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Kelly Tilghman Tiger Woods Interview

By Deena Bustillo on
Kelly Tilghman interviewed Tiger Woods yesterday, and the Golf Channel anchor kept the questions largely about the game, according to the Mercury News. Tiger's supposed to return to golf for the Masters in April, and in his first post-affair scandal interview, he got to talk about his plans on the field, instead of off for a change. He was a little nervous in the interview, and his voice quivered just a bit. He was interviewed outdoors at his home in a country club in Florida, so he was a...Read Full Story
Her official Golf Channel profile from http://www.thegolfchannel.com/22100/4/

Kelly Tilghman:

College: Duke University, 1991

Handicap: 6

Favorite movie: Love Monty Python's "Holy Grail." HILARIOUS!

Golf tip: Try not to stand too close to the ball - after you hit it!

Kelly Tilghman Background:

Kelly Tilghman, the first, full-time female play-by-play commentator in the history of the PGA TOUR, has been one of the GOLF CHANNEL’s most versatile on-air personalities.

In 2007, she began her collaboration with lead analyst Nick Faldo to form the lead broadcast team for the majority of the network’s PGA TOUR telecasts. One of the original cast, Tilghman formerly served in such GOLF CHANNEL roles as co-anchor for Golf Central, host of Sprint Post Game and Live From … telecasts, as well as a variety of Golf Channel original programs, including Academy Live and The Grey Goose 19th Hole. Tilghman’s early duties included serving as an on-course reporter for the network’s live tournament team.

From 1992-96, Tilghman played professional golf in Australia, Europe and Asia, and also served as a teaching and touring pro. Tilghman grew up in North Myrtle Beach, S.C., where her family owned and operated a golf course for 22 years.

She earned a scholarship to play on Duke University’s women’s golf team, where she won the 1990 Lady Paladin Invitational hosted by Furman University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History.
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