The Par Train Podcast Episode #43: Dottie Pepper – CBS Golf

Dottie Pepper, future Hall of Famer (17 wins, 2 majors on LPGA Tour) and currently an on course reporter for CBS Golf, may be our favorite interview to date. This one is a must listen all the way through.

Highlights:
-We put ourselves in Jim Nantz’s shoes (Dottie tells us to keep our day job)
-Breaking news on Jordan Spieth
-Why 2019 is the year for Rickie to break through
-”A year ago I would’ve said no chance! But now, you’re sayin’ there’s a chance…”
-Why the on course reporter is the best job in golf broadcasting
-A behind the scenes look at why golf broadcasting is pure chaos and the hardest sport to broadcast live
-The response to all the CBS Golf criticism
-The thing that separates the best players from the good ones
-Lessons the average golfer can emulate from the best players in the world
-What it was like having to “replace” David Feherty
-What a typical week looks like as a golf commentator. What’s more important, time to learn the course or to talk with players?
-Getting to know Jim Nantz as a person
-What it was like watching Tiger win again back home as a fan vs. watching the comeback all year long inside the ropes
-Why Annika Sorenstam put Dottie’s face on a punching bag in the Europe team room
-Coming from someone who dominated in team play, hear what’s missing from team USA’s preparation to win future Ryder Cups
-And much more

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