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08.08.2012

CBS SPORTS, CBS SPORTS NETWORK AND CBS SPORTS.COM DELIVER COMPLETE COVERAGE OF 94th PGA CHAMPIONSHIP FROM KIAWAH ISLAND BEGINNING THURSDAY, AUGUST 9

            CBS Sports, CBS Sports Network and CBSSports.com will be on-hand this week with complete coverage of the 94th PGA Championship contested at the Ocean Course in Kiawah Island, S.C.  

CBS Sports’ cameras will capture the action with live 18-hole coverage of the third and final rounds on Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12 (2:00-7:00 PM, ET; both days). CBSSports.com will provide live streaming coverage of CBS Sports’ broadcasts on Saturday and Sunday.

Jim Nantz, three-time Emmy Award winner and five-time National Sportscaster of the Year, will serve as anchor of CBS Sports’ 2012 PGA Championship golf coverage. Sir Nick Faldo, winner of six major championships and more than 40 tournaments worldwide, will serve as lead analyst. Ian Baker-Finch will call the action at the 17th hole, Gary McCord at the 16th  hole, Peter Oosterhuis at the 15th hole, Verne Lundquist at the 14th hole and Bill Macatee at the 13th hole.  David Feherty and Peter Kostis will serve as on-course reporters.   

In addition, CBS Sports will broadcast highlights of early-round action with Macatee and Feherty immediately following the LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN on Thursday, August 9 and Friday, August 10 (12:35-1:05 AM, ET/PT; both nights).  

CBS Sports Network (CBSSN) for the first time tees up coverage of the PGA Championship with ON THE RANGE, a live show originating from the Tournament Practice Range of The Ocean Course. CBS Sports Network’s coverage pairs with CBS Sports’ live 18-hole broadcast of third and final-round of the 94th PGA Championship.

ON THE RANGE will air each day of the Tournament, August 9-12 (8:30-10:30 AM, ET) featuring player interviews, analysis and a preview of the day’s action.  Grant Boone, Brian Crowell and Bobby Clampett will host the show each day.

CBS Sports Network’s PGA Championship programming also includes encore airings of CBS Sports’ third- and final-round broadcasts of the 2012 Tournament, as well as classic PGA Championships from years past.   The third round encore presentation will air Saturday, August 11 (10:00 PM-3:00 AM, ET) and the fourth round encore will air Monday, August 13 (12:00-5:00 AM, ET).  For a full programming schedule, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.

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Press:

Jennifer Sabatelle
212-975-4120
jsabatelle@cbs.com

Robin Brendle
212-975-1533
rlbrendle@cbs.com