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Five reasons I'll be watching the Euro Tour this year


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BBC coverage of the Masters and the Open is probably as good as Golf coverage gets at the moment.Classy, appropriate commentary intermingled with occasional, and very informative clips covering the course in general, certain holes, Golf technology and player interviews.Plus, there's Peter Alliss, who always tells it like it is.Quite entertaining.
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Miguel Angel Jimenez is always a good reason to watch the Euro Tour. I love how he puffs out his chest like a rooster when he walks. It makes his paunch look like it's four feet in front of the rest of him at all times (I'm not sure about his listed weight of 162 pounds), but he's so bad-ass that he pulls it off.
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How do you know there is no drama on the Euro Tour? What you see of the PGA is mostly local (i.e., US) news and most Europeans are not going to hear about it, and vice-versa. From what I can see, there are at least as many a**** on the Euro Tour as there are on the PGA, if not more. I could name several, but I think they are pretty obvious.

Both types of commentary are different, but equally good. And, I like listening to Sir Nick, even if his technical analysis is a little sloppy and he rambles on some. Also like Kelly Tilghman.

Enjoy the different courses and seeing players I am not familiar with.

Crowds at the Euro events definitely seem to be of the gentrified, old money variety. However, you also don't get the persistent idiots yelling "get in the hole."
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