List of Presidents Cup broadcasters

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The Presidents Cup has been held biennially since 1994.[1] Initially, it was held in even numbered years, with the Ryder Cup being held in odd numbered years. However, the cancellation of the 2001 Ryder Cup due to the September 11 attacks pushed both tournaments back a year, and the Presidents Cup is now held in odd numbered years.

Coverage overview[edit]

CBS covered the first three Presidents Cups (1994[2], 1996 and 1998). Beginning in 2000, the American broadcast television rights moved over to NBC, who has held it ever since.

On the weekday cable side, ESPN[3] like CBS covered the first three President Cup. TNT then carried the Presidents Cup from 2000 to 2007; Golf Channel assumed those rights beginning with the 2009 event as part of its overall deal for PGA Tour cable rights.



Announcer Years Network
Terry Gannon 2011–present Golf Channel
Brian Hammons 2009 Golf Channel
Dan Hicks 2000–present NBC
Golf Channel
Ernie Johnson, Jr. 20002007 TNT
Jim Kelly 1994 ESPN
Verne Lundquist 1994 CBS
Bill Macatee 1998 CBS
Jim Nantz 19941996 CBS
Mike Tirico 2019–present NBC


Announcer Years Network
Paul Azinger 2009; 2019–present Golf Channel
Nick Faldo 2009 Golf Channel
David Feherty 2011 Golf Channel
Peter Kostis 1994 CBS
Gary McCord 1994 CBS
Johnny Miller 20002017 NBC
Jim Nelford 1994 CBS
Frank Nobilo 2013–present Golf Channel
Ken Venturi 19941998 CBS
Ben Wright 1994 CBS

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Haggar, Jeff (September 30, 2013). "History of Presidents Cup TV coverage (1994-present)". Classic TV Sports.
  2. ^ Bradley Hughes Golf- Presidents Cup 1994 part 2 on YouTube
  3. ^ Bradley Hughes Golf- Presidents Cup 1994 on YouTube

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