Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

PGA TOUR Returns to ‘America’s Resort’ for The Greenbrier Classic

Elite International Field for the Alstom Open de France

The Greenbrier Classic
Dates: July 4-7
Venue: The Old White TPC, The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, W.V.


Golf Channel Airtimes (Eastern):

Thursday         3-6 p.m. (Live) / 6:30-9:30 p.m. (Replay) / 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. (Replay)
Friday              3-6 p.m. (Live) / 6:30-9:30 p.m. (Replay) / 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. (Replay)
Saturday          1-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 6:30-11 p.m. (Golf Channel and CBS Replay)
Sunday            1-2:30 p.m. (Live) / 7-11:30 p.m. (Golf Channel and CBS Replay)

Golf Channel Broadcast Team:

Rich Lerner (Play by Play)

Frank Nobilo (Analyst)

Peter Oosterhuis (Tower)

Rich Beem (Tower)

Phil Parkin (On Course)

Todd Lewis (Interviews)

Broadcast Notes:

Featured GroupingsThursday’s featured groupings on Golf Channel include Boo Weekley, Billy Horschel and Scott Stallings (12:50 p.m. ET); and Phil Mickelson, Ted Potter, Jr., and Bubba Watson (1 p.m. ET).  Friday’s featured groupings include Ken Duke, Louis Oosthuizen and Charles Howell III (12:50 p.m. ET); and Bill Haas, Nick Watney and Webb Simpson (1 p.m. ET).
Big Break Greenbrier champion Mark Silvers to make PGA TOUR debutMark Silvers, winner of Golf Channel’s Big Break Greenbrier reality competition series in 2012, will compete this week at The Greenbrier Classic on a tournament sponsor exemption as a result of winning the series.

The Putting Line presented by Fidelity Investments Featured: The Putting Line presented by Fidelity Investments will be featured on several holes at The Old White TPC during Thursday and Friday coverage.  The 3-D graphical representation will display the optimal path the ball must travel in order to go into the hole.

Headlining the Field The field  includes Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson, Webb Simpson, Nick Watney, Freddie Jacobson, Vijay Singh, Boo Weekley, Peter Hanson, Scott Stallings, Robert Karlsson, Kyle Stanley, Michael Kim, Ted Potter Jr. and Tom Watson.

Alstom Open de France

Dates: July 4-7
Venue: Le Golf National, Paris, France

Golf Channel Airtimes (Eastern):

Thursday         9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Live)
Friday              9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Live)
Saturday          8 a.m.-Noon (Live) / 11:30 p.m.-3 a.m. (Replay)
Sunday            8 a.m.-Noon (Live) /Midnight.-3 a.m. (Replay)

Golf Channel Broadcast Team:

Mike Ritz (Studio Host)

Julian Tutt (Play by Play)

Warren Humphreys (Analyst)

Denis Hutchinson (Tower)

Dominik Holyer (On Course)

Broadcast Notes:
Headlining the Field The field includes Matt Kuchar, Luke Donald, Graeme McDowell, Ian Poulter, Matteo Manassero, Darren Clarke, Martin Kaymer, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Francesco Molinari, Alvaro Quiros, Paul Lawrie, Peter Uihlein, Thomas Bjorn, David Lynn, Thorbjorn Olesen and Chris Wood.

-NBC Sports Group-

Media Contact:

Jeremy Friedman

Golf Channel Communications