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Brian Brinkley is Oklahoma's NewsChannel 4's weekend sports anchor/reporter. Prior to his current position, Brian was a production assistant and intern at NewsChannel 4. He has also worked at WWLS radio and KGOU as a sports director/reporter.

Brian has received statewide attention for his reporting and anchoring. He has been honored with two awards from the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters for small market sports reporting and sportscasting.

A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Brian received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a double major in Philosophy.

Brian lives in Edmond with his wife and daughter.


Recent Articles
  • U.S. Senior Open

    Montgomerie Maintains Lead Halfway Through U.S. Senior Open

    Scotland’s Colin Montgomerie shot an even par 71 to finish at 6-under par after two rounds and keep his lead at the U.S. Senior Open at Oak Tree National in Edmond. Montgomerie leads Scott Dunlap by one stroke going in the third round on Saturday. At several points Friday, Montgomerie and Dunlap were tied for the lead with Bernhard Langer, but the German bogeyed three of his final four holes to finish at 4-under par with a 69. Langer is tied with Gene Sauers […]

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    Thunder Win Summer League Finale

    The Oklahoma City Thunder won their final game in the NBA Summer League in Orlando, beating Miami 103-98 to take 7th place. The Thunder made their first 11 shots in the game, but Miami stayed close most of the game. Perry Jones led OKC with 20 points, making four 3-pointers.   Mitch McGary added 18 points and 5 rebounds. Semaj Christon and Josh Huestis each scored 17 points. Andre Roberson was also in double figures with 12 points. Thunder shot 64 percent from the […]

  • U.S. Senior Open

    “Monty” Leads Field After First Round of U.S. Senior Open at Oak Tree

    Scotland’s Colin Montgomerie shot a 6-under par 65 to take the first round lead at the U.S. Senior Open at Oak Tree National in Edmond. Montgomerie leads Marco Dawson by one shot after the first 18 holes. Mark Brooks is three shots back at 3-under par, then five golfers follow at 2-under par. On a hot day that saw play start an hour late due to a lightning delay in the morning, Montgomerie played early, posted a good score and […]

  • OKC Golfer First Off Tee at U.S. Senior Open

      Oklahoma City resident Rocky Walcher finished the first round of the US Senior Open at four over par, shooting a 75.   Walcher was the first person to tee off in the tournament and at one point, early in the first round, held the lead.   The Oak Tree member had his son caddie for him, had a nice group following his round and even had friends joke with him on the 18th green.   Walcher said he thought the course […]

  • “Monty” Looks for Another Champions Tour Major

    Scotland’s Colin Montgomerie might be the best golfer ever to have never won a major championship. He came close many times, but never won a major title on the regular PGA Tour. He did, however, break through with a major win this year on the Champions Tour, winning the Senior PGA Championship in May. He’s going for a rare double this week at the U.S. Senior Open at Oak Tree National in Edmond. Dylan Buckingham reports.  

  • Bernhard Langer Not Concerned About Being Favorite at U.S. Senior Open

    Germany’s Bernhard Langer is considered the favorite to win the U.S. Senior Open this week at Oak Tree National in Edmond. Langer is a two-time Masters champion, and has won three Champions Tour majors, including this year’s Senior Players Championship. Bob Barry, Jr. talked to Langer during Wednesday’s practice rounds.  

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    Bob Barry Jr.’s pick to win the U.S. Senior Open talks playing at Oak Tree

    He won the 1996 British Open, and has won three Champions Tour major championships. He is also Bob Barry Jr.’s pick to win at this year’s U.S. Senior Open. Tom Lehman is 55 years old, but he’s never played Oak Tree National in Edmond, site of this year’s U.S. Senior Open. With practice rounds in full swing, Lehman is getting his first look at the course and figuring out what it will take to win his first U.S. Senior Open title. In an […]

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    Thunder Blown Out By Pacers in Summer League

    The Indiana Pacers went on a 22-4 run to end the first half and went on to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 94-71 in the NBA Summer League in Orlando on Wednesday. OKC led by one after the first quarter, 22-21, but were outscored 34-13 in the second quarter and trailed 56-36 at halftime. Indiana built the lead to as many as 31 before winning by 23. The Thunder shot just 38 percent from the field, with Indiana shooting 53 percent. […]

  • Scott Verplank Returns Home As A Rookie Again

    He’s a long-time member of the so-called “Oak Tree Gang,” and as one of the younger members, he’s finally joining his fellow pros on the Champions Tour. Scott Verplank first made a name for himself by winning the 1984 U.S. Amateur Championship at Oak Tree. He helped Oklahoma State to the 1983 NCAA team title, and won the 1986 NCAA individual title, before going on to a 28-year career on the PGA Tour. On Wednesday, July 9th, he turns 50 […]

  • A Military Man Plays in the National Championship

    A key word in the name U.S. Senior Open is “open.” The tournament is open to any over 50 who can qualify, and Mark Gardiner did just that. Gardiner is a former Air Force Master Sergeant making his Champions Tour debut at the U.S. Senior Open at Oak Tree National in Edmond this week. Dylan Buckingham reports.  

  • Tway At Home for the U.S. Senior Open

    The Oak Tree Gang will get to sleep in their own beds this week at the U.S. Senior Open. One of those will be Bob Tway, the 1986 PGA Champion who played the ’88 PGA at Oak Tree, and now gets to play a major on his home course on the Champions Tour. Tway’s son Kevin is now following in his father’s footsteps on the PGA Tour. Dylan Buckingham reports from Oak Tree National in Edmond.