Bay Space Resident & Main Champion Michelle Wie West Contributing to Early-Week Protection on Golf Central Stay From the PGA Championship
(ORLANDO, Fla.) – GOLF Channel introduced its programming plans surrounding subsequent week’s 102nd PGA Championship, which can mark skilled golf’s first main championship in 2020. Being contested at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, protection subsequent week will probably be led by Golf Central Stay From the PGA Championship, as GOLF Channel will commit practically 40 hours of stay information protection all through the week. After being contested in Could final 12 months for the very first time, the PGA Championship returns to August because of the influence of COVID-19 on the 2020 skilled golf calendar.
Labeled by Golf Digest as “the most effective 19th gap in tv golf,” and “the most effective studio present in sports activities,” by SB Nation, Golf Central Stay From the PGA Championship will originate from a devoted set on TPC Harding Park’s par-4 15th gap, offering a scenic backdrop overlooking Lake Merced. On-site protection will current viewers with an inside-the-ropes perspective that may embrace the follow inexperienced and quick recreation space, together with the driving vary, the place Toptracer know-how, powered by Topgolf will probably be utilized to showcase these within the discipline making ready for competitors. Early week protection additionally will embrace pre-Championship press conferences with high contenders within the discipline as they put together for Thursday’s opening spherical.
BAY AREA RESIDENT MICHELLE WIE WEST TO CONTRIBUTE ON-SITE: Main champion and San Francisco native Michelle Wie West will contribute to Golf Central Stay From the PGA Championship Tuesday and Wednesday as a daytime analyst, working alongside GOLF Channel’s Notah Begay and Mark Rolfing, together with host Cara Banks. Wie West made her Golf Central analyst debut in-studio through the 2019 Solheim Cup final September, and contributed to Golf Central Stay From THE PLAYERS Championship protection in March. 2002 PGA champion Wealthy Beem additionally will contribute to stay protection on GOLF Channel, along with his obligations as an analyst for Sky Sports activities.
Anchoring primetime protection of Golf Central Stay From the PGA Championship all through the week will probably be Wealthy Lerner, who will probably be joined by analysts Brandel Chamblee, David Duval and Justin Leonard. GOLF Channel Insider Jaime Diaz will deal with rising storylines because the week unfolds, whereas Todd Lewis will function a reporter and conduct interviews with these within the discipline. All through the week, Lewis additionally will contribute to Sky Sports activities Golf’s protection from TPC Harding Park, offering on-site experiences for each networks.
FEATURES: PGA Championship information protection will probably be complemented by a number of devoted options and GOLF Movies Shorts showing inside Golf Central Stay From the PGA Championship and Morning Drive, in addition to throughout the community’s digital and social media platforms, together with:
– Camelot by the Bay: A 3-part characteristic that appears again to San Francisco’s golden age of golf, as instructed by GOLF Channel Insider and San Francisco native Jaime Diaz. Camelot by the Bay displays on the game’s high merchandise from the Bay Space, led by Johnny Miller and Tony Lema, together with the revered course venues the area has to supply.
– Koepka, Uncooked and Unplugged: A glimpse into the four-time main champion and two-time defending PGA champion Brooks Koepka. Providing an appreciation for his can’t-miss press convention soundbites, Koepka has turn out to be one of the crucial candid and unapologetic personalities in skilled sports activities.
– Bryson’s Profitable Components: Bryson DeChambeau has turn out to be the most-talked about participant on TOUR. GOLF Channel’s Wealthy Lerner dives into the six-time PGA TOUR winner’s development from concept to actuality.
– Morikawa’s Maturation: A dominant golfer within the faculty ranks, Collin Morikawa selected to forego the chance to show skilled early, and as an alternative end his diploma on the College of California. Now, the two-time PGA TOUR winner has began reaping the advantages.
– Recounting the 2000 PGA Championship; Woods’ Third-leg of the “Tiger Slam”: Award-winning actor Michael Kenneth Williams recollects the unbelievable battle on the 2000 PGA Championship between Tiger Woods and Bob Could, which in the end grew to become Woods’ third-leg of the “Tiger Slam”.
MORNING DRIVE: GOLF Channel’s every day protection of the PGA Championship will kick off on Morning Drive with the most recent information and storylines surrounding the competitors.
DIGITAL COVERAGE: GOLF Channel Digital will characteristic expanded protection all through the week, led by on-site experiences and the most recent storylines from senior author Rex Hoggard.