FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 13th, 2020
EMMY-NOMINATED GOLF CHANNEL ORIGINAL SERIES ‘FEHERTY’ RETURNS FOR 10TH SEASON; PREMIERES MONDAY, FEB. 24
Initial Lineup of Guests to Include Major Champions Henrik Stenson, GaryWoodland and Suzann Pettersen, Along with Sports Broadcaster Scott Van Pelt
Farmers Insurance® Returns for Fourth Season as Series’ Presenting Sponsor
ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 13, 2020) – GOLF Channel’s Emmy-nominated original series Feherty presented by Farmers Insurance® returns for a 10th season, premiering Monday, Feb. 24. David Feherty – a two-time Emmy-nominated host of the self-titled series – will welcome Henrik Stenson, 2016 Open champion and silver medalist at the 2016 Rio Games, for the season premiere episode.
“I can’t believe the show has gone as long as it has, and that I still have people left to interview,” said Feherty. “It’s a wonder that I’ve managed to con 10 seasons worth of guests into sitting next to me for an extended period. It’s also somewhat alarming that the bar for what is considered good television remains just high enough for me to crawl underneath it.”
In addition to Stenson, the initial run of guests (airing Monday nights at 9 p.m. ET) will include fellow major champions Gary Woodland and Suzann Pettersen, along with ESPN anchor Scott Van Pelt and financial executive Charles Schwab:
Feb. 24 Henrik Stenson
March 2 Scott Van Pelt
March 16 Gary Woodland
March 23 Charles Schwab
March 30 Suzann Pettersen
A two-time Emmy-nominated host (Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Host), Feherty’s series initially debuted in June 2011, and has welcomed nearly 140 guests since the show’s inaugural episode. The 10th season of Feherty has 15 episodes slated to air in 2020.
Farmers Insurance® returns as the series’ presenting sponsor for the fourth consecutive season. Feherty is produced by GOLF Channel’s Emmy-nominated original productions division, which also is responsible for the production of the network’s critically acclaimed GOLF Films.
Described as “golf’s iconoclast,” by Rolling Stone, and “golf’s wisecracking, maverick interviewer,” by Esquire, Feherty’s 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, Stephen Curry and Nick Saban; Hollywood icons Matthew McConaughey, Kevin Hart and Larry David; World Golf of Fame members Fred Couples, Bernhard Langer, Nancy Lopez, Jack Nicklaus, Annika Sorenstam, Lee Trevino and Tom Watson; and a host of current golf superstars led by Rory McIlroy, Brooks Koepka, Jon Rahm and Justin Thomas.
About NBC Sports Group’s GOLF Division
NBC Sports Group’s GOLF division delivers multimedia golf content, technology and services. Anchored by GOLF Channel – co-founded by Arnold Palmer in 1995 – GOLF Channel content is available to nearly 500 million viewers in nine languages across more than 70 countries around the world. GOLF features more live coverage of the sport than all other U.S. networks combined, including global tournament action from the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, European Tour, NCAA, THE PLAYERS, The Open, Olympics, Presidents Cup and Ryder Cup, as well as high-quality news, instruction and original programming. Delivering unmatched coverage from the world of golf via GOLF Channel Digital, fans can access 24/7 live streaming through the NBC Sports App, as well as complementary coverage via PGA TOUR LIVE on NBC Sports Gold. In addition, NBC Sports connects the world to golf through a wide array of technology and lifestyle services, including: GOLFNOW, the world’s largest online tee time booking platform; GOLF Business Solutions, solving business needs through leading technology, marketing and services; GOLFPASS, an all-in-one digital membership delivering comprehensive benefits tailored to the modern golfer’s lifestyle; GOLF Advisor, the ultimate digital destination for the traveling golfer, featuring the largest number of user-generated golf course ratings and reviews in the industry; and GOLF Am Tour, the world’s largest amateur golf tour. GOLF’s global reach originates from its world headquarters in Orlando, Fla., and extends to its international office in Belfast, Northern Ireland; regional offices across North America, Europe and Australia; and also includes collaborations with Sky Sports and serving as the Official Media Partner of St Andrews Links.
-NBC Sports Group-