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Amateur Sports Commentary

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OK! - I'm abit new to this but I WANT this idea to work.. What if your Golf Society (in our case), Rugby/football/cricket Club could have a professional commentary team with all the associated camera work & coaches/caddies to do the number on a fixture.

For example, Peter Alliss & Alex Haigh :

...Thanks Alex, we're at the 14th with Barry Owen, he has just 150 Yards to the pin with a 8 mph following wind and for some reason he looks to have a 5 Iron in his hand...

..{fade to next shot},, well he's played the 5 iron, he has 135 Yards to go and he still has the 5 iron....

You get the picture?

I think you would need some channel 4 Gameshow to pick this up with various Sports Societies competing for the prize (The day out with commentary) but wouldn't it be a hoot? What with the plethora of cheap Public oriented TV at the moment it must be a winner!

gnomethang, Aug 19 2001

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       I'm sure it's already in the pipeline on Sky.
-alx, Aug 19 2001
  

       ... He takes a practice swing, and another, and another...
thumbwax, Aug 19 2001
  

       "Dude check THAT out"
"Whoa"
"You think they're real?"
"Who cares"
"Dayum"
"Fuckin' A, man"
thumbwax, Aug 23 2001
  

       alx is probably right about Sky. After all, they've already baked UnaBubba's idea for having amateurs do the commentary (they have alternative commentaries available on the football coverage, done by a fan from either side. It is, of course, total crap!).
DrBob, Aug 23 2001
  

       Rather the opposite, in fact.

Great link. I'd be proud to have that as my homepage but sadly, it's nothing to do with me.
DrBob, Aug 23 2001
  

       <silence>
DrBob, Aug 28 2001
  

       This is fast. So I'm meant to .......
WorldCrazyGolfChamp, Feb 01 2006
  
      
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