How Was Fox Sports’ First Golf Coverage?

Written by: Tony Korologos | Monday, December 15th, 2014
Categories: Golf MediaMiscellaneousPro Golf

fox-sportsThis past weekend at the Franklin Templeton Shootout was the debut of Fox Sports’ golf coverage, featuring Joe Buck and Greg Norman on the call. Golf websites are buzzing with opinions. The Greg Norman and Joe Buck lovers have great comments, and predictably the haters have criticisms.  Some sites have penned several thousand word essays on the coverage, down to nitpicking every sentence and every transition from one camera angle to the next.  Seems like a case of analysis paralysis to me.

I have not watched any golf on TV since the Ryder Cup.  I’d much rather play golf than watch it.  I don’t imagine I’ll watch any professional golf on TV until the 2015 Masters Tournament, so my take on Fox and their golf coverage can be summed up in one sentence:

“Too apathetic to care.”

What’s your take on the job Joe Buck, Greg Norman and crew did this past weekend?

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