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First! Ha ha. But seriously, I never heard him in the booth or even watched any of his interviews, so dunno what his personality is like.


Davis Love III is heading to the broadcast booth. The World Golf Hall of Famer and 21-time PGA Tour champion is joining CBS as an analyst for its coverage of the PGA Tour, the Masters and PGA Champ…


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9 minutes ago, rehmwa said:

Benefit of the doubt until he uses the phrase "of the golf ball" or starts calling putts "efforts"

then it's open season

Or “this just a moment ago”

5 minutes ago, NJpatbee said:

he always seemed a bit quiet in front of the camera.

Okay, I’m sold.

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22 minutes ago, iacas said:

And now he's leaving CBS. Thank goodness, as he was bland as can be…


Yep, we kinda knew that going in.  But he proved it.  Talented golfer doesn't translate to talented on-air commentator.

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5 hours ago, iacas said:

And now he's leaving CBS. Thank goodness, as he was bland as can be…


As I said in another thread...a loaf of bread has more personality than DLIII.

Glad to hear he's back to competitive golf and a desire to spend more time with family.

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