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Scott Walker

TV Personality

Scott Walker joined Golf Channel in 2008. He currently serves as a reporter for Golf Central, the network’s evening news program, and as an interviewer for the network’s PGA TOUR and European Tour tournament coverage.

Prior to joining Golf Channel, Walker accumulated more than 20 years of sports broadcasting and journalism experience, including four years at ESPN as a national correspondent and reporter for SportsCenter. Walker also was a correspondent for USA Network’s PGA TOUR Sunday and a college football sideline reporter for ABC Sports.

A graduate of Stanford University, Walker’s career began in 1994 as a production assistant for CNN Sports, followed by his role as a sports reporter for NBC affiliate KNSD in San Diego, where he won the San Diego Press Club Award for best sports reporting in 1997 and the Golden Mike Award for best sports reporting in Southern California in 1998.

Walker currently serves as president of the Board of Directors for The First Tee of Central Florida. He was selected to receive the 2013 Trailblazer Award from the African-American Golfers Hall of Fame.

 

ARTICLES BY Scott Walker

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    Aren't we long past the time when it was OK to privately disparage minorities in golf? Apparently not.

  • One of the best things golf provides is the sense of hope. Hope that the next swing provides a highlight for a lifetime.

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    LEMONT, Ill. – The popularity of an NFL Sunday proves that Americans love their gridiron gladiators. The pairing of Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson at the BMW Championship had a similar feel.

  • WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. – There was so much talk about how easy the Old White golf course played after we spent the week on 59 watch at the Greenbrier Classic ...

  • WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. – 'I don't believe what I just saw.'

  • WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. – Pulp Fiction is by far my favorite movie. In the final scene when Jules (Samuel L. Jackson) asks the stick-up lady to describe Fonzie from Happy Days, there was a simple one-word answer.

  • There is a dirty little secret that the best TV executives know: Sometimes golf fans are only watching the golf course.

  • What do you do when you are not playing the game well? You might go to a different teacher. Maybe you would try to do some work on your own to find your game. You may switch putters, just to see if another blade might be more comfortable.

  • Sometime around 9:10 p.m. ET, our long national nightmare will be over. LeBron James will announce that he is leaving basketball, hiring Hank Haney to be his coach, and attempting to qualify for the PGA TOUR in 2011.

  • It is very easy to see Sam Depe’s story as the typical man-overcomes-tragedy tale.