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2016 PGA Championship on SiriusXM

2016 PGA Championship on SiriusXM

Four days of hole-by-hole coverage, co-produced by SiriusXM and Westwood One, from Baltusrol G.C. in New Jersey July 28-31

Week-long SiriusXM programming to feature shows hosted by Dave Stockton, Ben Crenshaw, Hale Irwin, Mark Calcavecchia, Larry Mize and others

NEW YORK, July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM will offer listeners nationwide comprehensive play-by-play and talk coverage of the 2016 PGA Championship, taking place July 28-31 on the Lower Course at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J. PGA Championship programming will air on Sirius channel 208 and XM channel 92.

Live hole-by-hole coverage, which SiriusXM will co-produce with Westwood One, will air from 12:00 pm-7:00 pm ET all four days of Championship play, for a total of 28 hours of live coverage from the course on satellite radios and on the SiriusXM app.

The broadcast will be hosted by veteran play-by-play voice Bob Papa, with PGA Professional Charlie Rymer serving as the analyst in the booth. Former tour professionals Mark Carnevale, John Maginnes and Dennis Paulson, and broadcasters Fred Albers, Doug Bell and Bill Rosinski will provide live commentary from around the course.

The PGA Championship has one of the strongest fields in golf and currently has commitments from 98 of the top 100 players in the Official World Golf Rankings. The Championship is returning for the second time to Baltusrol, which has been the venue for many major championships dating back to 1903. The A.W. Tillinghast-designed Lower Course first hosted the PGA Championship in 2005, when it was won by Phil Mickelson for his second major championship victory.

"It has been an exciting and dramatic year thus far in major-championship golf and golf fans are eager for it to continue at the PGA Championship," said Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM's President and Chief Content Officer. "It will be a terrific event at an outstanding course, and our broadcasts will give fans extensive coverage from inside the ropes all four days of play, as well as an insider's perspective on the Championship from two-time winner Dave Stockton and others."

Beyond the play-by-play coverage, SiriusXM will provide fans with an extensive schedule of daily golf talk and PGA Championship analysis throughout Championship week:

-- Two-time PGA Championship winner Dave Stockton (1970, 1976) will host a
new edition of his SiriusXM show, Own Your Game, on Tuesday, July 26 at
1:00 pm ET.
-- Crenshaw on Golf, hosted by World Golf Hall of Fame member Ben Crenshaw,
will air on July 26 at 2:00 pm ET.
-- I Am The Walrus with Craig Stadler will air July 26 at 8:00 pm ET.
-- Mark Calcavecchia will host his show, Golf According to Calc, on
Wednesday, July 27, at 12:00 pm ET.
-- The Follow Through with World Golf Hall of Famer Hale Irwin airs July 27
at 1:00 pm ET.
-- The Larry Mize Show will air on July 27 at 2:00 pm ET.
-- Each day of Championship play, SiriusXM will air a two-hour post-round
show (7:00-9:00 pm ET) featuring Taylor Zarzour and former PGA TOUR pros
Mark Lye and Carl Paulson.
-- On Monday, July 25, at 7:00 pm ET, golf historian Martin Davis will
present an in-depth look at the history of the PGA Championship and
SiriusXM's programming lineup during PGA Championship Week also will feature shows hosted by prominent coaches Hank Haney, David Leadbetter, Jim McLean, Larry Rinker, Frank Darby and Conrad Ray, as well as David Armitage, Matt Adams, Brian Bateman, Mark Carnevale, Debbie Doniger, John Feinstein, Brian Katrek, John Maginnes, Ben Shear, Jeff Warne and others. Visit for the full daily schedule.

SiriusXM airs live coverage of all four major championships - The Masters, U.S. Open, Open Championship and PGA Championship - as well as most PGA TOUR events throughout the season.

About SiriusXM

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) is the world's largest radio company measured by revenue and has more than 30 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment, and a wide-range of Latin music, sports and talk programming. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company in the U.S. and on smartphones and other connected devices as well as online at SiriusXM radios and accessories are available from retailers nationwide and online at SiriusXM. SiriusXM also provides premium traffic, weather, data and information services for subscribers through SiriusXM Traffic(TM), SiriusXM Travel Link, NavTraffic®, NavWeather(TM). SiriusXM delivers weather, data and information services to aircraft and boats through SiriusXM Aviation, SiriusXM Marine(TM), Sirius Marine Weather, XMWX Aviation(TM), XMWX Weather, and XMWX Marine(TM). In addition, SiriusXM Music for Business provides commercial-free music to a variety of businesses. SiriusXM holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada which has approximately 2.7 million subscribers. SiriusXM is also a leading provider of connected vehicles services to major automakers, giving customers access to a suite of safety, security, and convenience services including automatic crash notification, stolen vehicle recovery assistance, enhanced roadside assistance and turn-by-turn navigation.

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