Ryan Burr is a member of Golf Channel’s news team, primarily serving as an anchor for Golf Central telecasts.
Burr joined NBC Sports Group in 2012, and has primarily served as an anchor for Golf Channel’s telecasts. He also served as host on Gold Zone on NBCOlympics.com and NBC Sports Live Extra during the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. Prior to joining NBC Sports Group, Burr, spent seven years at ESPN as a studio host for many shows, including College Football Live and College Basketball Final. Burr also anchored weekend editions of SportsCenter, served as a play-by-play announcer for ESPN’s NCAA men’s college basketball coverage and hosted NASCAR Now.
Prior to ESPN, he was a studio host for Fox SportsNet in Pittsburgh, Pa., serving as pre-game host for Pittsburgh Pirates and Pittsburgh Penguins telecasts. He also worked at WTVG-TV in Toledo, Ohio, Bay 9 News in Tampa, Fla., and was sports director at WKTV-TV in Utica, N.Y., where he received a local Associated Press Broadcaster-of-the-Year award.
An avid golfer since his high school playing days, Burr is a graduate of Syracuse University and a Pittsburgh native.