It was very sad, said fellow cbs golf announcer, ian bakerfinch. I liked kostis before bought his book inside path to better golf when i first started but i like him even more now. No announcer calling a few holes or sitting anonymously in a booth is bringing any significant numbers of nongolf viewers to the telecast. A cbs spokesman confirmed the news to golfweek on saturday and released a statement. Jun 01, 2016 cbs sports oncourse reporter peter kostis looks at the memorial tournament and what to expect from the packed field at muirfield village.
During his time as a teacher and a television analyst peter has been in both the golf magazine top 100 teacher and the golf digest top 50 teacher list every year since their conception. Pga tour stats, video, photos, results, and career highlights. However, firing them does little to improve the product, and without true. He has the peter kostis learning academy at grayhawk golf club in scottsdale, arizona. May, 2015 cbs sports golf analyst peter kostis offers his thoughts on the green mile, player preparations for the u. One of the top golf instructors in the world, peter kostis knows his stuff with respect to the golf swing and how the game is played at. The contracts of gary mccord and peter kostis have not been renewed for next season by the network. Hey, change the channel from nascar, we might hear romo describe a putt. This fact, however, will never be part of the lexicon of tv golf, because there is space and time to be filled, and every ego maniacal announcer. At 30, john has seen first hand fifteen years of quality swing instruction from peter kostis and paul trittler, along with invaluable mental coaching from bob rotella and peter crone. I have long thought that peter kostis is one of the bigger morons ontv. Swing and a miss by cbs firing gary mccord and peter kostis.
Get complete tournament results for golfer peter kostis on. His reputation as an innovator as both an instructor and an announcer earned him an emmy for his konicaminolta bizhub swingvision analysis on cbs. Peter kostis interview, golf analyst on wells fargo championship. These 3 steps as described by peter kostis for are the foundation to a good golf game. Cbs sports oncourse reporter peter kostis looks at the memorial tournament and what to expect from the packed field at muirfield village. Gary mccord seen here intimating the size of his manhood. Gary mccord and peter kostis are both aging, flawed announcers who were ultimately expendable for the cbs golf broadcast. If you are unfamiliar with this name on the list, peter alliss is the voice of the european tour and has dabbled in announcing over the years on abc. The inside path to better golf peter kostis, larry dennis no. Gary mccord, peter kostis no longer part of cbs golf. Peter kostis, a respected member of the cbs sports golf broadcast team since 1994, is also one of the games mostrespected teachers. Cbs golf analyst adds to brooks koepkas cheating accusations against patrick reed, stating that hes seen him improve his lie four times.
Cbs sports golf analyst peter kostis offers his thoughts on the green mile, player preparations for the u. Peter kostis stats, tournament results pga golf espn. Oct 26, 2019 two mainstays of cbs sports golf broadcast team are not returning in 2020. He has worked with accomplished division 1, and symetra tour players and was named to golf digests best young teacher list for 20182019. Cromwell, ct in a sad turn of events, cbs golf announcer, gary mccord passed away in the 16th hole announcer s tower during the travelers championship on saturday afternoon. Annoying golf announcers page 6 tour talk the sand trap. Feb 09, 2010 commentary on peter kostis tv swing analysis.
Oct 10, 2009 another tip from peter kostis i mentioned in an earlier post that one of the people im following on twitter is teacher peter kostis, and i shared one of the tips he tweeted. Sep 23, 2014 top 100 teacher peter kostis responds to his twitter followers tip requests by sharing two tricks to help you make more solid iron shots. More failed golf swing analysis from cbs luke list flatfooted. He now works as a golf analystat approximately 20 events per year.
The inside path to better golf peter kostis, larry dennis. Among his many students are paul casey, chez reavie, bernhard langer, steve elkington, dan marino, maury povich, and mike schmidt. Patrick reed edges bryson in mexico after getting buried by koepka and kostis, and we recap everything else from mexico including the golf course, rory, jt, nbc, and a bunch more. Ranking the 10 best golf announcers and commentators. These 3 steps as described by peter kostis for golf.
Learned under top 100 teachers peter kostis and paul trittler. Leave a comment golf digest recently listed the best golf teachers in each state, using a peerbased balloting system to rate the. Well, i went back later to see what other tips he may have sent out and found this little jewel, which seemed appropriate as a finish for this series of posts about. Both faced expiring contracts that will not be renewed. Peter kostis is a regular on cbs and usa networks golf telecasts, and one of the games mostrespected teachers. This entry was posted in mcs golf swing, modern swing, peter kostis, pga tour, tiger woods and tagged dj watts, modern golf swing, peter kostis, pga tour, tiger woods, wax golf on january 26, 2019 by d watts. Gary could always be counted on for straight, from the gut commentary on what is happening and i often would have a nice take away tidbit from peter s swing analyses. I live in massachusetts i remember peter kostis came to miidelton ma. The latest stats, facts, news and notes on peter kostis of the golf. Romo bringing more nontraditional golfers to a telecast lol. Mccord and kostis not returning to cbs page 3 golfwrx. Instead, the golf analyst was unceremoniously dropped by cbs last week, along with gary mccord, with little warning as the network moves in a.
Peter kostis looking for answers after disrespectful cbs. His forearms often compared to those of the cartoon character, popeye are huge, and enable him to propel the ball vast distances. Jason day, jordan spieth, muirfield village golf club, peter kostis, pga tour, pro. During separate interviews last week, brooks koepka and former tv analyst peter kostis were critical of reed above and his actions on the golf course, which were called into question when he did not call a penalty on himself after moving sand in a bunker on two practice swings in the hero event. Gary could always be counted on for straight, from the gut commentary on what is happening and i often would have a nice take away tidbit from peters swing analyses. Gary mccord and peter kostis wont be returning to cbs golf. Peter has been usa networks top golf analyst since 1990. High quality golf instruction by peter kostis and his staff of golf professionals at grayhawk golf club in scottsdale, arizona. But since they only do 3 tournaments a year, id put terry gannon and frank nobilo as the most enjoyable broadcast pairing of the teams that regularly broadcast tournaments. His expert commentary and swing analysis seem to consist of random thoughts that pop into his head. We also discuss hovlands win in puerto rico, peter kostis dynamite interview 52. Peter kostis healthy again, ready to return golf digest. Gary mccord, along with fellow broadcaster peter kostis, wont return to cbs golf coverage in 2020 photo.
Usa ttoday if youve been a fan of golf on television for the last 30 years, well. Maybe because its the least stuffy group, but i think the espn broadcast team for golf is the most enjoyable to listen to by a mile. I dont think it was the announcers that were stale. His new zealand accent combined with a sharp mind have made him a cornerstone of golf coverage on the golf channel and an announcer that makes him no. Cbs sports golf analyst peter kostis discusses wells fargo championship may, 2015 at 3.
Are you going to miss gary mccord and peter kostis on cbs in 2020. Two mainstays of cbs sports golf broadcast team are not returning in 2020. Peter kostis goes scorched earth on cbs, pga over firing. Gary mccord and peter kostis, two stalwarts of the cbs golf broadcast team, will not return in 2020. Another tip from peter kostis i mentioned in an earlier post that one of the people im following on twitter is teacher peter kostis, and i shared one of the tips he tweeted. Gary and peter have been an important part of our golf coverage for three decades. Open next month and some of the younger players who could win this weekend. Cbs first golf telecast of 2020 will take place january 2326 at torrey pines. Veteran cbs sports golf announcer gary mccord, who. Kostis also believes that the upcoming advent of gambling on tour, as well as the impending expiration of the tours broadcast and television rights currently held by cbs and nbc in 2021.
Cbs sports golf analyst peter kostis discusses wells fargo. Hardcover edition, the inside path to better golf, by peter kostis, over 200 photos. Jun 24, 2017 gary mccord seen here intimating the size of his manhood. Cec golf classic promo and knock down shot golf tip from peter kostis. Leave a comment golf digest recently listed the best golf teachers in each state, using a peerbased balloting system to rate the instructors on a gradepoint scale from 1 to 10.
By golf channel digital why ryder cup may need to take one for team by will gray scheffler chips in for 66, takes lead at maridoe. Kostis, who first joined cbs sports as an oncourse reporter and golf analyst in 1992, recalled when the pga tour criticized him for a winners interview he conducted with an unidentified rookie. The fact that he is considered a top instructor is frightening and shows you just how dangerous it is to select a teacher or swing coach. Commentary on peter kostis tv swing analysis youtube. Bill forrest, debbie crews, lynn marriott, michael haywood, mike malaska, peter kostis, pia nilsson, scott watkins, stan utley. Oct 26, 2019 gary mccord and peter kostis, two stalwarts of the cbs golf broadcast team, will not return in 2020. Jeff yurkiewicz golf spring break social distancing special. Holmes, peter kostis, pga, phil mickelson, quail hollow club. Pages in category golf writers and broadcasters the following 200 pages are in this category, out of approximately 312 total.376 132 851 184 613 20 932 992 245 84 323 1450 3 1224 1201 1460 597 562 384 118 96 32 323 396 581 217 1509 549 243 570 1472 1083 1403 1092 1031 52 1011