Kelly Tilghman Biography (1969-)

(b. August 6, 1969, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina) is a broadcaster for The Golf Channel, and the PGA Tour’s first female lead golf  announcer.

Tilghman, who played college golf at Duke University, works as a course reporter for The Golf Channel, after having served as the main play-by-play announcer during its PGA Tour telecasts. She became an anchor in 2007 when the PGA Tour signed a 15-year deal in which The Golf Channel broadcasts the first three events of the year, weekday coverage of all tour events, and full coverage of the Fall Series and opposite-field events.


  1. L2489

    April 16, 2011 at 8:28 pm


  2. ken callaway

    April 24, 2011 at 7:50 pm

    I normally do not like women sports announcers, but she is very quick and articulate. She is on top of everything. Good luck to her in her future with TV sports.

  3. Myles Friedman

    August 10, 2011 at 5:53 pm

    She is the “best”.

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