Jim Nantz

Jim Nantz Has 1 Word To Describe Players Leaving PGA Tour: Fans React

The PGA Tour had a turbulent week as multiple stars left for LIV Golf. Jim Nantz of CBS Sports gave his thoughts on the multiple departures on Saturday afternoon. The iconic sports commentator thinks decisions made by golfers like Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson is a "betrayal" of the PGA Tour as a whole.
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PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan’s interview with CBS’ Jim Nantz began with quite the handshake fail

CBS’ broadcast of the RBC Canadian Open PGA Tour event Sunday from drew some unusual attraction for several reasons. One of those was nothing to do with the event itself, but rather with the weather-and-playoff-caused overrun of the preceding LPGA Tour event, which raised some questions about why CBS was jumping to such early (relatively speaking) coverage of a PGA Tour event versus a concluding LPGA Tour playoff. But part of the appeal of that early coverage was from the reports that PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan would appear live on set for an interview.

Sir Nick Faldo and Jim Nantz take swings at LIV Golf players: "Betrayal!"

Sir Nick Faldo and legendary commentator Jim Nantz finally addressed the elephant in the room during PGA Tour coverage of the RBC Canadian Open this week. As you are probably aware. There is a bit of situation developing in the golf world of late. The PGA Tour resignations are coming thick and fast as the Saudi-backed LIV Golf league gathers steam.
Golf Digest

Jim Nantz on the evolution of Nick Faldo

On Thursday of the Masters this spring, I experienced a flashback to a time that connects powerfully to the upcoming U.S. Open at The Country Club, the storied course in the Boston suburb of Brookline, Mass. I had dropped into Butler Cabin for rehearsals of ESPN’s early-round coverage, and there, seated a few feet apart, were Curtis Strange and Nick Faldo, two great champions who today direct their laser focus on excellent commentary to the Masters and other important TV golf productions.

Look: Paige Spiranac's Message For Jim Nantz Is Going Viral

Former professional golfer turned sports media personality Paige Spiranac has a message for Jim Nantz and Nick Faldo. The final round of the 2022 PGA Championship is in a playoff. Justin Thomas and Will Zalatoris are playing for the second major of the year. It's been a thrilling finish to...

Watch: Jim Nantz announces Justin Thomas' PGA Championship win

Jim Nantz is known for the special calls he gives when golfers win majors. On Sunday, we learned what call he had in store after the two-way playoff at the PGA Championship ended. Justin Thomas beat Will Zalatoris in the three-hole aggregate playoff to win the PGA Championship at Southern...

Jim Nantz Reveals How He Came Up With The Phrase "Hello Friends"

There are few broadcasting catchphrases more iconic than Jim Nantz's "Hello Friends." Nantz coined the phrase during the third round of the PGA Championship 20 years ago. Just before today's coverage of the same event, the all-time great broadcaster told the touching story of how he came up with this iconic greeting.
The Ringer

Jim Nantz on Tiger, Phil, Rory, John Daly, and Calling the PGA Championship

Reporting from the 2022 PGA Championship in Tulsa, Oklahoma Bryan is joined by CBS announcer Jim Nantz. They run through four past championships called by Nantz and discuss the most memorable moments, including John Daly’s remarkable win in 1991, the golf ball that may have been “kicked” during Tiger Woods’s run at the 2000 Championship, Rory McIlroy’s win in 2014, and finally, Phil Mickelson’s comeback in 2021.