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Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020
JOHN WOOD JOINS NBC SPORTS’ GOLF COVERAGE AS ON-COURSE REPORTER
Former PGA Tour Caddie Brings More Than 20 Years of Experience to Golf Channel and NBC
Wood Makes Debut at Sentry Tournament of Champions at Kapalua Jan. 7-10 on Golf Channel
STAMFORD, Conn. – December 2, 2020 – NBC Sports has announced that long-time PGA Tour caddie John Wood will join its golf coverage as an on-course reporter beginning in 2021. Wood will be featured on Golf Channel telecasts and will also contribute to select golf broadcasts on NBC. He will make his NBC Sports debut at the PGA Tour’s Sentry Tournament of Champions the weekend of Jan. 7-10 on Golf Channel.
Wood joins NBC Sports’ team of on-course reporters following more than 20 years as a caddie for a number of PGA Tour players, including Matt Kuchar, Hunter Mahan, Mark Calcavecchia and Kevin Sutherland.
“I couldn’t be more excited to be joining the incredible team at Golf Channel and NBC,” said Wood. “They’ve set the standard in golf coverage and I hope to bring an interesting perspective to their incredible production. I thoroughly enjoyed my first time with the headset and microphone at the RSM Classic a few years ago, and I can’t wait to get started.”
“We’re thrilled to add John Wood to NBC Sports’ rotation of on-course reporters,” said Tommy Roy, lead golf producer, NBC Sports. “We first saw John’s on-air potential back in 2015, when he and Jim ‘Bones’ Mackay both joined us as on-course reporters at the RSM Classic and gave viewers their unique insights from a caddie’s perspective. John’s experience as a PGA Tour caddie for nearly two decades, combined with his passion and knowledge of the game, will be a great addition to our team during our busy slate of events in 2021.”
In addition to his work on the PGA Tour, Wood has caddied in a number of Ryder Cups and Presidents Cups, and was also on the bag for Kuchar’s bronze medal performance in men’s golf at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Prior to his career as a caddie, Wood played golf collegiately at the University of California, Berkeley.