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I'm sure she is a sweet girl but TO ME her voice is rather annoying. Kind of a high pitch squeal that wears on you. Also if the LPGA keeps her as a commentator she is going to be another Jim Nantz. Not going to criticize anyone or say anything negative, just cater to the players. As bad as Lexie was putting ( as always ) she would do nothing but make excuses. Even when specifically asked by Rich Lerner about Lexie's bad putting she just made excuses for her.

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Morgan is fine just the way she is. As a commentator, she’s new and I’m sure that she’ll grow and improve.   In other words, no reason to pick on her, for chrissakes.

I'm 180 degrees apart. One of the reasons I like watching the LPGA is BECAUSE of the announcing.    It's totally the opposite of the frat boy, testosterone overflowing men's coverage. I generall

I actually like Morgan as a commentator. She's way better than Paige who giggles far, far too much.

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14 minutes ago, Lobby said:

Morgan is just fine in my book.   She's very knowledgeable and doesn't seem to say too many stupid things.

I'm a fan.

 

Me, too. (Her pitch is really only just slightly above the squeak of Nicklaus.) 😉

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I actually like Morgan as a commentator. She's way better than Paige who giggles far, far too much.

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For the most part I like Morgan just fine.  She's knowledgeable and pretty articulate.  I don't expect her to be too hard on her fellow players, especially those who are friends.  Any criticism I have would be minor nits - the production crew needs to watch her volume and every once in a while she just plain talks too much.  The latter is a common affliction among commentators.

 

In general I like everyone that works the LPGA ... though I would like someone in Paige's ear to yell at her to not giggle so much.

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3 hours ago, Kaysquare said:

Morgan's voice has always been annoying to me, even as a player.  But I have no problem with "what" she says.  It's Karen Stupples I cannot stand.....she just will not shut up, just like Nick Faldo!

Agree.

Then there's GIGGLES Paige....so Morgan is the best of 3 evils...lol.

 

Many don't like Tom Abbott but I like him because he will say some funny stuff during a BORING coverage.

But he's TONED it down because in our PC world....EVERYONE IS OFFENDED.😆

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I like Morgan as a commentator - but then I’m biased as she has been  my favorite golfer since Annika and then Lorena retired.  (No pressure on her there!😄).  We often have to mute Paige at our house. I really enjoy Tom Abbott and his wry, subtle humor.  Also really like Kay and Foltsy as on course commentators, but I often wish he would keep more distance from the golfers so he could speak up louder.  I hope we will still see Judy Rankin on some broadcasts this year, but I think Morgan would be a good replacement.  (I don’t know what the deal is with the wardrobe!)

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Art first I was totally put off by her voice. But voices can be changed - UK premier Thatcher did it very successfully. Somehow Morgan's voice doesn't get to me so much - maybe familiarity but I also think they've been playing around with microphones (tube mics?) and equalisation.

 

I've become a fan - she's interesting and really knows the game. Good addition to the team.  

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Agree with the above post.  Her voice was so irritating at first but they seemed to have coached her to speak a little different or done some magic to make it a bit better.  It’s still not great though.  

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2 hours ago, the bishop said:

She's well dressed for the PTA bake sale today.

 

That's funny but true, she dresses like a grandmother.

 

Like a few here have said she is very knowledgeable on the game. if they truly are coaching her on her voice I wish her success on that. But she stills needs to be honest and able to criticize when needed. 

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11 hours ago, Lobby said:

Morgan is just fine in my book.   She's very knowledgeable and doesn't seem to say too many stupid things.

I'm a fan.

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I think she's good. She has a tendency to drone on too long about a topic but it's not too bad. She has great insights and is a good addition to the team.

 

I think she was very gentle about Lexi's putting meltdown because they're neighbors, as she mentioned during the broadcast.

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