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ESPN's longest day: 13 hours later, sun simultaneously sets on Scotland, Tom Watson's British Open career

More than 13 hours later, the sun simultaneously (and appropriately) having set on Scotland and Tom Watson’s British Open career, ESPN called it a night. The second round was suspended because of darkness through which...
Friday, 7/17/2015 at 6:08PM
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ESPN's Mike Tirico: Mickelson 'finds a way to make you believe that he believes'

By John Strege Phil Mickelson is not just an entertaining player to watch, but he’s an entertaining one to hear, too. After his round of two-under-par 70 in difficult conditions at the British Open, he’s...
Friday, 7/18/2014 at 10:12AM
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Media: Mickelson's British Open victory exalted

(Getty Images photo) By John Strege The quality of a golf telecast ultimately depends on the players, and on that note, well, to borrow the words of broadcast legend Al Michaels from a memorable...
Sunday, 7/21/2013 at 2:05PM
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Media: '67 for Phil...father-of-the-year award'

By John Strege The travels, sans travails, of Phil Mickelson was the story of the day in the first round of the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on Thursday, and it was succinctly summarized...
Thursday, 6/13/2013 at 7:38PM
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Media: 'I'm stupefied by the slow penalty'

By John Strege News unfolds at a languid pace in golf, but a languid pace was the news in the second round of the Masters, introducing a note of controversy that provided a seamless segue...
Friday, 4/12/2013 at 7:30PM
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Women In The Golf Industry: Kelly Tilghman

Golf's leading female broadcaster spills the beans on her Olympic summer job, her friendship with Tiger and what it takes to become a TV star.In a new series, Golf Digest Woman profiles some of the...
Tuesday, 7/31/2012 at 2:02PM
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Media: 'Will be most difficult round...of Scott's life'

(Getty Images) The media focus on the back nine on Saturday turned to Sunday by virtue of Adam Scott's growing lead in the British Open -- four strokes over Graeme McDowell and Brandt Snedeker...
Saturday, 7/21/2012 at 2:07PM
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Can you watch 36 hours of British Open? ESPN is offering it

Golf is not an ESPN staple, yet there are several reasons to expect its British Open coverage to shine this week. Even before a shot has been hit in earnest the sports network got...
Wednesday, 7/18/2012 at 12:25PM
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MediaWatch: A 'smoking, drinking counterblast'

Summer stepped aside for a few hours on Saturday to let winter play through at Royal St. George's. Finally. "If I'm at home on the couch watching this right now," ESPN's Terry Gannon said, "I'm...
Saturday, 7/16/2011 at 2:11PM
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MediaWatch: Big 3 carry Par 3 Contest telecast

Televising the Par 3 Contest on the eve of the Masters is entertaining if for no other reason than to give us another chance or, sooner or later, a last chance, to watch the Big...
Wednesday, 4/6/2011 at 5:08PM
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