TOPGOLFGEARS Morning 9: Pete B to NBC | Open ratings soar | Molinari’s magic wand
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1. Pete B to NBC
The PGA of America chief is the incoming president of NBC Sports Group.
AP Report…”Pete Bevacqua, who was behind the move of the PGA Championship to May and who oversaw a restructure of the U.S. Ryder Cup team, is leaving after six years to become president of NBC Sports Group.”
Certainly the most interesting question…What will this mean for Golf Channel and NBC’s golf coverage?
2. Molinari’s magic wand
E. Michael Johnson has the details on Molinari’s Bettinardi
3. Open ratings are in
NBC Sports and Golf Channel announced that the 2018 British Open earned a 5.0 overnight rating.
4. Shack’s 5 things
Geoff Shackelford rounds up 5 key takeaways from Carnoustie.
5. Ranting about the Tiger
Randall Mell in his “Randall’s Rant” states, essentially,Tiger needs to remember he’s Tiger.
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6. Toe hang 101
A critical and oft-overlooked element of putter fitting. Peter Schmitt does a deep dive.
7. Team Trump resort upgrades
The Trump Organization plans to spend nearly $200 million on of one its golf resorts in Scotland.
8. DeLaet back on the shelf
Unfortunate stuff for the oft-bearded Canadian.
9. Place your bets
RBC Canadian Open odds, c/o Bovada