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Thirteen-Time PGA TOUR Winner Mark Calcavecchia Joins SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio

Thirteen-Time PGA TOUR Winner Mark Calcavecchia Joins SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio

1989 British Open Champion debuts "Golf According to Calc" May 10

NEW YORK, May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today that 13-time PGA TOUR winner Mark Calcavecchia, the 1989 British Open Champion, will host a new monthly show on the SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio channel.

Golf According to Calc will debut live tomorrow, May 10 (2:00 to 3:00 pm ET) as part of SiriusXM's coverage during the week of THE PLAYERS Championship. Calcavecchia and his co-host, Carl Paulson, will cover the news, events and players of both the PGA TOUR and PGA TOUR Champions, and Calc will share his many stories from more than 35 years in professional golf.

"I've experienced quite a bit throughout my career and played with many of the game's all-time greats, and I still love to compete like I did when I was a rookie on tour," said Calcavecchia. "I'm thrilled for the opportunity to talk about all of it and more on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio. I have been a regular listener to the channel, and this is the perfect place for me to share stories and my thoughts on the game, and hear what the fans around the country want to talk about as well. I am very excited to team up with Carl and get started this week."

"Calc has had an outstanding career and he's also one of the most well-liked people in golf," said Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM's President and Chief Content Officer. "SiriusXM PGA TOUR will be a terrific platform for him to interact with fans around the country and our listeners will enjoy his many stories from the PGA TOUR and his perspective on today's PGA TOUR Champions."

Calcavecchia won 13 tournaments at the PGA TOUR level and played for the United States in four Ryder Cups (1987, 1989, 1991 and 2002). In 1989 he won the Open Championship at Royal Troon in Scotland after a four-hole playoff against Greg Norman and Wayne Grady, one of his three victories that year. He was the runner-up at the 1988 Masters and spent 109 weeks ranked in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Rankins from 1988 to 1991. His career numbers on the PGA TOUR include 142 top-10 finishes and 527 cuts made. He has won three PGA TOUR Champions events to date, most recently at the Principal Charity Classic in 2015.

Calcavecchia was born in Nebraska and competed at the University of Florida from 1978 to 1980, before turning professional in 1981.

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