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Friday, April 5th, 2019
NBC SPORTS UNVEILS AUGUSTA NATIONAL WOMEN’S AMATEUR SHORT FILM: WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO…
Video Link: When I Grow Up, I Want To…
AUGUSTA, Ga., April 5, 2019 – Earlier this evening at the Augusta National Women’s Amateur players’ dinner, NBC Sports’ unveiled a short film that will kick off the network’s live, final round coverage tomorrow at Noon ET.
The short film, titled “When I Grow up, I Want to…” is produced by GOLF Channel’s GOLF Films division. The short is available for viewing at GolfChannel.com: [When I Grow Up, I Want To… ] and is now posted on GOLF Channel’s and NBC Sports’ social media handles, including Twitter and Facebook.
On Thursday afternoon, the 72-woman field completed the first 36 holes of the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur at nearby Champions Retreat Golf Club, with the top-30 advancing to compete in the final round on Saturday at Augusta National Golf Club.
Saturday morning at approximately 7:45 a.m. ET, four World Golf Hall of Fame members – Nancy Lopez, Lorena Ochoa, Se Ri Pak, Annika Sorenstam – will convene on Augusta National’s first tee for a ceremonial tee shot in advance of the final round. The ceremony will be shown during Morning Drive. From 10 a.m.-Noon ET, GOLF Channel’s Golf Central Live from Augusta National Women’s Amateur will prepare viewers for final round coverage with live look-ins. Live final-round coverage of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur will begin at Noon ET on NBC, which will culminate with a ceremony featuring the inaugural champion being presented with the trophy (3-3:30 p.m. ET, NBC).
-NBC Sports Group-