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FOX Sports broadcaster Tim Brando discusses his career, his golf game, and covering the U.S. Open.

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Dottie Pepper: 'Golf played here for hundreds of yrs. What does it say about modern green speeds?'

There does seem a reluctance for television entities to pointedly criticize governing bodies, as Fox Sports demonstrated with its tempered analysis of Chambers Bay during the U.S. Open. That was not the case with ESPN...
Saturday, 7/18/2015 at 9:16AM
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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
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Was Chambers Bay a tough course on spectators, except for those Greg Norman encountered?

Chambers Bay, whatever one’s impression of the course itself, did not allow for a strong spectator experience during the U.S. Open according to most accounts. “USGA officials acknowledge they’ve been fielding complaints about unusually restrictive...
Sunday, 6/21/2015 at 6:46PM
U.S. Open

Crisis Averted: Chambers Bay 18th Hole To Play Way It Was Meant To Be Played

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — The 18th hole at Chambers Bay was going to be played as a par-4 until stronger-than-expected north winds forced the USGA to stick with the hole as a three-shotter. The 18th hole...
Sunday, 6/21/2015 at 1:40PM
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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
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How’s Fox doing with U.S. Open? As Tiger might say, it needs more reps

One round is an inadequate sample, two rounds enough to at least venture an opinion. Tiger Woods, who shot 80-76 to miss the cut in the U.S. Open? Nope. Fox Sports, two rounds into its...
Friday, 6/19/2015 at 9:35PM
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Greg Norman pays dividends for Fox with his reporting on Jason Day

It was a surreal scene when Jason Day fell to the ground on a hillside left of the ninth green at Chambers Bay on Friday afternoon. It occurred only moments after Fox Sports’ Joe Buck...
Friday, 6/19/2015 at 5:51PM
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ICYMI: Here's how Fox launched its coverage of the U.S. Open

All great things have a beginning, the USGA noted in a Tweet about Fox Sports’ first U.S. Open, and it began with a video called, “The Beginning of Something Big.” It features a gamut of...
Friday, 6/19/2015 at 9:51AM
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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
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