FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 15th, 2018
TWO-TIME NBA CHAMP RAY ALLEN, THREE-TIME WORLD SERIES CHAMP JON LESTER AND 1989 OPEN CHAMP MARK CALCAVECCHIA JOIN FEHERTY, MONDAY AT 9 P.M. ET
ORLANDO, Fla. (March 15, 2018) – Ray Allen (two-time NBA champion), Jon Lester (three-time World Series champion) and Mark Calcavecchia (13-time PGA TOUR winner) will join David Feherty on his self-titled, Emmy-nominated series Feherty presented by Farmers Insurance®, Monday at 9 p.m. ET on Golf Channel.
The episode (filmed in Orlando) will feature a roundtable discussion focusing on topics such as:
- Handling the pressure associated with the biggest stages in sports
- Coaches/managers they’ve encountered, and how they’ve influenced their careers
- Golf’s influence on a professional athlete in another sport
- Most memorable victories in their respective careers
- Players they emulated and most admired on their journey to becoming a professional athlete
To preview the episode, Golf Channel social media host Alexandra O’Laughlin will conduct a Facebook Live presented by Farmers Insurance® on Monday at 3 p.m. ET, where she’ll be joined by Feherty show producers. Fans wishing to follow along can access via Golf Channel’s Facebook page: https://Facebook.com/GolfChannel/.
The following Monday (March 26), Feherty will be joined by a trio of PGA TOUR winners: Billy Horschel, Kevin Kisner, and Pat Perez at 9 p.m. ET on Golf Channel.
A two-time Emmy-nominated host (Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Host) Feherty has been described as “golf’s iconoclast,” by Rolling Stone, and “the last unscripted man on TV,” by Men’s Journal. His all-star lineup of golf-enthused and culturally relevant guests feature celebrities from across entertainment, sports and politics. To date, Feherty has sat down with four U.S. Presidents (Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama and Donald Trump); sports legends Charles Barkley, Nick Saban, Stephen Curry and Bobby Knight; Hollywood icons Matthew McConaughey, Larry David and Samuel L. Jackson; World Golf of Fame members Nancy Lopez, Jack Nicklaus, Annika Sorenstam, Lee Trevino and Tom Watson; and a host of current golf superstars including Paula Creamer, Jason Day, Rickie Fowler, Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas and Michelle Wie. Feherty is produced by Golf Channel’s original productions group, which also oversees production for Shotmakers and Driver vs. Driver.
-NBC Sports Group-