Press Releases
Aug 7, 2017 9:55 AM ET
NBC Sports Group announced today the acquisition of Revolution Golf, the largest direct-to-consumer digital platform in golf. With nearly 2 million highly-engaged subscribers, Revolution Golf partners with some of the most recognizable names in the industry to deliver high-quality, video-based instruction, travel content, and integrated e-commerce. The announcement was made today by Mike McCarley, President, Golf, NBC Sports Group and Justin Tupper, CEO of Revolution Golf. Read More
Aug 3, 2017 10:15 AM ET
– Golf Channel has announced its programming plans for the 99th PGA Championship – taking place August 7-13 at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C. – led by Golf Central Live From the PGA Championship contributing to more than 60 total hours of live news programming throughout the week. Read More
Aug 2, 2017 2:00 PM ET
The best in the women’s game will tee it up at Kingsbarns Golf Links in Scotland for the RICOH Women’s British Open, where NBC Sports Group will air 28 live hours of coverage, the most in women’s major championship history. World No. 3 Ariya Jutanugarn looks to defend her maiden major title, just down the road from the Home of Golf. The PGA TOUR is a week away from their fourth and final major of the season, but first, 55 of the top 56 golfers in the Official World Golf Rankings are heading to Akron, Ohio for the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. World No. 1 Dustin Johnson captured the first two WGC events this season and looks to become the first player in history to nab three in a single season. There’s more PGA TOUR action in Reno as the TOUR will play their only stableford scoring championship on the calendar, with Smylie Kaufman and Padraig Harrington headlining the field. Jack is back, but only for Saturday – the Golden Bear will tee it up for the “Greats of Golf Challenge” on the PGA TOUR Champions at the 3M Championship. Nicklaus, along with other golf greats, will get the chance to show off their skills. Fresh off his 10th major victory at the Senior Open, Bernhard Langer headlines the field in Minnesota. Read More
Jul 31, 2017 2:40 PM ET
Historic Kingsbarns Golf Links in Scotland sets the stage this week for the women’s fourth major championship of 2017, the RICOH Women’s British Open. Golf Channel and NBC will combine for 28 hours of live tournament coverage, the most number of live hours in women's major championship history.Read More
Jul 28, 2017 12:05 PM ET
Emmy award-winning and 20-year veteran television host of TODAY – Matt Lauer – will join David Feherty on his self-titled, Emmy-nominated “Outstanding Weekly Studio Show” – Feherty presented by Farmers Insurance® – premiering Monday, July 31 at 9 p.m. ET on Golf Channel.Read More
Jul 26, 2017 8:55 AM ET
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
Jul 25, 2017 2:40 PM ET
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
Jul 25, 2017 12:20 PM ET
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