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Who Is the Best Announcer in Golf? (Golf Experts Poll)

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Who Is the Best Announcer in Golf?

Who Is the Best Announcer in Golf?

Athlon polled a number of golf insiders on a variety of topics, but we start with this question: Are Tiger's problems primarily physical or mental? - See more at: http://athlonsports.com/golf/golf-experts-poll-are-tigers-problems-mental-or-physical#sthash.ovLdgVAh.dpuf

Athlon polled a number of golf insiders on a variety of topics, but we start with this question: Are Tiger's problems primarily physical or mental? - See more at: http://athlonsports.com/golf/golf-experts-poll-are-tigers-problems-mental-or-physical#sthash.ovLdgVAh.dpuf

This one was pretty one-sided and not terribly surprising. The frank, outspoken Johnny Miller stands out in the sometimes safe and vanilla world of golf broadcasting, and he has yet to wear out his welcome with our panel members, who appreciate his candor.  

Participants

Jay Coffin, Editorial Director, Golf Channel, @JayCoffinGC

Jason Deegan, Senior Staff Writer and Golf Advisor with The Golf Channel online, @WorldGolfer

Steve DiMeglio, USA Today, @Steve_DiMeglio

Bob Harig, ESPN, @BobHarig

Dan Jenkins, Author, Golf Digest Contributor, @danjenkinsgd

Garrett Johnston, Golf journalist, @JohnstonGarrett

Dave Kindred, Golf Digest, Sports on Earth Contributor, @DaveKindred

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Who is the best announcer in golf?

 

Votes

Johnny Miller

6

David Feherty

2

Jim Nantz

1

Frank Nobilo/Jerry Foltz

1

No answer

1

 

 

Comments from our panel

• "Johnny Miller. He's not bashful about telling it like it is."

• "Jerry Foltz on the ground, Frank Nobilo in the tower."

• "Johnny Miller. Still."

• "Johnny Miller says it the way he sees it.  Can’t get much better than that, even if you don’t agree."

• "Love Johnny Miller. The only man with a mic who is not afraid to say exactly how he feels."

• "David Feherty is the best when he's not trying to be 'David Feherty.'"