FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 1st, 2016
CONF CALL ADVISORY, WED, JULY 6, 2 PM ET: DUVAL, CHAMBLEE AND FEHERTY TO PREVIEW THE 145TH OPEN
NBC SPORTS GROUP
***MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL***
Wednesday, July 6, 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT / 7 p.m. BST
2001 Open Champion David Duval, Brandel Chamblee and David Feherty Preview The 145TH Open
Golf Channel and NBC To Air Nearly 140 Hours of Combined Tournament and News Coverage From Royal Troon
145TH Open Media Conference Call
Wednesday, 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT / 7 p.m. BST
Media Dial-in Number:
United States: 800-230-1085
Golf Channel and NBC Sports analysts David Duval (2001 Open Champion), Brandel Chamblee and David Feherty will preview NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the 145TH Open, July 11-17 from Royal Troon. Nearly 140 hours of news and tournament coverage in total will commence from Royal Troon Golf Club throughout the week, which represents The Open’s return to U.S. network television and Golf Channel’s first coverage of a men’s major championship.
With the most live hours of tournament coverage planned for one of golf’s major championships, The R&A and NBC Sports Group’s long-term media partnership kicks off its inaugural year with a record number of planned live programming hours – nearly 50 live tournament hours on Golf Channel and NBC and nearly 60 hours of wraparound news coverage on Golf Channel. Media wishing to listen or ask questions are welcome to call the numbers above.
-NBC Sports Group-