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Steve Sands

TV Personality

Steve Sands joined Golf Channel in 2001, bringing more than a decade of sports broadcasting experience with him. Steve is a lead interviewer and a hole announcer on PGA TOUR telecasts for Golf Channel and the lead interviewer for Golf Channel on NBC since 2010. He also works as an occasional play-by-play host for PGA TOUR telecasts, and participates in the network’s coverage of the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship. In 2014, Sands contributed to NBC’s speed skating coverage at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

A native of Washington, D.C., Sands began his career as a sports anchor and reporter in Ft. Collins, Colo. while in college at Colorado State University.

 

ARTICLES BY Steve Sands

  • ST. ANDREWS, Scotland – Staying about a 4-iron from the 18th green this week, I thought I'd walk over to the Old Course early this morning to see what the first tee looked and felt like for an Open Championship.

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    Remember when we were kids and our parents caught us doing something wrong? The first reaction was to lie.

  • Unfortunately, Scott McCarron learned a hard lesson this past week during Groovegate. We want out athletes to answer pointed questions but when they do, somehow their honesty is then frowned upon.

  • Someone needs to explain to me why the PGA Tour continues to fight a losing battle against the NFL.

  • HONOLULU – Hawaii is a beautiful place and the people here are equally as beautiful with their generosity and kindness. Everywhere you go, you're greeted with a smile. Everywhere you go, you're treated as if you're a friend.

  • I have worked nineteen years as a sportscaster, and I've never been so moved doing a story.

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    9/9/02 -- The first time I met John Rollins was back in the mid-'90s.

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    8/12/02--Turnberry, Turnberry, Turnberry. The women who played the famed links course on the west coast of Scotland couldn't get enough of it.

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    8/4/02 -- Are you kidding me? That had to be one of the best finishes in the history of the PGA Tour. At least for a regular Tour event.