FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 30th, 2015
PGA TOUR COMMISSIONER TIM FINCHEM DISCUSSES HIS LIFE AND PROLIFIC CAREER ON A SPECIAL PRESENTATION OF FEHERTY, MONDAY, MAY 4, AT 10 P.M. ET
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ORLANDO, Fla. (April 30, 2015) – On a special episode of the popular Golf Channel series, Feherty, David Feherty sits down with PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem for a wide-ranging conversation covering his life, his career and 21 prolific years leading the world’s top golf tour.
Among the topics discussed during the episode, Finchem recalls his early career as a lawyer and White House Advisor to the President, as well as how being the son of a military man affected his approach to life. He describes his PGA TOUR career and the initiatives begun during his tenure, including The Presidents Cup international match-play competition, the season-long FedExCup points competition and its playoffs, and the World Golf Foundation’s The First Tee initiative, which has impacted the lives of more than 6 million young people. Finchem also talks about the seismic changes that occurred on Tour with the ascendance of Tiger Woods.
Feherty originally debuted in June 2011 as the most-watched original series in Golf Channel history and host David Feherty, Emmy nominated in 2014 for Outstanding Sports Personality, has gone one-on-one with celebrities across golf, sports and entertainment, including former President Bill Clinton, basketball Hall-of-Famers Bill Russell and Charles Barkley, sportscasters Al Michaels and Dan Patrick, actors Don Cheadle and Samuel L. Jackson, and golfers Tom Watson and Greg Norman.
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