Report: David Feherty does at NBC, jumps to LIV Golf | Golf News and Tour Information

The 63-year-old analyst and on-course reporter for NBC Sports and Golf Channel is set to become an analyst for LIV Golf, which has six events left on its 2022 schedule. Feherty hosted his self-titled show “Feherty” on the Golf Channel from 2011 to 2021 and was part of NBC’s coverage of the 150th Open Championship last week from St. Andrews.

“We thank David for his many contributions to Golf Channel and NBC Sports golf coverage for more than a decade, and wish him well in the future,” an NBC Sports spokesperson told Golf Digest. .

The Saudi-backed series has already played two events — in England and Portland, Oregon — and the next event is July 29-31 at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in New Jersey.

The first two events could be watched live on YouTube and the three-person broadcast team included two other former NBC announcers: Premier League voice Arlo White (play-by-play) and former reporter from Golf Channel Jerry Foltz. Dom Boulet, a former Asian Tour player known as a major voice in golf in Asia, was the third member of the team.

Feherty was an on-course reporter for PGA Tour events on CBS from 1997 to 2015. Although his “Feherty” show on the Golf Channel began in 2011, he did not join NBC Sports as an on-course reporter. until 2016. He has also contributed to NBC’s Olympic coverage in recent years.

As a player, Feherty won five European Tour events from 1986 to 1992 and was a member of the European Ryder Cup team in 1991 in the American-won “War on the Shore” at Kiawah Island.

Michael C. Ford