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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