June 10, 2012
COMING UP ON GOLF CHANNEL: 2010 U.S. OPEN CHAMP GRAEME
MCDOWELL ON 'FEHERTY', GERINA PILLER TO APPEAR
ON BIG BREAK ATLANTIS
David Feherty Sits Down with Fellow Irishman and 2010
U.S. Open Champion Graeme McDowell on 'Feherty'
LPGA Tour Professional and Big Break Alumnus Gerina
Piller Special Guest on Big Break Atlantis
The Golf Fix Live From The Olympic Club
Original Programming Premieres and Highlights
(All Times Eastern)Feherty (New)
Host: David Feherty
Guest: Graeme McDowell
Airtime: Monday, 10-11 p.m.
Monday's new episode of Feherty will feature David Feherty
sitting down with 2010 U.S. Open Champion and fellow
Irishman Graeme McDowell for a candid, far-reaching
discussion. The interview will include conversation about
McDowell's dreams growing up in Northern Ireland, playing
golf around the world, the emotions of winning the 2010
U.S. Open on Father's Day with his father greenside on the
72nd hole at Pebble Beach and the pressures of playing the
final and deciding match in the 2010 Ryder Cup. The two
also find time for some friendly competition with a game of
darts and a race at a local Go Kart track.
Big Break Atlantis (New)
Hosts: Stephanie Sparks, Tom Abbott
Airtime: Monday, 9-10 p.m.
Guest: Gerina Piller
Monday's new episode of Big Break Atlantis will feature a
special guest appearance from LPGA Tour professional and
Big Break alumnus Gerina Piller (Big Break Prince Edward
Island), who will compete alongside the eight remaining
competitors in the opening challenges. The episode also
will feature a never-before-seen challenge on the series -
Big Break Tic Tac Toe - as well as another twist
to the points race. One competitor will be eliminated at
the end of the show.
The participants on Big Break Atlantis are competing for
one of the largest grand prizes in series history - an
exemption to the 2012 LPGA Kingsmill Championship (Sept.
6-9) and more than $80,000 in cash and prizes.
Instruction and News Programming Premieres and
(All Times Eastern)
The Golf Fix (Live from The Olympic Club)
Host: Michael Breed
Airtime: Monday, 7-8 p.m.
Guests: U.S. Open qualifiers Casey Martin and Dennis
Miller; Golf Channel analyst Frank Nobilo and junior
golfers representing The First Tee
Monday's new episode of The Golf Fix will air live
from the driving range at The Olympic Club, when host
Michael Breed will tackle the major challenges the players
will face at the U.S. Open, featuring on-site tips and
instruction. Breed will be joined by special guests Casey
Martin, who will be making his first major championship
appearance since the 1998 U.S. Open at The Olympic
Club; U.S. Open qualifier Dennis Miller, Golf
Channel analyst Frank Nobilo and junior golfers
representing The First Tee of San Francisco.
Grey Goose 19th Hole (Live and On-Site at The Olympic
Host: Steve Sands
Panelists: Tripp Isenhour, Rex Hoggard, John Feinstein
Airtime: Wednesday, 6-7 p.m. ET
Host Steve Sands and panelists Tripp Isenhour, Rex Hoggard
and John Feinstein will host a special episode of The Grey
Goose 19th Hole on-site at The Olympic Club. The group will
discuss the hot topics in golf - in a round-table format -
heading into Thursday's opening round of the U.S.
Live From the U.S. Open
Live Airings: Monday, 3-7 p.m. (including news
Tuesday, 4-9 p.m. (including news conferences)
Wednesday, 7-9 p.m.
Thursday, 9 a.m.-Noon; 10 p.m.-Midnight
Friday, 9 a.m.-Noon, 10 p.m.-Midnight
Saturday, Noon-2:30 p.m., 10 p.m.-Midnight
Sunday, Noon-2:30 p.m., 10:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Golf Channel has planned 45 hours of live, wraparound news
coverage of the U.S. Open throughout the week,
featuring highlights, inside analysis, player interviews
and news conferences, special guest appearances and
compelling features. Headlined by its franchise show - Live
From the U.S. Open - coverage will begin Monday with
pre-tournament news conferences and conclude Sunday with a
two-hour recap show. Live From the U.S. Open will originate
from two sets at The Olympic Club - the main stage
overlooking the clubhouse and a roundtable stage on the
driving range. Live From coverage on Monday and Tuesday
will include pre-tournament player news conferences in the
afternoon, followed by shows in primetime each evening, and
the show will precede and follow tournament play