Marquee Groups Highlight 95th PGA Championship Coverage on TNT and PGA.com, August 8-11

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August 6th, 2013

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Marquee Groups Highlight 95th PGA Championship Coverage on TNT and PGA.com, Aug. 8-11 TNT Tees Off 18 Hours of Exclusive Live Coverage on Thursday Aug. 8, at 1 p.m. ET

Marquee Group Coverage via PGA Championship LIVE Begins Thursday at 8:30 a.m.
PGA Championship winners Tiger Woods (2007, 2006, 2000, 1999), Keegan Bradley (2011) and Davis Love III (1997), along with Phil Mickelson (winner of the championship in 2005), Adam Scott and Justin Rose, will be highlighted as part of TNT and PGA.com’ s comprehensive coverage of the 95th PGA Championship from Oak Hill Country Club’s East Course in Rochester, N.Y.

PGA.com will provide live coverage of the marquee group consisting of Woods, Bradley and Love III on Thursday, Aug. 8, beginning at 8:35 a.m. The second marquee group – featuring Scott, Rose and Mickelson – will begin their round on TNT and PGA.com at 1:45 p.m. On Friday, Aug. 9, the marquee group of Mickelson, Rose and Scott will tee off at 8:35 a.m., followed by Woods, Bradley and Love III at 1:45 p.m. Marquee groups for Saturday, Aug. 10, and Sunday, Aug. 11, will be determined following Friday’s action. Fans can follow the marquee groups and par-3 coverage via PGA Championship LIVE.

As a part of Turner Sports’ comprehensive multimedia coverage of the 95th PGA Championship from Oak Hill Country Club’s East Course in Rochester, N.Y., TNT will televise 18 hours of exclusive live action including six hours each day on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 8-9, from 1-7 p.m. ET, along with live coverage of the third and fourth rounds on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 10-11, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

This marks the 23rd consecutive year of Turner Sports’ coverage of the PGA Championship and TNT’s 15th straight year televising the event. TNT commentators will include Sports Emmy Award-winning hostErnie Johnson, analysts Ian Baker-Finch and Billy Kratzert and reporter Vince Cellini.

PGA.com, managed by Turner Sports, will offer extensive coverage of the event including live streaming via PGA Championship LIVE, an award-winning digital franchise with multiple live video streams allowing fans to follow marquee groups and par-3 coverage. This year, PGA Championship LIVE will offer fans a new and improved design including a larger screen devoted to video and a responsive design which allows for the best display across a wide variety of devices. PGA Championship LIVE is available on all platforms including desktop, mobile web, iOS and Android. PGA.com’s announce team will include host Brian Katrek, analyst Michael Breed, featured reporter Matt Adams, course reporters Craig Sagerand Ted Tryba and media center reporter Amanda Balionis.

For more information on Turner Sports’ multiplatform coverage plans for the 95th PGA Championship, click here.

About Turner Sports
Turner Sports, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., is an industry leader in the delivery of premium sports content across all multimedia screens. Turner Sports’ television coverage includes the NBA, Major League Baseball, NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, NASCAR and professional golf. The company also manages some of the most popular sports destinations across broadband and mobile platforms including Bleacher Report and its top-rated Team Stream app, NCAA.com and the critically-acclaimed NCAA March Madness Live suite of products, PGA.com and the Sports Emmy Award-winning PGA Championship LIVE, as well as an accompanying collection of mobile sites and connected device apps. Turner Sports and the NBA also jointly manage NBA Digital, a robust collection of offerings including NBA TV, NBA.com, NBA LEAGUE PASS, NBA Mobile, the NBA Game Time App, NBADLEAGUE.com and WNBA.com.

 
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