TNT Streams PGA Grand Slam Of Golf Event
TNT and PGA.com are running deep with their coverage of the 32nd PGA Grand Slam of Golf this week
Teeing off from Port Royal Golf Course in Bermuda on Oct. 14 and 15, the event pits the holders of golf's four major championships. This year the field includes Bubba Watson (The Masters), Martin Kaymer (U.S. Open) and Rory McIroy (Open Championship and PGA). And since the world No. 1 captured the last two slams of the year, Jim Furyk, the past major champion and 2008 Grand Slam, has been slected to round out the four-man field.
TNT will provide exclusive coverage on Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and on Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., with the foursome mic'd throughout course play, as well as behind-the-scenes looks from Bermuda. The network's coverage features announcersBrian Anderson (play-by-play) and Ian Baker-Finch (analyst), who played in the event in 1991 as Open Champion, plus Billy Kratzert (course reporter).
The event will also be live-streamed coverage via www.tntdrama.com and the Watch TNT app, as well as through participating TV providers' websites and apps. Fans are able to access the PGA coverage whenever and wherever they want by logging in with the user name and password provided by their TV service provider.
PGA.com, the official website of the PGA of America, operated by Turner Sports, will provide exclusive live scoring, live updates and expert analysis on both days. 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.
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.
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