Category Archives: golf on tv

Stroke Play Has No Match

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” T. Bert Lance   I’ll admit right off the bat that I may be in the minority on this one. I am not a fan of the NCAA golf championships match play format. … Continue reading

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A “Can’t Miss Kid” Hits The Mark

On Sunday Kevin Chappell won for the first time on the PGA TOUR. I was shocked; not because Chappell won but because it took him so long to do it. We (our Golf Channel production team) met Chappell for the … Continue reading

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Nothing Changes If Nothing Changes

“Put it back.” My Mom (about a gazillion times)   I’m a huge fan of The Masters. I have been for as long as I can remember. I have been fortunate to attend several tournaments, actually work a couple (thank … Continue reading

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TV Sports Graphics “Unforced Errors”

“A good decision is based on knowledge and not numbers.” Plato   As 2016 turned into 2017 I secretly hoped the folks that head up the graphics departments at various television networks would have finally come to their senses. Oh well. … Continue reading

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A Cut Above

This is your captain speaking. Please fasten your seatbelts because we are about to descend deep into the weeds. Thank you for your attention and we will advise when it is safe to move about the cabin again.   The … Continue reading

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Thanks Tiger

“While I continue to work hard on getting healthy, I’m not physically ready to play in this year’s U.S. Open…” so said Tiger Woods on June 8th, 2016 referring to the national championship he has won three times. Woods is … Continue reading

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Why do people talking about sports on television have to talk so darn much?

In my nearly thirty years producing sporting event telecasts I engaged in a constant battle with many of the men and women wearing microphones. My side of the fight proudly used the battle cry, ” less is more, let the … Continue reading

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