NBCU’s Golf Channel Unveils New Logo

By | Monday December 16, 2013 @ 11:22am PST

image004The new logo, which reflects the network’s evolving golf media businesses within the NBC Sports Group, will roll out on Golf Channel’s various platforms in May 2014, the network said today. The roll out will coincide with The Players Championship, … Read More »

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Michael Phelps Follows Gold With…Golf

By | Saturday August 11, 2012 @ 2:27pm PDT

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ORLANDO, Fla. (Aug. 11, 2012) – Recently crowned the most decorated Olympian in history with an astonishing 22 career Olympic medals, U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has plans for the next stage of his career: to play the world’s greatest golf courses and improve his golf game under the watchful eye of Golf Channel’s Hank Haney. The Haney Project will chronicle Phelps’ attempts to improve his game from tee-to-green with the guidance of Tiger Woods’ former swing coach when the hit original series returns for a fifth season on Golf Channel – television’s fastest-growing network among those servicing more than 80 million homes – in February 2013. The announcement was made today by Phelps and Mike McCarley, President, Golf Channel.

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Ex-HBO Sports Head Ross Greenburg Lands At NBC Sports Group

By | Thursday November 10, 2011 @ 10:09pm PST

Ross Greenburg, who in July departed as president of HBO Sports, has been tapped to produce documentaries for the newly formed NBC Sports Group, which includes the NBC Sports Network, Golf Channel and NBC. He also will produce Costas Read More »

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FCC Bureau Sides With Tennis Channel In Comcast Dispute

By | Monday July 11, 2011 @ 5:21pm PDT

The FCC’s Enforcement Bureau has told a chief administrative law judge that Comcast should be forced to carry the Tennis Channel the same way the cabler carries its own Golf Channel and Versus networks, setting up a showdown Wednesday … Read More »

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CBS Sports’ David Feherty Lands Golf Channel Series

By | Monday May 9, 2011 @ 1:08pm PDT

CBS Sports analyst David Feherty, the pro golfer-turned-golf analyst who has written four books and is co-announcer on EA Sports’ popular Tiger Woods golf video games, is getting his own show on the Golf Channel. Feherty, a 12-part original series and the network’s … Read More »

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Post-Merger NBC Sports Group Unveils Executive Team

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With Comcast’s acquisition of NBC Universal completed, the newly formed NBC Sports Group – which consists of NBC Sports, Golf Channel, VERSUS and 11 Comcast regional sports networks – this morning unveiled its executive structure under chairman Dick Ebersol. Turner veteran Mark Lazarus, who has long been rumored to take run the new group’s cable properties, is the only outsider on the team, while NBC Sports execs are being given the reins of Comcast’s Versus and Golf Channel. Here is a rundown of the new exec hierarchy: Read More »

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