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Will you pay to watch Tiger v Phil?


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Will you pay to watch Tiger v Phil?

  1. Yes (109 votes [15.71%] - View)

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  2. No (460 votes [66.28%] - View)

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  3. Depends on Price (125 votes [18.01%] - View)

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#61 new2g0lf

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Posted 23 August 2018 - 05:08 PM

View PostGuia, on 23 August 2018 - 04:46 PM, said:

PPV.  I don't think they will have many viewers willing to pay.  Makes no difference who wins, it proves nothing.

Is this the future of golf, PPV for the Majors?  Perhaps change to PPV when any tournament is close and requires a play off.  

Stupid, stupid, stupid.

It's a unique event that will likely donate the profits of PPV to a charity.  They also probably went to PPV so it could be live with both golfers mic'd up so they won't have to worry about any expletives that are said.  No one is forcing you to buy it and you're clearly not interested in it, so not sure why you care so much.

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#62 Guia

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Posted 23 August 2018 - 05:17 PM

Never said that anyone is forcing me to buy tickets.  Why do care so much about my opinion?  My point is that why should we have to pay for this event? There have been many head to head golf events that were free on TV.  The major channels already pay big bucks for golf events, no reason that money could not go to charities.  Sponsors are not that hard to come by for events that interest viewers.  

No one is forcing you to comment on my comments, next time give your opinion without slamming someone else, or buy a ticket.  :swoon:

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Posted 23 August 2018 - 06:03 PM

View PostGuia, on 23 August 2018 - 05:17 PM, said:

Never said that anyone is forcing me to buy tickets.  Why do care so much about my opinion?  My point is that why should we have to pay for this event? There have been many head to head golf events that were free on TV.  The major channels already pay big bucks for golf events, no reason that money could not go to charities.  Sponsors are not that hard to come by for events that interest viewers.  

No one is forcing you to comment on my comments, next time give your opinion without slamming someone else, or buy a ticket.  :swoon:

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Posted 23 August 2018 - 06:07 PM

Nope.

And that's a real "nope".

Might have sneaked some peeks otherwise, might have, but not funding the $10m.



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Posted 23 August 2018 - 06:08 PM

That would be a no pay for me.
Why pay for it, we will get a swing for swing commentary on this very wrx board .

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Posted 23 August 2018 - 06:10 PM

I believe that is what I did.  Of course if you want to invite me to your home to watch, I would accept since it was free.

The danger in this is suppose by some freak of nature that it was successful, more PPV to follow.  Dangerous ground.

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Posted 23 August 2018 - 06:16 PM

I might depending on the price and how much is going to charity.  I think it'd be fun to watch.

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Posted 23 August 2018 - 06:28 PM

View PostBlackDiamondPar5, on 23 August 2018 - 03:47 PM, said:

View Postbscinstnct, on 23 August 2018 - 02:21 PM, said:

View Postnew2g0lf, on 23 August 2018 - 02:12 PM, said:

If the price is reasonable, $25 or less I'll pay to watch it.  I'm sure they will have both guys mic'd up and will follow them on the course so it's like the viewers are walking along with them.

$25! No way.

$12.99 $11.99 is my max. Then, I have money left over for snacks. Maybe roast beef hero and Combos. And sodas!
Wait... Aren't you dieting?

Yeah I dieting! M-F my menu consists of ON Gold Standard, Cheerios, Salmon, turkey, and rotisserie chicken, and yams and greens, and water.

But weekend? Be like Ribs, Spaghetti n meatballs, sausage n rigatoni, sangwiches, chips, and sodas, everything! Oh, and a lot o vino ; )

Edited by bscinstnct, 23 August 2018 - 06:29 PM.


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Posted 23 August 2018 - 06:32 PM

View Postbscinstnct, on 23 August 2018 - 06:28 PM, said:

View PostBlackDiamondPar5, on 23 August 2018 - 03:47 PM, said:

View Postbscinstnct, on 23 August 2018 - 02:21 PM, said:

View Postnew2g0lf, on 23 August 2018 - 02:12 PM, said:

If the price is reasonable, $25 or less I'll pay to watch it.  I'm sure they will have both guys mic'd up and will follow them on the course so it's like the viewers are walking along with them.

$25! No way.

$12.99 $11.99 is my max. Then, I have money left over for snacks. Maybe roast beef hero and Combos. And sodas!
Wait... Aren't you dieting?

Yeah I dieting! M-F my menu consists of ON Gold Standard, Cheerios, Salmon, turkey, and rotisserie chicken, and yams and greens, and water.

But weekend? Be like Ribs, Spaghetti n meatballs, sausage n rigatoni, sangwiches, chips, and sodas, everything! Oh, and a lot o vino ; )

Why not just fast until Tiger wins a PGA Tour event again.
swing is irrelevant, score is everything

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Posted 23 August 2018 - 06:35 PM

View PostDarth Putter, on 23 August 2018 - 06:32 PM, said:

View Postbscinstnct, on 23 August 2018 - 06:28 PM, said:

View PostBlackDiamondPar5, on 23 August 2018 - 03:47 PM, said:

View Postbscinstnct, on 23 August 2018 - 02:21 PM, said:

View Postnew2g0lf, on 23 August 2018 - 02:12 PM, said:

If the price is reasonable, $25 or less I'll pay to watch it.  I'm sure they will have both guys mic'd up and will follow them on the course so it's like the viewers are walking along with them.

$25! No way.

$12.99 $11.99 is my max. Then, I have money left over for snacks. Maybe roast beef hero and Combos. And sodas!
Wait... Aren't you dieting?

Yeah I dieting! M-F my menu consists of ON Gold Standard, Cheerios, Salmon, turkey, and rotisserie chicken, and yams and greens, and water.

But weekend? Be like Ribs, Spaghetti n meatballs, sausage n rigatoni, sangwiches, chips, and sodas, everything! Oh, and a lot o vino ; )

Why not just fast until Tiger wins a PGA Tour event again.

Tried that. Lasted 2 hours. I get a bit agitated when I dont eat. More so than usual ; )


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Posted 23 August 2018 - 07:03 PM

Ok, I would pay to watch if Tiger played left handed and Phil played right handed.
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Posted 23 August 2018 - 07:04 PM

I wouldn't be all that interested in watching it for free to be honest. I am not really sure why this is supposed to be interesting. It's an exhibition between 2 guys who don't hate each other and are not at the top of their games. I don't want to pay money to watch guys play a casual round
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Posted 23 August 2018 - 07:14 PM

Depends on the price and the format. If it's $20 or less and it's stroke play, yes. If it's matchplay I probably won't unless it's super cheap. There's too much risk of either Phil catching a heater and the match only lasting 15 holes or Phil hitting it all over the map and losing in 12 holes. Phil is the wild card. Tiger is predictable. He's going to go out, miss the fairways by so much that he actually winds up with a decent lie, hit it 15 feet from the hole, make 30% of those 15 footers, and shoot 67.

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Posted 23 August 2018 - 07:14 PM

Nah, dude. Nah.
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Posted 23 August 2018 - 07:47 PM

I'm out. These things are never as good as you think they will be..

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Posted 23 August 2018 - 07:53 PM

View PostBoogieThumper, on 23 August 2018 - 09:49 AM, said:

I cant wait to give them my money. It's Thanksgiving, my uncle who introduced me to the game will be over. I'm sure we're going to be hammered. Sounds like a great time to me.
^ Iím with you man. Itís gonna be entertaining to watch one way or another. Iím sure thereís a drinking game or several to be played watching this thing.

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Posted 23 August 2018 - 08:14 PM

If it's on a channel I already pay for.

Edited by Naptime, 23 August 2018 - 08:15 PM.


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Posted 23 August 2018 - 08:16 PM

Nope, not paying and probably wouldn't go to much trouble to watch if it was free.  Maybe 12-15 years ago when they were both top 5 golfers.  I've enjoyed watching them both, saw them plenty in their prime and hope they can stick around, but neither has a clue where their tee shots are going.  Unless it's a blue moon, they'll both be all over the golf course.  Maybe that's interesting, but wouldn't pay to watch.

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Posted 23 August 2018 - 08:22 PM

No way. Super lame. Put BK and Tony Finau in the octagon.....I’ll pay for that.
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Posted 23 August 2018 - 08:29 PM

Looks like only 1 in 3 hardcore golfers will even consider it. The battle at bighorn was way better than this battle for bankruptcy. I saw Tiger/Phil/Daly/Kuehne years ago for free, and it certainly wasn't entertaining enough that I would have paid.


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Posted 23 August 2018 - 08:30 PM

No.
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Posted 23 August 2018 - 08:38 PM

If it is 20$ or under.

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Posted 23 August 2018 - 08:47 PM

I'll definitely watch.

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Posted 23 August 2018 - 08:54 PM

Definitely not......this is not like boxing(exciting) where everyone is interested....this only appeals to golfers and non-golfers think watching golf is very boring to watch..this will be a bust in spite of all the golf pundits and commentators who blow smoke in our u-know-what...it's just another money grab .......I would be interested though if they each hit 2 balls and the opponents makes them hit the worst one(though this probably would happen on their 1st shot anyway-especially Phil......

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Posted 23 August 2018 - 09:09 PM

PPV, only if it is cheap. I'm not paying much to watch this match. The internet has its ways...


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Posted 23 August 2018 - 09:15 PM

This event had potential, and so far itís been ruined from every perceivable angle.  Shame

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Posted 23 August 2018 - 09:41 PM

Why would I want to pay to watch 2 minutes of hitting the shots and in between, 10 minutes of either commercials or announcers trying to fill air time. :WTF: :cheesy:

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Posted 23 August 2018 - 09:53 PM

Sure. ...I'll pay. 20-30 bucks

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Posted 23 August 2018 - 09:57 PM

I'd like to see the wager be more interesting. If Tiger loses he has to go back to sex addiction rehab and has to shave is receding hairline.. If Phil loses he has to go on a media tour where they only ask him questions about Tiger and his US Open failures.
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Posted 23 August 2018 - 09:59 PM

I might pony up some cash if two conditions are met:

1. The players are putting up their own money, straight out of their wallet, not the money made by the event.
2. The winner donates much of their winnings to an IRS 501©3 charity with a squeaky clean record of very low overhead and the money used to help people. Not their foundation or other personal charity.

Other than that forget it, if they are not putting up their own money the pressure and excitement of the competition disappears. If they do not donate something somewhere completely out of their control, then why should I pay $$$ to help their tax liability or add to their pockets.


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