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'Behind the Greens' New Web Series for 92nd PGA Championship
May 25, 2010. For the first time, fans can get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the 92nd PGA Championship with the "Behind the Greens" web series on www.pga2010.com. Weekly episodes will follow key players on the 92nd PGA Championship team allowing fans an intimate view of planning for this international event at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis.
"This web series is an innovative approach to letting golf fans in on the behind-the-scenes tasks of what it takes to host a major championship on and off the golf course," said Barry Deach, 92nd PGA Championship Tournament Director. "It is a great opportunity for fans to watch all the pieces come together online and then experience it all on-site during Championship Week."
The show will follow Championship team members leading up to the event, including:
Barry Deach, 92nd PGA Championship Tournament Director
Chris Zugel, Whistling Straits Golf Course Superintendent
Chris Vonderkall, PGA, 92nd PGA Championship Operations Manager
In addition, the series will capture how three PGA Professionals prepare for this major championship.
Jim Richerson, PGA, Group Director of Golf for Kohler Co.
Dirk Willis, PGA, Manager of Golf Operations & Retail Merchandise - Whistling Straits & Blackwolf Run
Michael O'Reilly, PGA, Head Golf Professional for Whistling Straits.
The "Behind The Greens" web series trailer and subsequent episodes can be found at www.pga2010.com starting June 3. New episodes will premier every week leading up to the 92nd PGA Championship held on August 9-15, 2010.
For golf fans who want the most up to date information on the 92nd PGA Championship and chances to win free tickets and prizes, they can follow the event and series at:
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.pga2010.com or call 800/PGA-GOLF.
About the 2010 PGA Championship
The PGA Championship perennially features the strongest field in golf and is considered one of the largest sporting events in the world. Since 1916, golf's best professionals have been competing for the PGA Championship's coveted Wanamaker Trophy; a list of champions that includes: Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Vijay Singh, Davis Love III, Jack Nicklaus, Sam Snead, Gene Sarazen, Ben Hogan and Walter Hagen.