SIRIUS XM RADIO WILL HAVE LIVE MONDAY COVERAGE OF U.S. OPEN GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP
Monday coverage starts at 8am ET from Bethpage Black; includes live play-by-play throughout the day
SIRIUS XM’s coverage is available to listeners at home, in the office or on the go
Subscribers can listen through their radio, through the computer with XM Radio Online or SIRIUS Internet Radio or with iPhone or iPod Touch
NEW YORK – June 21, 2009 – SIRIUS XM Radio will offer continued live coverage of the U.S. Open Golf Championship on Monday, June 22, on XM channel 146 and on SIRIUS channel 209 with the “Best of XM” programming package.
Should play extend beyond Monday, SIRIUS XM will offer continued coverage until the conclusion of the championship.
SIRIUS XM will go on air at 8:00 am ET on Monday live from Bethpage and present live play-by-play from around the course throughout the day until the conclusion of play. In addition to play-by-play, listeners will also get comprehensive analysis by SIRIUS XM’s on-site hosts and reporters.
Brian Katrek hosts SIRIUS XM’s live championship coverage alongside lead analyst John Maginnes. From inside the ropes, listeners will hear hole-by-hole updates from on-course reporters Mark Carnevale, Dennis Paulson, Fred Albers, T.J. Rives and John Tautges.
SIRIUS XM’s coverage of the U.S. Open is available to subscribers nationwide whether they are at home, in the office or on the go.
Listeners can follow the championship through their XM or SIRIUS radios or through the computer with XM Radio Online and SIRIUS Internet Radio, the online versions of the XM and SIRIUS services. SIRIUS subscribers must have the “Best of XM” programming package to listen to the coverage.
The coverage will also be available to users of iPhone and iPod touch who have downloaded the SIRIUS XM App and who have a SIRIUS XM Premium Online subscription.
Pod touch once a user becomes a SIRIUS XM Internet subscriber or subscribes to the Company’s Premium Online service in conjunction with their satellite radio subscription.
For more information on SIRIUS XM’s golf coverage, visit www.xmradio.com.