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SiriusXM Announces Extensive Broadcast Lineup for 2020 PGA Merchandise Show

PGA Merch ShowSiriusXM today announced its extensive coverage for this year’s PGA Merchandise Show, the industry’s MAJOR of Golf Business, (Jan. 21-24) in Orlando, Florida. SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio, SiriusXM’s exclusive 24/7 golf channel, will deliver four days of coverage from PGA Show Demo Day at the Orange County National Golf Center and the 2020 PGA Merchandise Show at the Orange County Convention Center, giving listeners special access to one of the biggest events on the golf calendar that is otherwise not open to the public.

The SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio channel is available to listeners nationwide on SiriusXM radios (Sirius channel 208, XM channel 92), on the SiriusXM app and on a wide variety of connected devices and speakers. For more go to SiriusXM.com/SiriusXMPGATOURRadio.

This year’s coverage is highlighted by six feature event SiriusXM Town Hall broadcasts from the PGA Forum Stage that will bring together some of the most successful and experienced personalities from the world of golf to focus on key aspects of the game and the business.  SiriusXM’s PGA Merchandise Show Town Halls will spotlight:

Entrepreneurship:

World Golf Hall of Fame member Greg Norman, PGA will bring his unparalleled acumen as both a player and businessman to the PGA Forum Stage for a special Town Hall-style edition of his SiriusXM show, Attack Life Radio, focusing on entrepreneurship and what it takes to succeed in the business that supports the game.  Norman’s featured guests will be PGA of America CEO Seth Waugh and former NFL QB Ron Jaworski, who owns and operates several golf courses.  Norman will also discuss the importance of fitness with renowned conditioning coach Joey Diovisalvi.
When: Wed., Jan. 22 at 12:00 pm ET (Airs Live on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio)

Teaching and Coaching:

SiriusXM’s annual Teaching and Coaching Town Hall will feature several of the game’s prominent PGA and LPGA Instructors who are also regular SiriusXM hosts – Michael Breed, PGADebbie DonigerJim McLean, PGALarry Rinker, PGA and David Armitage, PGA.
When: Wed., Jan. 22 at 1:00 pm ET (The show will air on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio that night at 10:00 pm ET).

Junior Golf:

PGA President Suzy WhaleyPGA; SiriusXM’s Carl Paulson; and
PGA Jr. League Captains Mike Suhre, PGA and Jason WitczakPGA will discuss growing the game for young players.
When: Thurs., Jan. 23 at 12:00 pm ET (Airs Live on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio)

The Role of PGA Professionals in the Game:

SiriusXM host and eight-time PGA Tour winner Brad Faxon, PGA will sit down with five respected and experienced club professionals – Bob Ford, PGA (Seminole G.C. and Oakmont G.C.), Jack Druga, PGA (Shinnecock Hills, G.C.), Keith Maxwell, PGA (Sunningdale G.C.), Jeff Warne, PGA (The Bridge G.C.) and Caroline Basarab, PGA – to discuss the important roles a PGA Professional plays in the game and business of golf.
When: Thurs., Jan. 23 at 2:00 pm ET (The show will air on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio on Jan. 25, at 7:00 am ET).

College Teaching & Coaching:

Carl Paulson and some of the most successful collegiate coaches in golf – including NCAA Champion Conrad Ray (Stanford), Trey Jones (Florida State) and Frank Darby, PGA (St. JohnsManhattan) – will share their thoughts on college coaching and mentoring up-and-coming players.
When: Fri., Jan. 24 at 10:00 am ET (Airs Live on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio)

The Growth of Women’s Golf:

SiriusXM host and top instructor Debbie Doniger; former college player and 34 Group CEO Patti Thomas; PGA teaching professional and women’s golf league founder Mike D’Agostino, PGA; and Carl Paulson will discuss the growth of women’s professional and amateur golf, and efforts to continue to increase female participation in the game.
When: Fri., Jan. 24 at 11:00 am ET (Airs Live on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio)

“We’re very excited and proud of our coverage of this year’s PGA Merchandise Show,” said Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM’s President and Chief Content Officer.  “Our six Town Hall events, more than we’ve ever done at the PGA Show before, will deliver important insight and conversation on some of the central topics and instructional practices in golf.  All of our programming, airing from Orlando and heard nationwide, will be enlightening for golf fans and anyone who is associated with the game.”

These Town Hall events and SiriusXM’s coverage throughout the week will give listeners exclusive access to insights on the game from many of the world’s foremost PGA Professionals, on shows hosted by many SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio hosts, including former PGA Tour pros and several of the game’s leading PGA Professionals.

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 football and 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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