More than 25 Hours of Live Tournament and On-Site News coverage. As long as NBC doesn't switch from the coverage mid tournament or during final round Sunday in favor of higher-rated programming, then hurray for the ladies!
“Altitude and wicked greens will be the story, as well as whether world No. 1 Yani Tseng can complete the career grand slam and extend her current winning streak to three in a row.”
“Paula Creamer’s breakthrough U.S. Open victory at Oakmont while enduring the pain of an injured thumb was a fairy tale. It seems the U.S. Open produces that type of story every year. I’m sure this year’s Open will be no exception.” analyst Charlie Rymer
NBC Sports Group is primed to deliver an unprecedented 25-plus hours of combined, live tournament and wrap-around news coverage of this week’s 2011 U.S. Women’s Open Championship – the third major championship on the ladies schedule this year.
Contested on the East Course at the historic Broadmoor Resort in Colorado Springs, Colo., NBC-TV will present six hours of live coverage over Saturday and Sunday, with Golf Channel providing wrap-around news coverage originating from the course throughout the week.There will also be online coverage of the U.S. Women's Open championship, including live chats and a special weekend wrap-up show offered exclusively online.
Dan Hicks will host NBC's coverage alongside analysts Johnny Miller and Dottie Pepper, who competed in nineteen U.S. Women's Opens during her illustrious career. They will be joined by tower reporter Gary Koch, and on-course reporters Roger Maltbie and former LPGA players Jane Crafter and Kay Cockerill.
NBC-TV live coverage (all times ET):
Saturday: 3-6 p.m.
Sunday: 3-6 p.m.
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