Who is Jim Nantz and how did he become famous?
He first took on the lead play-by-play announcer role in 2004, having cut his teeth in other sports, such as basketball. Nantz is also an established Golf broadcaster, with his coverage of The Masters popular. Nantz was scheduled to be leading the broadcast once again for CBS on Sunday – in the final round of the regular season.
Why does Jim Nantz get choking up on the Golf Channel?
The longtime voice of CBS’ golf coverage explained his process on The Press Box with Bryan Curtis. Nantz also revealed that it’s not uncommon for him to get emotional during broadcasts, to the point that he gets choked up and needs to lay out while regaining his composure.
What happened to Nick Faldo on CBS golf?
Nick Faldo announced on June 22 that this will be his final season covering golf alongside Jim Nantz for CBS Sports. Posting on Twitter, Faldo disclosed he will step down following the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina, the first weekend in August.
Why is Jim Nantz not calling the game?
Nantz has entered Covid protocols, meaning he will not be able to take his regular position calling the game. Per CBS: Due to Covid protocols, Tom McCarthy will fill in for Jim Nantz, calling Carolina at Tampa Bay alongside Tony Romo and Tracy Wolfson. pic.twitter.com/cRjaEUzWO9