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Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that it will broadcast the 95
th PGA Championship, the season's final major golf championship, this
Thursday, Aug. 8, through
Sunday, Aug. 11, on channel 93 on XM and channel 208 on Sirius Premier.
SiriusXM's live coverage, from Oak Hill Country Club in
Rochester, N.Y., will be hosted by
Earl Forcey alongside analyst
John Maginnes, with hole-by-hole updates from roving reporters
Mark Carnevale and
On-course coverage will start daily at
12:00 pm ET (Thursday-Sunday) and will continue until the conclusion of each day's play. Live play-by-play will be preceded by the
PGA Championship Preview Show, hosted by
Matt Adams, starting each day at
10:00 am ET. After the conclusion of each round,
John Maginnes will host a special edition of his show,
Maginnes on Tap, to provide listeners with a wrap-up of the day's action with highlights and analysis.
The PGA Championship perennially showcases the strongest field in golf. Currently, 99 of the top 100 players in the Official World Golf Ranking are in the field for the 95
th PGA Championship. The event is returning for the third time to Oak Hill Country Club, which is widely recognized as one of America's finest courses and owns the distinction of being the only club to have hosted all six of the men's major championships that move around the U.S. – the PGA Championship, the Ryder Cup, the U.S. Open, the U.S. Amateur, the U.S. Senior Open and the Senior PGA Championship.
This year's field will include Tiger Woods, the world's top-ranked player and a four-time PGA Champion; 2005 PGA Champion
Phil Mickelson, who won the 2013 Open Championship last month; defending PGA Champion and World No. 3
Rory McIlroy; reigning U.S. Open Champion
Justin Rose; 2013 Masters Champion
Adam Scott, and many more of the world's best golfers.
In the days leading up to the Championship, SiriusXM hosts
Brian Katrek and
John Maginnes will broadcast their daily shows live from
Oak Hill, providing fans with daily golf talk and an in-depth analysis of this year's field. East broadcast day starts at
7:00 am ET with
Fairways of Life with Adams. Katrek's
Teed Off can be heard at
9:00 ET and
Maginnes on Tap airs at
5:00 pm ET. Listeners can also tune in on Tuesday and Wednesday from
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm ET to hear live coverage of player press conferences from the media center.
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About Sirius XM RadioSirius XM Radio Inc. is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by revenue and has more than 25 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and broadcasts commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment; and the most comprehensive Latin music, sports and talk programming in radio. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company in the U.S., from retailers nationwide, and online at
siriusxm.com. SiriusXM programming is also available through the
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SiriusXM Canada which has more than 2 million subscribers.
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