Terry Gannon, broadcaster for Golf Channel and NBC Sports, will be the emcee for the induction ceremony of the Inaugural Class of the Virginia Golf Hall of Fame.
The ceremony will take place on Tuesday, May 10 at the Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Va.
Gannon, who was a member of the 1983 NCAA championship men’s basketball team at North Carolina State University, began his career as a broadcaster in 1987, calling college basketball games for Raycom Sports and Jefferson-Pilot Sports. He also called college basketball for both ESPN and ABC Sports before joining the NBC Sports family.
The 52-year-old Gannon, who was born in Joliet, Ill., was an announcer for ABC’s PGA Tour coverage from 1999-2013. He was the lead play-by-play announcer for ESPN’s WNBA coverage from 2004-12. In 2010, he became a tower host and announcer for Golf Channel, a position he continues to hold today. Gannon has also been a key announcer on NBC’s Summer and Winter Olympic coverage.
The six members of the Inaugural Class of the Virginia Golf Hall of Fame are Vinny Giles, Chandler Harper, Clyde Luther, Sam Snead, Curtis Strange and Lanny Wadkins.