SIRIUS XM will offer live play-by-play from Augusta and daily analysis leading up to and throughout Masters Week
NEW YORK – March 19, 2010 – SIRIUS XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that it will offer live hole-by-hole coverage of the 2010 Masters Tournament from Thursday, April 8, through Sunday, April 11, nationwide on XM channel 146 and on SIRIUS channel 209 with the “Best of XM” programming package.
SIRIUS XM listeners will get extensive coverage with live play-by-play from Augusta National, plus expert analysis leading up to and throughout the event.
Live broadcasts from Augusta will begin at 12:00 pm ET Thursday through Sunday of Masters Week with The Masters Today, a daily preview show that will lead into each day’s on-course play-by-play. The live hole-by-hole coverage will air from 2:00 pm ET through the end of each day’s play giving fans live reports from around the course and access to golfers on and off the leader board. On-course coverage will be immediately followed by a nightly wrap-up show, Masters Replay, that will include a recap of the day’s action with highlights, analysis and interviews with players.
In addition to the live tournament coverage, SIRIUS XM offers a daily lineup of talk shows on XM channel 146 and SIRIUS channel 209 (“Best of XM”), featuring compelling golf talk and expert analysis. In the wake of Tiger’s announcement, speculation about the state of his game is high and SIRIUS XM’s hosts will cover the discussion from every angle, monitoring Tiger’s performance in practice and on the course, interviewing players, and offering a place for fans to call in and express their opinions on Woods’ return.
Fans can tune in every weekday morning from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm ET for live call-in talk shows hosted by golf experts Matt Adams, Brian Katrek and Peter Kessler. Longtime PGA TOUR professional Chris DiMarco hosts his weekly talk show, oPINionated, every Tuesday at 5:00 pm ET with replays throughout the week.
As the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the PGA TOUR, SIRIUS XM Radio offers live coverage of PGA TOUR events plus comprehensive coverage of the world of professional golf on The PGA TOUR Network, available nationwide on XM channel 146 and on SIRIUS channel 209 with the “Best of XM” programming package.