SiriusXM Announces Extensive Broadcast Lineup for 2020 PGA Merchandise Show
Six SiriusXM Town Hall Broadcasts on the PGA Forum Stage, more than ever before, will feature some of the biggest names in golf - including Greg Norman, PGA President Suzy Whaley, PGA of America CEO Seth Waugh, and many others
Many of golf's best instructors and coaches will be on hand to share their insight and expertise nationwide on SiriusXM
From the PGA Forum Stage and SiriusXM set on the Show Floor and at PGA Demo Day, SiriusXM will give listeners four days of programming from inside the golf industry's biggest event
NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM today announced its extensive coverage for this year's PGA Merchandise Show, the industry's MAJOR of Golf Business, (Jan. 21-24) in Orlando, Florida. SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio, SiriusXM's exclusive 24/7 golf channel, will deliver four days of coverage from PGA Show Demo Day at the Orange County National Golf Center and the 2020 PGA Merchandise Show at the Orange County Convention Center, giving listeners special access to one of the biggest events on the golf calendar that is otherwise not open to the public.
The SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio channel is available to listeners nationwide on SiriusXM radios (Sirius channel 208, XM channel 92), on the SiriusXM app and on a wide variety of connected devices and speakers. For more go to SiriusXM.com/SiriusXMPGATOURRadio.
This year's coverage is highlighted by six feature event SiriusXM Town Hall broadcasts from the PGA Forum Stage that will bring together some of the most successful and experienced personalities from the world of golf to focus on key aspects of the game and the business. SiriusXM's PGA Merchandise Show Town Halls will spotlight:
World Golf Hall of Fame memberGreg Norman, PGA will bring his unparalleled acumen as both a player and businessman to the PGA Forum Stage for a special Town Hall-style edition of his SiriusXM show, Attack Life Radio, focusing on entrepreneurship and what it takes to succeed in the business that supports the game. Norman's featured guests will be PGA of America CEO Seth Waugh and former NFL QB Ron Jaworski, who owns and operates several golf courses. Norman will also discuss the importance of fitness with renowned conditioning coach Joey Diovisalvi. When: Wed., Jan. 22 at 12:00 pm ET (Airs Live on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio)
Teaching and Coaching:
SiriusXM's annual Teaching and Coaching Town Hall will feature several of the game's prominent PGA and LPGA Instructors who are also regular SiriusXM hosts – Michael Breed, PGA; Debbie Doniger; Jim McLean, PGA; Larry Rinker, PGA and David Armitage, PGA. When: Wed., Jan. 22 at 1:00 pm ET (The show will air on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio that night at 10:00 pm ET).
PGA PresidentSuzy Whaley, PGA; SiriusXM's Carl Paulson; and PGA Jr. League Captains Mike Suhre, PGA and Jason Witczak, PGA will discuss growing the game for young players. When: Thurs., Jan. 23 at 12:00 pm ET (Airs Live on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio)
The Role of PGA Professionals in the Game:
SiriusXM host and eight-time PGA Tour winner Brad Faxon, PGA will sit down with five respected and experienced club professionals – Bob Ford, PGA (Seminole G.C. and Oakmont G.C.), Jack Druga, PGA (Shinnecock Hills, G.C.), Keith Maxwell, PGA (Sunningdale G.C.), Jeff Warne, PGA (The Bridge G.C.) and Caroline Basarab, PGA – to discuss the important roles a PGA Professional plays in the game and business of golf. When: Thurs., Jan. 23 at 2:00 pm ET (The show will air on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio on Jan. 25, at 7:00 am ET).
College Teaching & Coaching:
Carl Paulson and some of the most successful collegiate coaches in golf – including NCAA Champion Conrad Ray (Stanford), Trey Jones (Florida State) and Frank Darby, PGA (St. Johns, Manhattan) – will share their thoughts on college coaching and mentoring up-and-coming players. When: Fri., Jan. 24 at 10:00 am ET (Airs Live on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio)
The Growth of Women's Golf:
SiriusXM host and top instructor Debbie Doniger; former college player and 34 Group CEO Patti Thomas; PGA teaching professional and women's golf league founder Mike D'Agostino, PGA; and Carl Paulson will discuss the growth of women's professional and amateur golf, and efforts to continue to increase female participation in the game. When: Fri., Jan. 24 at 11:00 am ET (Airs Live on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio)
"We're very excited and proud of our coverage of this year's PGA Merchandise Show," said Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM's President and Chief Content Officer. "Our six Town Hall events, more than we've ever done at the PGA Show before, will deliver important insight and conversation on some of the central topics and instructional practices in golf. All of our programming, airing from Orlando and heard nationwide, will be enlightening for golf fans and anyone who is associated with the game."
These Town Hall events and SiriusXM's coverage throughout the week will give listeners exclusive access to insights on the game from many of the world's foremost PGA Professionals, on shows hosted by many SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio hosts, including former PGA Tour pros and several of the game's leading PGA Professionals. (See schedule below.)
SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio Schedule from the PGA Merchandise Show: (All times ET)
Tuesday, Jan. 21 – PGA Show Demo Day 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Inside the Ropes with Carl Paulson and Dennis Paulson (live) 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.: On Course with Frank Darby, PGA and Brian Crowell, PGA (live) 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Moment of Impact with Bill Price, PGA and Chris Voshall (live) 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.: On Tap with Katrek and Maginnes with Brian Katrek and John Maginnes (live)
Wednesday, Jan. 22 – PGA Merchandise Show 7 a.m. – 8 a.m.: The Starter with Taylor Zarzour (live on SiriusXM set) 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.: A New Breed of Golf (live on Titleist set) 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Inside the Ropes (live on SiriusXM set) 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.: SiriusXM Town Hall: Entrepreneurship with Greg Norman, PGA (live on PGA stage) 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.: SiriusXM Town Hall: Teaching and Coaching (live on PGA stage, taped for later airing on SiriusXM) 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.: On Course (on SiriusXM set, taped for later airing) 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.: Rinker's Golf Tips (on SiriusXM set, taped for later airing) 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.: PGA of America Radio with David Marr III (live on PGA Stage) 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Time to Let it Fly with Mark Lye (live on SiriusXM set) 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.: On Tap with Katrek and Maginnes (live on SiriusXM set) 10 p.m. – 11 p.m.: Airing of SiriusXM Town Hall: Teaching and Coaching
Thursday, Jan. 23 – PGA Merchandise Show 7 a.m. – 8 a.m.: The Starter (live on SiriusXM set) 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.: A New Breed of Golf (live on Titleist set) 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Inside the Ropes (live on SiriusXM set) 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.: SiriusXM Town Hall: Junior Golf (live on PGA stage) 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.: SiriusXM Town Hall: Club Pros (live on PGA stage, taped for later airing)
Friday, Jan. 24 – PGA Merchandise Show 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.: SiriusXM Town Hall: College Teaching & Coaching (live on PGA Stage) 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.: SiriusXM Town Hall: Women's Golf (live on PGA Stage) 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.: Inside the Ropes (live on SiriusXM set)
SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio will also provide listeners live play by play of all four rounds of the Farmers Insurance Open, starting at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT Thursday-Sunday.
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