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Ian Baker-Finch

Ian Baker-Finch, winner of 17 tournaments worldwide, including the 1991 Open Championship, has been a member of the CBS Sports golf team as an analyst for the Network’s golf coverage since 2007.

Baker-Finch began his professional career on the Australian Tour in 1979, and has represented Australia in multiple International competitions. He served as Peter Thomson’s Vice Captain for the International Presidents Cup Team in 1996, and Gary Players’ Assistant Captain for the 2003, 2005 and 2007 International Presidents Cup Team.

Appointed by the Australian Olympic Committee, Baker-Finch also served as Team Leader (Captain) of the Australian men’s and women’s golf teams that competed in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

Prior to CBS, Baker-Finch worked as an analyst for various television networks across the world, including ABC, ESPN and TNT.

In 2000, Baker-Finch was recognized by the Australian Government as a recipient of the Australian Sports Medal, which honors individuals for high level of achievement in sports. He is a life member of both the Australian PGA and Australian PGA Tour.

Baker-Finch was born October 24, 1960 in Nambour, Queensland, Australia. Since 2000, he has lived in the Palm Beach Gardens area with his wife, Jennie. He has two daughters, Hayley and Laura.