Rich Beem is currently an analyst for Sky Sports and CBS Sports. Prior to joining Sky Sports, he served as an analyst on The Golf Channel.
A 13-year veteran of the PGA Tour, Rich won the 2002 PGA Championship at Hazeltine National, one of golf’s four major tournaments. Rich was able to fend off Tiger Woods to win, despite Woods birdying the last four holes. The victory put Rich into the top 20 of the Official World Golf Rankings.
At the 2007 Nissan Open at Riviera, Rich made a hole-in-one at the 14th hole on live television to win a new red Altima coupe. Rich’s classic celebration atop the car was later made into a Nissan commercial.
Rich was born in Phoenix, but grew up in El Paso Texas. He attended and played golf at New Mexico State University.
Rich currently resides in Austin, Texas with his family.