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Changes coming to CBS golf coverage under new leadership in 2021 "Sellers Shy" is the new head of golf at CBS (coordinating producer), taking over for Lance Barrow, who took over from Frank Chirkinian. Shy has been with the CBS Golf team since 1987. Umm, yes to all of that. But the bold part made me laugh. New music, updated graphics, and a mini scoreboard are among the most significant changes? Well f*** us all, then! Great. MORE ads. I have very little faith CBS will do what golfers want them to do, even though it seems relatively simple: show more
CBS golf: McCord, Kostis won’t be returning to network for 2020 Gary McCord and Peter Kostis, two stalwarts of the CBS golf broadcast team, will not return in 2020. Both faced expiring contracts that will not be renewed. A CBS spokesman confirmed the news to Go… Thoughts?
Greetings .... In watching past Masters coverage, now provided officially on YouTube courtesy of Augusta National, I've noticed a multitude of things in the comparison of past and present tournaments. One of the most telling tidbits comes from the 1977 Masters replay. At about the 29 minute, 35 second mark of the video, the final round tee times are displayed. The spacing (which may also be referred to as intervals) between each 2-man group going off on Number One Tee is eight (8) minutes. Compare and contrast that with the 10-minute intervals for most current final round tee times. Also,
We learned this week that the Fox Network has severed ties with Greg Norman, who served as the network's lead analyst for their broadcast of the 2015 US Open. This news prompted me to think about golf broadcasting and sports broadcasting in general. I think it is time for a change. But before we get to that, I think it's a good idea to look at how much better sports and golf broadcasting is today, compared to how it was just a few short decades ago. I grew up watching sports in the 1970s. Things were clearly different then. Some of the biggest differences between now and then are attribut