via press release:
PGA TOUR, CBS Sports Expand Longstanding Relationship
PGA TOUR Entertainment providing CBS Sports Network with special programming
for first time, airing weeks of WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and The Barclays
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (July 28, 2014) – As an expansion of the longstanding broadcast partnership between the PGA TOUR and CBS Sports, PGA TOUR Entertainment is providing special programming that will air on CBS Sports Network during the weeks of the CBS Television Network’s broadcasts of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational and The Barclays.
PGA TOUR Entertainment has produced four 60-minute recap shows as well as four half-hour “countdown” shows, entitled PGA TOUR Presents The 9… . Two tournament recaps and two countdown shows will air twice on CBS Sports Network during each tournament week.
The programming begins today at 9 p.m. ET with consecutive countdown shows, followed at 10 p.m. with an hour-long summary of the 2000 Bridgestone Invitational, widely remembered for champion Tiger Woods’ final approach shot to the 18th green at Firestone Country Club in virtual darkness. The first countdown show features “The 9 Clutch Hole Outs” and the second features “The 9 Greatest Rounds.”
The second package of shows for the week of The Barclays will include a compilation of the four 2007 FedExCup Playoffs when Tiger Woods won the inaugural title, the 2012 FedExCup Playoffs when Brandt Snedeker emerged the champion, plus “The 9 Toughest Tests” and “The 9 All-Time Records.”
“We are very pleased to expand our relationship with CBS Sports by providing this package of special programming and giving fans the opportunity to relive these memorable moments on CBS Sports Network,” said Rick Anderson, PGA TOUR Executive Vice President for Global Media. “This is a natural extension of our partnership that also utilizes some of the great action captured through CBS telecasts.”
The programming schedule is as follows:
PGA TOUR Classics
2000 Bridgestone Invitational -Tiger Woods Winner
Monday, July 28, 2014 10:00PM
Tuesday, August 2, 2014 10:00AM
2007 Bridgestone Invitational - Tiger Woods Winner
Monday, July 29, 2014 9:00PM
Tuesday, July 30, 2014 10:00PM
2007 FedExCup Playoffs (compilation of all four events) - Tiger Woods Winner
Monday, August 19, 2014 9:00PM
Tuesday, August 23, 2014 11:00AM
2012 FedExCup Playoffs (compilation of all four events) - Brandt Snedeker Winner
Monday, August 19, 2014 10:00PM
Tuesday, August 23, 2014 10:00AM
PGA TOUR Presents The 9...
PGA TOUR Presents The 9 - CLUTCH HOLE OUTS
Monday, July 28, 2014 9:00PM
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 10:30PM
PGA TOUR Presents The 9 - GREATEST ROUNDS
Monday, July 28, 2014 9:30PM
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 10:00PM
PGA TOUR Presents The 9 - TOUGHEST TESTS
Monday, August 19, 2014 11:00PM
Tuesday, August 23, 2014 12:30PM
PGA TOUR Presents The 9 - ALL-TIME RECORDS
Monday, August 19, 2014 11:30PM
Tuesday, August 23, 2014 12:00PM
About CBS Sports Network
CBS Sports Network is the 24-hour home of CBS Sports and is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 221 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, and to access the CBS Sports Network channel finder, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.
About PGA TOUR
The PGA TOUR is the world’s premier membership organization for touring professional golfers, co-sanctioning more than 130 tournaments on the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour, Web.com Tour, NEC Series-PGA TOUR Latinoamérica, PGA TOUR Canada and PGA TOUR China.
The PGA TOUR’s mission is to entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, generate significant charitable and economic impact in the communities in which it plays, and provide financial opportunities for TOUR players.
Worldwide, PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcast to more than 1 billion households in 225 countries and territories in 32 languages. Virtually all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations in order to maximize charitable giving. In 2013, tournaments across all Tours generated more than $134 million for local and national charitable organizations and in early 2014 the TOUR’s all-time charitable contributions surpassed $2 billion.
The PGA TOUR's web site is PGATOUR.COM, the No. 1 site in golf, and the organization is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.
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