Category Archives: golf on tv

And The Emmy Awards Goes To…

Truth serum time… I LOVE awards and award shows. I watch the Oscars, Golden Globes, Grammys, ACM’s and EMMYs. I am interested in both who and what gets nominated and who and what wins.   I have a particular affinity … Continue reading

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Living Proof That A Person Can Be Great At Many Things Yet Not All That Good At Something Else

I must begin this post by saying unequivocally that I believe Annika Sorenstam is golf’s greatest woman player ever. She is also in my top 5 of the game’s best players, man or woman, of all time. I mean it, … Continue reading

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The PGA TOUR Has Ruined Another Event… Go Figure

The PGA TOUR tried to make the WGC Dell Match Play more television friendly and all they did was make the early matches less watchable. Few thing are more simple in general or more compelling in sports than “win or … Continue reading

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Three Telecasts, Two Jobs, One Big Mess

The marginalization of David Feherty is in high gear at NBC Sports. Arguably the most popular and interesting character in golf television has gone from having no equal as an on course announcer to being THE equal of Jimmy Roberts. … Continue reading

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Another Golf Tournament on NBC and Another Week in the Witness Protection Program for David Feherty

I can hear the NBC/ Golf Channel “brain trust” now… “What the heck do we do with David Feherty THIS week?” It’s an embarrassing question for them to be asking and amazing that they can’t figure it out. This time, … Continue reading

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This Is Getting Uncomfortable (The David Feherty/NBC Golf Marriage Saga Continues)

We got our answer as to what NBC Golf producer Tommy Roy would do with his announcers on Sunday at The Honda Classic by watching his lead in production on the golf channel. His decision…”To heck with the golf fan … Continue reading

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“Johnny Hates Jazz” part two

This is NOT a post about the British new wave band. Sorry. They did have a hit with “Shattered Dreams” in 1988 (I’m sure you can get it on iTunes for .99). Shattered dreams could be an apt description for … Continue reading

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Pebble Beach and the Popeye Principle

“I Yam what I Yam” Popeye We are in the midst of enduring the least watchable golf tournament on television The A T and T Pebble Beach Pro Am ( at least the first three rounds). It’s a parade of … Continue reading

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The Shotgun Marriage Between David Feherty and Johnny Miller is Off to a Predictably Rocky Start

  I was curious to see what David Feherty on NBC Golf would look, feel and sound like. It didn’t take long to form an opinion. After only a few moments it was painfully obvious that there is very little … Continue reading

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NBC/Golf Channel Top Dog Should Preach What He Practices

  We’re just hours away from Super Bowl Sunday, a day that sees entire television networks offer up wall to wall coverage devoted to ONE sport. While that is one day for CBS and ESPN it just happens to be … Continue reading

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