Tiger Woods Aims To Defend Title In 'AT&T National' July 3-4 On CBS Sports

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June 30th, 2010


via press release:

TIGER WOODS AIMS TO DEFEND TITLE IN "AT&T NATIONAL" ON FOURTH OF JULY WEEKEND, JULY 3-4 ON CBS SPORTS

The world's No. 1-ranked player Tiger Woods looks to defend his title this week in year four of the PGA TOUR's AT&T NATIONAL as the tournament moves to a new venue, Aronimink Golf Club outside Philadelphia. CBS Sports broadcasts third- and final-round coverage of the AT&T National from Aronimink in Newton Square, Pa., on Saturday, July 3 (3:00-6:00 PM, ET) and Sunday, July 4 (2:00-6:30 PM, ET), live on the CBS Television Network.

Jim Nantz, the 2009 Emmy Award Winner for "Outstanding Sports Personality - Play-by-Play" and 2009 National Sportscaster of the Year, serves as anchor of CBS Sports' golf coverage. Sir Nick Faldo, winner of six major championships and more than 40 tournaments worldwide, serves as lead analyst. Ian Baker-Finch calls the action at the 17th hole and Gary McCord at the 16th hole.  David Feherty and Peter Kostis serve as on-course reporters.

Woods has played in five in PGA TOUR events this season, with his two top-10 finishes coming at the Masters and the U.S. Open.  Last year, he beat Anthony Kim and Hunter Mahan at Congressional Country Club, home of The AT&T National.  The tournament will only be played at Aronimink this year and in 2011 as Congressional prepares to host the 2011 U.S. Open.  Woods joins Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmeras the only players to have hosted and competed in an official PGA TOUR event in the same week.

The AT&T National benefits the Tiger Woods Foundation and pay tribute to the men and women in the U.S. Armed Forces. In cooperation with the Pentagon's Army ITT office, The Foundation will once again distribute free tickets to military personnel this week at the AT&T tournament.

Woods takes on an impressive field of the world's top players including Mahan, Jim Furyk, Y.E. Yang, Rickie Fowler, Sean O'Hair, Robert Allenby, Dustin Johnson, Justin Rose, Lucas Glover, Nick Watney, Scott Verplank, Aaron Baddeley, J.B. Holmes, Justin Leonard, Steve Marino, Davis Love III, Ryan Moore, Rocco Mediate, Ricky Barnes, Vijay Singh,  Paul Goydos, Charley Hoffman, Brandt Snedeker, Boo Weekley and David Toms.

Lance Barrow is Coordinating Producer and Steve Milton is Director of CBS Sports' golf coverage. Harold Bryant is Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.

 
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