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SiriusXM to Provide More Than 34 Hours of Programming from 2017 PGA Merchandise Show

PrintSiriusXM today announced its comprehensive programming lineup for listeners nationwide for the 64th PGA Merchandise Show, the golf industry’s premier annual event, (January 24-27) in Orlando, Florida. SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio, SiriusXM’s exclusive 24/7 golf channel, will air more than 34 hours of coverage from the PGA Show Demo Day at the Orange County National Golf Center and PGA Merchandise Show at the Orange County Convention Center.

The SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio channel is available to listeners nationwide on satellite radios (Sirius channel 208, XM channel 92) and on the SiriusXM app. For more info on the channel go to www.SiriusXM.com/SiriusXMPGATOURRadio.

SiriusXM’s set will showcase live shows hosted by some of the most enlightening and entertaining voices in golf including Bob Ford, Hank Haney, David Leadbetter, Golf Channel’s Michael Breed, Chris DiMarco, John Maginnes, Carl Paulson, Frank Darby, Brian Crowell, Matt Adams, Brian Katrek, Ben Shear, Greg Warmoth and Taylor Zarzour.

SiriusXM will also present two “Town Hall” events from the PGA Forum Stage at the Convention Center.

On Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 12:00 p.m. ET, legendary college football coach and avid golfer Lou Holtz will join PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua, who was a member of the Notre Dame football team when Holtz was head coach, for a special SiriusXM Town Hall discussion in front of a live audience. The show will be recorded and will air nationwide on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio on Wednesday night at 10:00 p.m. ET.

On Thursday, Jan. 26 at 12:00 p.m. ET, SiriusXM’s “Teachers Town Hall” will happen on the PGA Forum Stage featuring several of the game’s most esteemed instructors – Hank Haney, David Leadbetter, Jim McLean and Golf Channel’s Michael Breed. Debbie Doniger will host the discussion and the instructors – who are all SiriusXM hosts – will answer questions from the audience. The show will air nationwide on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio on Thursday night at 8:00 p.m. ET.

“We look forward to bringing SiriusXM listeners from around the country inside golf’s showcase industry event, where our hosts will share their impressions on the game’s newest equipment, technology and more,” said Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM’s President and Chief Content Officer. “With a schedule featuring PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua and many of the game’s best teachers and experts, our audience will get special insight into the topics and trends emerging in the game now and in the future.”

About Jerry Milani

Jerry Milani is a freelance writer and public relations executive living in Bloomfield, N.J. He has worked in P.R. for more than 25 years in college and conference sports media relations, two agencies and for the International Fight League, a team-based mixed martial arts league, and now is the PR manager for Wizard World, which runs pop culture and celebrity conventions across North America. Milani is also the play-by-play announcer for Caldwell University basketball broadcasts. He is a proud graduate of Fordham University and when not attending a Yankees, Rams or Cougars game can be reached at Jerry (at) JerryMilani (dot) com.

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