Tag Archives: Kelly Tilghman

Jan
14
2012
By Conor Nagle under PGA Tour

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The Golf Channel’s PGA Tour coverage is, typically, something of a televisual Stepford; a precariously balanced world of stilted banter, sporting non sequiturs and avuncular asides, all of it held in place by little more than a selection of fetching tie pins, Kelly Tilghman’s endless capacity to be fascinated by shrubbery, and hairspray, lots and lots of hairspray.

By its strange, otherworldly system of values, the commentary-booth presence of Nick Faldo can be considered edgy, even exciting.

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Jan
13
2012

Every lights it up

 

Matt Every finally makes news for his golf game, rolling in birdies on his last three holes to shoot six-under 64, 10-under total, to lead the Sony Open by two shots at the halfway mark (unless Doug Labelle, who has five holes to play, makes a few birdies coming in).

It’s impossible not to look back to the summer of 2010 during his rookie season at the John Deere Classic when he was arrested (along with two caddies) for possession of a controlled substance (marijuana), a misdemeanor charge — which was eventually dropped (he never even had to appear in court). He was later suspended by the PGA Tour for three months for “conduct unbecoming a professional.”

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Jul
11
2011

Tiger and Steiney: together at new agency Steiney has joined

Various sources reported that Tiger was making a “special announcement” on Golf Channel at 11am ET on Monday. Turns out it’s Mark Steinberg, not Tiger, who is scheduled to sit down with Kelly Tilghman.

So, how did the erroneous report spread?

Basically, what happened was a new-fangled version of the old-fashioned whispering campaign powered via Twitter. According to sources, the phrasing “special announcement” came from the higher-ups at Comcast.

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