Saturday, August 12, 2017

Golf Legend, Hall-of-Famer Jackie Burke Jr., Open up on Golf's 'Golden Era with Feherty

Burke, The 1956 PGA Champion and Five-Time Ryder Cup Team Member Shares Stories With David Feherty on Many of the Game’s Greats – Hogan, Snead, Palmer, Nicklaus, Mickelson and Woods

(ORLANDO, Fla.) – World Golf Hall of Fame member, Ryder Cup captain and two-time major champion Jackie Burke will join David Feherty on his self-titled, Emmy-nominated “Outstanding Weekly Studio Show” – Feherty presented by Farmers Insurance®  – premiering Monday, August 14 at 9 p.m. ET on Golf Channel.

The 16-time PGA Tour winner and 94-year-old renowned teacher joins the Emmy-nominated television personality from Champions Golf Club in Houston to discuss a number of topics, including:
· His influence on the origination of Phil Mickelson’s well-known putting drill.
· Memories from rubbing shoulders with the likes of Sam Snead, Bing Crosby and Bob Hope.
· A prolific Ryder Cup record, going 7-1-0 in matches, and serving as a captain in 1957 and 1973.
· Reflecting on serving during World War II in the United States Marines Corps before turning to professional golf.

Upcoming scheduled guests for the remainder of the season for Feherty include major champion Louis Oosthuizen (Monday, August 21) and Grammy Award-winning musician Darius Rucker (Monday, August 28).

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