhaps we should focus on amateurs and find ways to make the game easier for them. Read More
Jan 19, 2018 8:24 PM ET
Professional players have their teams. But do any include successful former tour pros? Amateurs take lessons to improve their swings. But do they seek advice from those who have played at the highest level? Read More
Dec 6, 2017 2:20 PM ET
People use the term "journeyman" in a negative light. But to be able to carve out a long, sustained career on the PGA Tour is quite an accomplishment. Read More