Back9Network Launches Online Simulcast Of SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio’s “Fairways Of Life With Matt Adams”

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Back9Network.com to Air First Live Simulcast from New York City on Thursday, Dec. 13th, 7am – 9am ET, as PGA of America Announces 2014 US Ryder Cup Captain.

Matt Adams (L) with golf legend and Back9Network global ambassador, Tony Jacklin.

Back9Network.com will simulcast SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio's "Fairways of Life with Matt Adams" starting December 13, 2012. Pictured above, host Matt Adams (L) and Tony Jacklin, Back9Network ambassador.

I share Back9Network’s mission of opening up the clubhouse and giving anyone with an interest in golf as a sport and a lifestyle the chance to hang out with me and my guests every morning.

Back9Network, a new lifestyle television network and media company, today announced it will launch a free, live online audio simulcast of the popular SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio program, "Fairways of Life with Matt Adams," starting Thursday, December 13th from 7:00am – 9:00am ET. “Fairways of Life with Matt Adams” will be streamed live every weekday morning at BackNetwork.com with an archive of prior shows available on-demand, 24/7/365. The first simulcast will air live from New York City this Thursday as the PGA of America announces the 2014 US Ryder Cup captain.

The online simulcast on Back9Network.com is the first time the popular radio program will be available free-of-charge to listeners; fans do not have to be a SiriusXM subscriber to tune in at Back9Network.com. Back9Network’s developers have designed the simulcast to make the show available worldwide on desktop computers and mobile devices, such as iPad and other popular tablets as well as smartphones. To listen, visit Back9Network.com and click on the “Fairways of Life with Matt Adams” audio player on the home page to tune in live or to access past shows.

“The Ryder Cup transcends sport as it fuels passions among anyone who enjoys friendly, but fierce competition inside or outside the world of golf. The announcement of the US Ryder Cup captain is the perfect backdrop for Back9Network to launch our online simulcast of ‘Fairways of Life’ as nobody in the world talks more about golf each week than Matt Adams,” said James Bosworth, founder and CEO, Back9Network. “We hope listeners will tune in to Back9Network.com every weekday morning to hear Matt speak with the best personalities in the game as he brings to life the great stories from the world of golf.”

“I’m very excited to launch the live simulcast of ‘Fairways of Life’ on Back9Network.com and to give people who don’t subscribe to SiriusXM an opportunity to listen and to participate in our daily weekday show,” said Mr. Adams. “I share Back9Network’s mission of opening up the clubhouse and giving anyone with an interest in golf as a sport and a lifestyle the chance to hang out with me and my guests every morning.”

In addition to hosting “Fairways of Life,” Mr. Adams also serves as a frequent contributor to Back9Network, providing commentary from each of golf’s major championships and events, as well as a unique look at the best golf courses in the world. He is a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author, and commentator for European Tour Productions, PGA Tour Entertainment, ESPN and ITV, and a 25-year golf industry veteran. Mr. Adams has hosted broadcasts from every major and the Ryder Cup, with no one else in the world hosting more weekly golf talk. He started his career at ESPN, then moved on to the golf industry, where he worked in golf equipment manufacturing, having built clubs for Wilson, RAM and Nicklaus, among others, and continues to consult on golf course operations.

Back9Network, which made its online debut in 2012, is focused on all the things golf fans love about playing and living the game. Back9Network has started construction on its state-of-the-art TV studio and video production facility in downtown Hartford, Connecticut, which is quickly becoming the sports media capital of the world with ESPN, NBC Sports and YES Network also based in the state. Back9Network plans to launch its full programming lineup via cable, satellite, mobile devices, and other content delivery platforms in 2013.

About “Fairways of Life with Matt Adams”:

New York Times best selling author Matt Adams brings all the major headlines from the PGA Tour, Champions, European and LPGA tours during “Fairways of Life with Matt Adams.” Listeners get to hear conversations with legends and the best players in the world as Matt explores the history of the game, golf architecture, equipment and travel. Back9Network serves as the primary naming sponsor of the call-in phone lines (Back9Network Fan Line) and sponsors weekly appearances by iconic broadcaster Ben Wright.

About Back9Network:

Back9Network, based in Hartford, CT, is a new lifestyle television network and media company. Back9Network was developed as a complementary alternative to traditional golf media’s primary focus on coverage of professional golf tournaments. With features and fashions, interviews and instruction, travel, gear and so much more, golf fans of all kinds will want to hang with the Back9Network. Back9Network.com, the online clubhouse for Back9Network, delivers a fresh perspective on the golf lifestyle and its worldwide influence. Back9Network’s leadership includes respected and outspoken executives from the golf and media industries. Clint Eastwood serves as chairman of the Back9Network Creative Committee. For further information, visit http://www.Back9Network.com.

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