Watching Woods hit practice balls would be preferable to seeing most other touring pros play tournament golf
A quick comment regarding some of your 2019 reader comments:
I would rather watch Tiger Woods hit range balls than 90 percent of the golf on TV. If you can't appreciate the greatest golfer ever, I'm sorry for you, but most of us want to watch this phenomenal treasure. Yep, every single shot. I can pass on watching Paul Casey or Patton Kizzire hitting.
Royal Portrush was sublime. A great Open venue.
If you don't have a split screen, you get a full commercial and no golf. I can watch the smaller box and ignore the GEICO commercial.
Why doesn't the LPGA have some combined tournaments against the Champions Tour? That would be some fun. 6,600 yards, tight fairways. I'm betting on the girls.
I won't miss Peter Kostis or Gary McCord one tiny bit on Golf Channel’s telecasts. The network should change announcers every seven years and keep perspectives fresh. Do you really think either of those guys has anything new to offer? If so, there's been nothing to indicate that over the past five years.
I love the "new" PGA Tour schedule: January to August, and finish the year with the FedEx Cup.
How can they update the Rules of Golf and not let you take a drop from a divot? By definition, it's ground under repair. Instead, we are worrying about dropping the ball from our knee? Like, that was a problem?
A ‘Rosie’ outlook
I’m going to miss Tim Rosaforte (“Golf Channel’s Tim Rosaforte to retire,” Dec. 19). He was always the one commentator who seemed to have some insightful, behind-the-scenes tidbit of information to give viewers that added perspective.
In addition, he never resorted to hyperbole or histrionics to report the news. A true professional, in my opinion. Enjoy retirement, Tim.
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