It will be a dream comes true for a majority of golf fans given that they will get an extensive coverage of the 2016 Open Championship, golf’s oldest major championship, courtesy of LIBERTY MED. C SIRIUSXM (FRA:LM0B). The tournament that takes place from July 14th through the 17th Royal Troon in South Ayrshire, Scotland will receive coverage for more than 40 hours of live play-by-play. It will begin at 3:00 am ET on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio and will run through to the end of each day’s play.
SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio will also provide a full week’s daily talk programming but only to those who have subscribed to on satellite radios and the SiriusXM app. Apart from this, there will be golf talk analysis all through the Open Championship week.
About Royal Troon
Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM’s President, and Chief Content Officer say that it is one of the most recognized historic venues throughout the world. It opened its doors in 1878 and so far before the upcoming 2016 Open Championship, it has played host to another eight Open Championship. Dustin Johnson is one of those who have very fond memories of Royal Troon having captured his first major at last month’s U.S. Open.
Other notable persons that have used the golf course include Zach Johnson (2015), Rory McIlroy (2014) and past Open Champions Phil Mickelson (2013). It is also kind to mention Jordan Spieth, Henrik Stenson, Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler among others.
Highlights of the one-week coverage of the 2016 Open Championship.
Apart from having the tournament’s dramatic actions, SiriusXM fans will also interact with the other main champions the likes of Mark Calcavecchia, who will be sharing our their unmatched perspectives on the Open Championship.
Calcavecchia is slated to host the ‘Golf According to Calc’ show while Hale Irwin, the three-time top 10 Open finisher will host ‘The Follow Through’ which is a new show on SiriusXM. World Golf Hall, who put together four consecutive top-five finishes, will follow suit with ‘Crenshaw on Golf today.’
There will be more of shows for those who will keep to the full week of the Open Championship.