David Feherty has long ranked right up there as one of the most polarizing personalities in golf commentary, along with McCord, Miller, and Faldo. It seems everyone either loves him or loathes him.
Always candid, honest sometimes to a fault, and oftentimes controversial; there’s no denying that he’s one of the true characters in golf. After a long time working for CBS he’s now joined GolfChannel in a dual role. In addition to his typical tournament commentary he’s also hosting his own 30 minute interview show.
I’ve only seen a couple of the episodes, but I think this show is a forum where he can truly blossom. He can be goofy and funny without appearing irreverent to whichever golfer has the unmitigated gall to try to putt while he’s telling a story. He can share his own life’s story, which is very interesting, while also getting to know his interviewees on a very personal level. The show is edited well, moves at a comfortable pace, and is both insightful and entertaining.
I for one am a fan, and I look forward to every new episode.
Even my wife, who at best can be described as a marginal golf fan, will watch this show with me, and this is more than can be said for anything else on GolfChannel.
Feherty can also be reached on Twitter as @fehertwit.
Keep’em in the short stuff.