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    PGA/Sky 'bias'!

    Great to watch Tiger's play, but I've only seen 1 shot from Rose who is actually joint leader!
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    Re: PGA/Sky 'bias'!

    Tiger = ratings
    Rose = turning over

    It's just how it is.

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    Re: PGA/Sky 'bias'!

    Typical host broadcaster unfortunately.
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    Re: PGA/Sky 'bias'!

    Quote Originally Posted by Foxholer View Post
    Great to watch Tiger's play, but I've only seen 1 shot from Rose who is actually joint leader!
    I have switched to pointless or any other programme when a tournament morphs into the 'Tiger Woods and former glories' show, show me the leader !!
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    Re: PGA/Sky 'bias'!

    In all fairness, sky are at the mercy of cbs the host broadcaster and tiger was in the lead or within a shot whilst playing. Rory played before it was even live as he just made the cut.

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    Re: PGA/Sky 'bias'!

    I’m guessing Mark Roe is smack in the middle of it - was enough to turn it off yesterday , he was horrific anout Woods and you would think he was the only person playing

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    Re: PGA/Sky 'bias'!

    Mark roe is a terrible commentator, his voice is annoying. Knowledgeable guy but I'd say he's more up Rory's behind than tigers, sky need to give him another job...

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    Re: PGA/Sky 'bias'!

    I think the new Tiger is about to emerge in Niemann...........hopefully.
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    Re: PGA/Sky 'bias'!

    Not sure what you're talking about

    I only caught half the highlights show and even with that limited broadcast I saw Rose make two shots out the same bunker!!

    That's great value airtime :-)

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    Re: PGA/Sky 'bias'!

    I don’t think this is all a Tiger point but an issue with US coverage being done poorly. I don’t think they have sufficient cameras as it continues to go between two channels as Cantlay had a hole in one which I don’t think was shown in US ( and presumably here?)

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