TNT’s Coverage of the 99th PGA Championship Continues Friday, Aug. 11, Featuring Jordan Spieth, Jason Day, Sergio Garcia & Dustin Johnson Starting at 1 p.m. ET
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Golden State Warriors’ Andre Iguodala to be Special Multi-Platform Contributor
for Turner Sports Throughout Friday’s Second Round Coverage
PGA Championship LIVE’s “Featured Groups” Tee Off Friday with Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler & Jon Rahm at 8:25 a.m., Followed by Justin Rose, Matt Kuchar & Chris Kirk at 8:35 a.m.
TNT’s exclusive second round coverage of the 99th PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte will feature Jordan Spieth, Jason Day, Sergio Garcia and Dustin Johnson on Friday, Aug. 11, starting at 1 p.m. ET. The network will also present live coverage on Saturday and Sunday, August 12-13, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
The network’s commentators include Sports Emmy Award winner Ernie Johnson and fellow host Brian Anderson, analysts Ian Baker-Finch and Billy Kratzert, with Amanda Balionis providing pre- and post-round interviews, and Former Masters Champion Trevor Immelman serving as an on-course analyst.
Additionally, two-time NBA Champion Andre Iguodala will serve as a special contributor across Turner Sports’ multimedia platforms on Friday. The current Golden State Warrior, an avid golfer, will contribute across TNT, CNN, PGAChampionship.com, the PGA Championship Apps, and PGA.com’s social media platforms.
The PGA’s redesigned suite of digital products, managed by Turner Sports, will continue to offer extensive live event coverage including “Featured Groups” live streaming for iOS, Android, Roku platforms and desktop via the Sports Emmy Award-winning PGA Championship LIVE experience.
Friday’s PGA.com “Featured Groups” will tee off with Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler and Jon Rahm at 8:25 a.m., followed by Justin Rose, Matt Kuchar and Chris Kirk at 8:35 a.m. Later, coverage will follow Garcia, Brooks Koepka and Spieth at 1:35 p.m., along with Day, Johnson and Henrik Stenson at 1:45 p.m.
Anderson and Brian Katrek will anchor PGA Championship LIVE’s coverage alongside analysts Kratzert and Michael Breed, with Shane O’Donoghue and Katrek serving as a course reporters.
Special for this year’s event, PGA Championship LIVE includes dedicated live video coverage of “The Green Mile” – Quail Hollow’s trying three-hole finishing stretch – from 1-7 p.m. each day. Fans are able to to view a simulcast of the television coverage via PGA.com, with TNT’s coverage requiring viewers to log in with their user name and password given to them by their TV service provider.
Coverage also extends to social where fans can follow along and see a variety of distinctive social content from the course and off the course across PGA.com’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat accounts.