Mickelson, Horschel, Haas, Weekley, Simpson and Watson Head 'Greenbrier Classic' Field July 6-7

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July 2nd, 2013


via press release:

The PGA TOUR moves to White Sulphur Springs in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia this week for the GREENBRIER CLASSIC. CBS Sports is on-hand with third- and final-round coverage of the Greenbrier Classic from The Old White TPC Course on Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7 (3:00-6:00 PM, ET, both days), live on the CBS Television Network.
Jim Nantz, three-time Emmy Award Winner and five-time 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 serves as on-course reporter.
This weekend at the Greenbrier Classic and for all PGA TOUR events this year, CBS Sports’ PGA TOUR coverage is fully available through live streaming. Visitors to CBSSports.com and PGATOUR.com are directed to a co-branded video player to watch live streaming of Saturday’s and Sunday’s broadcasts. The live streaming also is available on the CBS Sports app for the iPhone and iPad, as well as through the CBSSports.com mobile website (m.cbssports.com). The CBS Sports app for Android features video on demand.
Last year, PGA TOUR rookie Ted Potter, Jr. began the final round four shots behind leader Webb Simpson, but ended regulation tied with Troy Kelly. Potter birdied the third extra-hole playoff to win his first TOUR event in his 16th career start.
Potter defends his title against an impressive field that includes last week’s AT&T National winner Bill Haas, past Greenbrier Classic winners Scott Stallings (2011) and Stuart Appleby (2010), Phil Mickelson, Billy Horschel, Boo Weekley, Bubba Watson, Louis Oosthuizen, Lucas Glover, D.A. Points, Nick Watney, Ryo Ishikawa, Jordan Spieth, Graham DeLaet, Carl Pettersson, Trevor Immelman, Mike Weir, Charles Howell III, Kyle Stanley, Ben Crane, Brian Gay, James Driscoll, Davis Love III, Jeff Overton, K.J. Choi, Ken Duke, Rory Sabbatini, Andres Romero, Justin Leonard, Ricky Barnes, Tom Watson, John Daly, Simpson and local fan favorite and Kentucky native Kenny Perry. Other players with local ties include Johnson Wagner and Brendon de Jonge, who both attended Virginia Tech.
The Greenbrier is an award-winning resort and a National Historic Landmark in the picturesque Allegheny Mountains. Sam Snead, World Golf Hall of Famer and the winningest player in PGA TOUR history, was the resort’s pro for 29 years and served as Golf Professional Emeritus from 1993 until his death in 2002.
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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Broadcast Dates
And Times (PM, ET) Tournament Location
July 6 (3:00-6:00 PM) The Greenbrier Classic The Old White Course TPC
July 7 (3:00-6:00 PM) White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.
July 13 (3:00-6:00 PM) John Deere Classic TPC Deere Run
July 14 (3:00-6:00 PM) Silvis, Ill.
July 27 (3:00-6:00 PM) RBC Canadian Open  Glen Abbey Golf Club
July 28 (3:00-6:00 PM) Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Aug. 3 (2:00-6:00 PM) WGC-Bridgestone Firestone Country Club
Aug. 4 (2:00-6:00 PM) Invitational South Course, Akron, Ohio
Aug. 8 (12:37-1:07 AM) PGA Championship Oak Hill Country Club
Aug. 9 (12:37-1:07 AM) Rochester, N.Y.
Aug. 10 (2:00-7:00 PM)
Aug. 11 (2:00-7:00 PM)
Aug. 17 (3:30-6:30 PM) Wyndham Championship Sedgefield Country Club
Aug. 18 (3:00-6:00 PM) Greensboro, N.C.
Aug. 24 (3:00-6:00 PM) The Barclays Liberty National Golf Course
Aug. 25 (2:00-6:00 PM) Jersey City, N.J.
*All golf shows will be shown in HD.

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