Golf News for Wednesday, January 5, 2011 | Media

Golf Channel reports adding Holly Sonders to Morning Drive team

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Golf Channel's Morning Drive has added Holly Sonders to its on-air team, joining co-hosts Erik Kuselias and Gary Williams for the network's new, live weekday morning show premiering Monday, Jan. 3 from 7-9 a.m. ET.

Sonders will provide tournament and news updates as well as the top headlines of the day at the bottom of the hour during Morning Drive. Sonders comes to Golf Channel from KATV in Little Rock, Ark., where she was a news and sports reporter. Sonders also served as a sideline reporter for the Big Ten Network during the 2009 season.

An Ohio native, Sonders began her career at WBNS-10 TV in Columbus working on the "The Average Joe Sports Show," a live, weekly television show that covered statewide athletics on the high school and collegiate level.

A graduate of Michigan State University with a degree in Communications, Sonders was a four-year member of the MSU Women's Golf Team and helped the Lady Spartans to a Big Ten Championship in 2007.

Sonders will reside in Winter Park, Fla.

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Golf Channel is a multimedia, golf entertainment and services company based in Orlando, Fla. The Golf Channel cable network, co-founded by Arnold Palmer and a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK), is available in more than 140 million homes worldwide through cable, satellite and wireless companies. Exclusive partnerships with the world's top tours allow Golf Channel to feature more live golf coverage than all other networks combined, added to a programming schedule distinguished by golf's best news, instruction and original programming. Golf Channel's digital platform of businesses is led by www.GolfChannel.com, a leading golf destination on the Internet, delivering unmatched coverage of the world of golf, as well as services that help the recreational player with how to play, what to play and where to play golf.

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