[1] The couple lives in Greenwich, Connecticut, with their three daughters: Hannah, Ellery, and Riley Hicks. Can the veteran chase him down and pull off a shocker here? Dan Hicks, NBC Sports Group’s longtime and critically-acclaimed golf and Olympic commentator, originally joined NBC Sports’ Notre Dame Football coverage in 2014 as its lead play-by-play voice. The ensuing chatter behind the scenes was kept to a whisper. "We didn’t play much this summer because we were restricted at Winged Foot in terms of guest play, but I’ve played a lot of golf over the years with Jimmy," Hicks said. A partnership with Rolex will allow the last hour of Sunday's coverage on NBC to air commercial free. Phelps' hope's alive! RT @The2RobbiesNBC: Ok, we’ve had our say on yesterday’s pod. When the USGA moved the U.S. Open from June to September, it essentially left Fox Sports with a buried lie. He’ll come over here a lot on his own because he’s friends with so many of the members and I’ll get a text, 'By the way, I used your locker today. Hicks most recently served as the alpine skiing play-by-play announcer at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. Hicks has served as lead play-by-play host of NBC Sports’ PGA TOUR Golf Channel on NBC tournament coverage since 2000, alongside critically-acclaimed analyst Johnny Miller in the 18th hole tower, which includes THE PLAYERS and the coveted FedEx Cup playoff highlighted by The TOUR Championship. One of Hicks' most memorable calls came during the men's 4x100 freestyle relay at the 2008 Summer Olympics, as he announced the USA's come-from-behind win over France: The United States trying to hang on to second; they should get the Silver medal. With everything that's gone on, somebody is still going to get their name on that historic trophy, but it’s going to be a challenge from a broadcasting standpoint to find that right tone with no crowds. I played it a couple of weeks ago and came off the course and said, ‘What the hell happened to the fairway?” Somebody kidnapped the sixth fairway. "Yes, it will be different," Roberts said. "My first job was working for the Gannett newspapers," he said. Bevacqua, a Westchester native, will be coming down I-95 from New Canaan, Connecticut. He later moved to KVOA-TV, the NBC affiliate in Tucson, where he served as weekend sports anchor/reporter before joining CNN. Don't miss any of our exclusive coverage. Timothy Tighe performed the … He began his professional career in 1984 as a sports anchor/news reporter for KCEE/KWFM radio in Tucson, Arizona. So much depends on the weather, but they expect scoring will be a chore if the USGA gets a firm and fast West Course. So is the rough, which is already dense and dark. SEATTLE — One of the great sports calls of the century came in 2008, ... And when that putt trickled in, NBC’s Dan Hicks verbalized what everyone watching was thinking. Bernard is losing some ground. He can be reached at mdougher@lohud.com or on Twitter @hoopsmbd and @lohudgolf. "I truly believe that it would be one of the great golf stories in history, one of the all-timers. Do Not Sell My Personal Information.Powered by WordPress.com VIP. I could tell you something about every single hole at Winged Foot, but what got my attention was the sixth hole, which is the short par 4. Hannah Lynn Storen and John Daniel Hicks, sports broadcasters for NBC in New York, were married yesterday at St. Vincent Ferrer Church in New York. "Well there's no doubt that he's tightening up!" '", "I couldn’t tell you how many rounds I’ve played at Winged Foot, how many friends I have at Winged Foot," Roberts said. UNBELIEVABLE AT THE END! Australia is in Bronze territory right now, but Lezak is closing a little bit on Bernard. Golf around here means a lot to me. I suspect there will be more enhancing.". Dan Hicks spent a portion of the COVID-19 shutdown at Winged Foot Golf Club where he's been a member since 2010. HE DID IT!" It's going to be a unique event with no fans to frame the drama. "The course is as advertised," Roberts said. He’s always coming up with something new and I know he is really, really thinking hard about how we can give people something they might not have seen before, how we can maximize their viewing experience. @my_shoes93 Yes- Lara , our cat is doing fine. In addition, Hicks has handled play-by-play duties for NBC Sports’ Notre Dame football coverage as well as the network’s NFL Wild Card Weekend coverage. [6] Storm is an alumna of Notre Dame. The infrastructure to support the 3,000 or so essential personnel onsite each day is currently going up. "I have a recurring dream that Phil Mickelson at the age of 50 gets into contention on Sunday," Hicks said of the popular U.S. Open bridesmaid whose best chance to win sailed wide left on Winged Foot's 18th hole in 2006. "I’ve literally traveled millions of miles in my adult life. It’s literally half the width it's been for the members. The 58-year-old Greenwich, Connecticut, resident, who's been anchoring NBC's golf coverage for 20 years, just happened to be there playing alongside NBC Sports Group president and fellow member Pete Bevacqua in late June as negotiations to reacquire the USGA media rights neared a conclusion.