Morgan Pressel is walking the fairways at a golf tournament this weekend, but instead of holding a club and hitting shots, she’s holding a microphone and calling the shots.
The Honda Classic at PGA National is the first PGA Tour event the former major champion is covering for NBC Sports/Golf Channel as the 32-year-old begins the transition from professional golfer to an announcing career.
So far, it has gone as smoothly as her swing.
“After one day, she’s like an old pro out there,” Tommy Roy, NBC Sports’ lead golf producer, said Saturday. “She has advanced to this position in a very quick time. Faster than anyone I’ve seen before.”
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