NEW YORK, May 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --SiriusXM will offer listeners nationwide coverage of the return of live golf with live play-by-play and talk coverage of the TaylorMade Driving Relief charity skins match at Seminole Golf Club on May 17.
Live play-by-play coverage of the match will air on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio (Sirius channel 208, XM channel 92) on SiriusXM radios and the SiriusXM app beginning Sunday at 2:00 pm ET. The play-by-play broadcast team will feature Earl Forcey with former PGA Tour pros Mark McCumber and Mark Carnevale.
SiriusXM's live coverage will also include exclusive pre- and post-match coverage hosted by former Tour pro Mark Lye and Kraig Kann. Pre-match coverage will begin at 12:00 pm ET and post-match coverage will air immediately following the conclusion of play. In addition to live match coverage, golf fans continue to get daily news, analysis and interviews on the exclusive 24/7 SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio channel.
TaylorMade Driving Relief will feature four-time major champion and current World No. 1 Rory McIlroy and 20-time PGA TOUR winner Dustin Johnson teaming up against five-time PGA TOUR winner Rickie Fowler and 2019 first-time TOUR winner Matthew Wolff. The competition will follow strict CDC social distancing guidelines, local mandates and will utilize appropriate testing measures to help protect the health and safety of the golfers, production crew and others on site.
TaylorMade Driving Relief is centered around a $3 million charity skins match supported by UnitedHealth Group to raise money and awareness for the American Nurses Foundation and CDC Foundation. The team of McIlroy-Johnson will compete on behalf of the American Nurses Foundation while Fowler-Wolff play for the CDC Foundation.
SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio and live coverage of TaylorMade Driving Relief are available to SiriusXM subscribers nationwide and to everyone – including anyone who is not already a SiriusXM subscriber – on the SiriusXM app and connected devices as part of SiriusXM's free streaming access period through May 31. For more information and to start listening, visit: SiriusXM.com/streamfree.
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