CBS Sports tees off 58th year broadcasting Golf with 150 hours of golf coverage

CBS Sports begins its 58th year broadcasting golf in 2008.
This year CBS Sports will broadcast 24 golf tournaments, totaling more than 150
hours, including and the Masters, PGA Championship, 19 PGA TOUR events, two
LPGA TOUR events and one Champions Tour event.
Jim Nantz, now in his 23rd year overall covering golf for
CBS Sports, serves as anchor for the Networks’ golf coverage. Nick Faldo,
winner of six majors and more than 40 tournaments worldwide, returns for his
second year as lead analyst alongside Nantz in the 18th tower. Nantz and Faldo
are complemented by CBS Sports’ award-winning golf announce team of Peter
Oosterhuis, Gary McCord, David Feherty, Peter Kostis, Ian Baker-Finch, Bobby
Clampett, Dick Enberg, Bill Macatee and Verne Lundquist as CBS Sports tees off
the 2008 season at the Buick Invitational on January 26-27.
In 2008, CBS Sports will broadcast all 19 PGA TOUR events in
HDTV. They include the Buick Invitational, FBR Open, AT&T Pebble
Beach National Pro-Am, Northern Trust Open (formally Nissan), Verizon Heritage,
EDS Byron Nelson Championship, Wachovia Championship, AT&T Classic, Crowne
Plaza Invitational at Colonial, the Memorial Tournament Presented by Morgan
Stanley, Stanford St. Jude Championship, Travelers Championship, Buick Open,
AT&T National, John Deere Classic, RBC Canadian Open, World Golf Championships-Bridgestone
Invitational, Wyndham Championship and The Barclays.
CBS Sports will continue to broadcast the Masters and the
PGA Championship in HDTV. The 2000 Masters was the first golf tournament
presented live in HDTV on network television.

The Masters, the most renowned golf tournament and the
longest-running sports event on CBS Sports will be showcased for the 53rd
consecutive year from Augusta National Golf Club in
Augusta, Ga.
Coverage includes a pair of 15-minute highlight shows recounting early-round
action on Thursday, April 10 and Friday, April 11 (11:35-11:50 PM, ET, both
nights). Live coverage of the third round will be broadcast on Saturday,
April 12 (3:30-7:00 PM, ET) and live 18-hole final-round coverage will be
presented on Sunday, April 13 (2:30-7:00 PM, ET).

The 90th PGA Championship, the season’s final major which
annually hosts the strongest field in championship golf, will be broadcast by
CBS Sports for the 18th consecutive year. Coverage begins with highlights
of early-round action on Thursday, Aug. 7 and Friday, Aug. 8 (12:37-1:07 AM,
ET, both nights). Live, 18-hole coverage of the third and final rounds
will be broadcast on Saturday, Aug. 9 and Sunday, Aug. 10 (2:00-7:00 PM, ET,
both days) from Oakland Hills Country Club in
Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

The final round of the LPGA’s first major of the year, the LPGA
Kraft Nabisco Championship will be broadcast on CBS Sports on Sunday, April 6
(3:00-6:00 PM, ET). The LPGA Ginn Clubs and Resorts Open will be
broadcast on Saturday, April 19 (1:30-3:30 PM, ET) and Sunday, April 20 (1:00-3:00
PM, ET, both days). The Champions Tour will be featured on Saturday,
April 26 and Sunday, April 27 (1:00-3:00 PM, ET, both days) with the Liberty
Mutual Legends of Golf at Savannah Harbor Golf Resort in
Savannah, Ga.
CBS Sports also will broadcast three PGA TOUR Specials and
two PGA of America Specials and a PGA Championship Preview Show in addition to
other golf specials throughout the year. In addition, “Jim Nantz
Remembers Augusta: The 1978 Masters” will be broadcast on Sunday, April 13
(1:30-2:30 PM, ET) and “Eighties at
will be featured on Saturday, April 12 (2:30-3:30 ET, PM).
Lance Barrow is coordinating producer and Steve Milton is
director for CBS Sports’ golf coverage. Sean McManus is President, CBS News and
Sports. Tony Petitti is Executive Vice President and Executive Producer,
CBS Sports.

2008 CBS Golf Schedule
Jan. 26 (3:00-6:00PM) Buick Invitational, Torrey Pines
Golf Club, South Course,
San Diego,
Jan. 27 (3:00-6:30PM)
Feb. 2 (3:00-6:00 PM) FBR Open, TPC of
Feb. 3 (3:00-6:00PM)
Feb. 9 (3:00-6:00PM) AT&T Pebble Beach,
Pebble Beach
Golf Links
Feb. 10 (3:00-6:30PM) National Pro-Am, Spyglass
Hill Golf Club, Poppy Hills Golf Club, Pebble Beach, CA
Feb. 16 (3:00-6:00PM) Northern Trust Open,
Riviera CC, Pacific
Feb. 17 (3:00-6:30PM)
Apr. 6 (3:00-6:00PM) LPGA Kraft Nabisco Championship,
Mission Hills CC Rancho Mirage, CA.
Apr. 10 (11:35-11:50PM) The Masters,
Augusta National Golf Club,
Augusta, GA.
Apr. 11 (11:35-11:50PM)
Apr. 12 (3:30-7:00PM)
Apr. 13 (2:30-7:00PM)

Apr. 19 (1:30-3:00PM) LPGA Ginn and Resorts Open, Clubs Reunion
Resort and Club,
Reunion, FL.
Apr. 20 (1:00-3:00PM)

Apr. 19 (3:00-6:00PM) Verizon Heritage,
Town Golf Links,
Hilton Head Island, SC.
Apr. 20 (3:00-6:00PM)

Apr. 26 (1:00-3:00PM)
Liberty Mutual
Legends of Golf,
Harbor Golf Resort,
Savannah, GA
Apr. 27 (1:00-3:00PM)
Apr. 26 (3:00-6:00PM) EDS Byron Nelson Championship, TPC
at Las Colinas,
Irving, TX
Apr. 27 (3:00-6:00PM)

May 3 (3:00-6:00PM) Wachovia Championship, Quail Hollow
Country Club,
Charlotte, NC
May 4 (3:00-6:00PM)

May 17 (3:00-6:00PM) AT&T Classic TPC Sugarloaf,
Duluth, GA
May 18 (3:00-6:00PM)

May 24 (3:00-6:00PM)
Plaza Invitational At Colonial, Colonial Country
Ft. Worth, TX
May 25 (3:00-6:00PM)

May 31(3:00-6:00PM) The Memorial Tournament,
Village Golf Club Presented by
Dublin, OH, Morgan Stanley
June 1 (2:30-6:00PM)
June 7 (3:00-6:00PM) Stanford St. Jude Championship,
TPC Southwind,
June 8 (3:00-6:00PM)

June 21 (3:00-6:00PM) Travelers Tournament Players Club, Championship at
River Highlands,
Cromwell, CT
June 22

June 28 (3:00-6:00PM) Buick Open, Warwick Hills
Golf & Country Club, Grand
June 29 (3:00-6:00PM)

July 5 (3:00-6:00PM) AT&T National Congressional
Country Club,
Bethesda, MD
July 6 (3:00-6:30PM)

July 12 (3:00-6:00PM) John Deere Classic, TPC at Deere Run,
Silvis, IL
July 13

July 26 (3:00-6:00PM) RBC Canadian Open, Glenn Abbey Golf Club,
Oakville, Ontario,
July 27

Aug. 2 (2:00-6:00PM) WGC-Bridgestone Invitational,
Firestone Country Club,
Aug. 3
Aug. 7 (12:37-1:07AM) PGA Championship, Oakland
Hills Country Club,
Bloomfield Hills,
Aug. 8

Aug. 9 (2:00-7:00PM)
Aug.10 (2:00-7:00PM)
Aug. 16 (3:00-6:00PM) Wyndham Championship, Forest
Oaks Country Club,
Aug .17
Aug. 23 (3:00-6:00PM) The Barclays, Westchester Country Club,
Rye, NY
Aug. 24

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