Clonmel native Shane O’Donoghue, who is host of CNN’s monthly golf show ‘Living Golf’, has a busy few weeks ahead. He headed off to Orlando yesterday Saturday to be a guest co-host on NBC Golf Channel’s Morning Drive Breakfast Golf Show for a week, from 7am-9am Eastern Time. Morning Drive brings golf fans the latest golf news, trends as well as hints and tips on how to play the best golf!
Shane will then travel up to Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pennsylvania to cover the US Open from 10-16 June for CNN Worldwide. Irish eyes will be on Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell in the hope that either one can achieve a second US Open win. The show airs on June 6: 1030, 1730, June 8: 0830, 2200, June 9: 1730, June 15: 1730, June 16: 0830, 2230. Shane, whose father hailed from Thurles, will also be hosting video essays for Sport’s Illustrated Golf.com and appearing on NBC Golf Channel.
Shane will be back in Ireland to cover the Irish Open at the end of June. The Irish Open is taking place in the Dublin area for the first time since Irish golfers have won 7 majors. July will bring Shane to The British Open at Muirfield and then he is back to the US in August for US PGA Championship, where Rory McIlroy is defending Champion, at Oak Hill Country Country Club in Rochester New York. Golf fans can follow Shane on Twitter @ShaneODonoghue