FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, August 15th, 2016
TODAY: RIO OLYMPICS GOLF MEDIA CONF CALL: SORENSTAM, FEHERTY AND FOLTZ (NOON ET / 1 P.M. IN RIO)
TODAY (Monday, Aug. 15) Noon ET / 1 p.m. in Rio / 9 a.m. PT
NBC Olympics Golf Analysts Annika Sorenstam, David Feherty, Jerry Foltz and Golf Channel Executive Producer Molly Solomon
Recap the Olympic Men’s Golf Competition and Preview the Women’s Golf Competition Beginning Wednesday, Aug. 17 on Golf Channel
Rio Olympics Golf Media Conference Call
TODAY (Monday) Noon ET / 1 p.m. in Rio / 9 a.m. PT
Media Dial-in Numbers:
United States: 800-230-1096
NBC Olympics golf analysts Annika Sorenstam, David Feherty, Jerry Foltz and Golf Channel executive producer Molly Solomon – who is working her 10th Olympic Games – will discuss golf’s return to the Olympics for the first time in 112 years, recap the experience of the men’s golf competition and preview the upcoming women’s golf competition. 60 of the world’s top female golfers will compete on the Olympic Golf Course in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in a 72-hole stroke play format to contend for Olympic medals Wednesday-Saturday, Aug. 17-20.
Golf Channel will air live tournament coverage of the women’s golf competition, beginning with the first tee shot on Wednesday and concluding with the medal ceremony on Saturday. Live coverage will begin at 6:30 a.m. ET Wednesday-Friday and at 6 a.m. ET on Saturday. Throughout the week, Golf Central Live From the Olympics will provide comprehensive wraparound news coverage on-site from Rio with news, analysis, highlights, interviews and special features.
Media wishing to listen or ask questions are welcome to call the numbers above.