FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 19th, 2021
30+ HOURS OF GOLF CENTRAL LIVE FROM THE PGA CHAMPIONSHIP & LPGA PURE SILK CHAMPIONSHIP HIGHLIGHT THIS WEEK’S COVERAGE ON GOLF CHANNEL
30+ Hours of News, Features and Analysis on GOLF Central Live From the PGA Championship From The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island on GOLF Channel This Week
LPGA Tour Pure Silk Championship Gets Underway Thursday at 3 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel
Morgan Pressel Returns as LPGA Tour Analyst This Week on GOLF Channel
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 19, 2021 – NBC Sports surrounds the PGA Championship with live on-site studio coverage on GOLF Central Live From the PGA Championship throughout the week, and live tournament coverage continues this week on GOLF Channel with the LPGA Tour’s Pure Silk Championship from Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Va..
GOLF CENTRAL LIVE FROM THE PGA CHAMPIONSHIP
GOLF Channel surrounds the 103rd PGA Championship with more than 30 hours of live studio coverage on GOLF Central Live From the PGA Championship on-site this week from The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island.
GOLF Central Live From the PGA Championship continues to provide wall-to-wall live coverage, followed by post-round analysis and insights each night on GOLF Channel following the conclusion of play.
PGA Championship news coverage also will be complemented by several dedicated features appearing within Golf Central Live From the PGA Championship, as well as across GOLF Channel’s digital and social media platforms. Click here for full coverage details.
GOLF Central Live From the PGA Championship Broadcast Team
- Hosts: Rich Lerner / Cara Banks
- Analysts: Brandel Chamblee / Justin Leonard / David Duval / Notah Begay / Paige Mackenzie / Arron Oberholser
- Reports/Interviews: Todd Lewis / Jaime Diaz / Damon Hack / Steve Burkowski / Ryan Lavner / Rex Hoggard
|Date||Golf Central – Live From the PGA Championship*|
|Wednesday, May 19||9 a.m. – 6 p.m. / 7-9 p.m.|
|Thursday, May 20||7-9 p.m.|
|Friday, May 21||7-9 p.m.|
|Saturday, May 22||7-9 p.m.|
|Sunday, May 23||7-9 p.m.|
*all times ET, post-round coverage begins following conclusion of play
LPGA TOUR: PURE SILK CHAMPIONSHIP
After spending two weeks in Southeast Asia, the LPGA Tour returns to the United States for the first time since April with the 2021 Pure Silk Championship from Kingsmill Resort (River Course) in Williamsburg, Va. Live coverage on GOLF Channel begins Thursday at 3 p.m. ET. Major champion and two-time LPGA Tour winner Morgan Pressel returns as a LPGA Tour GOLF Channel analyst this week.
Ten-time LPGA Tour winner Paula Creamer is expected to make her first LPGA appearance since October 2019 this weekend as Bronte Law looks to defend her 2019 title (the tournament was not held in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic).
GOLF Channel Broadcast Team
- Play by Play: Grant Boone
- Analyst: Morgan Pressel
- Tower: Tom Abbott
- On-Course: Kay Cockerill / Jim Gallagher, Jr.
How To Watch – Thursday, May 20 – Sunday, May 23 (all times ET)
- TV – GOLF Channel
- Streaming – NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
Notable Players This Week
- Paula Creamer
- Nasa Hataoka
- Brooke Henderson
- Sei Young Kim
- Jessica Korda
- Nelly Korda
- Jennifer Kupcho
- Lexi Thompson
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