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I really enjoy being able to watch live golf on Thursday and Friday mornings, especially now that I work from home. I call it "coffee golf". 

I know the fields are typically weak, but the golf has a lighter feel to it, and the announcers are quite humorous. 

Plus they play in some really cool places around the world. Beautiful scenery. Lots of variety. 

Anyone else enjoy watching European Tour events?

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Obviously its out home Tour so I am biased, but I love the ET. Yes, the fields are weaker but they are still great players and its a nice change from the boring PGA courses.

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This weeks Euro event is a "Mixed" event where men and women are competing against each other. Four rounds of stroke play, from different sets of tees. It'll be interesting to see how it goes. 

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On 6/10/2021 at 7:13 AM, Braivo said:

This weeks Euro event is a "Mixed" event where men and women are competing against each other. Four rounds of stroke play, from different sets of tees. It'll be interesting to see how it goes. 

I don’t see why the PGA/LPGA/Champions don’t play a mixed tournament from 3 different tees. Each tour competing against itself, but playing a 3-some, one person from each. 

I think it’d be one hell of a tournament with something for everyone. 

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I guess there are those who’d like that. I’d much rather watch an LPGA tournament over Champions Tour. I have literally no interest in anything with the Champions Tour. There are LPGA players who out drive Champion Tour players so the different tees would be a bit confusing.

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