FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 18th, 2016

CONF CALL ADVISORY, WED., NOON ET: RANKIN, STUPPLES AND FOLTZ TO PREVIEW INT’L CROWN, WOMEN’S BRITISH OPEN AND WOMEN’S OLYMPIC GOLF

NBC SPORTS GROUP MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL

***UL International Crown / RICOH Women’s British Open / Women’s Olympic Golf Media Preview***

Wednesday, July 20, Noon ET / 11 a.m. CT / 5 p.m. BST

Hall of Famer Judy Rankin, 2004 Women’s British Open Champion Karen Stupples and Golf Channel Analyst Jerry Foltz

UL International Crown / RICOH Women’s British Open / Women’s Olympic Golf Media Conference Call 

Wednesday, July 20, Noon ET / 11 a.m. CT / 5 p.m. BST

Media Dial-in Numbers:
800-230-1085 (United States)
612-288-0329 (International)

Women’s Golf takes center stage the next month on Golf Channel and NBC, kicking off with the UL International Crown biennial global match play competition (Thursday-Sunday, July 21-24) followed by NBC Sports Group’s inaugural coverage of the RICOH Women’s British Open (Thursday-Sunday, July 28-31), the women’s third major of 2016.  Two weeks later, Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 17-20, Golf Channel will air live coverage of the women’s golf competition in Rio as the sport makes its return to the Olympic Games for the first time in more than a century.

Hall of Famer Judy Rankin, 2004 Women’s British Open Champion Karen Stupples and Golf Channel analyst Jerry Foltz will participate in a media conference call to preview these events. Rankin will serve as analyst for Golf Channel and NBC’s live tournament coverage for the UL International Crown and RICOH Women’s British Open. Stupples and Foltz will be working as on-course reporters. For Golf Channel’s Olympics coverage, Rankin will rotate lead analyst duties with Annika Sorenstam, with Foltz working as a course reporter and Stupples contributing as an analyst for both live tournament and news coverage.Women’s Golf takes center stage the next month on Golf Channel and NBC, kicking off with the UL International Crown biennial global match play competition (Thursday-Sunday, July 21-24) followed by NBC Sports Group’s inaugural coverage of the RICOH Women’s British Open (Thursday-Sunday, July 28-31), the women’s third major of 2016.  Two weeks later, Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 17-20, Golf Channel will air live coverage of the women’s golf competition in Rio as the sport makes its return to the Olympic Games for the first time in more than a century.

-NBC Sports Group-