Category Archives: golf on tv

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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The Memorial Tournament Is Illustrative Of Everything That Is Fabulous And Funky About PGA TOUR Golf

Good for William McGirt. Yesterday he won an impressive PGA TOUR trophy. He did it on the second hole of a playoff against another guy most golf fans had never heard of, John Curran. It was undoubtedly the best of … Continue reading

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How The LPGA And Its Players Could Make Good… Better

I spent several hours of my life the past four days watching LPGA Tour golf on the Golf Channel. A good portion of it was enjoyable, some of it unsatisfactory, and all of it got me thinking. I’ve been in … Continue reading

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It’s High Time We Cut Jean van de Velde Some Slack

This past Sunday Jordan Spieth stood on the 12th tee at Augusta National on a collision course with history. He was seven holes away from becoming the youngest player ever to win two Masters’ green jackets. He was a great … Continue reading

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My Heartfelt Thanks To Arnold Palmer

“Mama, put my guns in the ground I can’t shoot them anymore. That long black cloud is comin’ down I feel I’m knockin’ on heaven’s door.”   Bob Dylan     Like millions of golf fans, I watched the ceremonial … Continue reading

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