USGA Year-End Show To Air On The Golf
Channel December 21
December 7, 2006
Far Hills, N.J. - The United States Golf Association's 13
national championships will be highlighted in a 60-minute
television special to be broadcast on The Golf Channel at 8 p.m.
(EST) Dec. 21. The show will be repeated at 2 p.m. and midnight
on Dec. 22.
The "USGA National Championship Season Review" will
be hosted by Steve Burkowski. Dottie Pepper will be the lead
analyst. All 13 national champions from the 2006 season will be
featured, with commentary from the network's announcers who were
on site at each championship venue.
Reporters Brian Hammons, Rich Lerner, Steve Sands, Vince
Cellini and David Marr add commentary to specific USGA
championships they covered.
Some of the highlights include Annika Sorenstam's playoff win
at the U.S. Women's Open and repeat victories for Allen Doyle at
the U.S. Senior Open and Diane Lang at the USGA Senior Women's
Amateur. And then there was the dramatic finish at the U.S. Open,
where Phil Mickelson and Colin Montgomerie each took double bogey
on the 72nd hole, opening the door for Geoff Ogilvy to claim the
Ten of the USGA 13 national championships are strictly for
amateurs. For more information on USGA championships or results
from the 2006 championship season, visit online at