Sean Foley Signs With WME (Exclusive)
Sean Foley, a veteran golf instructor who has coached Tiger Woods, has signed with WME for representation. The move follows Foley appearing as himself in the Netflix docuseries Full Swing as he crosses over into entertainment and media. Full Swing, which debuted on Feb. 15, has just been renewed for a second season of following […]
Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy Form TMRW Sports Tech and Entertainment Venture With Former NBC Sports Exec Mike McCarley
Golf legends Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy are getting into the technology and entertainment space, launching a new venture called TMRW Sports that they say will develop “progressive approaches to sports, media, and entertainment.” The duo are partnering with veteran sports media executive Mike McCarley on the venture, which counts former NBC Sports chairman Dick […]
In Golf World Stunner, Nick Faldo Retires From CBS Broadcast Booth, Trevor Immelman to Succeed Him
One of the biggest voices in golf media says he will retire from the broadcast booth. Nick Faldo, the six-time major champion who has been the lead golf analyst on CBS Sports and the Golf Channel for more than 15 years, announced his decision in an open letter Tuesday. CBS says that Trevor Immelman, the […]
Tim Rosaforte, Newspaper Journalist Turned Golf Channel ‘Insider,’ Dies at 66
Tim Rosaforte, the veteran newspaper journalist who segued to television and delivered scoop after scoop as a well-connected “insider” working for Golf Channel and NBC, has died. He was 66. Rosaforte died Tuesday in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a post on the Golf Channel website. After starting […]
NBC Sports Group Announces 12-Year Golf Partnership, Covering The Open, Women’s British Open and Senior Open
The NBCUniversal sports division has reached a deal with the St. Andrews-based golf government body, the R&A.
CBS Sports’ David Feherty on His Mental Illness and Pill-Popping: ‘He’s Got Every Psychosis There Is’
In THR's annual Sports Issue, the golf analyst opens up about his struggles with addiction, his inability to censor himself and the reason he thinks Tiger Woods is misunderstood.
Golf Channel Enlists Fans for Arnold Palmer Documentary (Exclusive)
After the success of April's "Arnie," the network invited viewers to share their favorite anecdotes for a fourth film about the golf pro.
Golf Channel Goes Virtual With ‘World Tour Golf’ Video Game
NBC-owned Gold Channel has partnered with game publisher WGT to integrate free-to-play golf game into programming with the Golf Channel Virtual Tour.