TNT & PGA.com to Present PGA Grand Slam of Golf Featuring Golfs Most Exclusive Foursome, October 14-15
Monday, October 13, 2014
TNT and PGA.com will present all-access coverage of the 32nd PGA Grand Slam of Golf, with four major champions competing Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 14-15, to determine the best-of-the-best in professional golf at Port Royal Golf Course in Bermuda. This year’s foursome boasts a combined nine major championships, including reigning major champions Rory McIlroy (Open Championship and PGA Championship), Martin Kaymer (U.S. Open) and Bubba Watson (Masters), along with past major champion and 2008 Grand Slam winner Jim Furyk.
TNT will provide exclusive coverage Tuesday, Oct. 14, from 4–7 p.m. ET/PT and Wednesday, Oct. 15 from 4–8 p.m. ET/PT, with all four players mic’d throughout course play, as well as behind-the-scenes features from Bermuda. TNT’s coverage will include announcers Brian Anderson (play-by-play) and Ian Baker-Finch (analyst), who played in the event in 1991 as Open Champion, and Billy Kratzert (course reporter).
Established in 1979, the PGA Grand Slam of Golf has grown from an 18-hole, single-day charity event to a 36-hole annual showdown that matches professional golf's best against each other for a $1.35 million purse. This year marks the eighth year the PGA Grand Slam of Golf has originated from Bermuda and the sixth consecutive year it has been played at Port Royal Golf Course.
PGA.com, the official website of the PGA of America, operated by Turner Sports, will provide exclusive live scoring, live updates and expert analysis both days on PGA.com. Grand Slam Live will give fans exclusive minute-by-minute updates as well as photos, video, social interaction and expert commentary from the course. The site also will provide a hole-by-hole course tour, player profiles, photo galleries and daily video highlights.
About Turner Sports
Turner Sports, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., is an industry leader in televised and online sports programming, airing championship-level sporting events on TBS, TNT and truTV, and managing some of the most popular sports sites on the Internet. Turner Sports’ television lineup includes the NBA, Major League Baseball, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship and professional golf. The company’s digital portfolio includes Bleacher Report, NCAA.com and March Madness Live, and PGA.com, as well as an accompanying collection of mobile websites and connected device apps. Turner Sports and the NBA also jointly manage NBA Digital, which includes NBA TV, NBA.com, NBA LEAGUE PASS, NBA Mobile, the NBA Game Time App, NBADLEAGUE.com and WNBA.com.