via press release:
CBS SPORTS PRESENTS LIVE THIRD AND FINAL-ROUND COVERAGE OF
AT&T PEBBLE BEACH NATIONAL PRO-AM ON FEBRUARY 11-12
Tiger Woods Makes His 2012 PGA TOUR Debut in Field Highlighted by Former Champions
Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, D.A. Points, 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. 11 (3:00-6:00 PM, ET) and Sunday, Feb. 12 (3:00-6:30 PM, ET). Jim Nantz, now in his 27th 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.
D.A. Points returns to defend last year’s victory and is once again teamed with amateur partner Bill Murray. The 2000 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am champion Tiger Woods is making his 2012 PGA TOUR debut, his seventh start at the event and first since finishing tied for 12th in 2002. Dustin Johnson looks to defend his 2009 and 2010 titles against a field highlighted by former champions including three-time champion Phil Mickelson (1998, 2005, 2007), two-time champion Davis Love III (2001, 2003) and 2004 champion Vijay Singh. Other top players in the field include Jim Furyk and Padraig Harrington making their 2012 TOUR debuts, Ian Poulter, Ricky Fowler, Stuart Appleby, Nick Watney, Sean O’Hair, Jason Bohn, Martin Laird, J.B. Holmes, Steve Elkington, Mike Weir, Zach Johnson, Rory Sabbatini, Charley Hoffman, Geoff Ogilvy, Paul Goydos, Brian Gay, Hunter Mahan, David Duval, Trevor Immelman and Boo Weekley.
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 San Francisco 49ers Head Coach Jim Harbaugh, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain, University of Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban, Oklahoma Head Coach Bob Stoops, actors/comedians George Lopez and Ray Romano, actors Eric Close, Chris O’Donnell, Oliver Hudson, Don Cheadle, Lucas Black, Josh Duhamel, Andy Garcia, country music recording artist Clay Walker, as well as many others.
Lance Barrow is Coordinating Producer and Steve Milton is Director of CBS Sports’ golf coverage. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and 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 9-12.
2012 CBS GOLF SCHEDULE
And Times (PM, ET) Tournament Location
Feb. 11 (3:00-6:00 PM) AT&T Pebble Beach Pebble Beach Golf Links
Feb. 12 (3:00-6:30 PM) National Pro-Am Spyglass Hill Golf Course
Monterey Peninsula Country Club
Pebble Beach, Calif.
Feb. 18 (3:00-6:00 PM) Northern Trust Open Riviera Country Club
Feb. 19 (3:00-6:30 PM) Pacific Palisades, Calif.
April 5 (11:35-11:50 PM) The MastersÒ Augusta National Golf Club
April 6 (11:35-11:50 PM) Augusta, Ga.
April 7 (3:30-7:00 PM)
April 8 (2:00-7:00 PM)
April 14 (3:00-6:00 PM) RBC Heritage Harbour Town Golf Links
April 15 (3:00-6:00 PM) Hilton Head Island, S.C.
April 21 (1:00-3:00 PM) Liberty Mutual Legends Savannah Harbor Golf Resort
April 22 (1:00-3:00 PM) of Golf (Champions TOUR) Savannah, Ga.
April 21 (3:00-6:00 PM) Valero Texas Open TPC San Antonio
April 22 (3:00-6:00 PM) San Antonio, Texas
April 28 (3:00-6:00 PM) Zurich Classic TPC Louisiana
April 29 (3:00-6:00 PM) of New Orleans Avondale, La.
May 5 (3:00-6:00 PM) Wells Fargo Quail Hollow Club
May 6 (3:00-6:00 PM) Championship Charlotte, N.C.
May 19 (3:00-6:00 PM) HP Byron Nelson TPC Four Seasons Las Colinas
May 20 (3:00-6:00 PM) Championship Irving, Texas
May 26 (3:00-6:00 PM) Crowne Plaza Invitational Colonial Country Club
May 27 (3:00-6:00 PM) at Colonial Fort Worth, Texas
June 2 (3:00-6:00 PM) the Memorial Tournament Muirfield Village Golf Club
June 3 (2:30-6:00 PM) presented by Dublin, Ohio
June 9 (3:00-6:00 PM) FedEx St. Jude Classic TPC Southwind
June10 (3:00-6:00 PM) Memphis, Tenn.
June 23 (3:00-6:00 PM) Travelers TPC River Highlands
June 24 (3:00-6:00 PM) Championship Cromwell, Conn.
June 30 (3:00-6:00 PM) AT&T National Congressional Country Club
July 1 (3:00-6:30 PM) Bethesda, Md.
July 7 (3:00-6:00 PM) The Greenbrier Classic The Old White Course TPC
July 8 (3:00-6:00 PM) White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.
July 14 (3:00-6:00 PM) John Deere Classic TPC Deere Run
July 15 (3:00-6:00 PM) Silvis, Ill.
July 28 (3:00-6:00 PM) RBC Canadian Open Hamilton Golf and Country Club
July 29 (3:00-6:00 PM) Ancaster, Ontario, Canada
Aug. 4 (2:00-6:00 PM) WGC-Bridgestone Firestone Country Club
Aug. 5 (2:00-6:00 PM) Invitational South Course
Aug. 9 (12:37-1:07 AM) PGA Championship The Ocean Course
Aug. 10 (12:37-1:07 AM) Kiawah Island, S.C.
Aug. 11 (2:00-7:00 PM)
Aug. 12 (2:00-7:00 PM)
Aug. 18 (3:00-6:00 PM) Wyndham Championship Sedgefield Country Club
Aug. 19 (3:00-6:00 PM) Greensboro, N.C.
Aug. 25 (3:00-6:00 PM) The Barclays Bethpage State Park’s
Aug. 26 (2:00-6:00 PM) Black Course