SiriusXM announced its programming schedule as the exclusive national radio broadcaster for the 121st U.S. Open Championship, played June 17-20 at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, California. Subscribers can listen to U.S. Open Championship coverage nationwide in their car on Channel 92 or stream it on the SiriusXM app.
The extensive production will provide listeners with 45 hours of live shot-by-shot coverage from the course across all four rounds of play. On Thursday and Friday, with the full field on the course, SiriusXM’s coverage will extend from the day’s first tee time at 9:45am ET through the end of play. On the weekend, SiriusXM’s on-course coverage will begin at 10am ET on Saturday and Sunday and run through the completion of play both days. If a playoff occurs, SiriusXM will provide live coverage of every shot played.
Broadcast Schedule (all times ET)
8-10am: Michael Breed, Carl Paulson
10am-1pm: Drew Stoltz, Gary McCord, Jason Sobel, Carl Paulson
1-5pm: Taylor Zarzour, Dennis Paulson, Mark Lye, Carl Paulson
5-10pm: Brian Katrek, Mark Carnevale, Dennis Paulson, John Maginnes, Fred Albers, Jason Sobel, Taylor Zarzour
10am-12pm ET: Drew Stoltz, Gary McCord, Jason Sobel, Carl Paulson
12-4pm ET: Taylor Zarzour, Dennis Paulson, Mark Lye, Carl Paulson
4-9pm: Brian Katrek, Mark Carnevale, John Maginnes, Fred Albers, Taylor Zarzour, Jason Sobel
10am-12pm: Drew Stoltz, Gary McCord, Jason Sobel, Carl Paulson
12-3pm: Taylor Zarzour, Dennis Paulson, Mark Lye, Carl Paulson
3-8pm: Brian Katrek, Mark Carnevale, John Maginnes, Fred Albers, Taylor Zarzour, Jason Sobel
San Diego native and PGA Tour winner Dennis Paulson, who counts Torrey Pines as his home course, will play multiple roles in SiriusXM’s broadcast throughout the week. At various times, he will serve as the in-booth analyst, a roving reporter on the course, and one of SiriusXM’s post-round hosts. Dennis will also host his regular SiriusXM show, Inside the Ropes, along with Carl Paulson, from the Torrey Pines driving range Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, where they will interview players, coaches, and caddies preparing for the year’s third major.
Immediately following each round, listeners will hear a wrap-up of the day’s play, hosted by David Marr III, Mark Lye, Paulson, and multiple U.S. Open champions and top performers, including three-time U.S. Open champion Hale Irwin, 1987 U.S. Open champion Scott Simpson, 1978 U.S. Open runner-up Dave Stockton, and 2009 U.S. Open runner-up Ricky Barnes.
The U.S. Open Championship, conducted by the USGA, is the ultimate test of golf for the best players in the world. Played on America’s greatest courses the U.S. Open annually provides thousands of golfers of all backgrounds the opportunity to qualify through a rigorous two-stage process. Ultimately From Many, One will triumph and be crowned champion.
U.S. Open Week programming on SiriusXM will also feature several specials including the following:
Fred Couples, who competed in 23 U.S. Opens, including a third-place finish in 1991, will host a new episode of The Fred Couples Show on June 15 at 6pm ET.
Jason Kokrak, who has won twice on the PGA Tour this season and will be in the field at Torrey Pines this week, will host his show, Crushing It with Kokrak, June 14 at 8pm ET with Taylor Zarzour.
SiriusXM will also air an audio documentary that looks back at the 2008 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines that featured a memorable duel between Tiger Woods and Rocco Mediate. Playing on a severely injured left leg, Woods defeated Mediate on the first hole of sudden death, following an 18-hole playoff. The victory was Tiger’s 14th major title, and he joined Jack Nicklaus in the history books as the only two players to win the career grand slam three times. The special airs on June 14 at 10pm ET and can be heard anytime after its premiere on the SiriusXM app.
SiriusXM’s lineup during U.S. Open week also features the popular No Laying Up podcast and shows hosted by coaches Jim McLean, Frank Darby, Brian Crowell, David Armitage, Trey Jones, and Jeff Warne; former tour pros Colt Knost and Justin Leonard; as well as Michael Collins, Conrad Ray, Kyle Gentry, Jeff Cameron, Chantel McCabe, Kraig Kann, Bruce Murray, and others.
SiriusXM’s U.S. Open broadcast rights come through its agreement with the United States Golf Association and NBCUniversal, the principal domestic media partner of the USGA. The U.S. Open Championship and other USGA events will air on NBC, Golf Channel, and Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new streaming service.
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