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SiriusXM to Provide Coverage of The 147th Open


SiriusXM will offer subscribers coverage of The 147th Open from Carnoustie Golf Links in Angus, Scotland on SiriusXM's "The Open Radio" channel from July 19-22. Coverage will feature 48 total hours of live on-course play-by-play plus daily talk programming hosted by the 1989 Champion Golfer of the Year Mark Calcavecchia and other major champions.

Tournament broadcasts will begin on SiriusXM on Thursday and Friday at 2am ET, and on Saturday and Sunday at 4am ET, and will continue through the conclusion of each day's play. Each day's coverage will be followed by a two-hour post-round wrap-up show hosted by SiriusXM's Taylor Zarzour and former Tour pro Carl Paulson.

During the week of The Open, SiriusXM's PGA Tour Radio channel (Sirius channel 208, XM channel 92 and on the SiriusXM app) will include feature shows hosted by 1989 Open Champion Mark Calcavecchia and major champions Ben Crenshaw, Craig Stadler, Dave Stockton and Fred Couples, who finished in the top 10 in The Open nine times. Plus, current and former PGA TOUR pros Pat Perez, John Cook, Chris DiMarco, Mark Lye, John Maginnes, Carl Paulson and Dennis Paulson.

"SiriusXM listeners will get exceptional coverage throughout the week of The Open as it plays out at Carnoustie, one of golf's oldest and most storied venues," said SiriusXM's President and Chief Content Officer Scott Greenstein. "Our listeners will get nearly 50 hours of play-by-play from the course, a lineup of programming that features shows hosted by many former Open competitors, and a special look back at Open history."

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