Innovative Ryder Cup 1st Tee Experience Show – Live from Hazeltine National Golf Club – to Premiere Friday, Sept. 30, at 8 a.m. ET
Thursday, September 29, 2016
PGA of America Teams with Turner Sports and NBC Sports to Showcase Raucous 1st Tee Amphitheater with Unique Digital-Only Show for RyderCup.com, GolfChannel.com, Facebook & Sky
Multi-Camera Pixellot Technology to be Utilized for First Time During an International Golf Event
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Sept. 29, 2016) – The new Ryder Cup 1st Tee Experience show will give fans a special look at one of sports’ most intense and raucous atmospheres, the 1st tee amphitheater area at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn., starting Friday, Sept. 30 at 8 a.m. ET.
The digital-only live stream, available via RyderCup.com, the suite of Ryder Cup apps, GolfChannel.com, NBCSports.com, Sky Sports mobile apps and Facebook LIVE, will start 30 minutes prior to each session and capture the scene surrounding every group teeing off over the course of the event’s three days.
The first-of-its-kind, dedicated Ryder Cup 1st Tee Experience – hosted by Gary Williams – will showcase the grandstand’s rowdy environment, from animated pro-USA and European fans, to special celebrity guests, player exchanges, interviews and live action.
Produced in collaboration between The PGA of America, Turner Sports and NBC Sports, the show will utilize multi-camera Pixellot technology to stitch together four unmanned camera angles to deliver the program’s definitive video coverage.
The Daily 1st Tee Experience Live Stream Schedule:
Friday, Sept. 30: 8 a.m. & 1 p.m. ET
Saturday, Oct. 1: 8 a.m. & 1 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 2: 11:30 a.m.
RyderCup.com is the official site of The PGA of America operated by Turner Sports; the Ryder Cup apps are managed by Turner Sports on behalf of The PGA of America and Ryder Cup Europe.