Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic Offers Multiplatform Coverage of AT&T National
Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic will provide extensive multiplatform coverage of the 2012 AT&T National, the Tiger Woods Foundation’s PGA TOUR event at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., June 25 to July 1. The network’s coverage is highlighted by exclusive daily shows live from the tournament grounds.
Live at the AT&T National, presented by Geico and QinetiQ North America, will provide complete daily tournament news, features, analysis and interviews live from Congressional Country Club. The half-hour program will be presented at 6:30 p.m., with multiple encores nightly, from Wednesday, June 27, to Saturday, June 30. A special one-hour edition of the show will air on July 1 at 7 p.m. following the tournament’s final round.
Live at the AT&T National will be hosted by Chick Hernandez with former Maryland men’s basketball coach and Congressional Country Club member Gary Williams serving as an analyst. They will be joined throughout the event by special guests and participants, including tournament host Tiger Woods and Golf Channel’s Steve Sands. Additional tournament coverage will be featured daily onGeico SportsNet Central, the network’s daily news program.
Comcast SportsNet will also produce comprehensive content surrounding the AT&T National for its digital media platforms, which are highlighted by CSNwashington.com. Coverage will be led by longtime golf writer Len Shapiro and Tarik El-Bashir, who recently joined the network from TheWashington Post. The veteran reporters will provide news, updates and features from the golf course throughout the week.
The AT&T National returns to the Washington, D.C. area after two years at Aronimink Golf Club inNewtown Square, Pa. Now in its sixth year, the tournament raises funds and awareness for the Tiger Woods Foundation, while paying tribute to the armed forces.