On Thursday at Pebble Beach, I saw more Kenny G in one day than his wife has probably seen in years. Kenny G! He isn't a professional golfer, he isn't that much of a
See, golf fans tune in to see Phil Mickelson, John Daly, Anthony Kim, Sergio Garcia or basically anyone with a name we recognize. That doesn't translate past golf. The Golf Channel decided they would only have cameras on the Pebble Beach course, forcing us to watch whoever was playing there on Thursday, even though David Duval was putting together a late afternoon 67 on Spyglass Hill, yet we didn't see a shot.
I know it probably costs a lot to add cameras over there, but who cares. This is what you are trying to do. You want to be a respectable sports station, put a camera somewhere else so the entire Thursday isn't lost.
The Golf Channel could be so good. It really, really could. It is just disappointing that we are forced to watch this network, with no other alternative, and see them fail week in and week out. It is getting to the point that I might start writing something weekly, in hopes of getting a response from them. I'm not one of those people that think I can make things better, but with The Golf Channel, I really think they could toss together a few golf bloggers in a room and really facelift it for the better (we could call it the anti-Montag effect).