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Friday, March 8th, 2024

KEVIN KISNER SERVES AS ANALYST, ROGER MALTBIE AND GARY KOCH JOIN NBC SPORTS’ COVERAGE AS PART OF 50TH PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP CELEBRATION

Kisner Serves as Analyst for Weekend Coverage and Teams Up with Smylie Kaufman for “Friday Happy Hour” on Iconic 17th Hole

Roger Maltbie Joins as On-Course Reporter For Thursday-Friday Coverage

Gary Koch to Team Up with Mike Tirico During Thursday-Friday Coverage

STAMFORD, Conn. – March 8, 2024 – NBC Sports has announced that Kevin Kisner, Roger Maltbie and Gary Koch will join NBC Sports’ broadcast team as part of its celebration of the 50th anniversary of The PLAYERS Championship at The Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla, with coverage airing across NBC, GOLF Channel and Peacock March 14-17.

Kisner will serve as an analyst for weekend coverage of The PLAYERS with play-by-play commentator Dan Hicks. Additionally, Kisner and Smylie Kaufman will team up to call “Friday Happy Hour” coverage from alongside the iconic 17th hole on Friday afternoon on GOLF Channel and Peacock.

Maltbie will serve as an on-course reporter during Thursday and Friday coverage, while Koch will join Mike Tirico in the broadcast booth during Thursday and Friday coverage.

“Kevin did a great job in the booth with Dan Hicks earlier this year and his work with Smylie Kaufman on the 16th hole at the WM Phoenix Open made for great TV, so we’re happy we can once again pair Kevin with Dan and have Kevin join Smylie at the 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass next Friday,” said Tommy Roy, NBC Sports’ lead golf producer. “Roger Maltbie and Gary Koch have called some of the most iconic moments at The PLAYERS Championship throughout the past three decades and having them on next week’s broadcasts is a great way for NBC Sports to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the PLAYERS.

NBC Sports will surround the 2024 PLAYERS Championship with comprehensive live championship and studio coverage across NBC, GOLF Channel and Peacock, beginning next Monday, March 11, with Golf Central Live From The PLAYERS at 7 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel and Peacock.

–NBC SPORTS–