Sirius XM to air 2009 PGA Championship


They’ll broadcast the 91st PGA Championship, golf’s fourth and final major championship of 2009, this Thursday, Aug. 13, through Sunday, Aug. 16, on XM channel 146 and SIRIUS channel 209 with the “Best of XM” programming package.

The live coverage, from Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn., will feature host Bob Stevens and analyst John Maginnes, with hole-by-hole updates from roving reporters Mark Carnevale, Fred Albers, Larry Rinker and Chuck Garbedian.

On-course coverage will start Thursday and Friday at 10 am ET and Saturday and Sunday at 11 am ET and will continue until the conclusion of each day’s play. Play-by-play will immediately be followed by a wrap-up of the day’s action on PGA Championship Replay, which will include a recap of the day’s action with highlights, analysis and interviews with players. Following Sunday’s live coverage, the final three hours of the final round will be rebroadcast from 8 – 11 pm ET.

In addition to the live play-by-play, listeners will hear daily talk and analysis by SIRIUS XM’s hosts each day of PGA Championship Week.