via press release:
CBS SPORTS PRESENTS LIVE THIRD AND FINAL-ROUND COVERAGE OF
AT&T PEBBLE BEACH NATIONAL PRO-AM ON FEBRUARY 12-13
Dustin Johnson Aims For Third Straight Title in Field Highlighted by Former Champions
Phil Mickelson, Vijay Singh and Davis Love III
CBS Sports travels to the picturesque Monterey Peninsula to cover the AT&T PEBBLE BEACH NATIONAL PRO-AM, contested at the world renowned Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill Golf Club and Monterey Peninsula Country Club in Pebble Beach, Calif. CBS Sports broadcasts the third and final-rounds live on Saturday, Feb. 12 (3:00-6:00 PM, ET) and Sunday, Feb. 13 (3:00-6:30 PM, ET). Jim Nantz, now in his 26th year covering golf at CBS, serves as anchor of CBS Sports’ golf coverage. Sir Nick Faldo, winner of six majors and more than 40 tournaments worldwide, serves as lead analyst alongside Nantz in the 18th tower. Ian Baker-Finch mans the 17th; Gary McCord the 16th; and David Feherty and Peter Kostis round out the Network’s golf announce team in Pebble Beach as on-course reporters.
World Golf No. 14-ranked Dustin Johnson looks to defend his 2009 and 2010 titles against a field highlighted by former champions including World Golf No. 4-ranked and three-time champion Phil Mickelson (1998, 2005, 2007), two-time champion Davis Love III (2001, 2003) and 2004 champion Vijay Singh. Other Top 25-ranked players in the field include No. 10-ranked Jim Furyk and No. 21-ranked Hunter Mahan. Among the many others that will vie for the prestigious title include Mike Weir, Padraig Harrington, John Daly, David Duval, Trevor Immelman, Justin Leonard, Geoff Ogilvy, Mark Wilson, Brandt Snedeker, Tommy Gainey, Rocco Mediate and Jesper Parnevik.
During Saturday’s coverage, which traditionally focuses more on the celebrity Pro-Am round on Pebble Beach Golf Course, CBS Sports’ Nantz and Faldo conduct interviews on the 17th tee with the many celebrity golfers that also make up the Pro-Am field including New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, World Series champion San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain, actors/comedians Bill Murray, Ray Romano and George Lopez, actors Kevin Costner, Andy Garcia, Chris O’Donnell, Oliver Hudson, professional boxer Oscar de la Hoya, women’s soccer star and Olympic gold medalist Brandi Chastain, country music recording artist Clay Walker, professional surfer Kelly Slater, as well as many others.
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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CBS Sports Contacts: Jen Sabatelle and Robin Brendle can be reached at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am at (831) 626-9834 from February 8-13.
2011 CBS GOLF SCHEDULE
And Times (PM, ET) Tournament Location
Feb. 12 (3:00-6:00 PM) AT&T Pebble Beach Pebble Beach Golf Links
Feb. 13 (3:00-6:30 PM) National Pro-Am Spyglass Hill Golf Club
Monterey Peninsula Country Club
Pebble Beach, Calif.
Feb. 19 (3:00-6:00 PM) Northern Trust Open Riviera Country Club
Feb. 20 (3:00-6:30 PM) Pacific Palisades, Calif.
April 7 (11:35-11:50 PM) The MastersÒ Augusta National Golf Club
April 8 (11:35-11:50 PM) Augusta, Ga.
April 9 (3:30-7:00 PM)
April 10 (2:00-7:00 PM)
April 16 (3:00-6:00 PM) Valero Texas Open TPC San Antonio
April 17 (3:00-6:00 PM) San Antonio, Texas
April 23 (1:00-3:00 PM) Liberty Mutual Legends Savannah Harbor Golf Resort
April 24 (1:00-3:00 PM) of Golf (Champions TOUR) Savannah, Ga.
April 23 (3:00-6:00 PM) The Heritage Harbour Town Golf Links
April 24 (3:00-6:00 PM) Hilton Head Island, S.C.
April 30 (3:00-6:00 PM) Zurich Classic TPC Louisiana
May 1 (3:00-6:00 PM) of New Orleans Avondale, La.
May 7 (3:00-6:00 PM) Wells Fargo Quail Hollow Club
May 8 (3:00-6:00 PM) Championship Charlotte, N.C.
May 21 (3:00-6:00 PM) Crowne Plaza Invitational Colonial Country Club
May 22 (3:00-6:00 PM) at Colonial Fort Worth, Texas
May 28 (3:00-6:00 PM) HP Byron Nelson TPC Four Seasons Resort
May 29 (3:00-6:00 PM) Championship Irving, Texas
June 4 (3:00-6:00 PM) the Memorial Tournament Muirfield Village Golf Club
June 5 (2:30-6:00 PM) presented by Dublin, Ohio
June 11 (3:00-6:00 PM) FedEx St. Jude Classic TPC Southwind
June 12 (3:00-6:00 PM) Memphis, Tenn.
June 25 (3:00-6:00 PM) Travelers TPC River Highlands
June 26 (3:00-6:00 PM) Championship Cromwell, Conn.
July 2 (3:00-6:00 PM) AT&T National Aronimink Golf Club
July 3 (3:00-6:30 PM) Newtown Square, Pa.
July 9 (3:00-6:00 PM) John Deere Classic TPC Deere Run
July 10 (3:00-6:00 PM) Silvis, Ill.
July 23 (3:00-6:00 PM) RBC Canadian Open Shaughnessy Golf and CC
July 24 (3:00-6:00 PM) Vancouver, British Columbia
July 30 (3:00-6:00 PM) The Greenbrier Classic The Old White Course
July 31 (3:00-6:00 PM) White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.
Aug. 6 (2:00-6:00 PM) WGC-Bridgestone Firestone Country Club
Aug. 7 (2:00-6:00 PM) Invitational South Course
Aug. 11 (12:37-1:07 AM) PGA Championship Atlanta Athletic Club
Aug. 12 (12:37-1:07 AM) Duluth, Ga.
Aug. 13 (2:00-7:00 PM)
Aug. 14 (2:00-7:00 PM)
Aug. 20 (3:00-6:00 PM) Wyndham Championship Sedgefield Country Club
Aug. 21 (3:00-6:00 PM) Greensboro, N.C.
Aug. 27 (3:00-6:00 PM) The Barclays Plainfield Country Club
Aug. 28 (2:00-6:00 PM) Edison, N.J.