Ten Things I Would Tweet If I Was Still On Twitter… Volume Seven

Who designed Colin Cowherd’s set? Is he hosting a radio show or playing the pipe organ?

I wish there was still a Web.com Tour Championship and a q-school to watch

I’ll say it again it’s time for Flo to go

I’m looking forward to another season of Fargo

It’s more than a little sad that 10 million dollars doesn’t mean anything to Rory McIlroy

I’m happy Don Henley is releasing a new record

A GOOD golf play by play announcer never tries to sound smarter about the game than the analyst

I am secretly (ok it’s not a secret anymore) rooting for Henrik Stenson to do JUST ENOUGH to win the FedEx Cup

Every Golf Channel broadcast is better when it includes Curt Byrum and Jerry Foltz

I’m still holding out hope the upcoming Giants/Dodgers series has more meaning than just when the LA team clinched the pennant


About Keith Hirshland

My name is Keith Hirshland and I am a four decades television veteran who has spent time both in front of and behind the camera. During nearly forty years in broadcasting my path has crossed in front of, behind and alongside some of the best in the business... And some of the worst. Many of those people I count as friends while others wouldn't make the effort to spit on me if I was on fire. This television life started early watching my Mom and Dad found, fund and run a local affiliate TV station in Reno, Nevada. As a teenager approaching adulthood I worked for them, first as an on-air sports reporter/anchor and later as a director and producer. Jobs in the industry took me across the country and then to many places around the world. Sports is my passion and putting it on TV has been my business. Production credits include auto racing, baseball, basketball, bowling, college football, field hockey, soccer, volleyball and water polo but the majority of my time "in the chair" since 1990 has been invested in the game of golf with both ESPN and The Golf. Channel ( I was one of the first forty people hired by TGC in 1994 ). I am a fan and I watch TV sports as a fan but I also have hundreds of thousands of hours watching from inside a production truck. I think that makes me qualified to comment, my hope is you agree. I have written two books, Cover Me Boys, I'm Going In (Tales of the Tube from a Broadcast Brat), a memoir that is a tribute to my parents, the hard working, creative people who started ESPN2 and The Golf Channel and a look back at my life in television. My second book is a novel, Big Flies, and is a mystery that tells the story of a father and a son with four of the world's most notorious unsolved robberies as a backdrop. I look forward to sharing new thoughts about golf, golf television, sports in general and the broadcast industry with you. The views expressed here are mine and mine alone. They are not connected to nor endorsed by any other person, association, company or organization.
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