Posts tagged with: "Johnny Miller"

QUICK TAKE: Retiring Miller Changed Golf Broadcasting For The Better View More
Johnny Miller with broadcast partner Dan Hicks. (Photo: Stan Badz, Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Retiring Miller Changed Golf Broadcasting For The Better

For all of Johnny Miller’s accomplishments on the golf course – you may have heard he shot 63 in the final round to win the 1973 U.S. Open at Oakmont – his impact on golf broadcasting may be as profound as that of his playing career. Miller won 25 times…

QUICK TAKE: Golf Channel Film On 1976 A Real Trip

QUICK TAKE: Golf Channel Film On 1976 A Real Trip

Summer of ’76, the newest documentary from Golf Channel/NBC, is terrific. There’s no other way to describe it. After a couple of 10-handicap efforts at documentary filmmaking, the network finally got the win and set a new course record. The scene is the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale in Southport,…

Harsh Reaction to Tiger’s Withdrawal View More
Reaction to Tiger Woods' derailed comeback have been mixed with harshness, skepticism and optimism.

Harsh Reaction to Tiger’s Withdrawal

Tiger Woods has drawn some criticism after his withdrawal from the Safeway Open, but it’s not all bad. Some are disappointed in his decision not to play: “He is healthy, after all. He could have teed it up.” Others are questioning his ability to ever come back in a meaningful…

Justin Rose: The Best Interview In Golf

Aside from arguably being the best player at the moment on classic golf courses (with wins at Merion, Congressional, Muirfield Village, Doral, Cog Hill No. 4 and Aronimink), Justin Rose is arguably the best interview in golf today. That, of course, is a subjective judgment and it takes into account…

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A Glimpse Into Mike Purkey's Mind

Just wondering: Who will win a major championship first: Jordan Spieth or Harris English? Who irritates you more: Johnny Miller or Kelly Tilghman? If LeBron James wanted to go to college and play college basketball, do you suppose the NCAA would give him his amateur status back? Which one-major champion…