Golf Channel Host, Golf Central
Career Highlights: Lisa Cornwell, the anchor for the “Golf Central,” the Golf Channel’s signature news show, joined the network in 2014 bringing considerable experience in both golf and television. Cornwell’s on-air career started in local television where she reported for NBC, ABC and CBS affiliate stations in Mississippi, Tennessee and Ohio. She served as a studio host, reporter, and play-by-play announcer for the Big Ten Network and she also hosted a college football show titled “SEC Press Pass,” a syndicated show she founded in 2011. An accomplished athlete, Cornwell played competitive golf growing up. She was a three-time All-American junior golfer, a four-time Arkansas Women’s State Amateur Champion (winning her first at a record age of 14), the 1992 Arkansas Female Athlete of the Year, and she won more than 30 tournaments nationwide during her playing years. Cornwell played collegiate golf for Southern Methodist University and the University of Arkansas.