Morgan Wallen took a day off to hit the links. The “Wasted on You” singer visited Cypress Point Club in Del Monte Forest, California with his friend Eric Church and, appropriately enough, Jim Nantz. The latter has been the lead broadcaster on CBS’s coverage of the Masters Tournament in August since 1989.
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.
Nick Faldo, Jim Nantz and CBS started its intro into its PGA Tour coverage with kind words about its leaderboard and the golf course they were on. They then talked for three minutes, mostly in blunt fashion, about “a story that is also out there.”. In CBS’ first televised...
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 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.
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.
When Coe Murdock graduated from Mountain Brook High School in Birmingham, Alabama, recently, he never hesitated in choosing a tie to wear to his ceremony. He dug into his closet and pulled out the one gifted to him by Jim Nantz of CBS Sports when Murdock attended the Masters in 2013.
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...
No two words are more synonymous with a sports broadcaster than Jim Nantz and the above phrase. Over the years, the phrase has become synonymous with Nantz and a major golf broadcast. This week, Nantz opened up about the origins of the phrase. Nantz joined CBS in 1985, but came...
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 is known for the special calls he gives when golfers win majors. On Sunday, we learned what call he had in store after the 2-way playoff at the PGA Championship ended. Justin Thomas beat Will Zalatoris in the 3-hole aggregate playoff to win the PGA Championship at Southern...
The CBS broadcaster has used the phrase at the beginning of every sporting event he’s covered for 20 years.
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.
No one’s better at telling a tale than Jim Nantz. With his sultry voice, thesaurus-esque vocabulary and encyclopedic memory of sports minutiae, the man has called the PGA Championship for decades for one reason and one reason only: He was born for it. His stories are even better when...
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.