Golf News for Wednesday, July 14, 2010 | Media

Live From St. Andrews scheduled for this week on Golf Channel

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Live From St. Andrews, airing this week on Golf Channel, will take viewers inside the ropes at the 139th Open Championship with more than 15 hours of news reports, inside analysis and features to deliver comprehensive, wrap-around live news coverage of the men's third major championship of 2010.

Originating from one of golf's most revered sites, as well as from the network's Orlando studios, coverage will begin Tuesday at 2 p.m. ET with pre-tournament news conferences. News conferences will continue Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET, followed by preview shows each evening. Following tournament coverage Thursday-Sunday, Live From St. Andrews will feature player interviews, highlights and analysis from the team's panel of reporters and expert analysts.

The Live From St. Andrews broadcast team reporting from a set overlooking The Road Hole will include Steve Sands, Frank Nobilo, Tom Abbott, Ken Schofield, Alex Miceli, Rex Hoggard and Tim Rosaforte. Todd Lewis, Scott Walker and Charlie Rymer will host the news conferences shows from the network's studios in Orlando Tuesday and Wednesday. Kelly Tilghman, Kraig Kann, Rich Lerner, Brandel Chamblee, Peter Oosterhuis, Walker, Lewis and Rymer will anchor the network's coverage from Orlando Thursday-Sunday, joined by the broadcast team on-site at St. Andrews. Rymer will use the network's virtual golf simulator to examine the key holes at St. Andrews, and Lewis and Walker will utilize the network's touch screens to preview the course. Nobilo will break down the key shots and moments on-site at St. Andrews each day, and Lerner will deliver his signature essays and several St. Andrews feature stories throughout the week.

GolfChannel.com's team of writers and the broadcast team will contribute to the network's popular blogs - Tiger Tracks, Shag Bag and Punch Shots - with entries and posts throughout the week, along with daily columns, features and breaking news. Rex Hoggard, Jay Coffin and several members of the broadcast team also will post twitter updates throughout the week, which will be re-posted on Golf Channel.com's twitter feed.

A sampling of scheduled Live From St. Andrews features include:
· Nobilo Takes on St. Andrews: Golf Channel analyst Frank Nobilo scouts the holes at St. Andrews prior to the start of the tournament in segments that will air throughout the week.
· Tiger Woods at St. Andrews - Golf Channel will examine Woods' record-breaking victory at the 2000 Open Championship, when he won by eight shots.
· Lerner and St. Andrews - Rich Lerner will go in-depth for several feature stories on historic St. Andrews throughout the week.

For additional information, contact:
Dan Higgins
Golf Channel Public Relations
407 355-4018
dhiggins@golfchannel.com

Jeremy Friedman
Golf Channel Public Relations
407 355-4058
jfriedman@golfchannel.com



 
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