PGA Championships: Big weekend for TNT and CBS
This week it will be CBS and Turner Sports with the comprehensive multimedia coverage of the 95thPGAChampionshipfrom Oak Hill Country Clubs East Course in Rochester, N.Y., TNT will televise 18 hours of exclusive live action including six hours each day onThursdayandFriday,Aug. 8-9,from1-7 p.m. ET, along with live coverage of the third and fourth rounds onSaturdayandSunday,Aug. 10-11,from11 a.m.-2 p.m.
CBS Sports will cover the action at all 18 holes of Oak Hill Country Club (East Course) with live coverage of the third and final rounds onSaturday, Aug. 10andSunday, Aug. 11(2:00-7:00 PM, ET; both days). In addition, CBS Sports will broadcast highlights of early-round action immediately following the LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN onThursday, Aug. 8andFriday, Aug. 9(12:35-1:05 AM, ET/PT; both nights).
CBS Sports Network will be a big part of the networks coverage plan again this year. PGA CHAMPIONSHIP ON THE RANGE returns for the second year live from the Tournament Practice Range of Oak Hill onThursday, Aug. 8andFriday, Aug. 9(8:30-10:30 AM, ET) featuring player interviews, analysis and a preview of the days action.Grant Boone, Brian CrowellandBobby Clampetthost the show each day.
The broadcast crews: for TNT commentators will include hostErnie Johnson, analystsIan Baker-FinchandBilly Kratzertand reporterVince Cellini.
The CBS team is led by hostJim Nantz, with Sir Nick Faldo, serving as lead analyst. Ian Baker-Finchwillcall the action at the 17thhole,Gary McCord at the 16thhole,Peter Oosterhuisat the 15thhole,Verne Lundquistat the 14thhole andBill Macateeat the 13thhole. David Feherty,Peter KostisandBilly Kratzertwill serve as on-course reporters.
Broadband can be found at PGA.com and the radio is Sirius XM.