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Don't get me wrong. I love the parts when they show how difficult the course is set up. But, the endless pontification back and forth - one opinion this, another opinion that...has gotten pretty bad. If they drop it down to the occasional insult they'll be getting into ESPN-style douchebaggary. Will enjoy watching the pros play this course with the volume off with a cold one. Thanks to the recent poster here who pointed out that by selecting Spanish before the weekend we can just hear the birds, blimp and crowd...

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If you think Zinger is preferable to Nantz I don't know what to tell you.

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I loathe “playing through.”   does Verizon really think I’m going to change my phone service because some idiot is talking while I’m trying to watch golf?

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Don't get me wrong. I love the parts when they show how difficult the course is set up. But, the endless pontification back and forth - one opinion this, another opinion that...has gotten pretty bad. If they drop it down to the occasional insult they'll be getting into ESPN-style douchebaggary. Will enjoy watching the pros play this course with the volume off with a cold one. Thanks to the recent poster here who pointed out that by selecting Spanish before the weekend we can just hear the birds, blimp and crowd...

 

Maybe not the blimp . . .

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Lots of ProTracer and lots of golf being shown. I don't care who's talking, that's the good stuff right there.

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As an old guy that has been watching tourneys for decades? I watch the golf with my TV on mute.

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Thank God Fox does not play the CBS/NBC game of 'manufactured drama'

 

The commentary is debatable but at least we're able to watch some actual golf being played, by everyone!

 

Not to mention the drone shots really are beneficial - for example Sergio's shot today that ended up funneling about 30 yards short of one green (i forget which). Behind the green camera could not even see the player in the fairway, but the cut to the drone showed exactly how ridiculous the shot was, and gave an entirely new perspective.

 

I absolutely abhor Joe Buck... but this coverage is excellent.

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