NEW YORK, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM today announced the launch of a new weekly show featuring golf talk, analysis and instruction from several pros based out of the renowned Sea Island Golf Club on St. Simons Island in Georgia.
Sea Island Golf Radio airs every Wednesday from 7:00 to 8:00 pm ET on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio (XM channel 93, Sirius channel 208). The next show debuts tonight, June 18.
The program will be hosted each week by former PGA TOUR pro Brian Bateman, winner of the 2007 Buick Open, who will be joined by a rotating group of co-hosts who call Sea Island home.
Featured hosts will include Davis Love III, the 20-time PGA TOUR winner who won the 1997 PGA Championship, THE PLAYERS Championship in 1992 and 2003, and captained the U.S. Ryder Cup team in 2012. Love has lived on St. Simons Island since he was a teenager and hosts The McGladrey Classic, the PGA TOUR event played every fall at Sea Island Golf Club.
In addition to Love, listeners will hear regularly from 2009 U.S. Open Champion and three-time PGA TOUR winner Lucas Glover and Sea Island Director of Instruction Todd Anderson, who was named the 2010 National PGA Teacher of the Year.
Each week the hosts will discuss the latest news from the world of golf and interview fellow players and instructors from around the game. SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio listeners will also have the opportunity to call in to the show to seek instructional tips.
"Sea Island is home to an extraordinary group of players, coaches and trainers and we're pleased to have gathered several of those pros together to contribute to SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio," said Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM's President and Chief Content Officer. "Listeners who tune in to Sea Island Golf Radio will have access to a tremendous amount of talent and will find this show to be an outstanding source for both entertaining golf talk and expert instruction."
"It's great that SiriusXM is giving us the opportunity to share the inside story on our very special island and the people that live and visit here," Love said. "We're excited to get on the air and talk with listeners around the country."
SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio offers live golf play-by-play of PGA TOUR events and major championships. This year the channel unveiled an expanded programming lineup that offers the best daily golf talk, news, analysis and instruction on radio. Hosts on the channel include World Golf Hall of Fame member Ben Crenshaw, World No. 2 ranked player Henrik Stenson, Ian Poulter, Annika Sorenstam, Chris DiMarco, Rich Beem, Hank Haney, David Leadbetter, Jim McLean, Mark Carnevale, John Maginnes, Carl Paulson, Dennis Paulson, Matt Adams, Brian Katrek, Sandy McIlree, Larry Rinker, Lorne Rubenstein, Ben Shear, John Swantek, Jeff Warne, Greg Warmoth and Taylor Zarzour.
Visit www.SiriusXM.com/SiriusXMPGATOURRadio for a daily schedule.
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