Golf Central

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Golf Central
Genre Sports
Starring Tom Abbott
Rich Lerner
Todd Lewis
Steve Sands
Kelly Tilghman
Scott Walker
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 12
Production
Executive producer(s) Jeff Hymes
Producer(s) Jennifer Mills-Headley
Eric Saperstein
Glenn Savadski
Running time 22 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel Golf Channel
Audio format Stereo
Original run January 17, 1995 – Present
Chronology
Related shows College Central
Golf Central UK
External links
Website

Golf Central is Golf Channel's news program. It was launched in 1995, in the same year as the network it airs on.

A nightly half-hour show, Golf Central features news and highlights from the major golf tours and events of the world, in addition to on-site reports from tournaments.

Format[edit]

The show's format involving anchors varies — sometimes there is just one anchor on the desk for a show; sometimes an anchor is joined by an analyst for tournament recaps; or two anchors will be used. With the recent additions of new talent for the show, the latter format has been utilized more recently. It should also be noted that there is never one mainstay anchor team, as anchor teams vary from night to night.

From Thursdays through Sundays during tournament play, from 9 AM Eastern to 4 PM, one single anchor will give half-hourly updates on current tournament leaderboards.

While tournaments are in progress, editions of Golf Central air every half hour to provide updates on the current event, including highlights and leaderboards. During notable golf events (such as the Men's major tournaments and the Ryder Cup, among others), Golf Channel also airs Golf Central: Live From... before and after network coverage—which provides special extended coverage on-location from tournament sites; including analysis and coverage of press conferences.

Anchors and other contributors[edit]

As mentioned earlier, talent on the show varies from night to night, but in the show's rotation are about 6 people who appear on the show in anchor roles. Those people are Tom Abbott, Rich Lerner, Todd Lewis, Steve Sands, Kelly Tilghman and Scott Walker.

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