In making Davis Love III the newest announced member of its golf broadcast team, CBS Sports accomplished two things:
It quickly diverted the narrative from the unexpected dismissal of longtime voices Peter Kostis and Gary McCord while adding one of the sharpest people in the game to what will be a restructured crew.
There are also indications that Trevor Immelman and his brother Mark will be added to the CBS team, which will make its 2020 debut at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in January.
Love brings everything to television that viewers – as well as CBS Sports officials and the PGA Tour – want. He’s smart, in touch and a great talker.
As a player, his credentials speak for themselves. As a leader, he’s captained two Ryder Cup teams and been a part of national teams for years. As an administrator, Love has been instrumental in helping plot the PGA Tour’s business as a four-time member of its policy board.
In a statement announcing his hiring, Love said his playing career is not over – he intends to play a h...
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