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10 ways Fox Sports can improve its golf broadcasts

How did Fox Sports do with its initial foray into U.S. Open broadcasting? Let’s start with the premise that it’s a thankless job. If social media were the sole arbiter of what constitutes quality sports...
Monday, 6/22/2015 at 1:44PM
Media

Fox Sports baby boomers question millennials consulting yardage guides to read putts

The greens are not exempt from the myriad slopes that define Chambers Bay, and often players lining up putts are seen consulting yardage books. It must be a millennial thing. You would get no argument...
Saturday, 6/20/2015 at 8:30PM
Media

Do the Brits have more tolerance for noise from trains passing by Chambers Bay?

One of the unusual features of Chambers Bay is the proximity of railroad tracks to the golf course, running along the coast, adjacent to the 16th and 17th holes. When trains pass through they create...
Thursday, 6/18/2015 at 5:29PM
courses-travel

Major Championships - Fox Sports Hosts Preview Chambers Bay

We asked Fox Sports commentators Joe Buck, Greg Norman, Brad Faxon and Holly Sonders what they thought of 2015 U.S. Open venue Chambers Bay.
Missing Links

Jordan Spieth, Texas pro: 'The will, focus of Hogan, likability of Nelson, putting stroke of Crenshaw'

Stories of interest you might have missed... The PGA Tour is in Dan Jenkins’ hometown of Fort Worth, Texas, this week, and Mac Engel of the Star-Telegram has a Q&A with him. “Jordan Spieth is...
Wednesday, 5/20/2015 at 8:11AM
News & Tours

Throwback Thursday: What they were saying about Tiger after 2000 U.S. Open

On Throwback Thursday, as professional golf has returned once again to Pebble Beach and we ponder what has happened to Tiger Woods, it seems a good time to reflect on the 2000 U.S. Open at...
Thursday, 2/12/2015 at 11:18AM
News & Tours

Fox Sports adds Brad Faxon, David Fay to its golf broadcast team

By John Strege Fox Sports continued to build its golf broadcast team with the addition of Brad Faxon as a studio analyst and hole announcer and former USGA executive director David Fay as its rules...
Thursday, 7/31/2014 at 2:48PM
News & Tours

Media: Martin Kaymer has them talking about Tiger Woods again

By John Strege The telecast of the U.S. Open was proceeding with only scant mention of Tiger Woods, at least until Martin Kaymer delivered a realistic impersonation of Woods through 36 holes. “I give Martin...
Friday, 6/13/2014 at 7:24PM
News & Tours

Tom Watson, 64, contends at Senior PGA and sets Ryder Cup tone

By Bill Fields BENTON HARBOR, Mich. -- Tom Watson will be at the Memorial Tournament next week, getting the top 25 players on the United States Ryder Cup points list fitted for their clothes and...
Friday, 5/23/2014 at 3:56PM
News & Tours

Media: ‘[Bubba’s] lost his marbles’

By John Strege Experience counts at Augusta National, even for the broadcasters, none of whom has the wealth of it that Nick Faldo does. After Jordan Spieth holed a bunker shot at the par-3 fourth...
Sunday, 4/13/2014 at 6:54PM
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