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Annika Sorenstam

A conversation with Kelly Tilghman, female voice of PGA Tour

As the year's final major teed off Thursday at Whistling Straits, Kelly Tilghman was on hand to anchor the Golf Channel's coverage of the PGA Championship. Tilghman, a Duke alum and former player, joined the Golf Channel after she retired from professional golf in 1996 and currently hosts a number of programs that include Golf Central, Live From and Morning Drive. "We're here. We're caffeinated. Play has begun," she tweeted Thursday morning, encouraging fans to watch their live coverage, which started at 8 a.m. Tilghman was the first female play-by-play commentator in PGA Tour history and said she someday hopes to broadcast an LPGA event from Augusta...