May 25, 2021

Sellers Shy – Ole Miss

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Sellers Shy – Ole Miss

Sellers Shy, Ole Miss ’94 assumed the role of CBS Sports’ lead golf producer in January 2021. Shy, who joined CBS Sports full-time in 1997, becomes only the third lead producer in the storied history of GOLF ON CBS.

Since joining CBS, Shy has been a full-time member of its golf team, serving as a replay producer, associate director, and producer for PGA TOUR coverage, The Masters and PGA Championship, as well as for the Asia Pacific Amateur Championship and Latin America Amateur Championship. The multiple Emmy Award-winner also currently serves as a producer for THE NFL ON CBS and NCAA Basketball.

Mentored by three-time major champion Dr. Cary Middlecoff, Shy is a two-time Memphis University HS Golfer of the Year and three-time Tennessee State Amateur qualifier. He first worked as a golf spotter for CBS Sports’ coverage of the 1987 Danny Thomas Memphis Classic and later traveled to the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway for the network’s coverage as its journalism intern.

Born on December 2, 1971 in Memphis, Tenn., Shy graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Mississippi in 1994. He has served on the board of the University of Mississippi Journalism School and currently has an endowment in the Broadcast Journalism Honors College.

Shy is currently on the board of the PGA TOUR’s WGC FedEx St Jude Invitational. He lives in Memphis with his wife Stephanie, two sons Sellers and Edwin, and daughter, Gracie. Sellers Jr is in the Honors College and a member of the Ole Miss football team, while Edwin Shy has committed to play lacrosse at the University of North Carolina.

Name to Know: CBS Sports Lead Golf Producer Sellers Shy (Links Magazine)

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