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#1 Frankensteins Monster

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 03:41 PM

Morning 'til last group leave the practice area range cams. No commentary, just the sounds and video of the range, short game area and practice green. No need to pay commentators. Just the video and audio feeds. I could watch that all day.


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Posted 13 February 2018 - 03:43 PM

I would pay 5 dollars more to hear more of the crowd reaction and caddie-player conversations. I loved the Hoffman at Firestone exchange. Jim Nantz, shhhh!

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 03:46 PM

View PostLeftyLuck, on 13 February 2018 - 03:43 PM, said:

I would pay 5 dollars more to hear more of the crowd reaction and caddie-player conversations. I loved the Hoffman at Firestone exchange. Jim Nantz, shhhh!

I'd rather not hear more of the crowd. Too many idiots who are way louder than the crowd at whole.

Edited by Frankensteins Monster, 13 February 2018 - 03:46 PM.


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Posted 13 February 2018 - 03:46 PM

View PostFrankensteins Monster, on 13 February 2018 - 03:41 PM, said:

Morning 'til last group leave the practice area range cams. No commentary, just the sounds and video of the range, short game area and practice green. No need to pay commentators. Just the video and audio feeds. I could watch that all day.

With you Frankie.  The range coverage at the Masters is just awesome!

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#5 Frankensteins Monster

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 03:47 PM

View PostDavePelz4, on 13 February 2018 - 03:46 PM, said:

View PostFrankensteins Monster, on 13 February 2018 - 03:41 PM, said:

Morning 'til last group leave the practice area range cams. No commentary, just the sounds and video of the range, short game area and practice green. No need to pay commentators. Just the video and audio feeds. I could watch that all day.

With you Frankie.  The range coverage at the Masters is just awesome!

It truly is a gem of the year.


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Posted 13 February 2018 - 04:05 PM

Having Pro Tracer set up for all golfers on the range and being able to choose the player you want to watch would be cool. Maybe that's possible already?
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Posted 13 February 2018 - 04:21 PM

know what, i'll throw to $5/mo just for this coverage alone, irrespective of the pgatour mobile. count me in on the petition -

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 06:00 PM

On the range with pro tracer and zero commentary is genius...

Would love it...
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Posted 13 February 2018 - 09:17 PM

View PostFrankensteins Monster, on 13 February 2018 - 03:47 PM, said:

View PostDavePelz4, on 13 February 2018 - 03:46 PM, said:

View PostFrankensteins Monster, on 13 February 2018 - 03:41 PM, said:

Morning 'til last group leave the practice area range cams. No commentary, just the sounds and video of the range, short game area and practice green. No need to pay commentators. Just the video and audio feeds. I could watch that all day.

With you Frankie.  The range coverage at the Masters is just awesome!

It truly is a gem of the year.

The PGA Range coverage is on YouTube  4 days worth

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 09:24 PM

I'd pay $5 more just to make pgatourlive stream properly.  Drives me nuts every Thursday and Friday.  I always swear I'm going to cancel it the next Monday and never do.... and just annoy myself all over again.

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 09:26 PM

More commentators. I want so many people talking that they all talk over each other and you canít understand a single word being said.
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Posted 13 February 2018 - 09:30 PM

View PostBB28403, on 13 February 2018 - 09:17 PM, said:

View PostFrankensteins Monster, on 13 February 2018 - 03:47 PM, said:

View PostDavePelz4, on 13 February 2018 - 03:46 PM, said:

View PostFrankensteins Monster, on 13 February 2018 - 03:41 PM, said:

Morning 'til last group leave the practice area range cams. No commentary, just the sounds and video of the range, short game area and practice green. No need to pay commentators. Just the video and audio feeds. I could watch that all day.

With you Frankie.  The range coverage at the Masters is just awesome!

It truly is a gem of the year.

The PGA Range coverage is on YouTube  4 days worth

Have any links to share?

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 10:09 PM

I’d pay $100 a month if they would keep the featured group all the way to 18, instead of switching to featured holes.....we all know CBS would never allow this though

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 01:37 AM

View PostFrankensteins Monster, on 13 February 2018 - 09:30 PM, said:

View PostBB28403, on 13 February 2018 - 09:17 PM, said:

View PostFrankensteins Monster, on 13 February 2018 - 03:47 PM, said:

View PostDavePelz4, on 13 February 2018 - 03:46 PM, said:

View PostFrankensteins Monster, on 13 February 2018 - 03:41 PM, said:

Morning 'til last group leave the practice area range cams. No commentary, just the sounds and video of the range, short game area and practice green. No need to pay commentators. Just the video and audio feeds. I could watch that all day.

With you Frankie.  The range coverage at the Masters is just awesome!

It truly is a gem of the year.

The PGA Range coverage is on YouTube  4 days worth

Have any links to share?

Sure :  type in PGA Championship 2017 in youtube

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 07:18 AM

Absolutely. Just like I’d pay a bucketload to view NFL games with  players mic’d up.


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Posted 14 February 2018 - 08:53 AM

View PostFrankensteins Monster, on 13 February 2018 - 03:41 PM, said:

Morning 'til last group leave the practice area range cams. No commentary, just the sounds and video of the range, short game area and practice green. No need to pay commentators. Just the video and audio feeds. I could watch that all day.
one of the best things the golf channel produced was "on the range"....IIRC Billy Kratzert hosted....of course TGC dropped one of the few shows I liked

the show was well done for the golf purists:   minimal fluff & raw honesty  on golf swings

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 11:07 AM

A great idea.  The tour should set up live feed videos that people can select and choose which to watch.  The feeds would only show to those who pay.
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Posted 14 February 2018 - 04:51 PM

The first time I attended a practice round at ANGC was in the days before the lottery for practice rounds.  We literally bough tickets at the gate and I got a good seat at the range and never left.

Didn't see the course until the following day.
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Posted 14 February 2018 - 05:10 PM

I'd pay for range and putting green coverage too.  I agree no commentators (hate when golf channel does that).  Seems protracer shouldn't be that hard to add as they have it on the range at the PGA Championship last year.
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Posted 14 February 2018 - 05:29 PM

Fantastic idea, Pro Tracer is golf porn. I love going to the range at tour events. It's intoxicating seeing them hit shot after shot that we hit 1 out 10 times.

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 08:49 PM

I think thats a great idea. Only thing is that there be an option to turn on or off the tracer, just like the closed captions. I like the Masters range, but its hardly ever on when I want to watch. If it were on the whole round that would be great.

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 09:28 PM

View PostLeftyLuck, on 13 February 2018 - 03:43 PM, said:

I would pay 5 dollars more to hear more of the crowd reaction and caddie-player conversations. I loved the Hoffman at Firestone exchange. Jim Nantz, shhhh!

View PostLeftyLuck, on 13 February 2018 - 03:43 PM, said:

I would pay 5 dollars more to hear more of the crowd reaction and caddie-player conversations. I loved the Hoffman at Firestone exchange. Jim Nantz, shhhh!
Both range/practice area cam, and “mic’d up” like NFL Films does would both be entertaining
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Posted 14 February 2018 - 10:10 PM

...more fairway shots taken from behind the ball at ground level, and less putting.  Much less putting.
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Posted 14 February 2018 - 10:13 PM

Anyone else want to see the shanks and duffs? Show the pros that shoot 84 on Thursday.

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 10:27 PM

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Posted 16 February 2018 - 11:52 AM

I'd pay $5 not to hear Jim Nance nose whistle directly into a live mic every time he takes a breath.
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Posted 16 February 2018 - 11:56 AM

View Postcradd10, on 16 February 2018 - 11:52 AM, said:

I'd pay $5 not to hear Jim Nance nose whistle directly into a live mic every time he takes a breath.

Rich Lerner is guilty of that also. It might be Faldo.

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Posted 17 March 2018 - 03:33 AM

You can find some really good range videos of Rors on YouTube.

https://www.youtube....cilroy on range
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Posted 17 March 2018 - 06:54 AM

Agreed! I was just mentioning how much I love the range time stuff. So cool to watch. I'd be glued.

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Posted 17 March 2018 - 08:11 AM

Choose who played together. E.g. put Sergio, Tiger and Sabbatini together. Another group would be Andrew Loupe, Jason Day and JB Holmes.

Start betting on who would be left alive when the survivor(s) finish, although anyone over the age of 20 probably wouldn't live long enough to see the latter group finish.


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