Bill Macatee joined USA Sports in 1990 as host of USA's
extensive professional golf coverage. Now in his 16th year presiding in
the 18th tower at PGA TOUR events, Macatee also has hosts USA Network's
golf coverage at such tournaments as The Masters and The Ryder Cup.
Macatee also has served USA Sports as a play-by-play announcer for the
US Open since 1990 and the French Open for six years (1996-2001).
Additionally, Macatee has called selected boxing events for USA Sports'
critically-acclaimed boxing series USA Tuesday Night Fights and hosted
professional figure skating as well as other sports specials for USA.
Before joining USA Network, Macatee was the sports anchor and then
co-anchor for USA Today on TV. He began his network career with NBC in
1982 at the age of 26, becoming the youngest network sportscaster in
the industry. With NBC Sports, he served as anchor and co-anchor for
NBC's pregame shows for the NFL and Major League Baseball and reported
on a variety of NBC Sports events, including the World Series, Super
Bowl XVII, Rose Bowl, Orange Bowl, and Wimbledon. In addition, he
served as the sports correspondent for The Today Show and sports anchor
for NBC News at Sunrise and Sunday Today. Macatee joined CBS Sports in
1995 as studio host for CBS's golf coverage. He plays a major role as
an announcer for CBS Sports' golf coverage including The Masters, US
Open Tennis Championships, the NFL, and a variety of CBS Sports
Spectacular events. In 1998, Macatee served as CBS's weekend daytime
co-host of the Olympic Winter Games in Nagano, Japan.
Macatee was born November 17, 1955 in Rome, New York, and earned a
degree in speech from Lamar University in 1978. He resides in Newport
Beach, California with his daughter Caitlin.