NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today that legendary golf coach and #1 bestselling author Hank Haney has signed a new multi-year deal that will expand the presence of his popular radio show on the SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio channel.
Starting January 27, Hank Haney Golf Radio, with Hank and other leading instructors and golf personalities, will now air seven days a week from 10:00 to 11:00 am ET throughout the year, giving listeners across the country more access to Haney's sought-after teaching methods and tips. His audience will also continue to get the kind of no-holds-barred insight and opinions on the game of golf that have made Hank Haney Golf Radio one of the most popular shows on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio.
For more info on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio, available nationwide on satellite radios and on mobile devices via the SiriusXM app, visit www.SiriusXM.com/SiriusXMPGATOURRadio.
Hank Haney Golf Radio first debuted on SiriusXM in January of 2014, airing every Saturday and Sunday. The program showcases Haney's proven teaching philosophy, which is to help his students become their own best teacher by better understanding the flight of the ball and how it relates to their individual swing. Listeners at all skill levels regularly can call in to the show and speak directly with Haney and other top instructors from the Hank Haney Golf Schools for tutoring and advice.
"Having dedicated the last 35 years of my career to helping golfers one student at a time, I am excited that SiriusXM has given me a platform to reach millions of golfers each week," said Haney. "The callers and listeners make every show different, and we are not afraid to cover any topic that interests people who love the game."
"Hank is an extraordinary teacher and, since his debut on SiriusXM, he has also proven himself to be an outstanding radio host," said Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM's President and Chief Content Officer. "His insight into the golf world and life on tour, and his ability to connect with his audience and help people improve their games, make his show a must listen for golf fans. We're very pleased to have Hank on our airwaves for the years ahead, and we're especially excited to now offer Hank Haney Golf Radio to our listeners every day of the week."
Haney is president of Hank Haney Golf Inc., which owns and operates five golf facilities in Texas. While he is best known for coaching Tiger Woods from 2004 to 2010, a span in which Woods won six major titles and was ranked #1 in the world, Haney has instructed over 200 touring professionals from the PGA TOUR, LPGA, Champions Tour, as well as the European, Japan, Australian and Asian Tours. His students have won every major championship in professional golf, as well as the most significant events in amateur and junior golf.
Haney has been recognized as one of the country's top teaching professionals by Golf Digest and Golf. He has authored four books on golf instruction, produced 14 instructional golf DVDs, written over 300 instructional articles over the years and has appeared on the cover of Golf Digest magazine six times. For six seasons, he hosted the popular Golf Channel reality show, The Haney Project, which featured Haney working to improve the game of celebrities such as Charles Barkley, Ray Romano, Rush Limbaugh and Michael Phelps. Haney's much discussed book, The Big Miss, about his years coaching Tiger Woods, was a #1 New York Times Bestseller.
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